Star Hotel Istanbul
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... headed indoors...it was getting too wet and windy on deck! We arrived back and noticed all the tables set up for Ramadan. People gather to break their fast at dusk and it looks like the council supplies free meals for everyone...packaged...and there are a couple of thousand people! (Just for the first night evidently) Istanbul has been the perfect end to this fantastic journey. It is such a fascinating city, we could spend longer here, but it's time to go ...
... up call. I’d give the hotel a score of 8.
Turkish man: Hello. Where are you from?
Turkish man: Where in USA?
Tourist: (Provide state).
Turkish man: I have a carpet shop. Come see my carpet…
This was the usual banter every few steps we took in Istanbul. It was their attempt to draw you in. I tried being nice, but I learned not to answer. The constant questions and dialogue were relentless nevertheless.
... residence. It received the name "Topkapı" (Cannon Gate) in the 19th century, after a (now lost) gate and shore pavilion. The complex was expanded over the centuries, with major renovations after the 1509 earthquake and the 1665 fire.After the 17th century, the ...
... with its commanding view of the skyline has a grand dome, eight secondary domes, and six minarets and was completed in 1616, the landmark (formally named the Sultan Ahmet Mosque, after the leader who commissioned it) remains a magnificent place of worship for thousands of Istanbul’s Muslims. The interior is made up of 20,000 handmade ceramic tiles in mosaics, sculpted marble, and verses of the Koran scripted by famed 17th-century calligrapher Seyyid Kasim Gubari. Whatever your ...
... cake were divine. We made jokes that my ‘happy place’ is at 78 Moda Cadessi Street in Kadikoy, and that I should think of that shop if activities like yoga ever call for it. We also discussed how most museums, galleries and activities in Canberra are free, but admission into most things in Europe is downright expensive.
We walked home full and content and typed away on our laptops for a while. In the common room I met a nice dentist from Bodrum ...