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TravelPod Member ReviewsSurmeli Istanbul
We found the Surmeli hotel to be very comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful.
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... distinct styles of architecture, the church and the mosque related add-ons. The interesting piece of the mosque add-ons is the flying buttresses were added because the roof of the church was pushing on the walls. This helped stabilize the existing church. The addition of a minaret, as is standard to a mosque, caused new and increased weight on the external walls of the church so to ensure it didn’t collapse, they added minarets to ...
After an early breakfast we boarded bus no. 11 (there were 18 buses in total ferrying the cruise shippers around Istanbul). Weather today - wet, wet, wet. Our first stop was the Topkapi Palace. Amazing artefacts including a diamond which dazzled the room that it was housed in. Our tour guide, Yaya, attempted to hurry the queues of people in front of us so we could get in. It was a pity about ...
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... a year in Asia and briefly touching Europe on my way through the Caucasus, I made a soft landing in a new region, the Middle East. Being on the edge of the Islamic world and the European Union, it is a very easy and touristic way to experience Islamic culture and architecture. Alya and I came into Turkey, from the east hitch-hiking from Georgia. This is a long way from the touristic areas starting from Cappadocia and we realized this during our first long ride with a ...
... this mosque and headed down hill to the Rüstem Paşa Mosque. This is a beautiful little mosque above the spice market. The exterior and interior of the mosque are covered in blue and white tiles. Again we covered our heads, removed our shoes and went inside.
We had already visited the Spice Market so we walked back to the hotel, stopping for a cold drink on the way. Later we had dinner and were off to bed early as that was a very full ...