Taksim Metropark Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTaksim Metropark Hotel Istanbul
I was pleased with my accommodations at the Metropark. It was clean, attractively appointed, perfectly located with a helpful staff and an excellent breakfast.
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... wasted. Maybe if I had at least gotten a free pamphlet telling me the story of the building with little inside it (which apparently is suppose to be a museum.. what?!), I would have come out a little more satisfied. But alas, another "monument" checked off, another disappointment. The worst part is I'm not usually disappointed when I go in with no expectations, but these places couldn't even wow me with no expectations!
Topkapi Palace (including Harem apartments): ...
Today's plan is to hit back to Sultanahmet and the Blue Mosque. But the first mission is to search the street of Galata for Street Art. I succeed finding only one piece, maybe the other pieces has been destructed along the way. Galata area is known for its narrow streets, small designer shops and an bohemian atmosphere. At the square the Galata tower was once the highest building, which can be spotted from afar in the horizon. The tower is marking the ...
... It is also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque after the sultan who had it built. It was not popular as it was paid for from treasury funds and not from the spoils of war as they had just lost to the Persian Army. The six slim minarets look like sharpened pencils as they point skyward, each with several balconies and adorned with the trumpet shaped speakers used for the call to prayer. From there we walked up to visit the Topkapı Palace that was ...
... easy. We started by walking through the surrounding area which didn't offer a whole lot to look at, but it was green and a nice area to sit. With that we went on inside. We spent quite a while inside the mosque, looking at the Islamic artifacts that were in the hallways around the main room. There were beautifully done calligraphy and a few other artifacts in the area. Then we stepped through the doors and saw the massive main room with a very very ...
... I thought the obstetrics didn't happen til the wildebeest in Tanzania. False labor though, so no urgent services needed. Jeff scored us a ride to the hotel - Sunday night traffic due to it was a nice day and everyone was picnicking. Driver kept telling us he would show us a picnic but never saw one. Older Turkish gentleman driver, lamenting the govt forced him to retire n now he drives tourists around. Painfully honest about his ...