Taxim Hill Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Room service
- Conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
TravelPod Member ReviewsTaxim Hill Hotel Istanbul
I had fun in this hotel very mach
and the room sooo good and nice.
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... couple of Turkish specialities which I have tried and not developed a taste for. One is a thinned out runny salty yoghurt which was good for countering very strong hot pickled peppers I ate at one meal, but didn't enjoy that much. The other is a reddish liquid made from turnips. It was like drinking cider vinegar and after one sip I couldn't continue drinking it. But at least I tried them. Soon it was time for my 2 hour cruise, which was a steal at $6....that will be my next blog
... so we ended up with a private tour at a group price! Our guide was awesome, with a degree in tourism and a PhD in history plus a great personality. Since nothing is more than a 20 min walk from our hotel we just walked to everything. The only downside was that it was sunny and 75 today, but most of the interiors were cool. We started at the Blue Mosque, and this was the first time we'd ever been in a mosque. I brought a scarf to cover my hair and arms (I was in a tshirt and ...
... worst car ride I have ever been on. The traffic was insane and the driver was jerking and honking. Thankful I fell asleep for a hour.
Right after arrival at our hotel we went out to the corner and ate chicken sandwiches for 7 Canadian dollars. Looked around bought groceries and went back to the ...
... local kofte (Turkish meatballs), and we enjoyed watching giant fish being hauled in from the docks by fishermen. We parted ways after lunch; she had some more work to do at ARIT, but I was pretty much finished, so I walked up to nearby Rumeli Hisari, a fortress constructed at the narrowest point in the Bosphoros, but discovered that it is closed on Wednesdays. I took a few pictures from the outside and headed back to the restaurant, ...
... an price that works and buys a beautiful piece. While this was very interesting, it took quite a lot of our already too short day! Ok, back to the Cistern. This is a huge, Roman cistern (see the photos.). It is underground, but the columns are beautifully lit; and it's cool down here! Now begins the real adventure. I like to offer to take people's group photos, so, I saw a man taking a photo of a mom (covered from head to toe) and son. I ...