Hotel Darussaade Istanbul
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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... BC still stands. The obelisk was brought to Istanbul in the 4th century AD and placed on a stone base that depicted scenes from Roman life. It was pretty amazing to see an object where the NEW addition dated back to the 4th century.
In the Hagia Sophia -- which means holy wisdom -- the entire religious history of Istanbul is displayed. It was built as a Christian church in 537 AD by the Roman Emperor Justinian on the site where a temple ...
... careful. Stories of padded bills and poor service are commonplace. We avoided those pitfalls with just a little research and would suggest that any visitor to Istanbul do the same. The journey home from dinner brought us a wonderful opportunity for accidental tourism: a sunset Islamic Ramadan celebration in Taksim Square. We don't understand enough of what was taking place to describe it here, but it's enough to say that we took time to stop and enjoy watching ...
... sun protection, some sunscreen.
We went downstairs so we could get some breeze and find a spot that allowed us interrupted views. Downstairs, the boat had a dining room which served tea but there was some narrow space to sit on the deck too, this time on very small red plastic stools. Imagine you are 5 years old and back in kindy. The stools are perfect for anyone of that age or height! We sat them regardless, as others did, and all stretched out kinked ...
... Hussam was a very informative and knowledgeable guide, directing us to good clean restaurants and bathrooms!
For dinner we walked to a neighbourhood restaurant called Cheers Soul Restaurant which proved to be a very interesting and delicious experience. The restaurant is newly opened and the owner helped us select our wine and meals. In addition to the restaurant he owns and adjoining hostel and hotel which have a selection of rooms ranging from dormitory style to regular hotel room.
... an arm and a leg (there is always one) and Pigeon Valley which was another gorgeous valley surrounded by thousands of pigeons, along with many touristy shops.
Another early start to get to Istanbul, it was time for our £28 flight for two people and bags – much more enjoyable than the alternative – a 12 hour bus ...