Hotel Darussaade Istanbul
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Concierge desk
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... We continue to meet such sweet, kind and generous people. Every night we got ice cream from the same man who just doted over Max. On our last night the man saw Max and opened his arms and Max went running into them. Our guide was so kind and attentive to Max and Max followed him like a pied piper. We also met a man along one of the small cobblestone streets who owned a rug shop which I did not know until the last day but he was so kind to us and to Max each time we ...
... a tourist office demanding someone who speaks English AND knows where we were, the gentleman that helped me was very calm and even calmed me down! I don't know a lick of Turkish, but everyone was very patient with me speaking English and they were all eager to know where I was from. That, Istanbul, is how you changed my mind on how I feel about your city. Next time, no touristy things.. just pure Turkey.
In conclusion, my stay in Istanbul was less than ideal ...
... to play chess and backgammon. I don’t understand how they are comfortable on chairs, but they seem happy! All in all, this was a perfect day in Istanbul.
The next day we went to the Grand Bazaar! Lights and lanterns, shirts and souvenirs, carpets, teas and wall to wall excitement filled every inch of this place. It is exactly how you’d imagine it, including an absurd about of Turkish flags hanging from every spare space. The key to being left alone ...
... maze of streets - 61 in all with over 3,000 shops selling everything from lamps, leather, jewellery and other souvenirs. When visiting don't forget to look up at the roof where you get an idea of how old this market is as it was originally constructed during 1455-6. It is huge and almost overwhelming, haggling is obligatory but bargains are better had outside the bazaar. We saw the strange Column of Constantine, also known as the Burnt Stone, it is ...
... The Serpentine Column has one of the longest literary histories of any object surviving from Greek and Roman antiquity — its provenance is not in doubt and it is at least 2,491 years ...