Grand Eyuboglu

Alemdag Cad. Ergun Sok. No: 16 , Istanbul, Turkey | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Sailing into Istanbul

A travel blog entry by janehudon

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... to Jesus and Mary.

Our next stop was the Rustem Pasha Mosque which is a functioning mosque. There are approximately 4000 mosques in the city of Istanbul.The Rüstem Pasha Mosque was designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for Grand Vizier Damat Rüstem Pasha (husband of one of the daughters of Suleiman the Magnificent, Princess Mihrimah). Rüstem Pasha died in July 1561 and the mosque was built after his death from around 1561 until 1563. The Mosque is ...

Gallipoli to Istanbul - the rest of the story

A travel blog entry by laceys.log

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... girls and four others, joined by another couple a bit later, so we did have a debrief of sorts and a lot of laughs so that was good.

So that’s the Turkey part of the trip over and now……….Munich here we come.

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Some bits and pieces about Turkey so far:

Until WW1 Turkey’s population was about 65/35 Muslims to non-Muslims, now it’s about 98% Muslim.

We’ve seen a few ...

I Had One Rule... Don't Go to Taksim

A travel blog entry by zach.fang

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Started my day at the Blue Mosque, my hostel is literally a 3 minute walk. Went inside and walked around... it was impressive but no St. Peter's. Also there were lots of wires which hurt the view of the ceiling.Then headed over to Hagia Sophia but you need to pay to get in there and there was a big line so I figured I'd just get the museum hopper pass and do that, topkapi, archeological museum, and maybe some others all at once tomorrow.

From there I ...

Behind the Politics: Taksim Square

A travel blog entry by chris.whitmore

... couples "making out," straddling each other, and "gettin' frisky" in public--I've witnessed it. Less common, but not unheard of, full blown sexual intercourse in public areas. This creates problems when you introduce those types of behaviors to a country that relies heavily on tourism, especially tourism from other Middle Eastern countries where Islam is the most common religion. In Islam, public displays of affection are unheard of because modesty ...

Day 1 - Arrive in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by wazinturkey_13

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... catch. Observation: there were very few women on the streets. Beautiful cobble stoned streets leading down to the waterfront, plus the Bosphurous Bridge, which connects the East with the West (similar looking to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco). We had dinner at a lovely restaurant on the waterfront - we ate tapas, Turkish meatballs, lamb and drank very nice local red wine and beer. This was all ...

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This inn, located in the Ümraniye area of Istanbul, is near Anadolu Hisari Fort and Kafika.
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