Hotel By Sofia

Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Cad. No: 84, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | Inn
 
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This inn, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Dervish Dance, Corlulu Ali pasa Medresesi, Egyptian Obelisk, and Sarnic Hotel Turkish Cooking Class.
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      Travel Blogs from Istanbul

      The City of Cs

      A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey on Nov 21, 2014

      38 photos

      ... the hilly streets of 'modern’ Istanbul passing the Galata tower and then strolled the length of Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), from Tunel to Taksim Square, the main pedestrian thoroughfare in this part of the city, with its antique red tram, bars, restaurants, trendy boutiques, galleries, pubs, graffiti, brand name shops and a zillion people!

      We organised tickets for the once a week Sunday evening whirling dervish ceremony through the Galata Mevlevi Museum, held in ...

      Culture shock (again)

      A travel blog entry by karyn512 on Sep 11, 2014

      5 photos

      ... cool thing about Istanbul is that non-Muslims can go into mosques unlike in Morocco. You just have to wear something covering your shoulders and knees (no shorts) and women have to cover their heads. We left our shoes outside and I put my scarf on and we went in. The tile work in the mosque was gorgeous. It turned out to be Little Hagia Sophia - the big one is now a museum in the center of the old town - but we didn't know that when we went in. It was beautiful ...

      Magnificent Historical Sites of Istanbul

      A travel blog entry by pverco on Jul 16, 2014

      8 photos

      ... the Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, the Bashar Hotel Restaurant for a Turkish Lunch, followed by St Sophia Church and the Grand Bazzar etc. It certainly was something that was very special.

      Istanbul is the third largest city of Turkey and is located on the Sea of Marmara in the Bosphorus Straight. Having aa population of around 17 million, it is one of 21 mega-cities in the world. Turkey has had a chequered history of being ruled ...

      Hmm, Hamami

      A travel blog entry by maccanat29 on May 31, 2014

      2 comments, 15 photos

      ... its onto the marble slab in the centre of the room to really warm up. The lady arrives with an exfoliating mitt of some description and proceeds to scrub you down. You wouldn't believe the amount of dead skin that comes off. Rinse cycle. With my eyes still closed (!), a soap bubble scrub and massage comes next. Another rinse cycle. Hair wash. Rinse cycle (obviously not a water shortage in Turkey). A sit down. Another rinse cycle and then you get wrapped ...

      Last day in Incredible Istanbul

      A travel blog entry by itravel114 on Jan 16, 2014

      5 photos

      ... Sophia was the Basilica Cistern. The first thing I found out about the cistern was that it was a place UNDERGROUND. I began to slightly freak out until one of my professors let me take a look at the brochures to show that there was plenty of space and it was not a cramped spot underground. I took a look and felt relieved and hoped that I wouldn't be afraid by being underground. Once we got down the stairs it opened up to a cave structure of high arched ...