Emirhan Inn Apartment
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
Eight Days in Istanbul
- July 31 to August 8th, 2013
Constanta to Istanbul,
Turkish Airline Flight 1050
Emirhan Inn Apartment (Sultanhamet)
Tel: 90 212 458 8093 \ $54 double, ensuite, with airco, including breakfast
Wow! Istanbul has Changed
When we arrived in Istanbul Airport (3:15 pm), we …
Great people, great food. Early morning prayer calls.
A late afternoon arrival and stroll up the hill had us bumping into the Blue Mosque and Ayasofya along with Steph experiencing her first mosque prayer call - and also discovering later that it was 5 times a day!!! We walked around the top of the old city - Sultanahmet - during sunset on …
Time has not been on our side. Ship arrived late, taxi ride took an hour and a half because of traffic, mosque was closed so we waited, the museum closed at 6. We can only imagine how fascinating the history here is. At least we had interesting tour of the city in pour ...
As we are now finished our tour and can do whatever we like, we decided we earned a sleep in. We left the hotel at around 10:30 after a leisurely breakfast. First challenge - figure out how to use the tram system! There is a tram stop right outside the hotel which is extremely convenient for exploring Istanbul on our own. Didn't end up being too hard - just need to buy a red token first and get on a ...
... and I lucked out with the floor version, but thankfully am well trained. Morgan told me that there are fantastic knock offs here that are all made with real leather and are some of the best she has seen. We picked up some of those as well and are still considering a stop back! We left the bazaar as a slight rainfall was beginning so we headed the short walk back to our hotel. Mom's suitcase was found and waiting for us at the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services