Beyoglu Kaya Hotel

Sehit Muhtar Mah. Suslu Saksi Sok. No:6 Tarlabasi, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey | Hotel

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Hmm, Hamami

A travel blog entry by maccanat29


... it in our eyes and noses. Sort of like a burning sensation. And yes, it makes your eyes tear up. Some people had obviously been much closer to the main street and were sitting on the kerb, having had a stronger reaction to the tear gas. The streets and the square were back to normal the next day, though somewhat quieter.

Sunday was another quiet day. We seem to be in the middle of a construction blitz. Apartments to the left and right are ...

Greek and Turkish Pop Music

A travel blog entry by ryder.chris


... approaches such as more of the western-European style, rap, folk music and everything in between. Tarkan is a Turkish musician who became successful with his debut album in 1992 titled Yine Sensiz. Another successful work was in 1994, Ascaypoin which sold 2.5 million albums in Turkey. In the album Yine Sensiz contains selam ver which is when the music contains electronic sounding instruments ...

Homeward Bound.....

A travel blog entry by alyandgreg


... where they kept their livestock, their wines etc etc and even a ventilation system, no sewer - but I will save that story for another day. The one we were in went down 8 floors and 140m. Very tight and claustrophobic for tall people like us. The city we saw is known to have housed 4,000 people. That's about the same size as the town we grew up in.

We then flew to Istanbul and wow, with15 million people it's a buzz. Very noisy, ...


A travel blog entry by lizmcconnell


... the interior surfaces. Tonight was the farewell dinner. We went to a big Turkish restaurant that was decorated with red velvet, balconies and chandeliers. The floor show was quite an experience, with several belly dancers, Turkish folk dancers and a singer/ comedian who could sing in different languages, according to the nationalities of the people in the audience. It was most entertaining and a good way to finish this ...

History,History and Spices!

A travel blog entry by brandhorst


... reservoir 145 meters long and 65 meters wide, used to serve the Roman Empire and later the Ottoman Empire. It has 336 beautiful marble columns, two of them have Medusa carved in the base of them. Medusa's head is sideways on one and upside down on the other. There is a great mystery as to how these got here and why the odd positioning. This was a stunning place and a bit earie. The history of this place says that ...


This hotel, located in the Sehit Muhtar area of Istanbul, is near Istiklal Street, Troy (Truva), Ihlara Valley, and Bagdat Street (Bagdat caddesi).
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