Ekol Hotel

Tamburi Cemil Bey Sok. No:7 Aksaray, Fatih, Istanbul, 34093, Turkey | Hotel
 

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Hmm, Hamami

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... in time for the high season which starts just about now! We wake every morning to the sound of drilling, bashing and grinding. Construction is just not kept for daylight hours. Oh no. A tradesman will start working at 10.30pm, 2am or anytime of the day. Just across from our favourite tea café, we saw a shop which had been completely gutted, renovated (new windows, walls, display shelves/furniture, painted), stocked, and opened for business within ...

Greek and Turkish Pop Music

A travel blog entry by ryder.chris

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... a keyboard and synthesizer. A drum set is also used in his music in Turkey. Peggy Zina is a popular Greek singer. Her popularity took off around 1995 with her self-titled, debut album. In Mazi Sou album included unique instruments such as an accordion, bells and triangle as well as the more common drums and guitar.

In the recent decades the growth of Turkish bands, such as Mor ve Ötesi, ...

Homeward Bound.....

A travel blog entry by alyandgreg

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... and very modern but very friendly and liberal minded people. Day one we drove to Gallipoli. A big day with 4 hour drive down and another 4 back. (Our guide was a lady who does not support the current Prime Minister because he is changing the culture back to a more traditional Islamic country. You see very few women with full burkas and only the older females with the scarfs, but she and most young people are worried) You have to see Gallipoli ...

We have arrived

A travel blog entry by gailtrip

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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 ...

History,History and Spices!

A travel blog entry by brandhorst

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... used this to support the palace. Later, after the Ottoman Empire took Istanbul, the underground reservoir was unknown to them. It went unused for over a hundred years before it was found by people catching fish from holes in the ground. Our next site was a very spectacular site,,,The Blue Mosque!!!! The people here call it Sultan Ahmet Mosque for the ruler who financed it. Words and pictures really can't describe ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Suleymaniye Mosque, Military Museum (Asker Muzesi), Sultanahmet Hamami, and Istanbul University.
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