Hotel Gedik Pasa Konagi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... popular apple tea, and of course, the famous apple turnover-like baklava. Delicious! Exquisite! I wish America had more cuisine like this that people just serve up on the streets. Sigh... I guess I just want America to be more European. Lol. A girl can dream!
We visited the Hagia Sophia also known as "the precious diamond of Istanbul." It was built in 415 as a church, turned into a Mosque during ...
... to Karabaş, then walked up the road a bit to the Dolmabahçe Palace Museum. We actually had to go through an airport-type security check before going to line up to buy tickets! We walked through some very pretty gardens, complete with its own pond and overlooking the ocean, then came up to a massive palace. We lined up for the first of two tours, which was starting in about 15 minutes. The line was huge, but after the Turkish tour began, half the people ...
... and meat market. We had what tasted like a mild potato soup with kebab for the main meal. Of course it was amazing. Followed by the best baklava I have ever had in my entire life. Also our tour guide bought us all flower headbands that they sell at the street vendors!
Then we headed on over to the Topkapi Palace where the sultans used to live. Ataturk (Turkey's main man) declared this palace and Hagia Sophia museums in order to unify the country and move away from ...
... make it to the hotel... Although the hotel reception guy played a joke on us by saying that we were at the wrong hotel. Not funny. Our first full day involved a lot of the touristy things: Blue Mosque - very impressive from the outside Aya Sophia - museum inside and impressive mosaics. Prob not worth the 25TL entry fee. Basilica Cistern - recommended by Penny & Paul, and our highlight of the ...
Slept in again..... Enjoyed breakfast at our little hotel where they are now frying eggs that present themselves as smiley faced for the kids......they are so sweet to the children here. We took the public tram which is very easy to use up to Topkapi Square where there has been rioting. All was quiet when we arrived but there was a significant police presence and evidence of building damage from the night before. The kids found ...