Hotel Alibaba

12 Tevkyfhane Sokak, Istanbul, 34122, Turkey | Hotel
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Hmm, Hamami

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... you like’. Just as well I did. I have been told that in some hamami's (hamams) women are completely nude. Anyway, left the knicks on and was grateful that I did as all the women were wearing theirs too. Would have been slightly embarrassing to swan about in one's birthday suit when no none else was!!

You sit on a marble stone and warm up for about 10 minutes while having ton of water thrown over you with a small bowl (rinse ...

Basilica cistern & grand bazaar

A travel blog entry by msgee

... a while, and the lighting made a good picture impossible with my camera's settings. Took the tram to Beyazit station for the Grand Bazaar, and also to do some of the Bazaar Quarter walks. Ended up getting hopelessly lost, but still saw some of the sights mentioned. I did not enjoy the bazaar at all. People are pushy and aggressive. I could not walk three steps before being approached by a salesperson. Saw a couple of ...

I Spy İstanbul... Again!

A travel blog entry by josiah.chin

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... mortar lining the walls and floor. I did not know what to expect walking down the 52 steps from the entrance since I had never visited a cistern, but I climbed out quite impressed!

Since we were in the area and were already winging our schedule, we walked down the street and checked out the renowned Grand Bazaar. Wikipedia claims that its 3-4,000 shops receive between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors a day, and I ...

Day 1, Sutanahmet,Istanbul.

A travel blog entry by adflejoshdan

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... were hearded off to " my family's handicraft shop" Which ended up being ... You guessed it A Carpet shop! A small silk rug only $2500 USD! No thanks, it's our 1st day! After the 10th no thank you and endless awkwardness we escaped!!!! What part of not interested don't you understand? The boss hog wasn't impressed but them's the breaks! We went back to our room and we all had a nap.Adam and Josh stayed asleep so Dan and I went up to a cafe for Dinner Had a Turkish pizza and apple ...

Istanbul

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

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Note to self, always keep a stash of some US dollars on hand when flying to new country! Flew to Istanbul but Turkey doesn't accept its own currency to pay for visas (should have known as same in Africa)…sent to back of long queue…found only ready-teller that had US and Euro but it had run out! Back to the window via a long queue – explained (loudly) – desk person pulled out credit card machine from under the counter – paid in ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Cooking Alaturka, Sirkeci Station, Yedikule (Castle of the Seven Towers), and Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque.
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