Istanbul Lyon Hotel

Address: Genc Turk Cad. 18 Sekbanlar Sok. No:16 Laleli, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Suleymaniye Mosque, Military Museum (Asker Muzesi), Beyazit Mosque (Beyazit Camii), and Istanbul University.
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Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Istanbul & Gallipoli

A travel blog entry by linda.g on Sep 01, 2014

2 comments, 11 photos

... which started life as a Greek Orthodox church about 1,500 years ago, then later became a mosque, and in the 1920s was made into a museum. It is a most interesting combination of Christian frescoes and Muslim design & calligraphy. A 2 hour cruise up the Bosporus was a relaxing interlude before tackling the spice market. But it didn't just sell spices - lots of baklava and Turkish delight. Yum. On Monday, we left early for a 4 hour drive to Gallipoli. We stopped ...

Bye Turkey, bonjour France

A travel blog entry by bmilnes on Jul 16, 2014

4 photos

... same laid back way - very few haiabs no strong vibes like you get from Muslims in say Indonesia or Malaysia - as I say far more laid back and this was in the middle of Ramadan. A Turkish guy asked me what my first impression of Turkey was and I said "terror". he looked surprised, so I explained: we'd taken a taxi from the airport into town. The drivers here are absolutely insane. Worse than Paris and Rome rolled into one. Which leads me to my ...

Hmm, Hamami

A travel blog entry by maccanat29 on May 31, 2014

2 comments, 15 photos

... and needs to drink water to dilute the sesame. Andrew and I kept eating (fabulous food!!) but did feel compelled to ask if she was ok (which she was).

Saturday? Tensions were high is Istanbul as it was the 1st anniversary of the 2013 riots. We’re about 300 metres as the crow flies from Taksim Square where there was some serious police brutality and a number of people died last year. 25,000 (yes 25,000) police in riot gear were ...

Touring Istanbul with Hussam

A travel blog entry by janehudon on Nov 13, 2013

8 photos

... pair of slender granite pillars. Like other mosques the original patchwork of small prayer rugs has been replaced with wall to wall carpeting.
After having a nice lunch in an outdoor patio along the Bhospherus we drove to Taksim Square. The small park near the square was the cause of the riots in Taksim Square earlier this year. The city had wanted to build a shopping centre where the park is and some young people set up a tent camp in protest. The police in an attempt to ...

Culinary treats in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 13, 2013

2 comments, 13 photos

... well out of my comfort zone, but they seem pleasant. There’s quite a mixture of ages from two 20-something couples, a few 30-40, a 50-ish man and his mother, a Chinese couple and probably 30’s son, two mid-60’s sisters and the husband of one, two woman friends, and the rest are in the 50-60 age group with maybe four or five in their 70’s but it’s hard to tell. The group size will go up and down according to what people are ...