Melita Hotel

Ä°skender PaÅŸa Mah. Åžekerci Sok. No 20, Istanbul, 34080, Turkey | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $71.00
 

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

Arrived

A travel blog entry by henriksenv

12

... of Istanbul, to their house on the Asian side, the changes to the city were obvious. Skyscrapers have popped up here and there, towering over endless blocks of apartment buildings like glass and steel mushrooms. As we approached the Bosphorus Bridge, I could see a forest of communications towers on Camlica hill beyond, as well as giant construction cranes. Camlica used to be a place in the country to go drink tea and watch the sun set over the city - ...

Istanbul

A travel blog entry by laurennorman

1
42

... just like in ankara. In the evening we walked down Istiklal Caddesi which is the busiest street in Taksim, and it is where all of the cafes and restaurants are. Here I found the Hard Rock Cafe, but the food was expensive for turkey so we didn't eat there. Instead we found this lovely little restaurant that was cheap and the food was amazing! When we had eaten we went back to the hotel.

On the 3rd day ...

Istanbul not Constantinople (You were singing it!)

A travel blog entry by mickisc

23

... could be that the Blue Mosque just set the bar too high, but the Hagia Sophia was a big disappointment for me. I was so excited to see this building because of its history, but it wasn't even close to my expectations. It didn't help that it was being renovated, so scaffolding filled up half of the space, but what we could see was very tired. And it has every right to be tired considering its age. It held its first service in 537. The history still makes it a fascinating ...

Relics of the Ages

A travel blog entry by josiah.chin

2
11

... were about eight inches high, but had been worn down by trafficking visitors (in socks or bare feet) to only two or three inches! In addition to socks, we ended up wearing make-shift skirts because we accidentally showed up at the mosque in shorts :(

Across the street, we also visited the Hippodrome. Unfortunately the picture I saw when we looked it up was a reconstruction. It used to be a sunken stadium in the middle ...

My Turkish Delight

A travel blog entry by nicklarge1989

1
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... not a pleasurable drink- and after trying it, I maintain I am right. It is kind of Sambucca, aguardiente and petrol flavored- mixed with water. The first mouthful wasn’t too bad, but it got worse- so I just had 1.

We then headed to a nearby ‘pre-drink’ bar, which had awesome long island ice-teas. Everyone was predominantly outdoors on the street – and the place was packed. We met a few more of their friends and before long there were about ...

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This 3 star 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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