Sembol Hotel

Mimar Kemalettin Mah. Kurkcubasi Sok. no 5 , Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $104.00

Travel Blogs from Istanbul

All Around Town

A travel blog entry by voyager-sue


... read the notice, since I have no idea what the Kabaa is. It tells me that Abraham built the Kabaa in Mecca, which even then was a holy site. This greatly surprised me as I thought Abraham had come from Ur, in modern Iraq, and passed through Turkey and ended up in the land of Canaan.

Grand Bazaar

We headed to the Grand Bazaar at noon, since most tour companies end the day there and the traffic is so bad it’s almost impossible to even ...

Gallipoli to Istanbul - the rest of the story

A travel blog entry by laceys.log


... to guard against the Venetians and Italians who were trying to get to Istanbul, so proof of the Dardanelles being a site of battles for many centuries.

We had a calm sea taking us across the Dardanelles for our Gallipoli tour which gave us a Turkish perspective to a certain extent but as Yusuf said, we all know the ANZAC stories. We had the familiar place names and he filled in the details, stopping every few hundred meters to tell us the stories: ...

Istanbul ~ a kaleidescope of Turkish Delights

A travel blog entry by vacationista


... in finding a replacement suitcase, I thought there potentially could be a replacement within the market and decided to have a look; an experience I never want to repeat.

Shopping in the Grand Bazaar is an experience I'd like to keep to once. Uncomfortable with the act of haggling and my inexperience, I was intimidated by the constant hounding of retailers hoping to spark our interest in their products. One booth I noticed a potential ...

Istanbul - Impressive, lavish & massive Mosques

A travel blog entry by midlifecruisers


Early start this morning to see the beautiful sail up the Bosphorus River towards Istanbul. With the continent of Asia on one side and the continent of Europe on the other.. Only place like this in the world.
Istanbul with a population of 13,000,000....very sprawling city with interesting skyline covered in mosques and minarets.
Again, as in other places Istanbul is steeped in history, going back to Ancient Rome,Greek, Byzantine and finally the Ottoman ...

The final leg

A travel blog entry by nicole_gilbert


... and then way i felt i could of danced the nudie dance right around the room for everyone to see i felt that great, and my dear Phyillis even snuck some freebies in to my bag before i left of beautiful turkish soaps and scrub mits :) So as i wandered back to my hotel in a slight state of euphoria my first day of Istanbul was coming to and end. I crawled in to bed as i was completely exhausted, physically and mentally and slept soundly all night. Can't wait for what tomorrow brings. Nic ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Cemberlitas Hamami, Rahmi M. Koc Museum, Constantine Column, and Dances of Colours.
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