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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... got on famously though. Discussed world politics the whole time. He is giving up on Istanbul. He loves his city, but says there are so many Syrians here now that are muslim; that his city used to be more European, but now is more like the Middle East. Istanbul is the only city that is in two continents, both Europe and Asia. It is also the longest surviving city that has been continuously been lived in, in the world. ...
We have seen so many beautiful places in our travels but I have never witnessed a more magnificent sight as I did when the ship cruised into the Istanbul harbour. Dense housing etc. framed the harbour but it was the several mosques nestled in the midst of it all that were awesome. It was so different than anything I had ever seen and was beautiful. We decided to have a quiet night after our fabulous day before and were sitting on our balcony soaking up the scenery when ...
... built in 537 A.D., Constantinople was considered the centre of Christianity and it was the largest Church in the world. It retained this title until Florence Cathedral was built 900 years later. It is a wonderful combination of Orthodox Christian, Catholic and Islamic origins. It’s simply stunning. To think that it was converted to a mosque in 1453 when the Ottomans conquered Constantinople and that the Christian elements of the building were mostly ...
... another Rick recommendation that helps cut down on the decisions when they all look pretty much the same. It was excellent for the price.
On Wednesday morning we had planned on visiting the Museum of Arts and Crafts but when we got there we discovered it was closed for renovations. We headed off to the Mosaic Museum which consisted of the mosaic floor do the palace during early Roman times. The floor was discovered in the late 1800s many feet ...
... Sophia was the Basilica Cistern. The first thing I found out about the cistern was that it was a place UNDERGROUND. I began to slightly freak out until one of my professors let me take a look at the brochures to show that there was plenty of space and it was not a cramped spot underground. I took a look and felt relieved and hoped that I wouldn't be afraid by being underground. Once we got down the stairs it opened up to a cave structure of high arched ...