Posts Tagged ‘Bosphorus’

14 Day Honeymoon Holidays Turkey Tour

Tour Includes:  Professional English speaking tour guide throughout, All transportation by private a/c coach, Domestic return flights from Cappadocia to Istanbul, 5Star and Boutique Accommodation over the entire tour , Istanbul City Tour. Read the rest of this entry »

Best Western Premier Regency Suites, Boutique Hotel Istanbul

Regency Suites & Spa is a cozy Boutique Hotel, Spa featuring, sauna, authentic Turkish Hamam, Massage, fitness center and treatment rooms. 200 meters to St. Sophia, Blue Mosque,Topkapi palace and overlooking the Bosphorus from terrace and most of the rooms. 15 kilometers from the Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Read the rest of this entry »

Istanbul Naval Museum

The grand imperial caiques used by the sultans to cross the Bosphorus are among the many other interesting exhibits of Ottoman naval history that can be seen at the Naval Museum located in the Besiktas district. Read the rest of this entry »

Istanbul Yildiz Palace

Yildiz Palace and park covered an area of 500,000 square metres on the hillside overlooking the Bosphorus between Besiktas, Ortaköy and Balmumcu. It consists of several pavilions (köşk), palace buildings (kasr), and other service and management buildings. Yildiz Palace is one of the most interesting examples of 19th century Ottoman architecture. Read the rest of this entry »

Istanbul Sadberk Hanim Museum

Up the Bosphorus in the picturesque suburb of Buyukdere, the collections of the Sadberk Hanim Museum fill two charming 19th-century wooden villas. A private museum, which originally displayed only Turkish decorative arts, it has recently been expanded for a new collection of archeological finds. In 1988 it was awarded the Europa Nostra award as an outstanding example of modern museum architecture and design. Read the rest of this entry »

Istanbul geography, location

The location of İstanbul could be placed in a circle, lying roughly at the intersection of the 41 st parallel and the 29th meridian. A number of the world’s important cities also lie on, or near the same parallel-cities such as Peking Salonika, Naples Madrid and New York. İstanbul is the place where the two continents Europe and Asia. It was founded at the point where the Black Sea is linked to the Mediterranean and the islands by the Sea of Marmara. Read the rest of this entry »

14 Day Turkey Christmas and New Year Tour

Tour Includes, Domestic flights from Istanbul to Izmir – Izmir to Cappadocia and Cappadocia to Istanbul, 13 Breakfast and 13 Dinners, 5 nights accommodation in Istanbul with Breakfast & Diner, 5 nights accommodation in Kusadasi with Breakfast & Dinner, 3 Read the rest of this entry »