HelensburghMaureen's Istanbul, Turkey
This was the summer retreat as opposed to the Dolmabahce which was for impressing visiting dignatori...
We were lucky to have a tour just before the regular English language tour, as we had a guide with u...
Sakip Sabanci Museum
Sakip Sabanci Caddesi, No. 42
Added attraction here was the Anoosh Kapoor exhibition in the art gallery. The calligraphy exhibiti...
Sadberk Hanim Museum
Piyasa Cad. 27-29
This was probably my favourite museum visit in Istanbul. It is less easy to get to but so well wort...
Tahmis Cad Kalcin Sok No.17 Eminonu
Our final night dinner was here. I agree with other reviewers that the staff are a bit too busy to ...
Antique Turquoise Restaurant
Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Akbiyik Caddesi No: 48
Much of the food was lovely. My lamb chops were overdone. The rice was cold as were the chips. Ho...
Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Topkapi Palace Museum, 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Turkey
This was our first port of call and I wish it could have been longer. Some day I will return to see...
Istanbul Archaeological Museums
Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu
Some of our group opted out of this as we had seen various ancient artifects earlier. What a mistak...
Sorry to say this was my least favourite although a visit here is de rigeur. What was wrong? Sligh...
After a hard day's walking and standing at various sites it was great to get on board and be taken f...
Alemdar Mahallesi, Yerebatan Caddesi, No:1/3
It is humbling to see how cleverly peoples in the past got around problems like water provision. Th...