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  Albergo Istanbul
Metamondo (www.metamondo.it) dal 30 aprile al 4 maggio offre per Istanbul interessanti proposte di soggiorno: 5 gg/4 n in camera doppia con colazione all’Hotel Berr**** € 433 a persona; Hotel Eresin Taxim**** € 480 a persona; Hotel Richmond**** € 530 a persona; Novotel**** € 490 a persona; Hotel Ramada Plaza***** € 710 a persona.
Istanbul Exhibition & Convention Center si trova a una distanza di 5 minuti a piedi dall’hotel.
Il suo staff amichevole ed multi-linguale offre a tutti gli ospiti un’ospitalità che fa l’albergo uno dei piu’ affascinanti in cuore di Istanbul.
www.albergoistanbul.eu   (1148 words)

  
  Istanbul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Istanbul extends both on the European (Thrace) and on the Asian (Anatolia) side of the Bosphorus, and is thereby the only metropolis in the world which geographically is situated on two continents.
Istanbul is chosen as the European Capital of Culture for 2010.
Istanbul is situated near the North Anatolian fault line, which drags on from the northern Anatolia to the Marmara Sea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Istanbul   (4778 words)

  
 Istanbul
Istanbul is connected to Europe and the rest of Turkey with highways and railroads.
Istanbul's airport is called Yesilköy International Airport, and lies 27 west of the city.
The climate of Istanbul is subtropical, with summer average summer temperatures of 28°C and winter average of 8°C. Annual precipitation is around 800 mm, enough to make the city green and the surrounding areas rich in agriculture.
i-cias.com /e.o/istanbul.htm   (1661 words)

  
 Istanbul Hotels - accommodation in Istanbul
Hotel AKGUN Istanbul is centrally located in the heart of the old city and surrounded by the old historical city walls as well as the Topkapi...
Hotel Yigitalp Istanbul is superior 4 star hotel in Istanbul which is located in the centre of the old city.
Istanbul Hotel Antea Palace is situated in a central district of Istanbul.
www.istanbul-holiday.com   (489 words)

  
 History of Istanbul - All About Turkey
Byzas chose the spot after consulting an oracle of Delphi who told him to settle across from the "land of the blind ones." Indeed, Byzas concluded, earlier settlers must have been deprived of their sight to have overlooked this superb location at the mouth of the Bosphorus strait.
By the mid 1500's, Istanbul, with a population of almost half a million, was a major cultural, political, and commercial center.
Ottoman rule continued until it was defeated in WWI and Istanbul was occupied by the allies.
www.allaboutturkey.com /istanbul.htm   (513 words)

  
 135 Istanbul hotels. Accommodation in Istanbul. Hotels in Istanbul, Turkey
The Holiday Inn Istanbul City is situated in the historical district, close to many attractions.
Istanbul, Turkey - there is no doubt Istanbul is a city of wonders.
Istanbul is a city where minorities meet majorities, where tradition blends with modernity.
www.europe-cities.com /hotels-istanbul.aspx   (578 words)

  
 Istanbul hotels reservations - hotel deals, cheap hotels and discounts
Istanbul: The ancient city of Istanbul has become, over the years, one of Europe's most cosmopolitan cities.
Istanbul is a city of contradictions: party revelers head home at dawn just in time for prayers while rickety old donkey carts fight for space on the roads with shiny new BMWs.
The main historical center is in and around the district of Sultanahmet, a narrow peninsula between the Golden Horn and the Sea of Marmara to the south.
www.all-hotels.com /istanbul-hotels.htm   (828 words)

  
 F1 - Istanbul Park - Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bernie Ecclestone's visit to Istanbul Park: "We have seen what’s been done, and we are very happy with things exactly the way they are".
Being constructed by EVREN® Engineering and Construction and owned by FIYAS (an Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Organization and The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey organization); Formula 1 Istanbul Park Racing Circuit is a project of national importance for the Republic of Turkey.
The Site of the Project is located on the Asian side of Istanbul, 6 km from the junction of Kurtkoy on the north side of TEM Motorway, linking Istanbul to Ankara.
www.formula1-istanbul.com /f1/en   (662 words)

  
 Istanbul - GNOME Live!
Istanbul is a desktop session recorder for the Free Desktop.
Istanbul uses Gnome bugzilla for bug reports and feature requests.
A screencast of Istanbul screencasting itself is available for download or for viewing embedded in your browser.
live.gnome.org /Istanbul   (325 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Istanbul: Memories and the City: Books: Orhan Pamuk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Despite Istanbul's storied allure, the book highlights the deeper mystery of Istanbul's past, by belying old notions of "orientalism," and revealing the cultural affect of early 20th century "Westernization" and its resulting distortions.
Still, "Istanbul" might be remembered in the future as a valuable chronicle of that global city in its numbing phase between Ottoman Turkey and European Turkey.
Istanbul residents even have their own word for the melancholy this produces and this sense of huzun infuses the entire book.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1400040957?v=glance   (3328 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Istanbul: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Istanbul was Istanbul, a world within itself, indeed, we learn that the author has never lived anywhere else and has never felt the desire to do so.
Pamuk's Istanbul is a fascinating place and this book is a fascinating book, not least becasue he avoids so many of the western clichés which seem to have defined how even Turks think and write about their home.
For Parmuk the most defining notion of Istanbul is, Hüzün, a kind of turkish melancholia, but a melancholia that is distinctive to this place, a collective condition rather than the individualstic notion of, say, French tristesse.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0571218326   (1140 words)

  
 istanbul hotels, accommodation istanbul, taksim hotels, cheap hotels istanbul, turkey
planning a trip to Istanbul, obviously your accommodation is a key consideration.
Being a major centre for visitors, whether on business or pleasure, there are hotels in Istambul to suit all needs and all budgets.
Obviously you want to get value for your money, unfortunately there are hotel in Istanbul that promise the earth and then you end up with a broom cupboard.
www.istanbulhotelsnet.com   (262 words)

  
 Travel Guide to Istanbul, Turkey by Tom Brosnahan
You can see Istanbul's top sights in a rush on an overnight stay, but you'll need at least two days to do them justice, and three or four days to really get a sense of the city.
Be sure to take some time to just sit at a sidewalk cafe and sip Turkish tea or coffee, or go native and smoke a water pipe.
Dine on savory Turkish cuisine in Istanbul's excellent, inexpensive restaurants, and you'll realize why it's my favorite city in all the world.
www.turkeytravelplanner.com /WhereToGo/Istanbul   (224 words)

  
 ISTANBUL CYMBALS
Istanbul Agop & Alchemy Cymbals is attending 2008 winter Namm show.
Istanbul Agop / Alchemy Cymbals is pleased to announce that Lenny White has joined the Istanbul Agop Artist Roster.
New product Istanbul Agop Signature Ride with its big sizes 24” 26” were...
www.istanbulcymbals.com   (43 words)

  
 Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Official Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to the positive reports given by UNESCO World Heritage [Preservation] Committee, Istanbul remained to be in the “World Cultural Heritage List”.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s initiative “SuRe-Fit Project”, prepared with Europe’s local administrations, to preserve energy in residential housings was accepted by EU Commission.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Istanbul Ulasim [Transportation Authority] A.S. and International Union of Public Transport (UITP) Euro Team organized “Public Transport Turkey Conference” in Istanbul with the participation of over 200 transportation experts.
www.ibb.gov.tr /en-US/AnaSayfa   (285 words)

  
 Istanbul Metblogs
Istanbul is so addictive that I’m having  massive withdrawls.
When I first moved to Istanbul four years ago, it was hard finding Asian food but now it’s so hype that you can even find sushi at most shopping malls.
I know there are a couple more in Istanbul and maybe they don’t come to mind but in my humble opinion, I feel that these are the ones worth a mention.
istanbul.metblogs.com   (1386 words)

  
 50 Places @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It has retained its identity through successive changes of name, population, language, religion, and political status, its character and spirit enduring through the centuries as if it had an ageless soul.
This is a database of hotels arranged by area and type.
Find specific information on Istanbul as well as interesting multimedia presentations, historical information, photographs, and essays on Turkish style.
www.nationalgeographic.com /traveler/istanbul.html   (167 words)

  
 istanbul hotels, cheap hotel in turkey, reservation luxury hotels
Best hotels of Istanbul has direct links to the official websites of individual hotels.
If you plan to visit Istanbul please browse IstanbulAlbum and discover how others spent their time in Istanbul.
Test your knowledge Istanbul and Turkey by taking our mini quiz.Answer all 10 questions you might win a discount from a list of attending hotels.
www.istanbulhotels.com   (392 words)

  
 Istanbul Travel Guide and Travel Information - Lonely Planet
If you're looking for a good time in Istanbul, turn your gaze up to the sky - the city's rooftop bars hold the key.
Tags: Eating & Drinking • Turkey •; Istanbul
The best places to drink tea in Istanbul
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/turkey/istanbul   (260 words)

  
 Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul - A Luxury Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul - A Luxury Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey
Created from a century-old neoclassic Turkish prison in the core of this fabled city –; steps from the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.
Just 65 guest rooms and suites frame an open courtyard, for an atmosphere of personal attention and ease unprecedented in Istanbul.
www.fourseasons.com /istanbul   (106 words)

  
 Istanbul City Guide | istanbul.com
Mattafix which means ‘problem solved’ in Caribbean dialect, was in Istanbul - Indigo...
Intricately moving back and forth in time and revealing the story f...
Llet's see the modern face of this big metropolitan.
english.istanbul.com /?Vst=2   (55 words)

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