Tag: Istanbul

Inside the Four Seasons Istanbul at the Bosphorus

Whether you’re here to dine at Aqua or arriving for your stay at the Four Seasons hotel, falling for the bewitching blush pink marble palace by the Bosphorus is inevitable. Though it sits cheek-by-jowl with one of Europe’s grandest hotels, this former 19th century Ottoman palace, Atik Pasha, holds its own, bringing opulence to the banks of the Bosphorus, and drawing […]

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Inside the Sumahan on the Water Hotel, Istanbul

Istanbul is the only city in the world that straddles two continents, Asia and Europe, and pretty as a picture, the Sumahan sits on the very edge of the water on the relatively quieter Asian side of this city. This waterside hotel in the Çengelköy suburb is a perfect example of an architectural makeover. The mid-19th century Ottoman distillery, which […]

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