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Unique View Flat Near Galata Tower

Apartment, Entire place - Istanbul, Turkey

ID 316675

Description

This historical Istanbul apartment is located near Galata Tower (approximetely 1 minute by walk) It was recently renovated and has an stunning sea view from its windows and rooftop terrace. Location is the best possible position for sightseeing.

The Space

★★★ Our Galata apartment's building is one of the listed monuments of Istanbul located on Yüksekkaldirim street (in the middle of Istiklal Avenue and Karakoy Port- just behind Galata Tower).
During renovation of interior decor, its original 150-years-old Byzantine (and Semi-Ottoman) architecture has been protected in its original style.
The doors, marble and floor wood are apartment's prior/oldest material which have been renewed by a loyal way to original shapes and dimensions like other parts.
The flat has very high ceiling only can be found in that kind of a few monument buildings. That is why it is very spacious and has a relaxed atmosphere.
The beds, wardrobes, commodes, lamps, curtains and other furnitures are selected particularly to be suitable with flat's original antique character.
In apartment we always tried to use minimum syntetic materials to ensure a natural and healthy ambience.

★ ★ ★ It has a little balcony in junior double bedroom which has an amazing view of Marmara Sea and The Old City. The living room also has same view and it lets to enjoy historical skyline, Marmara sea and Maiden's Tower views from its windows.

The lighting of apartment includes many options to provide a peaceful ambience. There are many kind of lamps in the rooms to be chosen depending to guests' preference.
It is convenient for reading and for the ones who doesn't like high level light.

*** The room design of flat is as listed below;

- 1 Grand Double Bedroom (with one Queen size bed)
- 1 Twin Bedroom ( with two seperate single beds)
- 1 Junior Double bedroom with balcony (with one double bed)
- Living Room (with sofa can be transformed to double bed when neccessary and Dining table & chairs)
- Kitchen (fully equipped)
- Bathroom (with shower cabin)

★★★ The apartment has a breathtaking sea view from its large Rooftop terrace. One side of terrace has Bosphorus and Marmara sea view and the other side of terrace has The Old City view. A perfect place to have a drink after a tired sight-seeing day or just enjoy the silence of Antique Istanbul with seagulls' sound or have a delicious breakfast while watching stunning sea view and monuments from terrace.

★★★Amenities
-Airconditioning
-Limitless speedy wi-fi
-Towels
-Bedlinen
-Soup & Shampoo
-7/24 hot water
-Breakfast items including tea, coffee, juice
-Cutlery/Plates in the kitchen
-Fridge
-Microwave
-Washing machine
-Cooker & Aspirator
-3 Fans (for cooling)
-Hair dryer
-Oven
-Pan set
-Iron
-Kettle
-Tea pot
-Maps
-Slippers

Regarding to apartment's distance to main touristic attractions and monuments to visit:
The location of flat is one of the most central and famous areas of Istanbul with a main landmark; Galata Tower.
So I can shorty summarize the distance from flat to following places;

***Galata Tower ( a few steps away)
***Spice Bazaar (7 min)
***Hagia Sophia (15 min)
***Blue Mosque (15 min)
***Grand Bazaar (25 min)
***Galata Bridge (5 min)
*** Istiklal Avenue (2 min)
***Taksim Square (10 min)
***Golden Horn (5 min)
***Karaköy Port (5 min)
*** Basilica Cistern (15 min)

Guest Access

It is too easy to reach this well-known location of my apatment. All you need to ask for GALATA TOWER (In Turkish ''Galata Kulesi'') to anyone in Istanbul and after access this tower, it means you arrived your accommodation.
You can take airport metro and get off at ''Şişhane'' station, shuttle buses from both airports in Istanbul (Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen) or taxi.

★★If you request i can also arrange a private transfer from airport to your flat's door for a reasonable price.

Interaction with Guests

We offer our guests to discover Istanbul not as a tourist but as a local. So we try our best to be able to help them to see also less known interesting places except popular ones. That kind of tourism offers to experience real life of a city and that's exactly our goal.

The Neighborhood

The neighborhood is called Galata (Pera) and it has a historical background from Byzantine to Ottomans.
It is one of the safest neighborhoods of Istanbul and touristic attractions' center with many monuments includes.
The area came to be the base of European merchants, particularly from Genoa and Venice, in what was then known as Pera. Following the Fourth Crusade in 1204, and during the Latin Empire of Constantinople (1204), the Venetians were more prominent in Pera. The Dominican Church of St. Paul (1233), today known as the Arap Camii, is from this period. In 1273, Pera was given to the Republic of Genoa by the Byzantine Emperor Michael VIII Palaeologus in return for Genoa's support of the Empire after the Fourth Crusade and the sacking of Constantinople in 1204. Pera became a flourishing trade colony, ruled by a Podestà. The Genoese Palace (Palazzo del Comune) was built in 1314 by Montano de Marinis, the Podestà of Galata (Pera), and still remains today in ruins, near the Bankalar Caddesi (Banks Street) in Karaköy, along with its adjacent buildings and numerous Genoese houses from the early 1300s. In 1348 the Genoese built the famous Galata Tower, one of the most prominent landmarks of Istanbul. Pera (Galata) remained under Genoese control until May 29, 1453, when it was conquered by the Ottomans along with the rest of the city, after the Siege of Constantinople.

Getting Around

Sishane Metro
Tunel- Tramway
Karakoy- Tram
Karakoy-Port
All only few minutes away by walk

Other Things to Note

★★ ★ My flat is a neat, sophisticated, warmly comfortable and joyful place in a great location . Enjoy the new definition of experiencing Istanbul.

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Space offered Entire place
Accommodates 8
Bed type Real bed
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Bathroom type Private
Size 120.0 m2
Cancellation policy Semi-flexible
House rules View
Check-in 14:00
Check-out 12:00
City İstanbul
ID 316675

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Cot available
  • Balcony
  • Suitable for events
  • Family-friendly
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Gay-friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Panoramic view
  • Free parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Shower/bath
  • Smoking allowed
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Waterfront property
  • WiFi
  • Professionally managed
  • Bed linen
  • Cable TV
  • Dryer machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Lockable room
  • Microwave
  • Shampoo
  • Towels
  • Cot available
  • Breakfast
  • Gym
  • Phone

Extras

Airport Pick Up - Ataturk

$49.79

Airport Pick Up-SABIHA G.

$82.98

Guided tour

$55.32

Availability calendar and prices

Prices
Price per night
Weekend price per night
7+ nights
28+ nights
General price
$107.75
$107.75
$102.37
$80.82

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Ahmet 5.0 stars

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    Ali 5.0 stars 04-23-2014

    Ahmet was very helpful host. I recommend to rent his apartments.

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