Stating that Istanbul is an extraordinary city, you know and without us. And have you ever hear about unusual hotels in Istanbul with amazing history and unique atmosphere, which again and again attracts the tourists and make them enjoy every minute spent there? Live in this hotel a couple of days and don’t know where they are, the main attractions of the city: on the street, or right here in this building?
1. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet: your house is a prison!
But not just any prison, a five-star hotel. Yes, one of the most luxurious hotels of Istanbul, is in walking distance from the main attractions, is located in a former prison! It was built in 1919 in the heart of the city, and at the entrance is still preserved inscription “Stambolcyan of detention of criminals.” Where before there were cameras, expensive suites now, where before, no one fell on their own, now seek wealthy travelers. So the conditions, to put it mildly, are not the same: in all rooms — carpets, coffee machines, hot tub… Continue reading
Moscow — a surprisingly cosmopolitan city, where old mansions coexist with modern buildings of glass and metal, narrow, cobbled streets are almost side by side with wide avenues. This Grand metropolis promises an exciting sightseeing holiday for culture lovers, unbridled joy for fans of nightlife and lots of activities for the youngest guests of the Russian capital. No matter for what purpose the traveller arrives in Moscow: business, shopping, or simply rest, in this city there is a worthy lesson for any guest.
What to do in Moscow
To describe all the sights of Moscow impossible: the world-famous art galleries, picturesque parks and renowned theatres, and magnificent architectural ensembles. To start exploring the city with his heart — the red square, where stands majestically the Kremlin, the striking colors of the domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral and recalls the dark past a place of execution. If you go with red square towards the Plaza of the Revolution, we will see the monumental building of the Bolshoi theatre. He just recently opened after reconstruction and has again opened its doors to lovers of Opera and ballet. Lovers of architecture will find a walk through the old streets of Moscow, which, like a cobweb, covered the whole of the city centre. Right behind Ballimaran runs street the Kuznetsk Bridge, which can go down to Bolshaya Dmitrovka and then go to Kamergersky lane, where in the evenings street performers play and waiting for its guests with its cosy restaurants with international cuisine. Continue reading
For many people, the hotel is only a place to sleep. But in the world there are hotels that are themselves of interest to travelers.
A dozen of the most unusual hotels in the world looks like this:
1. “Controversy Tram Hotel”, The Netherlands
Frank and ILM Appel from a small village Hoogwoud turned 2 the most common tram cars, more recently, running the streets of Amsterdam and Germany, in a wonderful family-run hotel. The hotel has just 4 rooms that includes everything you need for a comfortable stay: a double bed, equipped kitchen, shower, toilet and much more…
2. “The Old Railway Station”, UK
The next unusual hotel is located close to the town of Chichester in the UK and consists of 4 famous Pullmann converted railway carriages and buildings of the old railway station, built in 1892 for the Prince of Wales — later Edward VII. Continue reading