The cradle of civilization...Turkey... From Hitites to Urartus, Phrygians to Lycians, from Romans to Seljuks... They all lived here. A city that gave birth to and fostered three glorious empires... The East Roman empire, the Byzantine empire and the Ottoman empire... Once the capital city of these empires, Istanbul is still alive and breathing a mystical blend of air, weary of the contemprary urbanization and cultural clashes.Right in the heart of this city, where the walls, the narrow streets and cobblestones whisper and permeate a supersaturated history, lies a small hotel with its friendly atmosphere.Zeynep Sultan Hotel is where you will blend a magical potion from a Roman hippodrome, an Egyptian obelisque, a Byzantine Church and an Ottoman Grand Bazaar.And maybe you will top it with the Blue Mosque or the Topkapi Palace...The ruins of the city walls, the Golden Horn, the tulip gardens of the Topkapi Palace, The Dolmabahce and the Yildiz Palaces, the Bosphorus are all jIstanbul, well deservedly ' the melting pot ' of East and West, is located on two continents; Europe and Asia. It is seperated by a channel, almost a kilometer wide, called Bosphorus which extend from the Black Sea to the Marmara Marble Sea.At the southern tip lies a small peninsule, where the " Old City " is located. This is the place which shaped the history through three major empires: The East Roman Empire, The Byzantine Empire and Ottoman Empire. The peninsula is almost ornamented on every spot with up to 3000 years old relics.Your hotel is right in the heart of this " Old City " , in the closest proximity to these fabulous monuments. It furtther provides you the easiest access to the airport, the main seaport and the European train station also known as the "Orient Express Terminal". ust walking distances...Come and join a breathtaking tour in the magnificent past of this glorious city and each day recover from your dizziness in the friendly ambiance of Zeynep Sultan Hotel.