Art et Artisanat du monde: inspirations pour une vie riche en créativité.
Art and handmade art around the world: inspirations for a creative life

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Istanbul treasuries: The Orient Express Station

A great place to discover in Istanbul!
Un lieu mythique à découvrir à Istanbul!

The Orient express restaurant on the platform
Le restaurant de l'Orient Express sur les quais

Historic roads of Orient Express
Les routes historiques de l'Orient Express

The station entrance
L'entrée de la gare

The restaurant. I 'm wondering what menus they propose...
Le restaurant.Je me demande quels menus ils proposent...

On the platform
Sur les quais

Steam locomotive displayed in front of the Sirkeci station of Istanbul.
Locomotive à vapeur exposée devant la gare d'Istanbul

Some famous Orient Express passengers:
Les passagers célèbres de l'Orient express:
Agatha Christie
Serge Diaghilev et Serge Lifar
Marlène Dietrich et Jean Gabin
Mata Hari
Lawrence d'Arabie
Pierre Loti

Personal photos: please, contact me if you want to use them...
photos personnelles: merci de me contacter si vous voulez les utiliser...

To read the article on wikipedia
Voir l'article sur wikipedia


  1. I have never been to Istambul but I think of going there in the spring. Your pictures are so beautiful it makes me want to go even more! Beautiful!

  2. Your photos are very romantic. #5, 6 and 7 are my favorites. They could be straight from a movie set.

  3. I'm glad you're enjoying my photos! Istanbul is so a great, great place to visit!

  4. What a beautiful and inspiring blog! I love your Etsy shop too!
    Istanbul is one of my dream cities and I'd absolutely love to visit it!

  5. Sylvie - wonderful photos of this small jewel of a train station! We lived right behind it for 2 months this past spring, in sight of the tracks (but the trains are electric so not noisy!) I loved the view especially, so close to the Bosphorus. Hope you will be back soon...

  6. Hello Sylvie, congratulations on your beautiful blogger. Full of beautiful pictures, one of the nicest bloggers I've seen lately. I am a teacher and poet in Brazil, I'm a blogger poetry, I invite you to visit him, if you want to follow, to me is a great honor.


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