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Historic Areas of Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
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“topkapi palace” (518 reviews)
“blue mosque” (895 reviews)
“old city” (275 reviews)
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Istanbul, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking in the historic areas of Istanbul is a lifetime experience. Nice little narrow streets, fancy neighbourhoods, traditional houses, many sightseeings, everything is there to make your experience unique. You never get bored.

Thank George L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to Istanbul is unfinished without Golden Horn (known as Haliç). It gives beautiful view of the European side of the Istanbul historic areas including Galata Tower, Galata Bridge, Eyüp district that has Eyüp Grand Mosque. Great for family and historian....

1  Thank Rana Riaz S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very interesting things happened in Istanbul through centuries and you should some of them, to understand the current circumstances!!

Thank Nikolas B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Get out and about and discover all of the little crooks and crannies of exotic Istanbul. This is just not touristy stuff, but where the people come to work, eat, and socialize. This is their Istanbul. Keep in mind the streets are crowded ( be...More

Thank kathy b
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Every time I go to Istanbul I love it more and more it is very touching very nice and I would definitely recommend it to everybody it's one of the most beautiful cities in the world

Thank J0hn747
Reviewed 13 August 2017

amazing area..you ll never feel tired ...you ll have an amazing experience ...people are very friendly and you can eat turkish food ...the best

Thank Constantin M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Although not as well preserved as European sites, you will bump into something at every step of your trip. Wear comfy shoes and keep a head cover in your bag if you are planning to visit the beautiful mosques and grab the map / app...More

Thank Meltem K
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Very good historic,children sites, it was very nice experience.the program established meeting our expectation.

Thank adnanekhe
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Istanbul It's richness of history Restaurants are amazing People friendly Mahmud pasha Just behind grand bazaar amazing shopping Busling Nostalgic Bargains Food Tram and metro Amazing efficiency Cheap.

Thank Mushood W
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Just recently returned from Istanbul , and stayed in the sultanahmet area, ( at the hotel May to be exact, see my review of this hotel on trip advisor), this area is the place to be to get the authentic feel of this mesmerising city,...More

Thank brian c
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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
...More
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baharrriii
2 September 2017|
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Response from KoalaViaggio | Reviewed this property |
If you look for night life in Istanbul, I suggest you to consider to go to Istikal Caddesi & Taksim Meydani. You also con check with your hotel concierge or receptionist for the related information.
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baharrriii
2 September 2017|
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Response from Thomas R | Reviewed this property |
Taksim Squre and Cihangir area - you can't go wrong! Have fun!
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Ruralz I
20 August 2017|
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Response from ALEJANDRO B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not use to rent a travel guide but it can work if you have not mena time, I always recomend at the end of your visit to count: visit to most three popular monument at least, take a dinner and lunch in a local place... More
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