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Sultanahmet District

Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34012, Turkey
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The old section of Istanbul where you can find many attractions including Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“place to stay” (242 reviews)
“blue mosque” (1,319 reviews)
“grand bazaar” (719 reviews)
Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34012, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely preserved all historical places in Sultanahmet area. nice party place, you will really enjoy walking and exploring Sultanahmet.

Thank charuvishumaheshwari
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This District is the best place for visitors. The most interesting Museums are located here. A lot of restorants and caffe bars , souvenir shops, sweet shops etc is here located.

Thank lavdo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very vibrant part of Istanbul. Filled with historical landmarks and food places. If you like to be amazed, this place will never fail you.

Thank Fad A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sultanahmet is the heart of Istanbul. We easily can say that all history is there. It's lovely place for walk between the history. Where you look you feel the history. Blue mosque, Topkapi palace, Cistern and much more. If you can, you have to try...More

Thank Didone84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When visiting turkey I would recommend to stay and choose accommodation but his area to be near to to the top tourist attraction

Thank ladynaoj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel was based in this district so we were able to visit all the tourist attractions. A great place to base yourself to see absolutely everything! Great restaurants and pubs in the area as well. Glad we stayed there.

Thank Jenny-Lee H
Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic place to visit . The blue mosque, Aya sofia and the muesium. the grand Pazar near by. you will enjoy the day . Easy to get by tram from kabatas it cost 2.6 TL . there sultan Ahmet tarihi resutrant close to the tram...More

1  Thank Mustafa Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you get there (in a tram or cab), almost all the major historical tourist attractions of Istanbul (Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Basilica Cistern) are located within a walking distance. Buying a Museum card will be economical to cover all the...More

Thank Hammad B
Reviewed 1 week ago

all in few words, quick simple amazing family visit. 3 places we did not have time to visit more.great food around, fantastic atmosphere great surrounded

Thank aliholiday
Reviewed 1 week ago

The area has a lot of places with historical interest , restaurants on terraces and many small b&bs. Even the grand bazaar is a short walk away. There is a tram stop and Taksim is around 30 minutes from here.

Thank sachin s
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
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Hector M
27 May 2017|
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Response from eldon311 | Reviewed this property |
Do not miss is! If you don't have any luggage with you is better! Ill say $70 Turkish lira per taxi Food is not expensive, once in Hagia Sophia you can make it in 1 1/2 is a must! Then work the times for Blue Mosque and... More
17 May 2017|
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Response from Aisha369 | Reviewed this property |
U just need to ignore them as u do not speak the language they speak, create ur own 🤓 as the matter of fact, they are not all over the city, u can go some where else without being annoyed. This area deserves to accommodate... More
16 May 2017|
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Response from Mohamed A | Reviewed this property |
There are some drivers, but all depends on personal knowledge, try to check with someone who visited before and they will help in this regards