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Sultanahmet District

Sultanahmet | No 63, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Istanbul Small-Group, 1-Day Walking Tour including Hagia Sophia
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The old section of Istanbul where you can find many attractions including Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue mosque” (1 354 reviews)
“grand bazaar” (736 reviews)
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Sultanahmet | No 63, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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"place to stay"
in 252 reviews
"blue mosque"
in 1 354 reviews
"grand bazaar"
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"within walking distance"
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"hagia sophia"
in 607 reviews
"basilica cistern"
in 321 reviews
"major attractions"
in 112 reviews
"old city"
in 298 reviews
"historic sites"
in 108 reviews
"walk around"
in 142 reviews
"spice bazaar"
in 130 reviews
"turkey"
in 252 reviews
"sultanahmet"
in 1 068 reviews
"tram"
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"tourists"
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"hippodrome"
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Reviewed yesterday

Area with loads of history and monuments. This place stayed hustling and bustling at all hours. Great experience.

Thank sammied3000
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Reviewed yesterday

Sultanahmet District is a must-visit tourist destination in Istanbul. From this location I easily visited many of Istanbul's most famous attractions such as the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and if you want to walk a bit we can even reach the Grand Bazaar. This...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Very good location. Everything is on the place. Museums, Historic places, shopping , restaurants etc. Very safe and secure. Highly recomended.

Thank Milan S
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Reviewed yesterday

This place was amazing. So much history and interesting things to see all in one place. Lovely restaurants around to enjoy good food with brilliant views and a local bazaar for all your shopping needs.

Thank ibrahimhus91
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Reviewed yesterday

One cannot claim to have seen Istanbul without visiting the Sultanahmet District. This is the original Istanbul where you will not only see but also feel the history, the culture, and the hospitality of Istanbul. The Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia...More

Thank Kemal O
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When you spend time here, you really need to have a guide or at least do some reading. How generations and civilizations shaped that district. Each era of ancient and modern history left a touch you need to know

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We traveled and stayed in Sultanahmet District for a week. The hotel was a luxurious SPA based hotel, the area is fulled of tasty restaurant. the monument is huge.

Thank Gamo A
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This district is the place to visit on your first days in Istanbul to get a good feel of the Turkish culture. Many of the main historical attractions are just a walk away from each other like the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Topkapi and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a huge district. You can find restaurant, shops and all the famous historical places. Advise to visit

Thank Walid M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Life never stops in this district. After a colourful walk in the Gran Bazar (also called the Egyptien Bazar) for some good value shopping, or just wandering, we taste some fish in the restaurants around on the quey... A pleausure!

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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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Вера М
4 March 2018|
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Response from adibfarid | Reviewed this property |
It runs with the meter! Normally it will cost you 70 to 80 Turkish Lira. It will depend on the trafic!!!
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15 February 2018|
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Response from AwesomeKyiv | Reviewed this property |
The area is much nicer at night. Sultanahmet might be opened for longer hours, Hagia Sophia is closing at 17;00 I recommend for visiting Suleymaniye Mosque and district which is really close to there, much more authentic... More
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Hector M
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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
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