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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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Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34012, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday

The Sultanahmet District encompasses a great number of the standard tourist sites plus places to discover that are too many to list. In the large central square, there are benches, trees, grass, plaques and kiosks explaining the history of the places and monuments, and public...More

Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Has or close to most historic sites that you want to visit ..old pedestrian streets with endless shops and restaurants choices to choose from. you need to haggle with every shop owner when buying and the price could easily become 1/2 originally offered figure .

Thank Cameltamer
Reviewed 2 days ago

good to go and see the historical places and to visit the market near of it, you can enjoy the place for cable of hours.

Thank Bill_S_TB
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of tourist attractions in this area and plenty of reasonably priced shops and restaurants. Some of the rooftop terrace bars / restaurants have amazing views.

Thank Boudica_Blighty
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most beautiful areas in Istanbul Beautiful Ottoman garland Historical Markets The area is popular and you find tourists The restaurants and markets are beautiful Great place to shop

Thank abdullah99a
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The most beautiful district of Istanbul Sultan Ahmed a must to see full of very fantastic Islamic Heritage ancient fine art mosques and palaces, as well as hotels and restaurants of very good value for money

Thank _iliswi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place tells you what is istanbul about ! You can't visit istanbul without visit this place . I recommand to take a camera cuse the views there is magical.

Thank Mohamad A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow!!!... i pride myself in being able to find my way around new places but i found the streets of Sultanahmet-old very challenging but interesting!

Thank Nanwor M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is something about this district so busy but calm so beautiful good shopping and a mosque is always in easy reach. Museums and galleries all around you excellent for chilling out really safe friendly people recommend it .

Thank Neil E
Reviewed 4 days ago

the place is magic day & night, on the day time take photos visit historical places & in the night just sit there and relax in front of the Fountain & eat corn + semet

Thank AmrHabib
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
26 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