Go for a solo walk between the cozy streets. Watch the tombs up the hill, go in the telefrik . Have lunch at one of the restaurants facing the sea.
About Sultanahmet District
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Blue Mosque, Hagua Sophia, and Topkapi Palace/Gardens are all in the area. And all must see places. Not like you would miss any of them though if in the area, as they all stand out. In addition, many shops and restaurants focussed on tourists in...More
This is an amazing historic district jam packed with shops, restaurants, interesting little streets, architecture, and historical sights. It's also a great place for people watching. And being watched! I'm convinced that fully 45% of the people in the square are employed by carpet shops...More
I like to stay in this distrect as I love the old buildings and the resturants all around. transportation is easy and it is not noicy at night.
Amazing old city, very walkable, bustling with people and energy. Do all the usual attractions, buy museum pass for 85, and get metro card for tram metro and ferry. Take a ferry across the river, 20 min trip. Go to spice baazar, try Turkish delight....More
This particular zone has some sort of charm in it that puts you under its spell and makes you want to stay forever and never leave , the hagia sophia, the blue mosque , topkapi palace , basilica cystern , the fountains ,the retaurants ,...More
This place is bustling with tourists and is always vibrant. Perhaps the best region for travelers in Istanbul. Also, has loads of delicious eateries.