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Historic Areas of Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 7 April 2015

One of the most stunning places to see. Colourful with culture, architecture, people trying to sell their wares, haggling, spices and smells from the market, sounds... Breathtaking!

Thank Theatea
Reviewed 7 April 2015

If you like culture tourism and are a foodie, Istanbul is a must see place for you. There are many Roman and Ottoman masterpieces to be seen.

Thank Yalcin C
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

ıt was the firts time in Istanbul.Everywhere is worth see.Turkısh people are hospitable.Their history is seen in every area.Topkapi, Dolmaabahca,pinces islands and everthing.We come again certainly

Thank Aysham86
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This was a great first-time visit to this wonderful city. The people are friendly and helpful. Istanbul is a city of rich historical relevance and a diverse culture. The local cuisine is full of interesting spices and flavors that will delight the taste buds.

1  Thank Hermy70
Reviewed 6 April 2015

If you forget about shopping and try to think about all different cultures inside the city you willl get involved and fascinated.

Thank Inigo A
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The Sultanahmet area is packed full of wonderful sights such as the blue mosque, Hagia Sophia, the palace, the Roman cistern to name but a few. There are open spaces around the sights so that they can be viewed at their best and there are...More

Thank CambridgeMaggie
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Nice experience of Istanbul, visit many places and enjoyed lot. All historical places are too good, Blue Mosque visit is memorable for life time.

Thank Nasir P
Reviewed 5 April 2015

the city if full of historic places to visit, shops, restaurants , streets mosques and religion places are very well engineered by their historic founders which makes the city a big museum

Thank mansurgulf
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Join a tour or find a certified guide to bring you around the attractions point and enjoy the rich history of the attractions.

1  Thank felixlau13
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

A fantastic area with lots of history. Something different to see on every street and just walking around allows you to soak up the atmosphere!

Thank NatttyB
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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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.
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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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