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Sultanahmet District

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Address: Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34012, Turkey
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The old section of Istanbul where you can find many attractions including...

The old section of Istanbul where you can find many attractions including Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.

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What an amazing time I had traveling through Istanbul and other parts of Turkey! Enjoy the haggling and come away with some amazing trinkets and spices

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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79 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazing time I had traveling through Istanbul and other parts of Turkey! Enjoy the haggling and come away with some amazing trinkets and spices

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Thank DaleDale2
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sultanahmet area is the center of old town. It hosts many historical buildings , museums, shops and restaurants. Blue mosque, St. hagia sophia , topkapı palace are to name some. A must visit place for tourists.

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Thank Batuhan K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely area to day in very central and easy to move about. Lots of eslki g snd up n down roads but lively lovely area snd people friendly.

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Thank Lubna I
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hy guys Hope you will be fine and things are going in the respect of you its a great area to visited but boring without friends or girlfriend so please be some one along with yourself...!!!

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Thank Azhar G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

But avoid at all costs coming here on a rainy winter day, specially if you are staying far away. traffic is horrendous.

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Thank Ali M
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Once you get in you will this local taste of Istanbul, all the historical places surrounding you , Corn and Maron sellers , the call for prayers you hear , a very nice atmosphere that you would fall in love with, and will always think of coming back.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is perfect and in walking distance to blue mosque, haga Sophia, topkapi, cisterns and grand bazaar! Entire area is cobble stoned so best wear very comfortable shoes. Full of cafes, rip off shops, convenience stores and even Starbucks and McDonald's!

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Thank Zainab N
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An historical places, hospitality everywhere, you can touch an old Ottoman Empire Yerebatan Cistern, green parks,mosques goes on and on love it

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Thank ebru1011
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great atmosphere, lots of good photos, alone or with company, historical place and lots of bazar (Although high priced, Isteklal St. have more convenient prices for souvenirs), easy to reach by Metro

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It nice place u can see all onown historical places as top capi, blue mosque, aya sofia, water tank, and the historical columns If u came in winter u have to eat chest nuts and the circle bread

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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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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