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Sultanahmet District
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Istanbul Small-Group, 1-Day Walking Tour including Hagia Sophia
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Classic Walking Tour of Old Istanbul
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Morning Tour of Istanbul Old Town
Ranked #4 of 1,103 things to do in Istanbul
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Owner description: The old section of Istanbul where you can find many attractions including Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.
Reviewed 1 December 2012

I like the historic buildings around it, the train and everything around it!! The food, the garden, the fountain. A lot of backpacker lodge to stay. Must go to here if arriving in istanbul

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Reviewed 30 November 2012

This is a great part of the city. Plenty to see, easy to walk around, but busy. Lots of tourists lots of locals, but the smells, the sounds and the activity make it a great part of a great city. Istanbul is a must visit place. Lots of restaurants, bars and take away places to eat. Easy to get to using the tram. Try one of the Kebab places, they are fantastic.

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Reviewed 30 November 2012

It's almost as if the grand mosques, the Topkapi Palace, the Hippodrome, and so many more Historic sites were planned for the tourist, they're so close together and accessible!

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Reviewed 29 November 2012

This is very touristee, but great to watch people and relax on a bench. Also enjoy views of Hagia and the Blue Mosque at night.

Thank OregonJerry
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Reviewed 29 November 2012

This really is the heart of old Istanbul and the 3 days we had to explore were not nearly enough. One of the main attractions, the Topkapi Palace needs half a day on its own.

Thank AABCtravel
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