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Historic Areas of Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Historic area of Istanbul has many attractions to offer to the tourists like Sultanhamet square, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Museusm, Hippodrome, Basillica cistren and Ottoman Palace.

Thank seth1949
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Istanbul a few times but with work, this was the first time where I actually took time to experience everything it has to offer and boy I wasn't disappointed. It has everything you could wish for in a modern secular society where...More

Thank Oneman_and_Wilf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All people say old istanbul better. Ok we dont ve old istanbul but before renew everyting should visit. Be careful at dark places and street sellers aswell

Thank Sercan U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited historical areas while we on Bosphorus Cruise. The view is the best thing. You can enjoy the view with round trip with cruise. Dont forget to bring your camera to memory it.

Thank mahard2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is an impressive place; great for walking and getting lost in such a wonderful city. Everywhere you go you find traditional exquisite food , amazing sweets, unique buildings and people. Very welcoming athmosphere!

Thank Bikali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss the visit of historical area . As i visited Many times every time i enjoy my visit to istanbul

Thank Mohamed R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The historic centre of Istanbul is one of the world's great urban areas. A city that is vibrant, with a life and soul. My 4th trip to Istanbul is already booked and am looking forward to it. A city to rival any in the world.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is much to see around a relatively small area of Istanbul. So much of history, a different culture and ambience - all worth spending time on. But do plan to spend at least 2 full days in the area.

Thank Travel3652
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have only one or two days, this is the place you need to go. Istanbul is a magical city full of history that requires more that one day to visit, but if you go to the hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and...More

1  Thank MonBelE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Istanbul really has one of a kind culture,the simbiosis of european and asian culture.Bargining is normal in shops,taxis and restaurants.So much history in one place and lots to learn !

1  Thank Marika S
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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14 November 2017|
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Response from mabel m | Reviewed this property |
I really cannot tell you about the weather in March. You can check it on the google. I don’t think it would be crowded in March. Have an enjoyable trip
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!