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Historic Areas of Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul Small-Group Walking Tour: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace...
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Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise
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Private Tour: Istanbul's Jewish Heritage
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Reviewed yesterday

Must visit these beautiful historic areas of Istanbul. You can see many museums here. I love this beautiful big old city

Thank Trendy90
Reviewed 3 days ago

Historic places in istanbul are a must visit as they will keep u awe struck..Its a beautiful place and do not miss anything out here

Thank Siya C
Reviewed 3 days ago

For me, Istanbul is the crown jewel of Europe and Asia. All the major attractions of the city are spread around the famous Sultanahmet district, and that too within walking distances. A trip or a cruise in the Bosphorus strait is a must. The views...More

Thank Shyikh M
Reviewed 4 days ago

probably you have to wait for a while to get in because there are a lot of visitors but it has the best view i recoment it

Thank roussapidianos
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Istanbul city offers plenty of historic areas, lot of palaces, mosques, towers, churches, it s own streets, they re all great.

Thank imadelahmadi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Need a good reason to come to Istanbul and not see the sites. So much history to see. This place was the center of the world, get a guide and soak it all in

Thank westlinn
Reviewed 1 week ago

My overall trip to Istanbul was in two trips in 2006 and 2007. Both times the trips were amazing and I saw new things each time. I recommended Istanbul historic areas and so many other things to see, schedule yourself well because the times for...More

1  Thank luvtravel98
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the Tramway from the hotel over the bridge and did the tunnel up to Galata tower. Great views to say the least. Walked back to the hotel after having lunch under the bridge via the Bazaar, spice market past Hagia Sophia. This area is...More

Thank wschwiner
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a short visit to this city, put on your walking shoes. It is hilly, so non-walkers might appreciate the tram that leads up from the Golden Horn. Base yourself in Sultanahmet and you will be a short walk from the main attractions. The Blue...More

2  Thank OceanofCalm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a whole day wandering across the Galata Bridge, Kamondo Stairs, Galata Tower, Istiklal street to Taksim Square and Republic Monument. We tried to go to a small restaurant near the square, but it was closed, so we wandered back coming down the Rainbow...More

Thank ctocm_aw
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!