It was nice to see all the hustle and bustle of the city. I would recommend seeing this district even on the shortest trips.
About Sultanahmet District
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There is so much to see and do in the Sultanahmet District: Hagia Sofia, Little Hagia Sofia, The Blue Mosque, the Stables, Topkapi Palace, Basicila Cistern etc are all within easy walking distance.
I really enjoyed my stay at this place. Walking around, taking the tram, eating local delicacies. Lovely people. Even enjoyed the shopping here. Taksim square is very near.
This to me, is the most central parts of the city. Known as The Old City, getting here by public transport is easy. The waterfront usually has cruise ships, providing it's passengers with easy, self-arranged access to sights and shopping.
I believe this should be the most wanted place in Istanbul since I tried to get the touch of Constantinople and Ottoman.
The Sultanahmet District encompasses a great number of the standard tourist sites plus places to discover that are too many to list. In the large central square, there are benches, trees, grass, plaques and kiosks explaining the history of the places and monuments, and public...More
Has or close to most historic sites that you want to visit ..old pedestrian streets with endless shops and restaurants choices to choose from. you need to haggle with every shop owner when buying and the price could easily become 1/2 originally offered figure .