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Sultanahmet District

Sultanahmet | No 63, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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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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The old section of Istanbul where you can find many attractions including Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“place to stay” (244 reviews)
“blue mosque” (1,324 reviews)
“grand bazaar” (723 reviews)
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Sultanahmet | No 63, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place, an eclectic mix of architecture, religion, culture, tourism, peoples, sights and smells. Super interesting and just a lovely place to be. Could have stayed longer - must return !

Thank Paula110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This whole area is full of must see places, which has been covered by many reviewers, however, be warned on a Saturday afternoons around the outside of the spice market it gets very crowded and there are many expert pick pockets, we were warned by...More

1  Thank Eddie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy walking here event when it rains or snows, i love the heritage, foods, cafes and everything about it, except the sharp slope of streets around this region

1  Thank Farid H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed strolling around Sultanahmet and enjoying the sights, as well as enjoying lunch on one of the many restaurants nearby. A lovely way to spend a day in Istanbul!

Thank eddieore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful area, pleasant walk - day and night - with nice restaurants, a lot of activities and wonderful historic places. We hired a tourist guide who was extremely helpful and knowledgeable and provided transportation to other locations.

Thank Nella A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Istanbul twice this year, stayed at Sultanahmet and love this place... check out historical places, religious or just absorb the atmosphere. People are so helpful especially when you're commuting. We commuted everywhere, saved loads of monies on taxi fare but most of all it...More

Thank nasBradford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent most time in Sultanahmet as all the significant sites, palaces were housed here. Restaurants galore. Brilliant transport system nearby. There's a park like atmosphere near the centre with many people/tourists mingling around taking pictures, requesting Cafes. Wonderful sense of history all around you...More

Thank RMK_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely old town area for walking without a time limit. Interesting shops and restaurants. It is a must to see this area.

Thank k0walski7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing area with history, shops, architecture, cafes and amazing street life. Very diverse and very welcoming.

Thank Nina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful area which is an old town, it's full of history and has the Blue Mosque that you can see from every corner - it's very impressive!

Thank IevaLaur
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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Hector M
27 May 2017|
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Response from eldon311 | Reviewed this property |
Do not miss is! If you don't have any luggage with you is better! Ill say $70 Turkish lira per taxi Food is not expensive, once in Hagia Sophia you can make it in 1 1/2 is a must! Then work the times for Blue Mosque and... More
17 May 2017|
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Response from Aisha369 | Reviewed this property |
U just need to ignore them as u do not speak the language they speak, create ur own 🤓 as the matter of fact, they are not all over the city, u can go some where else without being annoyed. This area deserves to accommodate... More
16 May 2017|
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Response from Mohamed A | Reviewed this property |
There are some drivers, but all depends on personal knowledge, try to check with someone who visited before and they will help in this regards