Boasting many of the city's most important sites, from Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque to the Grand Bazaar, Sultanahmet District serves as the historic and tourist center of Istanbul. This old district is bordered on three sides by bodies of water--the Golden Horn, Bosphorus, and Sea of Marmara--which is why it's commonly called the "Walled City." While today the quarter is only part of this expansive and sprawling city, it used to make up almost the entirety of Constantinople. Enjoy a plethora of sights while walking through the concentrated center or take a Bosphorus cruise from the shores of this peninsula. With our online itinerary creator, Istanbul attractions like Sultanahmet District can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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$150 BOOK WITH VIATOR Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul Tour
Duration: 7 hours
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Duration: 7 hours
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Duration: 3 hours
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Duration: 4 hours
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Duration: 7 days
Sultanahmet District reviews
The area is just great to have a walk at any time of the day, the weather was good and the people crowded were average.
The area is just great to have a walk at any time of the day, the weather was good and the people crowded were average. more »
Our hotel was a 5 minute walk from Sultanahmet Square where you could find the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque. It is also central for the tram line as well as being surrounded by...
Our hotel was a 5 minute walk from Sultanahmet Square where you could find the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque. It is also central for the tram line as well as being surrounded by... more »
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