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Historic Areas of Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
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“topkapi palace” (522 reviews)
“blue mosque” (906 reviews)
“old city” (280 reviews)
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Istanbul, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Istanbul old city is one of the most important place to see in the world . History of many cultures , architecture of different cuktures are together.... You feel east and west at the same time. I have been many famous places all over the...More

Thank Dilek y
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Reviewed 25 April 2015

I had a magical time on Gate 1’s 13-day affordable Turkey! The tour started off in historic Istanbul and then traveled around the western and central part of the country. The highlights of the trip was exploring historic Istanbul, seeing the ancient city of Ephesus...More

Thank Jared M
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Reviewed 25 April 2015

Forget the crowds and submerge yourself in the magnificence of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace, Bazaars and all. Be patient and be rewarded. You will be called upon to extract yourself from the traders demanding your attention, but be polite and enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2015

Breathtaking buildings, but long queues for entry - go early as you can- it's worth an early start! Lots of guides offer to skip the queue if you sign up with them, but if you have a good guidebook you can easily do them yourself

2  Thank Shena Y
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

People, food, cleanliness, attractions ,weather, Mediterranean location by the Sea, dances, safety. Lots to do and see.

1  Thank Mohammed Z
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

Interesting historic buildings and places. Very kind people, except some taxi drivers. A bit crowded everywhere.

Thank kalle k
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

Visited during the 100 year celebration and very much enjoyed the experience. Toured with Orion Tours and had an excellent guide named Erdal. Highly recommend. He also does his own tours around Turkey. Some for ten days. Very good information about Turkey and the 1st...More

Thank Marilyn W
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

I can't describe, a must see. You have to experience the old city. What is also very nice, there are people from all over the world, which gives an additional experience

Thank Zeki B
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

Great area just to roam or laze especially with all the flowers in bloom and the fountains on. Filled with hawkers trying to sell something though so be aware.

1  Thank HLandP
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

Fantastic,easy to access and very interesting. Masses to see. beautiful flowers, great trams, exciting food.

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Sultanahmet
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
...More
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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
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baharrriii
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.
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baharrriii
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!
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