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Sultanahmet District

Sultanahmet | No 63, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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The old section of Istanbul where you can find many attractions including Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“place to stay” (249 reviews)
“blue mosque” (1,338 reviews)
“grand bazaar” (731 reviews)
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Sultanahmet | No 63, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're visiting Istanbul for holidays, Sultanahmet (Old City) is the place to stay. All major attractions are in the area

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If u r visiting Istanbul , just find a hotel in that sanctuary. It's very much entertaining there, with all the historical place near, shopping areas near, u get food, restaurants easily.very nice place !

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area used to be a touristic area once but now you can find more Arabs trying to sell and fooling people so beware and be smart. There lots of tourist traps in this area, restaurants, shop, street vendors. Always use trip advisor rating for...More

Thank Taha S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at 'The White House' Hotel which was ideally placed to walk around the old City and bring back to the Hotel what was bought at the Grand Bazaar. We were fascinated by what we saw and soon realised it was safer than we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit confused while planning my trip to Istanbul. Some of my friends suggested Taksim to stay whereas other said Sultanahmet. I read a lot about the city before deciding and then planned an itinerary for my family. We all were highly interested...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is such a beautiful place to walk around. The streets, the people, the shops make for such a nice experience. If you are here, don't rush, enjoy the walks on sunny days and cool nights.

Thank Aswani K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been seat of power of two great empires of East Roman and Ottoman. it is full of historical sites and have loads of tales to hear. One can spend any number of days visiting these sites. Great place on Earth and has been...More

1  Thank Rajesh P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Istanbul, if i had the choice i will just choose to be born in Istanbul. every time i go there i feel peace , relax ; i feel like am in love with everything i see ... i don't even feel that cool when am...More

Thank Walid S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all best location for hotels. Most things to do in Istanbul are very close on foot! (Blue mosque, topkapi palace, aya sofia, gulhane park, gulhane area) And it’s easy to take a tram and go a couple stations and reach other awesome areas...More

Thank Aya Fatima C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Life moves at a different pace in Turkey and nowhere is this more evident than in the streets of Sultanahmet! Teeming with history, this whole area is heaven for lovers of centuries past. I will return time and time again!

Thank Taramar
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
26 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
16 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