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Which area/hotel?

Hi everyone.

I'll be visiting Istanbul (and Turkey) for the first time for 5 days and need some advice in which area to stay. As someone who wants to spend the whole day visiting the major attractions we'll (two female travelers) of course need a safe area to walk back to at night.

I narrowed it down to taksim and old city (sultanahmet?), just confused which if these two would be better.

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1. Re: Which area/hotel?

If you want vibrant nightlife, stay in Beyoglu (not Taksim - which is crowded and noisy. If however you want to stay close to the historic sights and the bazaars etc, stay in Sultanahmet.

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