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Sultanahmet District, Istanbul

Categories: Neighborhoods, Historic Walking Areas, Tourist Spots
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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. Take a look at our Istanbul family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Sultanahmet District and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This district in Istanbul really combines old and new. In between the modern buildings one can still find the older apartments and shops and this combination is what makes Sultanahmet so unique and an...  read more »
  • The best place to stay in Istanbul to close everything around you and a tram stop very close and quiet atmosphere and exquisite restaurants and lounges sweet views and beautiful clean and all the tourist places around you.
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  • You will find here everything touristic attractions, museums, parks, shops, restaurants and cafes. If you would like to stay close to heart of Old Istanbul you can find for yourself boutique hotel or ...  read more »
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