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Historic Areas of Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
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“blue mosque” (897 reviews)
“old city” (276 reviews)
Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a marvelous city to visit waking, there are many things that can be done in the city. If you have a guide is better.

Thank JRWhite007
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

one of those cities that are full of culture in a way that never gets boring with all the gardens around and yummy corn trucks ! .. Aya spfia and dolma bace are a must visit places.

Thank Deema A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Istanbul recently with my two sisters and niece. As this was my second visit I was familiar with the city and took my family on a walking tour to some of the historical areas in the old city, around Sultan Ahmet Road. We...More

1  Thank mabel m
Reviewed 1 week ago

make sure you have enough time and also be able to have a long walk, you will find nice and wonderful feeling.

Thank Afshin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you come to istanbul for pleasure, you HAVE TO visit old town area. THere are many monuments are stated there. Musts are Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya), Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet) , Underground Cistern(Yerebatan Sarnıcı), Grand Bazaar(Kapalıçarşı), Beyazıt Tower, Spice Bazaar(Egyptian Market)and more. Of course not recommend...More

1  Thank ilhancagpar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful area to immerse yourself in all the colours, flavours, scents and life of old Istanbul. Not to be missed.

Thank FoodandTravel-UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From very cool shops to great cafes and restaurants. This place changes it's beat from daytime to late evening. Lovely to be in Europe looking across the Bospherous to Asia

Thank ActionAdventurer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most visitors come to Istanbul to see its historical and cultural attractions and old part of the city is of course full of them. It's a definitely a must see for a every visitor, despite large crowds, sometimes pesky sellers and overpriced souvenirs and food.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A seriously beautiful place. The best plan would just be to leave your hotel and go where your shoes take you. The people are friendly, food is available at every step along with currency exchanges if needed and, if you DO get lost, taxi's are...More

Thank Faisal J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when you walk there it seems you are walking at the heart of history.wonderful buildings and places you should not miss them.

Thank amirhassan1974
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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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.
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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20 August 2017|
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Response from ALEJANDRO B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not use to rent a travel guide but it can work if you have not mena time, I always recomend at the end of your visit to count: visit to most three popular monument at least, take a dinner and lunch in a local place... More