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“blue mosque” (281 reviews)
“hagia sophia” (151 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this square is the most relaxed interesting area in old town of istanbul...close to a plethora of wonderful restaurants, mosques, tourist sites....its the center of the world and it is easily accessible by tram....and the tram can take you anywhere...loved this square....

Thank batami01
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely views, water fountains, gardens. Excellent photo opportunities. Even in October it was wonderful.

Thank IandZ-London
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is just besides the Sultanahmet Tram stop. All major monuments/attractions such as Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Archaeological Museum, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern etc. are only few minutes walking from the square. It is also an ideal place to relax after hectic day out. There...More

Thank Movarip
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is nice, good to hang out and see some historical monuments, the place is full of restaurants. The place is busy and full of tourists.

Thank Wadadlahad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the center of sight-seeing in Istanbul. You will see the major buildings here and you can even get street food from a cart.But the mosques, Hagia Sogia and much more are to be found here. If you take a cab up the hill...More

Thank rlemon
Reviewed 1 week ago

This square is a fascinating place to watch people from all walks of life passing between the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, running for trams, looking for the Cistern, or shopping nearby. At night, there is a beautifully lit fountain near one of the...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 1 week ago

yes this best place to visit is best are where you can go easy place to visit trams go i was here twice 4 place how much to write is not enouup...my hotel was here just walk to go PL VISIT THIS PLACE

Thank Mukesh K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is located in the center of the old city of Istanbul, it have a spectacular view, in the middle of the square there is a lovely fountain, behinde you appears Sultanahmet Masjed ( also known as the Blue Mosque), in front of you is...More

Thank heshammaged
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to sit down & watch the world go by. Busy place as it's a thoroughfare between various sites. There were music being played by an old man in one corner to food sellers trying to lure you Turkish nic nacs everywhere. Lovely pomegranates...More

Thank RMK_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place to soak in the view of both the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. There are also stalls that sell snacks, including corn and chestnuts. There is also a big, nice fountain in the middle. The best thing about this...More

Thank Rosa1215
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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Shamima C
23 April 2017|
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Response from 750frequenttraveller | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's safe to go, and you'll love the colourful fountain: make sure you take lots of photos of the mosques with the fountain in the middle, they'll look great! It gets very quiet at night so makes for a beautiful walk.
6 July 2016|
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Response from Danny S | Reviewed this property |
Well , all places of interest you indicated are walking ( max 10 min ) one from another. I don't think you need any special tour. Just get a cab from the port and ask to drive to Sultan Ahmed ( blue mosque ) . The Hagia... More
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