Historical Places
Dolmabahçe Palace is one of Historical Places.

1. Dolmabahçe Palace

9.4
(Dolmabahçe Sarayı)
Vişnezade Mah. Dolmabahçe Cad., Beşiktaş, Istanbul
Palace · 794 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: One of the most important historical places for Turkish people where the founder of modern Turkish Republic Ataturk used as his office and passed away. Amazing history, beautiful architecture.

Topkapi Palace is one of Historical Places.

2. Topkapi Palace

Uncategorized · Yeşilköy · 2 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: It was built by Sultan Mehmed II. after he conquered Istanbul in 1453. Served as the main residence and administrative headquarters of the Ottoman sultans in the 15th century. Get ready to be amazed!

Basilica Cistern is one of Historical Places.

3. Basilica Cistern

9.2
(Yerebatan Sarnıcı)
Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cad. No:1/3, Fatih, Istanbul
Historic and Protected Site · Alemdar · 759 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: The largest of the several hundred cisterns that lie beneath Istanbul. The chamber able to hold nearly 80.000 cubic meters of water. The roof supported by 336 marble columns.Perfect instagram spot!

Hippodrome is one of Historical Places.

4. Hippodrome

8.1
(Hipodrom)
Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
Historic and Protected Site · 39 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: The Hippodrome that was built in 203AD and was at the centre of Byzantine life for 1,000 years and Ottoman life for another 400.It’s been the site of chariot racings and political dramas.

Galata Tower is one of Historical Places.

5. Galata Tower

9.5
(Galata Kulesi)
Bereketzade Mah. Büyük Hendek Cad. Galata, Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Historic and Protected Site · Bereketzade · 2460 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: A medieval stone tower in Galata quarter of Istanbul which is one of the oldest towers of Istanbul. Ensure that your camera and phone’s batteries are full as you’ll take amazing photos of Istanbul!

Spice Bazaar is one of Historical Places.

6. Spice Bazaar

8.9
(Mısır Çarşısı)
Rüstempaşa Mah., Fatih, Istanbul
Historic and Protected Site · Rüstempaşa · 1214 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: Ok foodies now it's your turn! Famous Spice Market. You'll be amazed with the variety of colors, savory smells and tastes here! Don't miss to visit local charcuteries outside of the market.

Caferağa Medresesi is one of Historical Places.

7. Caferağa Medresesi

8.9
Caferiye Sok. Soğukkuyu Çıkmazı No:1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
Historic and Protected Site · Cankurtaran · 105 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: The building that is in a walking distance to Hagia Sophia was built in 1560.It now is a cultural center that teaches traditional Turkish handicrafts. There is a pleasant tea garden in the courtyard.

Hagia Sophia is one of Historical Places.

8. Hagia Sophia

9.1
(Ayasofya)
Ayasofya Meydanı, Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
Historic and Protected Site · Cankurtaran · 1337 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: One of the oldest surviving churches on the planet, which later became a mosque. Now a museum and has been home to various cultures and religions. It is unique among all the world’s grandest temples.

Theodosius Cistern is one of Historical Places.

9. Theodosius Cistern

9.1
(Şerefiye Sarnıcı)
Binbirdirek Mh. Piyer Loti Cd., Fatih, Istanbul
Historic and Protected Site · 49 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: Also known as Theodosius Cistern, this amazing 1600-year-old cultural heritage opened to visitors in April 2018. It's located in the Çemberlitaş which is in a walking distance to Grand Bazaar.

Blue Mosque is one of Historical Places.

10. Blue Mosque

9.5
(Sultan Ahmet Camii)
Sultan Ahmet Mah. At Meydanı Cad. No:7, Fatih, Istanbul
Mosque · Sultan Ahmet · 858 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: In other words Blue Mosque. Located in the Old Town, its name is coming from the blue tiles surrounding the walls of interior design. Mosque was built between 1609 -1616.

Maiden's Tower is one of Historical Places.

11. Maiden's Tower

9.4
(Kız Kulesi)
Salacak Mevkii (İstanbul Boğazı), Üsküdar, Istanbul
Historic and Protected Site · Salacak · 1684 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: An iconic landmark on Istanbul’s skyline. The Maiden’s Tower has a rich history. Located on a tiny islet off the Asian side of Istanbul the best way to go these is taking boats from Uskudar.

Princes' Islands is one of Historical Places.

12. Princes' Islands

(Prens Adaları)
Sea of Marmara, Istanbul, Istanbul
Island · Burgazada · 23 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: Havens of tranquility and only a few kilometers from the city. Impressive wooden mansions and the small-town vibe. No cars allowed so the best way is to get around on foot or by bicycle.

Beylerbeyi Sarayı is one of Historical Places.

13. Beylerbeyi Sarayı

9.2
Beylerbeyi Mah. Abdullahağa Cad. Üsküdar, Istanbul, Istanbul
Palace · Beylerbeyi · 195 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: Located on the Asian side of Istanbul, this palace was built as a summer residence and to welcome prestigious guests and heads of state.

Church of St. Anthony of Padua is one of Historical Places.

14. Church of St. Anthony of Padua

(Sent Antuan Kilisesi)
İstiklal Cad. No:171, Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Church · 237 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: Church of Saint-Antoine (St Anthony of Padua). It is the largest church of the Roman Catholic Church in Istanbul. It should definitely be a part of your tour on famous Istiklal Street.

15. Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

(Fener Rum Patrikhanesi)
Sadrazam Ali Paşa Cad. No:35 Fener, Balat, Fatih, Istanbul
Church · 55 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate Istanbul has been the spiritual center of the Greek Orthodox world since around 1600. It could be considered the Vatican of Eastern Orthodox church.

Galata Mawlavi House Museum is one of Historical Places.

16. Galata Mawlavi House Museum

8.4
(Galata Mevlevihanesi)
Şahkulu Mh. Galip Dede Cd. No:15, Beyoğlu, Istanbul
History Museum · 98 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: It's Istanbul’s first Sufi lodge and was established in 1491. One of the most important aspects of the Mevlevihane is the whirling dervish performances every Sunday at 5pm. Absolutely amazing!

Pierre Loti Tepesi is one of Historical Places.

17. Pierre Loti Tepesi

9.0
Eyüp, Istanbul
Scenic Lookout · 1568 tips and reviews

Burcu Y.Burcu Yatmazoglu: The hill with a beautiful panoramic view of the Golden Horn and the historical peninsula. The name came from the French novelist Pierre Loti who fell in love with Istanbul and an Ottoman lady.