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  • Marala T.
    "I love Istanbul!!!! Always come back to visit Top Kapi, Lovely place"(22 Tips)
    "Visit the Blue Mosque early in the morning to avoid crowds."(5 Tips)
    NaZaReTTik_0611 T.
    "Cross from Hagia Sophia and view"(3 Tips)
    René v.
    "Topkapi palace is the bomb!"(3 Tips)
598 Tips and reviews
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  • Enis A.
    Enis AksoyOctober 7, 2016
    Old downtown of Istanbul for Ottoman Empire and arena for Bizans Empire
  • Sadeem A.
    Sadeem AlBadrAugust 27, 2016
    gorgeous please 💖
  • Nash A.
    Nash AlsJune 29, 2016
    Touristic area, full of historic places and gift shops. Stay safe and avoid the tourist guide scammers
  • Rose d.
    Rose de VeraFebruary 19, 2016
    I love this place a lot but there are so many men who try to persuade you to buy stuff or what-not,especially when they see you're yabancı.
  • Sophie A.
    Sophie Al'azzawieFebruary 13, 2016
    Very beautiful. I'd go there again.
  • Nihat C.
    Nihat CelikayJanuary 10, 2016 , predictions
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinJanuary 1, 2016
    Where most of Istanbul's most impressive sights are located.
  • Thanos A.
    The old Istanbul. Enjoy your walk among all these monuments nearby, see Bosporus from Topkapi, stay enchanted from breathtaking Hagia Sofia and have a meal or coffee in remarkable shops.
  • Nidal ..
    Nidal .October 11, 2015
    Full of cafes, restaurants and hotels. I adore walking here at night!
  • Adam N.
    Adam NowekSeptember 9, 2015
    Home to two of Istanbul's most iconic buildings and tourist attractions. It's a bit crowded as a result; head across the water for a quieter, more relaxed Istanbul.
  • Zarafatun
    ZarafatunSeptember 8, 2015
    Historical sites
  • Ahmad A.
    Ahmad AlfilimbanyAugust 8, 2015
    Beautiful old area that has so much history. You can cover it by walking to Hagia Sofia, blue mosque and grand bazaar.
  • Ender B.
    Ender BozMay 31, 2015
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    Ender BozMay 30, 2015
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    Ender BozMay 29, 2015
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    Ender BozMay 29, 2015
    Perfect boat and Yacht options with best rates, Swim on Bosphorus between Europe and Asia, by
  • RossHelen P.
    Good to visit in the morning, huge place, old architecture and free of charge. But there is smelly carpet.
  • Ender B.
    Ender BozMay 26, 2015
  • Ender B.
    Ender BozMay 26, 2015
    Queue of Hagia Sophia.. Get Licensed Guide to Jump :)
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    Ender BozMay 20, 2015
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    Ender BozMay 18, 2015
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  • maram
    maramMay 18, 2015
    love this traditional restaurant in sultanahmet
  • Ender B.
    Ender BozMay 17, 2015
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    Ender BozMay 15, 2015
    Dinner Cruise on Bosphorus by:??
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    Ender BozMay 14, 2015
    To discover Istanbul
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    Ender BozMay 13, 2015
    Create your best turkey travel package by professional tour operators...
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    Ender BozMay 13, 2015
    Best istanbul city tours by:
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    Ender BozMay 12, 2015
    Bosphorus Cruise
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    Ender BozMay 12, 2015
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    Ender BozMay 12, 2015
    Best Antalya
  • Ender B.
    Ender BozMay 11, 2015
    Dinner Cruise on bosphorus with unlimited drinksIstanbul Turkish Night - Dinner on Bosphorus - Istanbul New Year ...
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    Ender BozMay 11, 2015
    TheSultan rowing boats ? were used by the Sultan, and were used for specialoccasions such as the greeting rituals...
  • Ender B.
    Ender BozMay 10, 2015
    Best rated tour options to GALLIPOLI
  • Joan C.
    Joan CrespoMay 1, 2015
    Very beatiluf place!
  • Anna Z.
    Anna ZhdanovaApril 5, 2015
    My favorite place in Istanbul. If you are in favor for historical parts of the city - go for accommodation here
  • Tarik F.
    Tarik FathiMarch 20, 2015
    It was very cold but I enjoyed the place
  • Hani A.
    Hani AlawadiFebruary 26, 2015
    Just imagine that this building was completed in 1616, a photo is a must.
  • Mustafa B.
    Mustafa BastugJanuary 5, 2015
    Sultan ahmet
  • Marina M.
    Marina MalahovskayaDecember 29, 2014
    praying time is 30 minutes. the mosque is closed for visitors at this time
  • Ali L.
    Ali LatifiNovember 27, 2014
    A nice meeting point but beware or swindlers of all kinds.
  • João G.
    João GonçalvesOctober 24, 2014
    Historical expensive place
  • Zara K.
    Zara KhanOctober 20, 2014
    Fascinating area. Great place to stroll around and get acquainted with the old city.
  • Zara K.
    Zara KhanOctober 20, 2014
    Fascinating area. Life is relaxed and folks are strolling around, relaxing on benches, eating or sight seeing etc.. A great area to explore to get to know the old city. A huge tourist spot!
  • Murat T.
    Murat TatlidilOctober 11, 2014
    Sultanahmet! Even to get here just to feel the history!...
  • Aslıhan Y.
    Aslıhan YavuzSeptember 10, 2014
    cekikleeeer -_-
  • Baran Y.
    Baran YatçınSeptember 8, 2014
    The constantine hotell mükemel
  • Esra P.
    Esra PRGSeptember 6, 2014
    The blue mosque. Definitely worth a visit. Amazing architecture, just breathtaking. You can't get in on Friday before 2 pm. Make sure to keep that in mind
  • Ejan E.
    Ejan EMWAugust 29, 2014
    Semazen cafe
  • Enes K.
    Enes KayaAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
  • Jan N.
    Jan NeeAugust 9, 2014
    Visit during the week if possible to avoid heavy crowds.
  • Salih B.
    Salih BayramAugust 6, 2014
    Topkapi palace
  • Melih T.
    Melih TJune 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Didn't you still find a quality and clean hotel? Have a look to Zeugma Hotel Old-City. Location is excellent!! You can reach to everywhere within 5mins by walking. Highly recommended!!
  • Melih T.
    Melih TJune 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Didn't you still find a quality and clean hotel? Have a look to Zeugma Hotel Old-City. Location is excellent!! Since it's a family business hotel, you'll feel yourself at home.. Highly recommended!!
  • Melih T.
    Melih TJune 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    If you are looking for a hotel, you should try Zeugma Hotel Old-City. Since it's a family business hotel, you'll feel yourself at home.. Highly recommended!!
  • Eski
    EskiMay 23, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The constantine hotel
  • NaZaReTTik_0611 T.
    NaZaReTTik_0611 TekcanMay 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    If you r looking for a really nice cozzy hotel try Celal Sultan... The terrace restaurant is fabulouse.. Cross from Hagia Sophia and view is a must... 👍👍👍
  • Marala T.
    Marala TaganovaApril 8, 2014
    Very soon!!!!!!! I love Istanbul!!!! Always come back to visit Top Kapi, Lovely place
  • R Miraç
    R MiraçMarch 24, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
  • Beyza C.
    Beyza CandelenMarch 22, 2014
    I feel at home here :)
  • Nataliia T.
    Nataliia TyshkovetsMarch 14, 2014
    The service is very bad. We were waiting for our order too long. The meal is not very good. This is a nightmare!!!
  • Turkey Travel Centre
    Turkey Travel CentreMarch 10, 2014
    This area is called the old city and is a designated UNESCO World heritage site. Visit various historical landmarks including the Blue mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Basilica cistern Read more
  • K H.
    K HameedMarch 9, 2014
    Major attraction of Istanbul, Old City SultanAhmet. Every corner is a history here. Buzzing place with tourists 24X7, with wonderful street food.
  • Murhaf K.
    Murhaf KanaanMarch 8, 2014
    One of the best places I have ever seen, the history is being perfectly saved and displayed.
  • Gemma W.
    Gemma WheatleyJanuary 18, 2014
    Such a amazing place :)
  • M Metin G.
    M Metin GündüzJanuary 15, 2014
    I suggest SEDEF BUFE DÖNER , you have to taste best DÖNER SANDWICH in İstanbul
  • Asya F.
    Asya FeoDecember 24, 2013
    Amazing places here and there. Just do not forget to turn your head right/left & left/right
  • Anna S.
    Anna SamochernajaDecember 9, 2013
    Amazing place with perfect atmosphere!
  • Loti Cafe & Dining
    Loti Cafe & DiningDecember 4, 2013
    Loti Cafe&Dining
  • Basmah S.
    Basmah SNovember 22, 2013
    Wow the blue masjid💙
  • Basmah S.
    Basmah SNovember 22, 2013
    Masjid Sultan Ahmet / the blue masjid
  • Turkish Airlines
    Turkish AirlinesOctober 19, 2013
    Have you seen the Obelisk of Theodosius yet? It is an ancient Egyptian relic first erected by Tutmoses III in 1479-1425 BC, and later re-erected by the Romans in the 4th century AD.
  • Fatih G.
    Fatih GülerSeptember 21, 2013
    Tanri rus'u korusun
  • Barkin C.
    Barkin CaliskanSeptember 18, 2013
    Sultanahmet cami
  • Stepan C.
    Stepan ChizhovSeptember 8, 2013
    Historical areas of Istanbul are marked as a UNESCO world heritage site
    PAUL CRUZ SHOESJuly 29, 2013
    whosale shoes......
  • -
    -July 24, 2013
    Beautiful Mosque !!!
  • Sonia E.
    Sonia El SakkaJuly 6, 2013
    I love it :) and fell in love with Turkey
  • Vladimir O.
    Vladimir OkunevMay 29, 2013
    Main rules for visitors in attach
  • PJ D.
    PJ DavisMay 25, 2013
  • Mohsin A.
    Mohsin AmeenMay 23, 2013
    Take your camera with of the most beautiful mosques I ever saw in my's open for non-Muslims too.
  • Piril K.
    Piril KocakMay 12, 2013
    Tarih kokuyo
  • Latifa J.
    Latifa JivazadehMay 9, 2013
    Slishkom mnoqo ludey, ot etoqo chuvstvuyesh sebya nekomfortno
  • Osama R.
    Osama RomohApril 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Wondering what to eat? Well.. You're in Turkey so wonder no more! And just ask any waiter for recommendations. These people want you to enjoy their food as much as possible so you're in safe hands!
  • Savaş S.
    Savaş Sawito07April 8, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    My life ;)))
  • FARUK V.
    FARUK V.March 24, 2013
    The blue mosque.. Pearl of istanbul...
  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
    At the end of Galata Bridge lays Sultanahmet, through which allays and parks you may leisurely lost yourself whilst looking at some of the finest architectural marvels of Istanbul. Read more
  • Melih T.
    Melih TNovember 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    If you are looking for a hotel, you should try Zeugma Hotel Old-City. Since this hotel family run business you'll feel at home yourself.. availability and rates
  • Iriwka
    IriwkaNovember 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Many peoples i weekend
  • Zeugma Hotel
    Zeugma HotelNovember 2, 2012
    Sultanahmet is one of the best places of Istanbul.
  • Melih T.
    Melih TNovember 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    If you are looking for a Family Hotel in Sultanahmet, You should try Zeugma Hotel. Eğer Sultanahmet'te bir Aile Hotel'i arıyorsanız, Zeugma Hotel'i denemelisiniz.. +90212 5174040 Read more
  • sarah || aïs™
    sarah || aïs™September 22, 2012
    Take the Picture from the far entrance is better for the memory view.
  • Aladdin B.
    Aladdin BahianSeptember 6, 2012
    Best place to stay in Istanbul
  • Sab*
    Sab*August 18, 2012
    Great place! The amazing heart of Istanbul where you can breathe the atmosphere especially during Ramadan.
  • Enric C.
    Enric CarlesAugust 12, 2012
    At night, when it's ramadan time, people camp and eat in front of it.// Por la noche en ramadan, se ponen a cenar delante.
  • Emre K.
    Emre KağnıcıJuly 24, 2012
  • Mustafa Y.
    Mustafa YILDIZJuly 21, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    gezip gorebileceginiz en guzel yer. The best place that you can stroll
  • Катерина В.
    The best place to visit at night, especially if you want to feel the spirit of old Istanbul. Don't be afraid of tasting the food at the street :)
  • Murat Ö.
    Murat ÖRSMay 22, 2012
    I'm at Sultanahmet!
  • TurkeyVision
    TurkeyVisionMay 15, 2012
    Visit the Blue Mosque early in the morning to avoid crowds.
  • Adrijana H.
    Adrijana HusićApril 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice place to just sit and relax. Beside so many historical places it has great range of restaurants and cafes. Go during the night - even more beautiful.
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız Dogan3 weeks ago
    Been here 25+ times
    Bu aksammm
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganAugust 21
    Been here 25+ times
    Bu akşam sizlerle..
  • Mehmed Y.
    köftecisi:köfte lezzetli,salata-piyaz vasat,zeytinyağı kötükalite,patates kızartması orta,ketçap ve mayonez tek kullanımlık,hardal yok,yemekten sonra çay servisi yok.zaten müşteri geliyor diye.Olmadı
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganJuly 26
    Been here 25+ times
    Bu akşam sizlrle
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganJuly 10
    Been here 25+ times
    Bu akşam ve her pazartesi
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganJuly 9
    Been here 25+ times
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganJuly 8
    Been here 25+ times
    Bu akşam sizlerlee
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganJune 25
    Been here 25+ times
    Iyi bayramlarrr
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganJune 24
    Been here 25+ times
    Bütün dostları beklerizz
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganJune 22
    Been here 25+ times
    Iyi anlamak lazimmmmm😌😌😌😌
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganJune 22
    Been here 25+ times
    Dayi kuzenlerle iftarr😘😍😍
  • Yıldız D.
    Yıldız DoganJune 21
    Been here 25+ times
  • Yasser A.
    المكان بحد ذاته مريح للنفس وجميل ،بامكانك الجلوس بقرب النافورة وتناول البطيخ او الكستناء المشوي والاستمتاع بالهدوء والحركة في تفس الوقت
  • Alina A.
    потрясающе красивый район! самый любимый❤️
  • Black P.
    Black PantherNovember 17, 2016
    Самое красивое место в Стамбуле и самое любимое❤️ каждый раз не устаю любоваться))
  • 💖💕Yeliz Y.
    💖💕Yeliz Yeliz💞💟October 1, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Ayri bir huzur veriyor burasi bana:-):-):-)
  • SM.
    SM.September 21, 2016
    منطقة تاريخية تتجذّر في الفؤاد.
  • Alper D D.
    Alper D DincerAugust 5, 2016
    Muhteşem tarihi doku, camisi, bizans döneminden kalma taş sutun ve meydanı
  • 💖💕Yeliz Y.
    💖💕Yeliz Yeliz💞💟July 30, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
  • Los Viajes d.
    Los Viajes de PituMay 13, 2016
    Una de las atracciones más visitadas de Estambul👍👍
  • Eda Nur Ş.
    Eda Nur ŞimşekApril 17, 2016
    Mükemmel ♥
  • Folklorik T.
    Folklorik TurizmMarch 14, 2016
    Istanbulumuzda tarihe bir yolculuga cikmak istedigimizde kendimizi hep burada buluruz.
  • Yahya S.
    Yahya SakaryaMarch 4, 2016
    Çultanamet 😁
  • عبدالله .
    عبدالله 🎭February 22, 2016
    مليان قروبات سياح اجانب وطوابير وزحمة ...
  • Nevzat Ö.
    Nevzat ÖztürkFebruary 11, 2016
    Sadece huzurr
  • 💖💕Yeliz Y.
    💖💕Yeliz Yeliz💞💟January 27, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
  • Emir E.
    Emir EsnJanuary 21, 2016
    Kalabalık içerisinde gezinirken huzurla gezip dolaşıp buraya gelmek mükemmel
  • Irina Y.
    Irina YepishinaJanuary 9, 2016
    Душа здесь отдыхает
  • Safiyebaspinarbayat
    SafiyebaspinarbayatDecember 12, 2015
    Sürekli gelip her gün başka sokağını keşfetmek , zindan mağaraya iner gibi geçtiğim geçidi beni o zamanlara götüren yaşanmışlıkları hatırlatan Nadide yerlerden ilkim çok güzel ya git git gez gez
  • Halil G.
    Halil GündoğduDecember 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Huzur Bulduğum Çok Güzel Bıkmadan Gezdiğim Yerlerden 👍👍👍
  • Juliet
    JulietNovember 20, 2015
    Мечеть большая, красивая, одна из главных достопримечательностей Стамбула
  • 💖💕Yeliz Y.
    💖💕Yeliz Yeliz💞💟November 4, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Herzamanki gibi kalabalık:-):-)
  • Scorpion
    ScorpionOctober 26, 2015
    Apayri bi havaya sahip
  • Anna P.
    Anna ParvatiOctober 21, 2015
    Можно попасть внутрь мечети, это любопытный опыт. Женщины должны быть в закрытой одежде и платке.
  • TC Bahar K.
    TC Bahar KocabaşOctober 20, 2015
    Huzur kalabalik oldugu halde:-)...
  • ŞeymaSerdar .
    ŞeymaSerdar 💛💙September 9, 2015
    Harika :))))
  • Funda
    FundaSeptember 9, 2015
    Tarihi mistik 😎
  • CeM B.
    CeM Bkrc 💎September 5, 2015
    Minare sayısı fetih ten sonrakı kaçıncı padışah oldugunu gösterır. Şerefe sayısı ise osmnlınn kaçıncı padişahı oldugunu. 😃👍💥
  • Gamze G.
    Gamze GülenderSeptember 4, 2015
    Türkiye gelenegının başlangıç yeri
  • Esra Ş.
    Esra ŞenSeptember 1, 2015
    Tarihi Gezelim Görelim İlla ki
  • S.Melltem ✈.
    S.Melltem ✈🌟August 29, 2015
    Hafta sonları iğne atsan yere düşmüyor hele ramazan ayiysa 😨
  • Güçlü G.
    Güçlü GöymenAugust 24, 2015
    Dünyanın merkezi burası
  • Muhammed S.
    Muhammed SoysevenAugust 21, 2015
    Camileri iyidir
  • ela u.
    ela uygurAugust 17, 2015
    Tarihi doku
  • Gizemli
    GizemliJuly 6, 2015
    Tarihi süper bir yer
  • Aykut Y.
    Aykut YamanJuly 4, 2015
    Türk kahvesi
  • نيازي ا.
    eski ramazanlar
  • Nora
    NoraJune 16, 2015
    Сохранность здания за столетия просто поражает😮
  • E S R A💞 .
    E S R A💞 😎June 15, 2015
    Huzurun bulundugu yer...
  • Gizemli
    GizemliJune 1, 2015
    Adı gibi şehvetli ve çok güzel çok tanınan bilinen bir yerdir tarihi görünüşü muhteşem 🙏
  • gulay d.
    gulay dmrMay 27, 2015
    Tarıhı anlatir..
  • Gül .
    Gül 🎈May 4, 2015
    Bizans devrinde Hipodrom olarak bilinirdi. Osmanlı döneminde buraya At Meydanı denirdi.
  • @ABDUL2ZiZ
    @ABDUL2ZiZApril 24, 2015
    السلطان احمد او الجامع الأزرق : جميل جدا .. يتسع لـ10 الاف مصلي .. له 6 مآذن
  • suat g.
    suat guvenApril 23, 2015
    Devasa bir yapı. Her yeri sanat.
  • suat g.
    suat guvenApril 23, 2015
    Namaz kılmak
  • Uğur H.
    Uğur HonazApril 20, 2015
    Ezan Sesi.
  • Fhfy .
    Fhfy April 19, 2015
    Dünya da böyle bi yer yok ayasofya topkapı sultan ahmet yere batan sarnıcı şimdi bi de lalelerr ...
  • dilara u.
    dilara uluApril 11, 2015
    cami hocasinin vaaz verirken kadınlari asagalamasi rezillik sinirlenmekten ne dua okuyabiliyorsunuz ne namaz kilabiliyirsunuz halbuki cennet analarin ayaklari altinda bunu hepimiz biliyoruz!!!
  • Xenia F.
    Xenia FesenkoApril 1, 2015
    Историческое место, которое однозначно стоит посетить каждому. Думаю одно из лучших мест в Стамбуле) фонтаны, мечети, парки, памятники архитектуры. Вообщем посмотреть стоит!
  • Melih Y.
    Melih YamenMarch 28, 2015
    Son zamanlarda meydana bırakılan başı boş köpekler ve huysuz zabıtaları ile adını duyuran bir yer olmaya başladı
  • Arass metin k.
    Arass metin kaplanMarch 10, 2015
    Burayi seviyorum
  • Önder Ç.
    Önder ÇakoğluMarch 3, 2015
    Insan burada kendini daha özgür ve daha insan hissediyor...
  • Duygu D.
    Duygu DuyguMarch 2, 2015
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