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Historic Areas of Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you love history then surely this is probably the best city in the world to delve into the past. It is also heart warming to see so many nationalities and religions co-existing peacefully in one place. Not to mention the fact that cats and...More

Thank Annie J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Istanbul is one of the richest cities in the world when it comes to its history from being constantinople and the capital of the byzantine empire into becoming one of the biggest and most strategic location of the otoman empire ! You can find churches...More

Thank Mdawlatian
Reviewed 5 days ago

Istanbul is beautiful. Very easy to come and go. You can walk around and explore mosques, markets, squares and palace. Very rich in history and breathtaking views. In every corner you might discover a little bit more about their culture and lifestyle. Don't miss the...More

Thank Bruna D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Istanbul is unique with it’s own character. I was fascinated by the historical buildings and felt like I was in different era. Turkish people were very friendly with us. They made us feel welcomed. We didn’t feel uncomfortable, unsafe, or out of place at all....More

Thank May Ann T
Reviewed 6 days ago

I must admit although i travel regularly i generally bored with historic sites and museums however Turkey changed my mindset. I found each and every placed that we visited unique, interesting, amazing and very informative

Thank Mysoda
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place where history happened, so of course you must visit here. And frankly it's good enough that a person would return on every visit to Istanbul.

Thank therese l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy good. Wouldnt recommend the taksi but overall thry are all nice places to visit can never get bored. Shops restaurants mueseum, beautiful views everything for everyone very good

Thank Kat D
Reviewed 1 week ago

the first destination in Istanbul .no doubt Istanbul historic areas is my favorite in this city . in addition to too famous and beautiful attraction like as Hagia Sophia , Blue Mosque ,....the whole area is lovely and attractive for me . start Istanbul from...More

Thank sahar n
Reviewed 1 week ago

The historic region of Istanbul is the best place to be in entire Turkey. Has the best tourist spots in Istanbul, Turkey.

Thank ravir685
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many beautiful little notches or places to visit. Grab a coffee and lose yourself! This place is amazing.

Thank Kcory
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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14 November 2017|
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Response from mabel m | Reviewed this property |
I really cannot tell you about the weather in March. You can check it on the google. I don’t think it would be crowded in March. Have an enjoyable trip
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!