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SultanahmetIstanbul

Explore Sultanahmet: its cathedral, museums, dining and more!

Gourmet restaurants, interesting history and top sights from Sultanahmet Square to Blue Mosque—discover Sultanahmet, a destination also famous for its shopping.

Top hotels in Sultanahmet

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
5 out of 5
Divanyolu Cd. Alemdar Mah., Ticarethane Sk. No 10 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is Rs6,704 per night

This family-friendly Istanbul hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Basilica Cistern, Sultanahmet Square and Hagia Sophia. Blue ...

4/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"10 stars « very satisfied «  Room view hagia sophia and sultan ahmed Breakfast, magestic sultan style Location, close to everything Friendly and helpful Staff ´"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class
Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class
5 out of 5
Alemdar Mh., Ticarethane Sk. No:13, Fatih, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is Rs5,426 per night

Located in Sultanahmet, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Basilica Cistern, Hagia Sophia, and Sultanahmet Square. Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar are ...

4.3/5Excellent! (24 reviews)

"Very pleasant"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class
Lalinn Hotel
Lalinn Hotel
3 out of 5
Oyuncu Cikmazi Oyuncu Sok. No 4, Ahirkapi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is Rs1,796 per night

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Arasta Bazaar, Sultanahmet Square and Blue Mosque. Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (801 reviews)

"Upon arriving at the hotel, we were greeted by the concierge who was very polite and took our luggage in and allowed us to relax before checking in. We checked in and were given a better room than the one i booked as there was space available. The cleanliness of the room was to my wifes expectations ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2020

Lalinn Hotel
Kalyon Hotel Istanbul
Kalyon Hotel Istanbul
4 out of 5
Kennedy Caddesi no:34, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is Rs4,632 per night

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Sultanahmet Square, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (454 reviews)

"I liked the view from my room to the marmara sea, the staff wasn't that friendly"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Kalyon Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Arcadia Blue Istanbul
Hotel Arcadia Blue Istanbul
4 out of 5
Dr. Imran Oktem Cad. No:1, Sultanahmet, Istanbul
The price is Rs10,372 per night

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is steps away from Turkish and Islamic Art Museum and Hippodrome of Constantinople. Sultanahmet Square and Blue Mosque are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (709 reviews)

"I loved the hospitality of the staff especially. Location was key and thew view was perfection. I found the shower to be a little small qns restricted but otherwise everything was great."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Hotel Arcadia Blue Istanbul
Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class
Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class
4 out of 5
Caferiye Sok. No. 6/1, Sultanhmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is Rs6,729 per night

This family-friendly Istanbul hotel is located in the historical district, just steps away from Basilica Cistern and Hagia Sophia. Sultanahmet Square and Gulhane ...

4.2/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"Great stay! Lovely staff! Excellent location! I will book a room with them again."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2020

Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class

Popular places to visit in Sultanahmet

Blue Mosque
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Blue Mosque

4.5/5(685 reviews)

Named for its dazzling interior covered in blue tiles, this is a hub of Istanbul's religious life.

Grand Bazaar
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Grand Bazaar

4.5/5(691 reviews)

Visit one of the biggest and oldest covered markets in the world, a real taste (and smell and sound!) of the diversity that Turkey has to offer.

Hagia Sophia
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Hagia Sophia

4.5/5(625 reviews)

A world famous monument to the ever-changing history of Istanbul, and one of the largest churches in the world.

Topkapi Palace
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Topkapi Palace

4.5/5(554 reviews)

Stately home to the Ottoman sultans for almost 400 years with an array of Turkish design and foreign art.

Basilica Cistern
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Basilica Cistern

4.5/5(353 reviews)

'The Sunken Palace' is the biggest of the hundreds of underground reservoirs underneath the streets of Istanbul, dating from Byzantine Constantinople.

Sultanahmet Square
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Sultanahmet Square

4.5/5(552 reviews)

Find out about the history of Sultanahmet Square, one of the top monuments in Istanbul. Add the area's notable monuments or stunning cathedral to your travel plans.

Other areas in Istanbul

Suleymaniye Mosque which includes interior views and a mosque

Old City

Enjoy the popular shops in Old City. Grand Bazaar is a worthwhile stop, and you can jump on the metro at Cemberlitas Station or Sultanahmet Station to see more of Süleymaniye Mahallesi.

Old City
Rustem Pasha Mosque which includes a bay or harbour, a mosque and a city

Sirkeci

Travellers choose Sirkeci for its ample dining options. Hop aboard the metro at Sirkeci Station or Eminonu Station and check out top sights like Spice Bazaar.

Sirkeci
Laleli, Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Laleli

Shopping, historical sites and seaside views are just a few things travellers like about Laleli. Sights like Laleli Mosque and Valens Aqueduct are spots to explore, and you can get around the greater Istanbul area at Aksaray Tram Station.

Laleli
Galata Tower which includes a city and heritage architecture

Karakoy

Spend some time visiting places like Galata Tower while getting to know Karakoy, and be sure to check out the abundant dining options. You can hop aboard the metro at Karakoy Station or Tophane Station to see more of the area.

Karakoy
Galata Tower featuring cruising, general coastal views and a city

Galata

Travellers choose Galata for its abundant dining options. Hop aboard the metro at Tunel Square Station or Karakoy Station and check out top sights like Galata Tower.

Galata
Galata Tower which includes a city and heritage architecture

Istanbul City Center

4/5Very Good!(122 area reviews)

Known for its charming cafes and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Istanbul City Center. Check out top attractions like Spice Bazaar and Galata Bridge, and jump on the metro at Laleli-University Station or Aksaray Station to see more of the city.

Istanbul City Center