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SultanahmetIstanbul

Explore Sultanahmet: its cathedral, museums, monuments 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
Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class
Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class
4 out of 5
Piyer Loti Cad No:7, Istanbul, Istanbul
Rs12,566
per night
4 Apr-5 Apr

Located in Sultanahmet, this spa hotel is steps away from Cemberlitas Bath and Column of Constantine. Sultanahmet Square and Hagia Sophia are also within 10 ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,183 reviews)

"The rooms were a bit small but they were clean and the views were spectacular and the service was amazing!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class
Azade Hotel
Azade Hotel
Mimar Mehmet Aga Caddesi No.17/19, Istanbul, Istanbul
Rs4,168
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sultanahmet Square, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Basilica Cistern and Hippodrome of Constantinople ...

4.1/5Very Good! (362 reviews)
Stay at Azade

"Great hotel located right in the center of all the old city tourist activities. Relatively clean with fast service and friendly staff. Breakfast was also good."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

Azade Hotel
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
5 out of 5
Divanyolu Cd. Alemdar Mah., Ticarethane Sk. No 10 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
Rs10,121
per night
23 Apr-24 Apr

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 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,575 reviews)

"Hamam experience...................................."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
Sultanahmet Nu Hotel
Sultanahmet Nu Hotel
Binbirdirek Mahallesi, Dizdariye Yokusu Sokak no 6, Istanbul, Istanbul
Rs975
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

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

4/5Very Good! (62 reviews)

"Nice staff and the hotel very close to many tourist place"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Sultanahmet Nu Hotel
Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel)
Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel)
3.5 out of 5
Ticarethane Cikmazi No 19, Istanbul, Istanbul
Rs4,001
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

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

4.3/5Excellent! (1,231 reviews)

"Hospitable staff, Shams was very courteous and informative. Absolutely stunning views of the old city from the Terrace...definitely staying here again!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel)
Lalinn Hotel
Lalinn Hotel
3 out of 5
Oyuncu Cikmazi Oyuncu Sok. No 4, Ahirkapi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
Rs1,488
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sultanahmet Square, Hagia Sophia and Hippodrome of Constantinople. Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace ...

4.1/5Very Good! (796 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

Popular things to do in Sultanahmet

Blue Mosque
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Blue Mosque

4.5/5(684 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(690 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(624 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(553 reviews)

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

Sultanahmet Square
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Sultanahmet Square

4.5/5(550 reviews)

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

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.

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 Istanbul.

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 Grand Bazaar.

Sirkeci
Laleli, Istanbul, Turkey

Laleli

Shopping, historical sites and seaside views are just a few things travellers like about Laleli. Sights like Laleli Mosque and Sehzade Mosque 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!(121 area reviews)

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

Istanbul City Center