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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 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 Rs7,477 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
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
5 out of 5
Divanyolu Cd. Alemdar Mah., Ticarethane Sk. No 10 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs5,106 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
Lalinn Hotel
Lalinn Hotel
3 out of 5
Oyuncu Cikmazi Oyuncu Sok. No 4, Ahirkapi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is Rs1,312 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
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 Rs6,755 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! (990 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
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
5 out of 5
Tevkifhane Sokak No. 1, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is Rs35,551 per night

Located in Sultanahmet, this luxury hotel is steps away from Sultanahmet Square and Hagia Sophia. Basilica Cistern and Blue Mosque are also within 5 minutes. ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (462 reviews)

"Great location. Great service. Fabulous facility"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class
Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class
4 out of 5
Piyer Loti Cad No:7, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is Rs9,280 per night

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

4.4/5Wonderful! (995 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

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 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 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 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!(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