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Holidays in Sultanahmet

Is your phone background inspirational travel quotes? Does the airport make you as excited as a toddler on Christmas day? You’re a travel junkie, and it’s time to get your next fix in Sultanahmet, Istanbul! Want to meet the locals while you're here? No problemo. This vibrant city is home to around 11,200,000 potential new friends. To reach Sultanahmet from the city centre, head southeast for 1 kilometre. From Ataturk International Airport, it's a drive of 14 kilometres to the east.

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Holidays in Sultanahmet

With many of the city's leading attractions close by, Sultanahmet is a sightseer's dream. From the Hagia Sophia to the Hippodrome, you aren't going to run out of things to keep you amused. Don't forget to put the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace on your checklist too. For a different perspective on the city, spend some time at Old City and Cagaloglu, nearby neighbourhoods that are definitely worth a peek.

If somehow you were unaware of Basilica Cistern, get ready to be amazed. This world-famous attraction is situated just 0.2 kilometres northeast of Sultanahmet.

Getting cabin fever in Sultanahmet? Get out and discover Galata Tower and Bosphorus Bridge, just a couple of highlights in the centre of Istanbul. Alternatively, have a look around Dolmabahce Palace and Spice Bazaar.

Cicek Pasaji, Istanbul Jumping, The Club and Bomontiada are ideal for those without the kids in tow.

Eager to experience the cultural scene? Try the Gallery Apel, the Sanatorium Gallery, the Akbank Culture and Arts Centre and the Kasa Gallery.

If you have a taste for the arts, don't miss the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, the Pera Museum, the Mosaic Museum and the Turkish and Islamic Art Museum. Wander around and if one of the pieces gets you thinking, chat to the staff about its creator.

If you luck out and get stuck with some miserable weather, seek shelter in Florence Nightingale Museum, the Museum of Innocence, the Istanbul Military Museum and the Rahmi M Koc Museum. The marvellous displays will be sure to keep your imagination buzzing and your body dry!

Sitting down and watching a top-notch performance can be a remarkable experience. Reserve a seat at Nardis Jazz Club, Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall, Garaj Istanbul and Sureyya Opera House for an unforgettable night out.

There's nothing like a holiday with energetic kids to keep you feeling youthful. Take them on an excursion to Corkulu Ali Pasa Medresesi, the Atatürk Library and the Madame Tussauds Istanbul.

Are the kids getting fidgety with all the history and culture? Take some time out and make your way to some of the nearby family-friendly attractions. The Istanbul Karting Park, Babalu Park and The Game For Big Kids are favourites in the area.

If you're a traveller who feels at home among nature, you should visit Camlica Hill, Piyer Loti, Sultans Trail and Pierre Loti Tepesi.

Whether you're in the mood to relax with a good novel in hand or meet up with some friends, the nearby green spaces are great places to be. Take your pick from Taksim Gezi Park, Gulhane Park, Yildiz Park and Turkbalon.

A terrific way to remember your holiday is by going home with a few souvenirs. See what you can find at Grand Bazaar, Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre, Capitol Mall and Kumkapi Fish Market.

Taksim Square, the Cagaloglu Hamami, the Istanbul Archaeology Museum and Beylerbeyi Palace can give you a glimpse into the past.

Whether you want to learn a bit more about the region's traditions and customs or simply take in the peaceful surrounds, get going to the Suleymaniye Mosque, Chora Church, Church of St. George and the Rustem Pasha Mosque.

Hotels in Sultanahmet

Locking in that ideal Sultanahmet hotel will be easy as. There are 1235 accommodations on, so you aren't going to be short of choices.

Whether you're looking for the basics or the whole shebang, Sultanahmet has you sorted! For a bed that won't burn a hole through your wallet, you can't go past the Lion Hotel, located at Lamartin Caddesi No:41 Taksim, or the Taksim Premium Hotel, at Kuloglu Mahallesi Yenicarsi Cad. No:5. There's also the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus and the Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul. These upmarket hotels are for those who want to live like royalty while they're here.

The Hagia Sophia is a not-to-be-missed sight for those visiting Sultanahmet, and staying within an easy walk can be a great way to fully appreciate it. The Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet is located 0.2 kilometres away. Another handy option is the GLK PREMIER Acropol Suites & Spa.

Top Hotel Deals in Sultanahmet

Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class
Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class
4.0 out of 5.0 Piyer Loti Cad No:7, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free Cancellation
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

This hotel was in an excellent location for the main tourist sights. The staff could not have been more helpful. The breakfast on the terrace was a great way to start each day.

Reviewed on 23 Sep. 2016
A stay at Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class places you in the heart of Istanbul, within a 5-minute walk of Cemberlitas Bath and Column of Constantine.
Lalinn Hotel
Lalinn Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 Oyuncu Cikmazi Oyuncu Sok. No 4, Ahirkapi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free Cancellation
2.0/5 (1 reviews)

The place is extremely tidy and the staff friendly. Selecting a twin room doesn’t mean anything though. We still got a double bed.

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2019
A stay at Lalinn Hotel places you in the heart of Istanbul, within a 10-minute walk of Sultanahmet Square and Hagia Sophia.
Azade Hotel
Azade Hotel
Mimar Mehmet Aga Caddesi No.17/19, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free Cancellation
With a stay at Azade Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Istanbul, just a 4-minute walk from Sultanahmet Square and 6 minutes by foot from Hagia Sophia.
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
5.0 out of 5.0 Divanyolu Cd. Alemdar Mah., Ticarethane Sk. No 10 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
With a stay at Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Istanbul, within a 5-minute walk of Sultanahmet Square and Hagia Sophia.
Sultanahmet Nu Hotel
Sultanahmet Nu Hotel
Binbirdirek Mahallesi, Dizdariye Yokusu Sokak no 6, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free Cancellation
Located in Istanbul (Sultanahmet), Sultanahmet Nu Hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Grand Bazaar and Sultanahmet Square.
Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel)
Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel)
3.5 out of 5.0 Ticarethane Cikmazi No 19, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free Cancellation
With a stay at Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel), you'll be centrally located in Istanbul, within a 5-minute walk of Sultanahmet Square and Hagia ...

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