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Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020
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Accommodation in Sultanahmet
Sultanahmet is a family-friendly neighbourhood that's popular for its restaurants and cafés. The neighbourhood's architecture and friendly people are just a couple of its charming qualities. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the sea. Hotels in Sultanahmet provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Istanbul area.
Sightseeing around Sultanahmet
The area's storied past is told through its monuments and historic sites, while the museums provide some cultural flavour. Mosaic Museum, Le Arts Turcs, and Turkish and Islamic Art Museum feature captivating exhibits. At Marmara University Republican Museum, Media Museum, and Hagia Irene, you'll learn about local culture. Monuments like Blue Mosque, German Fountain, and The Million Stone honour the area. Swing by Tomb of Sultan Ahmet I, Basilica Cistern, and Hagia Sophia to learn about local history. Create some family memories at Kilic Ali Pasha Hamam, Miniaturk, and Suada Island.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Gulhane Park, Taksim Gezi Park, or Turkbalon. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Arasta Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, and Kumkapi Fish Market. A visit to Eminonu Pier, Spice Bazaar, or Yenikapi Seabus Port won't disappoint either.
Some of the area's most popular sights are Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, and Suleymaniye Mosque. You can also visit Sultanahmet Square, Kaiser Wilhelm's Fountain, and Serpentine Column.
Getting around Sultanahmet
Looking for a quick way to explore more of the city? Catch a ride on metro transit at Sultanahmet Station and Cemberlitas Station. To venture out of town, take a train from Istanbul Cankurtaran Station.
Istanbul (IST-Ataturk Intl.) is the closest major airport, 13.6 km (8.5 miles) from Sultanahmet. You can also fly in and out of Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.), which is located 30 km (18.7 miles) away.