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“The old city”

Sultanahmet District
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Istanbul Small-Group, 1-Day Walking Tour including Hagia Sophia
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$42.02*
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Classic Walking Tour of Old Istanbul
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$40.21*
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Morning Tour of Istanbul Old Town
Ranked #4 of 1,103 things to do in Istanbul
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Owner description: The old section of Istanbul where you can find many attractions including Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.
Reviewed January 10, 2013

The most important sights of Istanbul are here. Within walking distance you can visit Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern, Arasta market, and the Grand Bazaar or the Egyptian market are just 10'-15' away from the square. You can find also there many restaurants and cafes and some of them are really good.

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Reviewed January 10, 2013

The Grand Bazaar and Spice markets are worth seeing even if you do not want to buy anything. Take a lazy walk and look at the shops - the multitude of colors and smell from the spices are sure to tingle your senses.

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Reviewed January 10, 2013

Right in the middle of everything- part of the fabric of Istanbul- tea shops, durum shoppes, restaurants and these incredibly old sights. We were not hassled - people are very friendly and even the bit of "suggestion" you get from a shop vendor is just their job - we enjoyed this atmospheric area - just don't limit your trip to only Sultanamet

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Reviewed January 10, 2013

nice walk but the retautants high cost all , in the night nice with the lights , walk all it is easy and you will love it

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Reviewed January 10, 2013

A really nice quarter, the heart of Istanbul in my opinion. It deserves a stay, it is lively and typical

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