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“the heart of the city” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sultanahmet District

Sultanahmet District
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Istanbul Small-Group, 1-Day Walking Tour including Hagia Sophia
Ranked #4 of 1,033 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.
Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
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“the heart of the city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

All the important sights are there, full of tourists, noisy, but charming as well !In the streets behind the main areas you can see " normal " life as well. The people are all very friendly and you never feel threatened.

Visited February 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“Sultanahmet District”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

Most of the historic sites are in this area and within walking distance. There's lots of bars and restaurants for you to chose from.Try the Cosy bar for great western music.

Visited February 2013
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Athens, Greece
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“The Center!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

A great square with many of the great monuments to visit! Many places to eat (also not turkish). if you have only one day in the city, go there and you can go to the basilica sistern, the Agia Sofia and the Blue Mosque.

Visited February 2013
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Croston, United Kingdom
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“The heart of the city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

Narrow streets and loads of history at every turn, with very friendly people. All the shop and restaurant owners happy to help and not upset if you wander by - just join in with the banter and enjoy the experience!

Visited February 2013
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scotland
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“Historical area”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

By far my most favourite area of Istanbul. The sights and stunning architecture is truly out of this world.

Visited January 2013
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