Explore the Historical Peninsula, Istanbul


Istanbul hosts outstanding natural beauties both in daylight and under the glittering of night with its minarets soaring in the sky, its gilded domes, palaces, museums, parks & gardens and more...

The Historical Peninsula is the tourist area in Istanbul where all tourists head for most. The region is the old Istanbul inside the walls with all the sightseeing heavyweights packed together with must-see mosques, museums, palaces and the Grand Bazaar.


Most of the popular sites of Istanbul are in Sultanahmet region of the Historical Peninsula. It is the former heart of the Ottoman Empire. With the popular sights such as the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome and the Basilica Cistern, Sultanahmet is a natural magnet to millions of tourists in Istanbul also with its variety of souvenirs and carpets, restaurants and café, hotels and guest houses. The relatively traffic free region makes it easy to explore around on foot and by tram.

In Istanbul Historical Peninsula you may Visit & See...

Eminonu, Sirkeci and around... >>>

Topkapi Palace and around...

Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and around...




from Divan Road to Beyazit...

Beyazit, Grand Bazaar and around (Beyazit to Laleli & Aksaray)...

Fatih, Edirnekapi, Topkapi and Yedikule...

The Coastal Road to Yesilkoy... >>>




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