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Hagia Sophia

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Ayasofya Meydanı
Istanbul, 34122Turkey

 +90 212 522 1750

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"I would also try the Hamam near the Hagia Sophia for an amazing massage, and turkish bath."  See More

"Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern all within walking distance."  See More

"Be sure to tour the Roman Cistern which is just a block or two from Hagia Sophia."  See More

"Visit: The big attractions for sure: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Dolmabahçe Sarayı."  See More

"You should see Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Sarayı for Ottoman Empire and if you want to learn about the last terms of the empire you should see Dolmabahçe Caddesi."  See More

"Go to the Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) to learn about the history about religion and the various empires who fought to have Istanbul as their capital."  See More

"Hagia Sophia is one of the most impressive places I have visited."  See More

"Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Sarayı, Istanbul Archaeology Museums are only three of them."  See More

"Walking distance of Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque & Topkapı Sarayı."  See More

"in day 1, buy an istanbul museum card and travel in historical places such as Topkapı Sarayı Hagia Sophia Blue Mosque Istanbul Archaeology Museums :"  See More

"Fab roof terrace for breakfast or escaping with a beer (BYOB) after day sightseeing with views over Sea of Marmara in one directions and the domes of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia in the other."  See More

"The places to recommend that are close to the tourism sites are the neighborhoods (mahalle) of Sultanahmet Square (closest to Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia), Gülhane Parkı, Sirkeci."  See More

"Istanbul is walkable around the old area- Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, Hagia Sophia, etc."  See More

"Day 1 - Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern,Blue Mosque, Hippodrome Hotel, Grand Bazaar"  See More

"Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia)."  See More

"Rather than bottom of the list - the priority sites should be Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Sarayı, Spice Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, Chora Church, Galata Kulesi, Istiklal Avenue, Bosphorus Cruise and Asian side (Kadıköy/Moda Cd is best)."  See More

"2) You can take a taxi (45TL) from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sultanahmet Square where the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Basilica Cistern is."  See More

"Day 1 - Half day with My Local Guide Istanbul then Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern and Grand Bazaar in afternoon Or start with Ayasofya, Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar."  See More

"Places must be seen in Istanbul; Sultanahmet Square area, İstiklal Ave,Taksim Square, Galata Tower, Beşiktaş, Hagia Sophia,Topkapı Sarayı, Hippodrome Hotel, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, underground Basilica Cistern, Egyptian Market, etc."  See More

"For traditional location, Sultanhamet is very close to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace etc."  See More

"Visit the Blue Mosque and museums of Hagia Sophia and Topkapı Sarayı, as well as Istanbul Hippodrome, the sunken palace of Basilica Cistern and the dazzling Grand Bazaar, Galata Tower, egyptian market, İstiklal Ave, Taksim Square, Dolmabahçe Palace( the last palace of Otomans) ."  See More

"Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque Apart are within brief walking distance of one another and are both doable on a quick basis if the lines aren't that long."  See More

"Hagia Sophia museum, Topkapı Sarayı, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Hipodrome, milione stone Bosphorous, Grand Bazaar, Egyptian market, Eminönü, Taksim Square, Galata Tower, Dolmabahçe Palace, etc."  See More

"Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque (Blue Mosque) renown for it's majestic design and beautiful blue tiles Hagia Sophia- Once Imperial Church, turned into Mosque, now Museum, a stunning piece of architecture since Byzantine times and a real must."  See More

"I think spending a day in Sultanahmet Square, seeing the Blue Mosque,Hagia Sophia, and the Basilica Cistern is well worth it."  See More

"In no particular order (3-day trip): Blue Mosque Grand Bazaar Basilica Cistern Topkapi Palace Hagia Sophia Hippodrome Hotel Istanbul Archaeology Museums Süleymaniye Mosque and Complex Spice Bazaar Bosphorus Cruise | Day Cruises | Istanbul Sightseeing Have a great trip!"  See More

"Hi, do purchase your Visa in advance to save time which is very easy to do online at certain sites such as"  See More

"Most people would probably lean towards some combination of Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, and Basilica Cistern."  See More

"Obviously go to Hagia Sophia and the Sultan Ahmet Cami(Blue Mosque)."  See More

"Basilica Cistern , Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace."  See More

"Great Wall Of China Chichén Itzá Machu Picchu Petra Taj Mahal Angkor Wat Hagia Sophia"  See More

"My favorite moment: the sunset in front of the Hagia Sophia when it starts to light up for the night."  See More

"It's great because it is walkable to Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque), and the Cistern."  See More

"I will definitely suggest Turkey starting with Istanbul, Blue Mosque part, Kayseri, New Mosque, Hagia Sophia (which is 1 of the 7 wonders of the world)."  See More

"I have to say the top two tourist traps for me that were worth the visit were the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul."  See More

"I would start with a breakfast by the Bosphorus at Mangerie, continue with a stroll along the Bosphorus and check out Arnavutköy Bebek Cd neighborhood and go to Sultanahmet to see Hagia Sophia."  See More

"Hi, of the "sites" to see in Old City, Istanbul the Sultanhamet "Blue Mosque" is very easy to include and is the same area as Hagia Sophia and the Roman Cistern."  See More

"I would recommend, Grand Bazaar, Basilica Cistern, Topkapı Palace, Blue Mosque Apart and Hagia Sophia."  See More

"Don't waste your time visiting so many mosques, go to Blue Mosque Apart and Hagia Sophia."  See More

"This a very broad question but places like Dolmabahçe Palace Topkapı Palace Blue Mosque Hagia Sophia Galata Tower are all world class attraction and this is just to mention some of tem as Istanbul really has a lot to offer."  See More

"We really enjoyed our hotel in Sultanahmet and it has very easy walking access to Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque Apart, Topkapı Palace, Basilica Cistern, and Grand Bazaar The Sultanahmet has a wide array of hotels and hostels and you should have no problem finding a place for 50 Euro a night."  See More

"This is where you have most of the famous attractions in Istanbul such as Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum and such."  See More

"Just to have it seen the touristic spots like the Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque are must sees to understand the turkish traditional architecture."  See More

"You can't miss Hagia Sophia or Grand Bazaar or Topkapi Palace Museum."  See More

"* place to enjoy a touristic visit is : "Hagia Sophia" Ayasofya is a place that joins between the Christian culture and Muslim culture."  See More

"On the second day, walk around the Old City and visit the Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and the Basilica Cistern."  See More

"One of my favourite places in Istanbul is the Basilica Cistern near the Hagia Sophia in Sultanamet district."  See More

"Hagia Sophia is the most well-known place that date back to that period."  See More

"Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, both are the best places to visit, but if you got a short time, go for Hagia Sophia as it's older than Topkapi Palace and it takes less time to take a tour!"  -Aafia

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