Old City Vacation Packages
Istanbul, Kabatas and Fatih, are nearby suburbs which are also worth discovering.
Hagia Sophia, perhaps one of the most recognized landmarks in the entire country is just less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) to the southeast.
Spend some time in the center of Istanbul. Don’t miss Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.
Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Visit some of the interesting museums including Hagia Irene, the Istanbul Archaeology Museum and Pera Museum. Acclaimed galleries, include the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, the Turkish and Islamic Art Museum and Gallery Apel. Experience a couple of the popular live performances at the Nardis Jazz Club, Garaj Istanbul and the Galata Whirling Dervish Hall.
While you are here, don’t miss the nearby local attractions such as Galata Tower, the Little Hagia Sophia and Valens Aqueduct. These are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. Suleymaniye Mosque, the Church of St. George and the Rustem Pasha Mosque offer those exploring Istanbul a chance to better understand the part religion has played in the area. Wander back through Istanbul’s past by seeing some historic sites, such as the Column of Constantine, Serpentine Column and the Column of Marcian.
Browse the boutiques and do some people-watching in a few of the nearby malls and markets such as Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar and French Street.
When it’s time to wind down after checking out the many charms of Old City, check in to one of the area's many accommodation options. The Doubletree By Hilton Istanbul Old Town, the Niles Hotel Istanbul - Special Class and the Adamar Hotel - Special Class are just some of the many great places to stay around here.