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Istanbul Sultanahmet Hotels

Sultanahmet; Being a peninsula bounded by bodies of water to north, east and south (the Golden Horn, Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara, respectively) and by the old city walls to west, this part of the city is essentially what used to be...

called Constantinople, as the rest of what is today Istanbul was part of independent cities, towns, villages, fields or even complete wilderness later absorbed by the city. This process is still going on as Istanbul grows with increasing speed. Istanbul, or Byzantium as it was called then, was first settled by Greek colonists from Megara in Greek mainland in 667 BC. They founded their city at Seraglio Point (Sarayburnu) which is now occupied by Topkapı Palace. However, recent discoveries in a metro construction site in Yenikapı (on the southern coast of the peninsula) dates the very first date of Istanbul's settlement back to about 8000 years ago, which makes the city one of the oldest still-inhabited spots of the world. This peninsula was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. Sultanahmet, walking distance to the all historical sights of Istanbul named old city.

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Istanbul Sultanahmet
Offering quality accommodations in the religious interests, culture, sightseeing district of Istanbul, Hotel Sari...
4.0
Istanbul Sultanahmet
Situated in the heart of the Old Town, this hotel offers great service and comfortable accommodation in the perfect...
4.3
Istanbul Sultanahmet
Only 400 metres from Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand bazaar are about an 8-minute walk from...
4.0
Istanbul Sultanahmet (Center 200M)
This large building is situated in the center of the city and is just a short walk away from the historical center...