Explore the ancient Istanbul

Local Attractions

To explore the hightlights of Istanbul, you may start with Byzantine City Walls facing to Eresin Hotels Topkapi. Perfect location for perfect trip, hotel is 10 min. away by tram to the major tourist attractions such as Sultanahmet, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar and many more. The major attractions are:

Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace, the Great Palace of the Ottoman Sultans is the most extensive and fascinating monument of Ottoman civil architecture in existence and one of the must-see attractions in Istanbul that combines The Harem, The Treasury with the Spoonmaker’s diamond (also known Kasikci Diamond) which is the pride of the Palace. The Topkapi Palace is surrounded by five kilometers (3.1 miles) of stone wall, which dates back to the 15th century, is situated on a hill overlooking the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. At one time it was an official royal residence of the Ottoman Empire sultans and seat of Turkish government, but now a museum that is considered to be the largest and oldest palace in the world. It will take 15 minutes by tram to go the palace from Eresin Hotels Topkapi.

Topkapi Palace, the Great Palace of the Ottoman Sultans is the most extensive and fascinating… Read more

Topkapi Palace, the Great Palace of the Ottoman Sultans is the most extensive and fascinating monument of Ottoman civil architecture in existence and one of the must-see attractions in Istanbul that combines The Harem, The Treasury with the Spoonmaker’s diamond (also known Kasikci Diamond) which is the pride of the Palace. The Topkapi Palace is surrounded by five kilometers (3.1 miles) of stone wall, which dates back to the 15th century, is situated on a hill overlooking the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. At one time it was an official royal residence of the Ottoman Empire sultans and seat of Turkish government, but now a museum that is considered to be the largest and oldest palace in the world. It will take 15 minutes by tram to go the palace from Eresin Hotels Topkapi.

Hagia Sophia

The Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) served as the cathedral of Constantinople and was the center of the religious life of the Byzantine Empire. Also a house of worship that served several religions well over the centuries. It was the largest cathedral in the world at one time, and served as the inspiration for other mosques, including the Blue Mosque and Suleymaniye Mosque, as it was such a great example of Byzantine architecture. It is most famous for its mosaics depicting various religious scenes. It will take 15 minutes by tram to go the Hagia Sophia from Eresin Hotels Topkapi.

The Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) served as the cathedral of Constantinople and was the center… Read more

The Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) served as the cathedral of Constantinople and was the center of the religious life of the Byzantine Empire. Also a house of worship that served several religions well over the centuries. It was the largest cathedral in the world at one time, and served as the inspiration for other mosques, including the Blue Mosque and Suleymaniye Mosque, as it was such a great example of Byzantine architecture. It is most famous for its mosaics depicting various religious scenes. It will take 15 minutes by tram to go the Hagia Sophia from Eresin Hotels Topkapi.

Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar also known Kapali Carsi which dates back to 1461, with 5,000 shops making it one of the largest and oldest indoor marketplaces in the world. The bazaar features such items as jewelry, carpets, spices, antiques and hand-painted ceramics. It will take 10 minutes by tram to go the Bazaar from Eresin Hotels Topkapi.

The Grand Bazaar also known Kapali Carsi which dates back to 1461, with 5,000 shops making… Read more

The Grand Bazaar also known Kapali Carsi which dates back to 1461, with 5,000 shops making it one of the largest and oldest indoor marketplaces in the world. The bazaar features such items as jewelry, carpets, spices, antiques and hand-painted ceramics. It will take 10 minutes by tram to go the Bazaar from Eresin Hotels Topkapi.

Blue Mosque

The Blue Mosque (Turkish:Sultanahmet Camii), was built in the early 17th century during the rule of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I. Located on the Historical Peninsula, in the district to which gives its name, The Sultanahmed Mosque is considered to be the latest great mosque of the classical period. The mosque, located directly opposite to Hagia Sophia, takes its name from the blue tiles on the dome and the upper levels of the interior. It will take 15 minutes by tram to go the Blue Mosque from Eresin Hotels Topkapi.

The Blue Mosque (Turkish:Sultanahmet Camii), was built in the early 17th century during the… Read more

The Blue Mosque (Turkish:Sultanahmet Camii), was built in the early 17th century during the rule of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I. Located on the Historical Peninsula, in the district to which gives its name, The Sultanahmed Mosque is considered to be the latest great mosque of the classical period. The mosque, located directly opposite to Hagia Sophia, takes its name from the blue tiles on the dome and the upper levels of the interior. It will take 15 minutes by tram to go the Blue Mosque from Eresin Hotels Topkapi.

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