Istanbul City Center Vacations
While you are in Istanbul City Center, be sure to spend a day exploring surrounding neighborhoods like Istanbul, Kabatas and Fatih.
Hagia Sophia, perhaps one of the country’s most iconic attractions is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away.
Spend time in Istanbul’s center. Don’t miss Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.
Istanbul City Center offers some interesting museums and theaters within easy reach that make great places to visit. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Florence Nightingale Museum, Hagia Irene and the Istanbul Archaeology Museum. If you enjoy art, admire the local artwork and other exhibits at the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, the Turkish and Islamic Art Museum and Gallery Apel. Enjoy seeing established and up-and-coming artists performing live at the Nardis Jazz Club, the Ataturk Cultural Center and Garaj Istanbul.
If the weather is good, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and head outside to the local natural destinations. Admire the trees and flowers, watch the passing parade, or just enjoy the fresh air at the Taksim Gezi Park.
Istanbul has a number of interesting attractions including Galata Tower, Taksim Square and the Little Hagia Sophia. Suleymaniye Mosque, the Rustem Pasha Mosque and Sehzade Mosque offer visitors to Istanbul the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area. Blow the dust from the pages of Istanbul’s past by checking out nearby historic sites, such as the Column of Constantine, Serpentine Column and the Column of Marcian.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on groceries or just enjoy the atmosphere at popular shopping destinations like Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar and French Street.
When it’s time to slow down after a busy day discovering the charming streets of Istanbul City Center, check in to one of the area’s convenient accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Doubletree By Hilton Istanbul Old Town, the Niles Hotel Istanbul - Special Class, or the Adamar Hotel - Special Class.