Sultanahmet-Old City

The Old City of is the oldest part of the city, and the location of most of its historic sights. Sultanahmet-Old City is situated nearby to .

Notable Places in the Area

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as , is a historic mosque located in , . Photo: Dersaadet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , is located close to Sultanahmet Square in , , at Arasta Bazaar. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III re-erected in the of Constantinople by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in the 4th century AD. Photo: Gryffindor, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Galata, and further north with its main thoroughfare, the pedestrianized Istiklal Street, and the adjoining Taksim Square is the district of north of Sultanahmet/Old City, across the Golden Horn. is situated 2½ km north of Sultanahmet-Old City. Photo: Ggia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, historically Constantinople, is the capital district and a municipality in , is situated 3 km northwest of Sultanahmet-Old City. Photo: Eaglestein, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a neighborhood in the district of , . is situated 3 km north of Sultanahmet-Old City. Photo: Esme Vos, CC BY 2.0.

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