The most important tourist areas in Istanbul, Turkey

 

tourism in Turkey


Turkey is a tourist attraction throughout the year, where tourists flock to it throughout the seasons


 In the summer, tourists either resort to the beaches, and among the most famous coastal cities of Turkey are Antalya, Marmaris, and Bodrum, or to the cool green heights of the cities of northern Turkey.


The spring season between April and May is considered the most suitable for tourism in Turkey, as it is characterized by a pleasant climate, and we recommend visiting Istanbul and its surroundings during this period.


Finally, winter in Turkey starts from December, January, February, and March, when the weather is cold and snowy, and the demand for winter resorts is increasing, the most famous of which is Uludag Mountain in Bursa and Mount Kartepe.

Istanbul city


The city of Istanbul in Turkey is one of the most important tourist attractions, as many interesting archaeological and historical attractions express the originality and fragrant history


Istanbul was the capital of many countries and empires, as it was the capital of the Roman Empire, then the Byzantines, which was its capital, then the Latin, and finally, the capital of the Ottoman Empire.


Tourist places in historic Istanbul were added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1985, and Istanbul was chosen as the joint capital of European culture in 2010.


Istanbul is the second-largest country in the world with a population of about 13 million people


The 5 most beautiful tourist beaches in Istanbul, Turkey


Sultan Ahmed District





It was named after Sultan Ahmed I, who died in 1617 AD, and was buried in a mausoleum near the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul.



The Sultan Ahmed area is one of the most famous tourist areas in Istanbul, where tourists from all over the world come to it because of the luxurious mosques, famous museums, luxurious palaces, and many popular and upscale markets, which made it distinguished from other areas of Istanbul. There is also the Sultan Hassan Mosque and the Hagia Sophia Museum. And Topkapi Palace


Sultan Ahmed area is located in the center of Istanbul and one of the most important tourist attractions in this city, where there are many mosques, churches, restaurants, gardens, popular and upscale markets

 


The Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Turkey is famous for its spacious area, which can accommodate 10,000 worshipers, and its wonderful exterior design, which is very similar to the design of the Grand Mosque in Mecca with its multiple minarets, and its dazzling interior inscriptions, which are dominated by blue and gold color, similar to the Dome of the Rock mosque in Jerusalem, hence its fame as the Blue Mosque.



 


Sultan Ahmed Mosque was built in Istanbul in the period from 1609 - 1616, where the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed ordered its establishment to cover the impact of the defeat of his armies in front of the Persian and Austro-Hungarian armies at the time, and his tomb was placed after his death in the vicinity of the mosque

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is one of the masterpieces of Islamic architecture in the Ottoman era. Tourists from all over the world come to see the wonderful Islamic decorations.

Activities you can do in Sultan Ahmed district

  A visit to the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, which is the most famous facade of Istanbul. 

You can wander inside the Sultan Ahmed Mosque from the inside to see the most beautiful decorations, as well as pray in the mosque and spend a fun spiritual time

You can take some souvenir photos of Sultan Ahmed Mosque from the inside and outside to document your visit


Closest hotels to Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel in Istanbul is considered the best 5-star hotel in Istanbul, Sultanahmet. Its modern rooms include charming views of the city, in addition to distinguished services and activities.

The hotel is 45.8 km from Istanbul International Airport, while the Sultan Ahmed Mosque is 350 meters away.

The hotel has received excellent reviews from visitors in terms of location, service, cleanliness, and order


 

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