The highest point of Istanbul. You can come by car to enjoy the panoramic view and watch the nice gardens.
The best way to visit the Bosphoros, is to board on one of the passenger boats crossing the Bopshorus in zigzags from one coast to the other. You can start at Eminonu and chose different routes between Europe and Asia.
From the top of the Tower, built by the Genoves in 1348, you can enjoy the panoramic Golden Horn and Bosphorus view.
This Palace, which is the most attractive building from the Ottoman Empire between the 15. and 19. centuries, is known as the place from where the Sultans and their attendants administrated the empire. You can get the necessary information about guided tours from the Info desk.
Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque)
The actual name is Hagia Sophia museum, it is one of the most important buildings ever made. You can visit every day except Monday.
Due to its unique blue white Iznik ceramics it is also known as the Blue Mosque. On summer nights light and audio shows are performed.
This palace, which has been built by Sultan Abdülmecit in the 19th century, is a monument of beauty located at the european Bophorus shore over 600m. You can visit it every day except Monday and Thursday.
Turk Islamic Handwork Museum
The church from the 1st century is the second important Byzantine monument after the Hagia Sophia. You can visit every day except Wednesday.
In this museum you can find fine ceramic works, plastic reliefs, carpets, jewels, pearlmut Kuran lecterns, worthful handwriting Quran verses and miniatur works from the Ottoman and Seljuk epoch. You can visit every day except Monday.
In this museum there are many antique works from the Greek, Roman and Byzantine epoches like gravestones, monuments, sculptures, capitals, tombs and mosaics. You can visit every day except of Monday.
Yerebatan Street - Sultanahmet
This huge cistern has 336 large corinth capitals which are strengthening the vault framework. You can visit every day.
The Beylerbeyi Palace, which was used as a summer residence by the Sultans, has also accommodated the executive foreign guests during their visits. You can visit every day except Monday and Thursday.
The Süleymaniye Mosque, which is a perial work from the Empire epoch reaches the sky at the east side of the Golden Horn. From the four corners of the yard of this mosque, which is accepted as Istanbuls most beautiful mosque, four minarets are arising. You can visit every day.