Eminönü/Sultanahmet

Eminönü/Sultanahmet Travel Guide

Hotels in Eminönü/Sultanahmet

Located just outside the Sultan’s Palace in one of the most ancient neighborhoods in Istanbul, Seven Hills Hotel gives guests easy access to the city’s top tourist attractions like the Hagia Sophia, basilica cistern, and Grand Bazaar.

Restaurants in Eminönü/Sultanahmet

On a street lined with carpet shops near the Arasta Bazaar, this restaurant, whose owners hail from Turkey’s eastern Lake Van area, serves up the region’s puffy breads, herb-flecked otlu cheese, and addictive tahini spread.

Things to do in Eminönü/Sultanahmet

The greatest surviving example of Byzantine architecture and one of the eight wonders of the world, Hagia Sophia reigned as the greatest church in Christendom from the fourth century to the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople in 1453.