Sultan Ahmet square, istanbul's old city
Sultan Ahmet square is known as the historic and beating heart of Istanbul. Once you set foot on this charming destination, you will be dazzled by the splendor of Islamic buildings, traditional markets and the local atmosphere.
It is one of the wonderful tourist trips of Istanbul, whose activities are located in the European side of Istanbul, and it is distinguished as a trip that summarizes the biography of the Ottoman Sultans, Ottoman palaces and monuments.
Tourist places in the sultan ahmet square
Sultan Ahmed Mosque (the Blue Mosque)
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque was built between the years 1018 and 1020 AH by one of the most famous Turkish architects, Muhammed Agha, who is the student of the most famous Turkish architects, the architect Sinan, and is the only mosque in Turkey that contains six high beacons, three of which are distributed to the right and three on the opposite side, and its dome is considered one of the The greatest domes in Turkey.
A stunning and luxurious mosque that attracts the admiration and interest of many visitors, and the interior is decorated with distinctive motifs that vary between gold and engraving arts, which were written in some noble Qur’anic verses and it also tells stories of Ottoman history and civilization.
Sultan's Harem Palace (Topkabı)
Palace of the Sultan’s Harem or as it is called (Topkabı Palace). It is considered one of the largest and oldest palaces in the world. It is also used as a museum for tourists from all countries, as it is located on the roof of a summit with a beautiful view, and around it is the Gulf, the Bogaz Bridge and the Sea of Marmara.
The palace was built in the fifteenth century and used as a major royal palace during the Ottoman Empire.
Hagia Sophia Museum (Ayasofya Müzesi)
The meaning of "Hagia Sophia" is "holy wisdom." It is also the most famous church and the first mosque in which Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror prayed Friday after the conquest of Constantinople. It is one of the important landmarks in Sultan Ahmet square and one of the great architectural achievements and one of the most important historical monuments in Istanbul and is considered one of the largest and oldest palaces in the world. Hagia Sophia Istanbul was built in 537 AD by Justinian. Hagia Sophia Istanbul is one of the most important churches in the world. In 1453 AD it was converted into a mosque by the Ottomans upon the conquest of Constantinople. In 1935 AD it was converted into a large museum.
Egyptian market Pazar Istanbul (Mısır Çarşısı)
The Egyptian market (called Turkish: Mısır Çarşısı) is one of the popular popular markets in Istanbul and is the second largest market in Istanbul, it is one of the most popular markets in Istanbul and the second largest, and it is called the Egyptian Bazaar or the Egyptian market because it contains all spices and goods imported to it from Asia India is in Egypt first, then it reaches Istanbul by sea.
Ortakoy Mosque (Ortaköy)
Ortaköy region or as it was previously called (the sultans resort) Ortaköy and it contains many historical sights in addition to modern and popular commercial centers, the most important of which is the Majidiye Mosque, the timeless architectural masterpiece on the bank of the Bosphorus ..
Gülhane Park (House of Roses Park)
This garden is one of the oldest and most famous of these gardens in Istanbul and was in the past dedicated to the Ottoman Sultans and their harem and the dignitaries of the Ottoman, providing them with wonderful views of the lush herbaceous areas with different types of roses extending in the finest suit, and supplies them with the aroma of fragrant flowers.