Istanbul is one of the best historical cities in the world. You can find history on every street you walk through. The old city of Istanbul includes the districts of Eminonu and Fatih, known as the historical peninsula, which is the residential area of Istanbul starting from the 7th century. Here is a short guide on spending and experiencing 1 day in the old city of Istanbul.
There are different luxury options where you can stay in the old city of Istanbul. You can experience the old city and its history by accommodating luxurious and historical old Istanbul city-themed mansions. Hagia Sofia Mansions Istanbul by Hilton can be a great option to stay during your old city Istanbul trip. Another luxury hotel option that you can accommodate during your Istanbul old city trip can be Four Seasons at Sultanahmet. Located in the middle of the old city of Istanbul, experience the Four Seasons quality in the historical peninsula.
To spend 24 hours in Istanbul’s old city, sightseeing the Grand Bazaar, Hagia Sophia, Underground Cistern, and Topkapi Palace is a must. You will feel Istanbul’s Byzantine and Ottoman versions surrounded by such a history. As one of the multicultural cities where the historical and modern world is combined, Istanbul is a must-see.
After a full day spent in the old city of Istanbul, having dinner at an excellent restaurant will be a great experience. Lokanta 1741, located in the old city of Istanbul, is a restaurant that serves plates of different cultures and tastes of Turkey. Lokanta 1741, with traditional Turkish cuisine, will be a perfect experience with exceptional flavours that will end your 24 hours in Istanbul: an old city.
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