Covered Market | Distance : 10 min.
This is the largest covered market in Istanbul, In addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewelery, leather and souvenirs.
Topkapi Palace | Distance : 15 min.
The former imperial residence from where the great Ottoman Empire was ruled. Today a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelain and very famous treasury of the Royal Family.
St. Sophia Museum | Distance : 15 min.
Cathedral and the best-known Christian Church In Istanbul.One of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.It has been to be the 8th wonder of the world by many historians.
Blue Mosque | Distance : 15 min.
One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture and is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarets.
Underground Cistern | Distance : 15 min.
Located opposite of Hagia Sophia, it is the last cistern constructed by Byzantine Emperor Justinianus the first in the 6th century.The cistern having dimensions 70x140m.and with a depth of 8 m.covers 28x12 that is 336 colums totally,each of them having a Corinth style capital.
Suleymaniye Mosque | Distance : 10 min.
The mosque of Sultan Suleyman The Magnificent, was built in the 16 th century by 'Sinan' the famous architect of all times.
Galata Tower| Distance : 25 min.
This is thought to have been built by the Emperor Anastasius I ( 491-518 A.D ), although there is probably stronger evidence to suggest that it may have been the work of the Gnoese to defend them against repeated Byzantine attacks. The Byzantine side of the city was over the Golden Horn in old Istanbul, between the Horn and The Marmara sea.
Kariye Museum ( St.Saviour in Chora ) | Distance : 20 min.
The monastery church was built outside of the city walls during the 4th century by Constantine It remained within the walls later built by Theodosisus II ( 408-450 A.D )
Golden Horn | Distance : 20 min.
The bay with 7 kms. length, has been a natural harbour of the city. It is as wide as 800 meters in places, with an average depth of 35meters. The rivers of Alibeykoy and Kagithane adjourns into the Goldenhorn.
Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) | Distance : 20 min.
This is the second covered bazaar in Istanbul. The present structure was built by Harice Turhan Sultan , dowager sultan and mother of Mehmet IV or a part of the foundation of Yeni Mosque. According to the documents ,the building was begun by the architect Kasim Aga. The Present structure was restored in 1943 .The Bazaar has 6 gates and 86 shops.
Dolmabahce Palace| Distance : 50 min.
The district of Dolmabahce is situated on the European shores of the Bosphorus between Besiktas and Kabatas on the Marmara Sea. Pavilions and royal lodges were built along the shore from the 15th century onwards, as the sources inform us. In time the bay was silted up and the process of infill began in the reign of Ahmet I ( 1603-1617 )
The Archeology Museum | Distance : 20 min.
The one of the most important archeologicial museums in the world. Its collections posses number of unique objects from various past civilisations. There are 50.000 similar items in the collection of the museum. There are twenty large halls on the groundfloor and 16 on the first floor. The lower galleries displays examples of Greek and Byzantine architecture and sculpture. The most famous rooms in the museum are Salon VIII and salon IX.
The Obelisks | Distance : 15 min.
Two Obelisk facing one to another are still to be seen in Sultanahmet square. Hieroglyphics was brought to Istanbul from Egypt by the Emporer Theodosius, and set up its present position in the Hippodrome. It was given the name column of Theodosius, and it is 18.45 m in height, (24.87m. including the base). It is constructed of Syenite prophry , weigthing 200 tons,which is supported on a marble polinth, measuring 2.75x2.20m.
Aquadect of Valens | Distance : 5 min.
Although the exact date of its construction has been lost in history, the Valens Aqueduct, also known as the Hadrianus Aqueduct, is a legacy of the Late Roman and Early Byzantine era. Over the centuries, the structure fell into disrepair and eventually to ruins, until the conquest of the city, when it was restored in order to deploy its original function: namely, to distribute water in periods of regional shortage.
In 1988, the Municipality of Istanbul decided to restore this piece of history which also bears witness to Ottoman design. Being the oldest aqueduct in İstanbul, Valens has served the city for more than 15 centuries as its most important water source.
|LUTFI KIRDAR Convention and Exhibition Center - Taksim||Distance : 10 km. app. 20 min. cost is around 10 EURO by taxi|
|Located in the city Center it is equipped with the latest technology offering 22 meeting rooms, including a 2,000 seat auditorium.
The capacity of the Center is 4,500 guests.
|CNR Exhibition Center - Yesilkoy||Distance : 15 km. app. 25 min. cost is around 20 EURO by taxi|
|It is the Biggest Trade Fair Center of Eurasia.
Located at Yesilkoy close to the Ataturk International Airport, CNR Exhibition Center has 8 halls built on 120.000 sqm.
|TUYAP Exhibition Center - Beylikduzu||Distance : 35 km. app. 45 min. cost is around 35 EURO by taxi|
|Tuyap Fair, Convention & Congress Center is built on 42,000 sqm exhibition area in 10 halls provides ample space for any event.
This global platform hosts each year 14.000 exhibitors from almost 60 countries and near 2 million visitors from 70 countries.
|SUTLUCE Congress Center - Eyup||Distance : 10 km. app. 20 min. cost is around 10 EURO by taxi|
|The former Sutluce Slaughterhouse has been transformed into a modern Congress Center containing a concert and
congress hall, cinemas, exhibition and meetings facilities, a theatre and multi-storey car park.