Specialising in cultural tourism, this company is run by history buffs and offers a large range of guided walking tours conducted by...
The only remaining built section of the Hippodrome hints at how monumental the arena was. The level of galleries that once topped this...
Marmara University Republican Museum
Located at the southern end of the Hippodrome, this museum is housed in a handsome example of Ottoman Revivalism, a homegrown...
Cankurtaran Produce Market
Pick up fruit, veg and picnic ingredients at this weekly market.
Nakilbent Sokak 13 · interesting places nearby
This renovated 6th-century cistern houses exhibits of virtual and physical models that recreate the nearby Hippodrome as it was in its heyday. Also interesting is the bird's-eye view of Constantinople in 1200, when the Great Palace of Byzantium and the Hippodrome dominated present-day Sultanahmet. When we visited, there were plans to make this informative exhibition permanent.