Venue : Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Istanbul Tuzla


Aydınlı, Camlibelde Sitesi Hasan Tokatli Sokak 13,
Yolu Cd No: 34, 34953 İstanbul, Türkiye

Popular Places in Istanbul, Turkey.

Hagia Sophia Mosque

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Hagia Sophia Mosque, an architectural marvel dating back to the 6th century. Adorned with an astounding 30 million gold tiles, its wide, flat dome stands as a testament to innovative engineering. This awe-inspiring structure has endured through the ages, offering a captivating glimpse into history.

Basilica Cistern

Delve beneath the streets of Sultanahmet to discover the Basilica Cistern, an underground reservoir from the 6th century, also known as the Sunken Palace. Featured in the James Bond film 'From Russia with Love,' this Byzantine-era gem boasts over 330 marble and granite columns, some potentially repurposed from neighboring structures. Optimize your experience by exploring this subterranean wonder alongside other iconic sites like Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace on a guided tour of Istanbul.

Suleymaniye Mosque

Crafted by the renowned architect Sinan, the Suleymaniye Mosque stands as a testament to Ottoman architectural prowess. Commissioned for a notable ruler, this mosque, while less ornate, shares striking similarities with the Hagia Sophia, given Sinan's masterful touch on both iconic structures.

Blue Mosque

Behold the Blue Mosque, a masterpiece constructed between 1609 and 1616, renowned for its six minarets. The name, "Blue Mosque," finds its origins in the interior adorned with Blue İznik tiles. Alternatively, a maritime tale suggests that sailors witnessing the reflection of the Marmara Sea's blue hues on the mosque contributed to its moniker. Explore the rich history and captivating architecture of this iconic site.

Topkapi Palace

Step into the opulent world of the Topkapi Palace, the imperial residence of the Ottoman Empire for almost four centuries. Wander through grand courtyards, pavilions, and ceremonial rooms adorned with an impressive collection of artifacts and treasures. A separate ticket grants entry to the Harem, providing a glimpse into the private life of sultans. To enhance your visit, consider a fast-track ticket or a multi-day Museum Pass, ensuring access to other prominent city sights.

Galata Tower

Explore the historical Galata Tower, situated at the end of Istanbul's bustling Istiklal shopping street. Transformed into the Galata Kulesi Museum, this watchtower offers exhibition spaces detailing local history and showcasing its distinctive architecture. Ascend to the observation deck for panoramic views of the city and the Bosphorus Strait. Utilize the Istanbul Museum Pass to avoid crowds, especially during sunset, and immerse yourself in the surrounding shops and restaurants with a guided tour of Istanbul.