Earn some bragging rights when you visit Hagia Sophia, one of the country’s most famous addresses.
It's just one of the long list of reasons that many curious explorers visit the marvelous city of Istanbul year after year.
Why not save yourself the trouble and stay close by? There are 411 accommodations within an easy walk. Such a variety can make it hard to know where to start. We'd recommend first taking a look at the rooms at the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet, GLK PREMIER Acropol Suites & Spa and Azade Suites.
You can put a bit of money aside for your adventures if you choose to stay at one of the many low-cost hotels close by. Why not give the Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City a shot? It's just 0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers) away. A second alternative is the Hotel Amira Istanbul, 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away.
If you're the kind of person who appreciates fine wines and prefers 1000 thread count sheets, you'll appreciate the indulgent pleasures available at a number of top-end hotels in the area. Two places are the Eresin Crown Hotel - Special Class, 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away, and the Senatus Suites, 0.2 miles (0.3 kilometers) away.
After your excursion to Hagia Sophia, take a short walk to Green Corner Caffè for a quick bite, a cup of coffee or cool drink. Are you still feeling hungry? Meal Box Catering is also close-at-hand and offers visitors a more comprehensive dining experience. Anyone who is fond of an occasional drink can also visit Anan Bar Club, one more short stroll away.
Give yourself a break and jump on the train to Hagia Sophia. From Marmaray Sirkeci Metro Station South (Cağaloğlu) Input, the most convenient station, it's a brisk walk of 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers). 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away from Hagia Sophia you can find a second station, Marmaray Sirkeci Station.