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Ayasofya, Istanbul | Tourist Information


ayasofya meydanı
Istanbul, Turkey 34122

(0212) 528 4500

City Near Ayasofya

Istanbul, Türkiye
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
Sultanahmet meydanı
Istanbul, 34000

+905321114466

Istanbul, Türkiye
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
Sultanahmet meydanı
Istanbul, 34000

+905321114466

Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
Sultanahmet, Fatih
Istanbul,

(0212) 512 04 80

Rize - Cayeli
Distance: 0.1 mi Tourist Information
Cayeli
Rize,

Hippodrome of Constantinople
Distance: 0.1 mi Tourist Information
çukurçeşme sokağı
Istanbul, 34122

The Hippodrome of Constantinople was a circus that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire. Today it is a square named Sultanahmet Meydanı in the Turkish city of Istanbul, with a few fragments of the original structure surviving.The word hippodrome comes from the Greek hippos, horse, and dromos, path or way. For this reason, it is sometimes also called Atmeydanı in Turkish. Horse racing and chariot racing were popular pastimes in the ancient world and hippodromes were common features of Greek cities in the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine eras.History and useAlthough the Hippodrome is usually associated with Constantinople's days of glory as an imperial capital, it actually predates that era. The first Hippodrome was built when the city was called Bysantium, and was a provincial town of moderate importance. In AD 203 the Emperor Septimius Severus rebuilt the city and expanded its walls, endowing it with a hippodrome, an arena for chariot races and other entertainment.In AD 324, the Emperor Constantine the Great decided to move the seat of the government from Rome to Byzantium, which he renamed Nova Roma (New Rome). This name failed to impress and the city soon became known as Constantinople, the City of Constantine. Constantine greatly enlarged the city, and one of his major undertakings was the renovation of the Hippodrome. It is estimated that the Hippodrome of Constantine was about 450m long and 130m wide. Its stands were capable of holding 100,000 spectators.

İstanbul Sultan Ahmet Meydanı
Distance: 0.1 mi Tourist Information
Sultanahmet Mh., At Meydanı No:7, Fatih
Istanbul, 34122

Bodrum Gumbet
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
arnavutköy
Istanbul,

Gülhane Park
Distance: 0.4 mi Tourist Information
Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Gülhane, Fatih
Istanbul, 34112

Gülhane Parkı, İstanbul'un Fatih ilçesinin Eminönü semtinde yer alan tarihî bir parktır. Alay Köşkü, Topkapı Sarayı ve Sarayburnu arasında yer alır.TarihGülhane Parkı, Osmanlı İmparatorluğu döneminde Topkapı Sarayı'nın dış bahçesiydi ve içinde bir koru ve gül bahçelerini barındırırdı. Türk tarihinde demokratikleşmenin ilk somut adımı olan Tanzimat Fermanı, 3 Kasım 1839'da Abdülmecit döneminde Hariciye Nazırı Mustafa Reşit Paşa tarafından Gülhane Parkı'nda okunmuştur ve bu nedenle Gülhane Hatt-ı Hümayunu da denir.İstanbul şehremini operatör Cemil Paşa (Topuzlu) zamanında düzenlenerek 1912 yılında park haline getirildi ve halka açıldı. Toplam alanı 163 dönüm kadardır. Parkın girişinde sağ tarafta İstanbul şehremini ve belediye başkanlarının büstleri vardır. Parkın ortasından iki yanı ağaçlı yol geçer. Bu yolun sağında ve solunda dinlenme yerleri, çocuk bahçesi bulunmaktadır. Boğaza doğru kıvrılarak inen yokuşun hemen sağında bir Aşık Veysel heykeli, yokuşun sonuna doğru biraz üst kısımda ise Romalılardan kalma Gotlar Sütunu vardır.

İstanbul
Distance: 1.0 mi Tourist Information
seyitömer
Istanbul, 34000

Kurfalı
Distance: 1.0 mi Tourist Information
Kurfalı
Istanbul, 26034

Tours and Sightseeing Near Ayasofya

Istanbul Daily City Tours/Trips
Distance: 0.3 mi Tourist Information
Küçükayasofya Mah.Mustafapaşa Sok.No:25 Sultanahmet
Fatih, Turkey 34122

+90-5367252920 whatsApp

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Downtown Turkey
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
Kucuk Ayasofya cad. 37-2
Istanbul, Turkey TURKEY

+90 212 517 2561

DownTown Travel provides the highest quality service to all of our clients, ensuring that in all of our actions we are efficient, organized, and professional. Some of our tours below: All Inclusive Vacations Adventure Tours Turkey Biblical Tours Turkey Black Sea Tours Boat Cruises Turkey Bus Tours Turkey Christmas Tours Turkey Cooking Tours Turkey Complete Turkey Tour Conference in Istanbul Cruise Excursions Daily Tours Turkey Deluxe Turkey Tours Eco Tours Turkey Easter Holidays Turkey Family Holidays Turkey Guaranteed Departure Tours Golfing in Turkey Group Tours Turkey Honeymoons Turkey Istanbul Daily Tours Istanbul Culture Tours Jeep Safaris Turkey New Year Tours Turkey Religious Tours Turkey Single Tours Turkey Student Tours Turkey Trekking Tours Turkey VIP Tours Turkey Winter Skiing Turkey DownTownTravel is skilled at creating special tailor-made itineraries to suit every client's needs. You can choose from one of our ready-made programs or you can create your own itinerary to suit your clients exact wished. We do our best to address our clients' needs. We do this by listening carefully to make sure we understand those needs, then offering alternatives and graciously accepting their changes. We are looking for professional agencies to sell our tours. We hope you will consider working with us as we aim to promote Turkey Tours. If you are interested in working with us, please send us your company details, open address, and then we can make a contract together. Thank you for your interest in working with us. We look forward to doing business with you in the future. For additional information please do not hesitate to contact us - please see details provided below.

Bosphorus Cruise
Distance: 0.4 mi Tourist Information
Eminsinan Mah. Eminsinan Hamam Sokak N0:6/1-2-3-4 Sultanahmet Fatih Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey 34122

+902125170013

Bosphorus Cruise is a member of Turkey Travel Group, which was established with great care in 2006 and since then it is constantly evolving! We are experts in cruises on the amazing Bosphorus and Princes' Islands, providing unforgettable tours with Boats and Luxury Yachts to couples, families, business groups, group of friends and moreover for special occasions, such as Gala dinners, Weddings, Birthdays and all kind of Parties! Moreover we organize Tours all over Istanbul and to many more beautiful cities such as Pamukkale, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Izmir, Brusa, etc. We are able to satisfy all kinds of travellers, offering each one of you our organized services. TTG’s team is always driven by professionalism and commitment for best service!

Yerebatan Sarnıcı
Distance: 0.1 mi Tourist Information
Yerebatan Caddesi No: 64 - Sultanahmet
Istanbul, Turkey 34110

Hagia Sophia
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
Sultanahmet
Istanbul, Turkey 34134

Hagia Sophia, "Holy Wisdom"; Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Ayasofya) was a Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey. From the date of its construction in 537 AD, and until 1453, it served as an Eastern Orthodox cathedral and seat of the Patriarch of Constantinople, except between 1204 and 1261, when it was converted by the Fourth Crusaders to a Catholic cathedral under the Latin Empire. The building was later converted into an Ottoman mosque from 29 May 1453 until 1931. It was then secularized and opened as a museum on 1 February 1935.Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of architecture". It remained the world's largest cathedral for nearly a thousand years, until Seville Cathedral was completed in 1520.

istanbul sightseeing tours
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
Alemdar mah.prof.kazım ismail gürkan cad. nr.1 /112 CAGALOĞLU / FATİH
Istanbul, Turkey 34 110

+905322760666

This is where you can organise your istanbul tours. Private or Regular Tours.We have professional licensed tour guides who speaks all the different languages, full of knowledges of Greek,Roman,Byzantine,Ottoman (turkish)history.