Things to do in Istanbul
A UNESCO World Heritage site and a buzzing modern cityscape, Istanbul gives you plenty of things to see and do.
By day, why not take in the sights, bargain for a Turkish carpet or spices at the market, sip exotic tea blends or taste flavored Turkish delight? And by night, why not spend your evening on the glittering Bosphorus waterfront where you'll find glamorous super-clubs housed in historic mansions?
Things to do near our Istanbul hotel
Only a 20-minute drive to the Dolmabahce Palace and less than 30 minutes from the Grand Bazaar and the Hagia Sophia, our Istanbul hotel is extremely convenient for tourists looking to tick off Istanbul's top attractions from their to-do list. Here are some of the top sights to see that are easily reached from our hotel.
- The Hagia Sophia
- Topkapi Palace
- The Spice Bazaar
- Bosphorus Bridge
- The Grand Bazaar
- The Basilica Cistern
- Istiklal Street
- Sultanahmet Square
- Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque)
- Dolmabahce Palace
- The Obelisk of Theodosius
- The Theodesian Walls
While our Ortakoy hotel is conveniently close to most of Istanbul's top attractions, you may find little reason to leave its luxurious surrounds. At our hotel you can enjoy cocktails on our waterfront terrace, relax at our luxurious steam baths, or enjoy a massage, gym or Jacuzzi session.