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Distances to the Important Landmarks
Topkapı Place : 1.5 km
St. Sophia Museum : 1,5 km
Blue Mosque : 1,5 km
Underground Cistern : 1,5 km
Suleymaniye Mosque : 1,5 km
Galata Tower :    2 km
Chora Church (Kariye Museum) :    2 km
Golden Horn :    2 km
Taksim Area : 2,5 km
Distances to the Important Landmarks
Spice Bazaar (Egyption Baazar) : 1.5 km
Dolmabahce Palace :    7 km
The Archeology Museum : 1,5 km
The Obelisks : 1,5 km
Aqueduct of Valens : 0,4 km
Tuyap Beylikduzu Convention Center :  30 km
Tuyap Tepebasi Convention Center : 2.5 km
Hilton Convention Center :    4 km
Lutfi Kirdar Convention Center :    4 km
 
 Covered Bazaar Distance : 500 mt 
This is the largest covered market in Istanbul, In addition to its historical importance; it's a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs.
 Topkapi Palace Distance : 1.5.km
The former imperial residence from where the great Ottoman Empire was ruled. Today a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelain and very famous treasury of the Royal Family.
 St. Sophia Museum Distance : 1.5 km 
Cathedral and the best-known Christian Church In Istanbul.One of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.It has been to be the 8th wonder of the world by many historians.
 Blue Mosque Distance : 1.5 km 
One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture and is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarets.
 Underground Cistern Distance : 1.5 km 
Located opposite of Hagia Sophia, it is the last cistern constructed by Byzantine Emperor Justinianus the first in the 6th century.The cistern having dimensions 70x140m.and with a depth of 8 m.covers 28x12 that is 336 columns totally,each of them having a Corinth style capital.
 Suleymaniye Mosque Distance : 1.5 km 
The mosque of Sultan Suleyman The Magnificent, was built in the 16 th century by 'Sinan' the famous architect of all times.
 Galata Tower Distance : 2.5 km 
This is thought to have been built by the Emperor Anastasius I ( 491-518 A.D ), although there is probably stronger evidence to suggest that it may have been the work of the Gnoese to defend them against repeated Byzantine attacks. The Byzantine side of the city was over the Golden Horn in old Istanbul, between the Horn and The Marmara sea.
 Aqueduct of Valens Distance : 400 mt
The construction was begun by Constantine I and completed 378 A.D during the reign of the Emperor Valens. It links the third and fourth hills and brought water from Alibeykoy to the Nympheum.

 Chora Church(KariyeMuseum) Distance : 3 km 
The monastery church was built outside of the city walls during the 4th century by Constantine It remained within the walls later built by Theodosisus II ( 408-450 A.D )
 Golden Horn Distance : 1.kmt
The bay with 7 kms. length, has been a natural harbour of the city. It is as wide as 800 meters in places, with an average depth of 35 meters. The rivers of Alibeykoy and Kagithane adjourns into the Goldenhorn.
 Spice Bazaar (Egyption Baz.) Distance : 1.5 km 
This is the second covered bazaar in Istanbul. The present structure was built by Harice Turhan Sultan , dowager sultan and mother of Mehmet IV or a part of the foundation of Yeni Mosque. According to the documents ,the building was begun by the architect Kasim Aga. The Present structure was restored in 1943 .The Bazaar has 6 gates and 86 shops.
 Dolmabahce Palace Distance : 7 km 
The district of Dolmabahce is situated on the European shores of the Bosphorus between Besiktas and Kabatas on the Marmara Sea. Pavilions and royal lodges were built along the shore from the 15th century onwards, as the sources inform us. In time the bay was silted up and the process of infill began in the reign of Ahmet I ( 1603-1617 )
 The Archeology Museum Distance : 1,5 km 
The one of the most important archaeological museums in the world. Its collections posses number of unique objects from various past civilisations. There are 50.000 similar items in the collection of the museum. There are twenty large halls on the groundfloor and 16 on the first floor. The lower galleries displays examples of Greek and Byzantine architecture and sculpture. The most famous rooms in the museum are Salon VIII and salon IX.
 The Obelisks Distance : 1.km 
Two Obelisks facing one to another are still to be seen in Sultanahmet square. Hieroglyphics was brought to Istanbul from Egypt by the Emporer Theodosius, and set up its present position in the Hippodrome. It was given the name column of Theodosius, and it is 18.45 m in height, (24.87m. including the base). It is constructed of Syenite prophry , weighting 200 tons, which is supported on a marble polinth, measuring 2.75x2.20m.
 
 
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