Historic Attractions in Istanbul
Being the bridge that connects two continents, it is to no surprise that many empires had flourished for centuries in the famous city of Istanbul. No matter what street, square or alleyway you are in, you will always be able to witness just how culturally rich the city is, and in this article we will introduce you to Istanbul’s most beautifully historic attractions to get you started on where to look.
These first five landmarks are all located within a few metres from each other in Sultanahmet square, which was once a circus known as the Hippodrome where games and shows were first introduced to the city of Constantinople (Istanbul today). Only a few fragments of its original structure remain standing still, which you can see as you stroll
around the square.