The best tourist places in Istanbul

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Istanbul Archaeological Museum

Istanbul Archaeological Museum is one of the most wonderful places in the city, it contains a cemetery carved by Alexander the Great, a distinguished collection of Ottoman court, and the Qadish Treaty which is the oldest peace treaty in the world.

Hagia Sophia Mosque

The Hagia Sophia Mosque is considered one of the most beautiful and most important religious buildings in the world, and it is built in the Byzantine style, and sparkles with golden mosaics, and it was taken as a model in the construction of many Ottoman mosques, and it is worth noting that the Hagia Sophia Mosque was (the Church of the Holy Wisdom) in the sixth century.

the blue Mosque

The Blue Mosque was built by the architect Siddur Muhammed Aga during the Ottoman period, and it is one of the most beautiful buildings in Turkey. The mosque houses the tomb of Sultan Ahmed I, and it was called by this name because it is covered with a small blue tile.

Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace has been the seat of the Ottoman Sultans and a major center for the administration of the Ottoman Empire for more than 400 years, and it is one of the most tourist attractions in Istanbul, and it consists of four courtyards and many smaller buildings that were built together.

Basilica

The Basilica Cathedral is one of the most important tourist places in Istanbul, built by Constantine the Great and completed by Emperor Justinian in the sixth century, which is a large hall resembling palaces, and this cathedral is characterized by decorative sculptures, especially Medusa sculptures, and includes 336 columns arranged in 12 rows.

Horse racing field

The construction of the Septimius Severus horse race field began in the year 203 AD and was completed by Constantine the Great in the year 330 AD, and the field was then a site for chariot races, and a center of public Byzantine life, and at the present time a small part of the walls of the field remain on the south side, and there is a fountain on the north side It contains a variety of monuments, including an Egyptian obelisk of 20 meters long, a stone obelisk, and a python column.

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