Tourists Istanbul is centred on Sultanahmet Square. The great momuments of two empires,the Hagia to a colourful touristville of cafes,small hotels,carpet shops and antique dealers.Twenty years ago this used to be no man’s land; now it is a pleasant, and increasingly sophisticated,district with a small town feel and little car traffic. The baazar is a short walk away,Eminönü,transport hub of Istanbul, is a quick hop down the hill. The modern heart of the city beats on the order side of the Halic,Istiklal Street and the warren of 19th century alleys branching from it are where the crowds go for their evening stroll and movie date,but for really sophisticated shopping and dining you would probably venture further north to the post districts of Nisantası,Etiler,Levent and Maslak.

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