As you stay in Sirkeci, which is one of Istanbul's most historic settlements, you are close to everywhere you would want to visit at the same time. Located at the center of transportation routes, Le Petit Palace, has chosen venues and locations that you should definitely see before leaving:View Larger Map
The Grand Bazaar 2 km
The Grand Bazaar (Turkish: Kapalıçarşı, meaning ‘Covered Bazaar’; also Büyük Çarşı, meaning ‘Grand Bazaar’) in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. In 2014, it is listed No.1 among world's most-visited tourist attractions with 91,250,000 annual visitors.
Hagia Sophia1 km
It was used as a church for 916 years but, following the conquest of Istanbul by Fatih Sultan Mehmed, the Hagia Sophia was converted into mosque. Afterwards, it was used as a mosque for 482 years. Under the order of Atatürk and the decision of the Council of Ministers, Hagia Sophia was converted into a museum in 1935.
More Detail http://ayasofyamuzesi.gov.tr/en
Topkapı Palace1 km
After the conquest of Istanbul by Mehmed the Conqueror at 1453, construction of the Topkapı Palace was started at the year 1460 and completed at 1478. Palace was built upon a 700.000 square meters area on an Eastern Roman Acropolis located at the Istanbul Peninsula between Sea of Marmara, Bosporus and the Golden Horn. Topkapı Palace, was the administrative, educational and art center of the Empire for nearly four hundred years since Mehmed the Conqueror until Sultan Abdulmecid who is the thirty-first Sultan. Although Palace was abandoned by the Ottoman Dynasty by moving to the Dolmabahçe Palace at middle 19th century, Topkapı Palace was protected its importance every time.
More Detail http://topkapisarayi.gov.tr/en
Basilica Cistern1 km
The Basilica Cistern (Turkish: Yerebatan Sarayı – "Sunken Palace", or Yerebatan Sarnıcı – "Sunken Cistern"), is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul (that is formerly Constantinople), Turkey. The cistern, located 500 feet (150 m) southwest of the Hagia Sophia on the historical peninsula of Sarayburnu, was built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I.
More Detail https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilica_Cistern
Sultan Ahmet Mosque1 km
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Turkish: Sultan Ahmet Camii) is a historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is still popularly used as a mosque.
Galata Tower1 km
The Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi in Turkish) — called Christea Turris (the Tower of Christ in Latin) by the Genoese — is a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey, just to the north of the Golden Horn's junction with the Bosporus. One of the city's most striking landmarks, it is a high, cone-capped cylinder that dominates the skyline and offers a panoramic vista of Istanbul's historic peninsula and its environs.
More Detail https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galata_Tower
- Dolmabahce Palace - 3,9 km
- Topkapı Palace - 1 km
- St. Sophie Museum - 0,7 km
- Grand Bazaar - 1,3 km
- Karaköy - 2,2 km
- Taksim Square - 4 km
- Haliç Congress Valley - 7,3 km
- lutfi kırdar Congress Valley - 5,6 km
- Ortaköy - 7 km
- Nişantaşı - 6,3 km
- The Maiden’s Tower - 15,5 km
- Golden Horn - 2,2 km
- Princes Islands - 32,5 km