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Grand Sirkeci Hotel reflects the spirit of old Istanbul in every corner. Grand Sirkeci Hotel promises a unique accommodation experience where you will travel to the heart of stories and legends with its historical texture accompanying the precious times of the city.
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TThe works of Roman and Byzantine architecture are located in the Historical Peninsula mostly. The interiors of Fatih enlive with the structures of the Ottoman Empire. Sultanahmet; Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, and hippodrome host priceless memories.
Emperor Constantine chose this place as the capital for Byzantium. The key to the city was given to Fatih Sultan Mehmet here. The splendor of the empires, the reigns of the sultans, the first movements of the riots began in the Historic Peninsula. For centuries, the nations of the world have always dreamed of own this land.
Topkapı Palace, the first museum of the Republic, has an area of 400,000 square meters. It is one of the largest palace museums in the world with its collections and architectural structures.
ABOUT HISTORICAL PENINSULA
SIRKECI AND ISTANBUL
FROM PAST TO TODAY
The Historic Peninsula was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985. This area, known as Historical Peninsula or Surici because it is surrounded by the Byzantine walls, is one of the first stops of domestic and foreign tourists which are coming to Istanbul. Countless palaces, mosques, churches, fountains, obelisks and residences from the Byzantine and Ottoman periods form the basis of the historical fabric of the region.READ MORE