Reading list | Sultanahmet

The starting point for any visitor to the city, come here to be wowed by the splendours of the Ottoman and Byzantine capital. The district of Sultanahmet encompasses Ayasofya (Haghia Sophia), the Atmeydanı (Hippodrome), the Topkapı Palace, the Archaeoglogical Museums, the Museum of Ibrahim Pasha (Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art), the Mosque of Sultanahmet (the Blue Mosque), and much more besides. See Cornucopia 50 Istanbul Unwrapped: The Sultan's City