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Blue Mosque

A trip to Istanbul isn’t complete without a visit to the iconic Blue Mosque, the most enduring symbol of Turkey. Also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, the Blue Mosque got its name from the blue coloured tiles that line the interior of its majestic dome. Built in the early 17th century, the Blue Mosque is the culmination of two hundred years of Ottoman and Byzantine architecture. The beauty of the Mosque’s lavish exterior, complete with dramatic archways and gargantuan domes, are trumped only by its stunning interior, which is lined with more than 20,000 handmade ceramic tiles.

  • Admire the finely carved and sculpted marble of the Mihrab, the hallmark of the Blue Mosque’s iconic interior.
  • Visit the stunning prayer room, where ornately decorated walls and a massive chandelier welcome visitors from all over the world.
  • Stroll through Sultanahmed Square, the social hub of Istanbul and one of the best places to grab a snack and watch the city’s diverse array of inhabitants.

Acting as the epicentre of Istanbul, the Blue Mosque is easily accessible by public transportation from anywhere in the bustling city. The Blue Mosque can be reached by metro and light rail, and the tramline has a nearby stop at Sultanahmed only two hundred metres away. The area is lively and full of excitement during the day as food hawkers and clothing stands sell their wares. At night the area around the Blue Mosque becomes a twinkling fairy tale, so it’s best to absorb this unique atmosphere on foot.

Hotels near Blue Mosque

320 hotels near Blue Mosque

1 Aren Suites

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

Kkayasofya Caddesi Gelinlik Sokak No.13 Map

Whether in heritage-rich Istanbul for business or leisure, travellers find ideal base in the tasteful accommodations and central location of Aren Suites Hotel Istanbul. This boutique hotel places... More

2 Sultan House Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews


Whether in Istanbul for business or pleasure, Sultan House Hotel Istanbul invites travellers for a comfortable stay. This hotel offers quality amenities and comfortable accommodation to make the... More

3 Almina Hotel Istanbul

4 stars
3.9 / 5

Kucukayasofya Cad Akbiyik Degirmeni Sk No27 Sultanahmet Map

Hotel Almina Istanbul offers comfortable accommodation in the heart of the ancient historical quarter of Sultanahmet in Istanbul. This 4-star standards hotel is just a short drive away from some of... More

4 Best Western Premier The Home Suites and Spa

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Kucukayasofya Cad. Map

Featuring tasteful accommodations and central location, the sophisticated Best Western Premier The Home Suites & Spa Hotel Istanbul makes for an ideal base for discerning travellers while in... More

5 Arden park

4 stars
3.0 / 5

Alemdar Mahallesi , Kazim Ismail Gurkan Caddesi No:6 Map

Arden Park Hotel & Spa is a charming hotel in Istanbul that places you in the epicenter of the cultural heritage of this Eternal city You'll have easy access to all of the most... More

6 Lausos Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

Klodfarer Caddesi No:33 Map

Set in the ancient Sultanahmet District, Lausos Hotel Istanbul is a boutique accommodation that provides elegant Turkish comforts to holidaymakers going to Istanbul. From the hotel, tourists can... More

7 Agora Life Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews

Cagaloglu Hamam Sok. No 6 Sultanahmet Map

Located right in the heart of the historic peninsula Agora Life Hotel Istanbul offers vacationers a convenient base while visiting the Turkish capital for a long holiday or a weekend break. This... More

8 Deniz Houses

3 stars
3.5 / 5 4 reviews

k.ayasofya cad.Cayiroglu sok.No.14 Map

Travellers who like comfort, convenience, friendly and helpful Turkish hospitality, stay at Hotel Deniz Houses Istanbul that offers the serenity of gentle sea breezes and splendid views to make... More

9 Istanbul Holiday Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Kucuk Ayafosya Cad. No:30 Sultanahmet Map

Istanbul Holiday Hotel welcomes corporate travellers and tourists to value-for-money accommodations situated in the historic district of the Turkey capital. This Istanbul hotel positions guests... More

10 Faros Old City

4 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

Divanyolu Caddesi No:76 Sultanahmet Map

Charming and elegant, the Faros Hotel Istanbul is an ideal destination for those who wish to live old Istanbul in a modern and luxurious environment. GeneralAt leisure, guests can visit the most... More