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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

328 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 Agan Hotel Istanbul

3 stars
4.3 / 5 19 reviews

Ebusuud Caddesi Saffetipapa Sokak 6 Sirkeci Istanbul Map

Featuring comfortable accommodation with friendly services, the Agan Hotel is an ideal place to reside at Istanbul. GeneralThe well-equipped meeting room offers an excellent place to host your... More

3 Sultan House Hotel

4 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

DIZDARIYE CESME SK. NO:1 Map

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

4 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

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 Rose Garden Suites

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

Kucukayasofya Mah Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. Map

Rose Garden Suites, are located in Sultanahmet district of Istanbul''''s which is one of oldest and most precious area. The Rose Garden Suite''''s have only 13 luxury rooms with a unique design or... More

7 Ottoman Hotel Imperial

4 stars
4.9 / 5 7 reviews

Caferiye Sokak. No : 6/1 Map

Featuring utmost comfort, elegance as well as genuine hospitality, this property is an ideal place for an unforgettable stay. GeneralGuests can avail the services of the business centre, fax as... More

8 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

9 Dara Hotel And Family Rooms

3 stars
2.0 / 5 1 reviews

Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi Su Terazisi Sokak No:25 - Sultanahmet / Istanbul Map

Featuring cosy accommodation and convenient facilities, Dara Hotel Istanbul is the perfect place to reside and explore the surrounding areas. Tourists can visit Arkeoloji Muzesi, an amazing museum... More

10 BEST WESTERN PREMIER Acropol Suites and Spa

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

AKBIYIK CAD. NO:21 34122 Map

If you wish to experience enchantment, the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Acropol Suites & Spa Hotel Istanbul is conveniently located in the heart of charming and historic Istanbul. GeneralThe hotel... More