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Blue Mosque Entrance Fee? How much money does entry cost?


Sultanahmet Mosque ( Blue Mosque ) is one of most blue-mosque-enterance-fee-ticket-pricebeautiful sightseeings in Istanbul. So you can be curious about ticket price of museums in Istanbul and learn each museums fees. But Blue Mosque is not a museum, it is a place of worship to muslim people. So enterance of Blue mosque is FREE to tourists or anybody in the world ­čÖé you do not have to pay anything for entering mosques in Turkey. If you see some tip boxes around doors, they put them to collect charity, they take that money to use expenses of mosque.

Do not forget to read information on doors, Tourist entrance is near of mosque different than other people, because women need to get scarf from attendants. After your visit , you will give it back.


How to go to Sultanahmet from Sabiha Gokcen Airport with Public Transport

I want to show how to use only public transport from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Sultanahmet Area. Unfortunately there is no direct bus from Sultanahmet  to Sabiha Gokcen Airport.

But there are buses from airport to Kadikoy. So you can use boats
on boshphour to go Eminonu.

┬á┬á┬á┬á Sultanahmet – Sabiha Gokcen Airport Public Transport Route

e10-sabiha-gokcen-airport-to-kadikoy-public-busStep1 ┬á– E – 10 or SG – 1 BUS form Airport to KADIKOY

Firstly Get in E – 10 Public Bus on airport.. it is easy to find
them enterance, if you cant see just ask information office, or airport
staff around. This bus’ last destination is Kadikoy. So do not worry,
impossible to miss where to get out :D..

E-10 Bus details 

SG-1 Bus Details


┬á┬á┬á┬á Kadikoy┬á – Eminonu Boat Route

kadikoy-eminonu-karakoy-boatsStep2 – USE BOAT from Kadikoy to EMINONU or KARAKOY

E-10 airport Bus will stop near sea side,
very┬á close to Eminonu – Kadikoy Boats station. U will walk a few steps to
get in Boat for passing to Europian side. it take 15 – 20 minutes to go
Eminonu from Kadikoy in boat. If you get out from boat in Eminonu, you can walk a few minutes to Sirkeci Train Station.

Eminou – Sultanahmet Tram line

Step3 – USE TRAM from Eminonu or Karakoy to SULTANAHMET

After You get out from boat, You need to use Tram for going to
Sultanahmet Area. Tram enterance a few steps away from Boat stations in
Eminonu or Karakoy. Karakoy seems better because walking distance is shorter. If you do not wanna use tram, you can use taxi to hotel door.
It cant be so expensive you are very close to your hotel now.



Alternative Way is Going To Taksim From Sabiha Gokcen. lets make it simple. Go to Taksim first and use Taxi to Sultanahmet.

SG -2 Public Bus goes to Taksim from Sabiha Gokcen Airport. you can use taxi from taksim to Sultanahmet.

SG-2 Bus Details

Sirince Village Hotels and Pensions List – Turkey Izmir

Sirince Village Hotels List


To the mayan calendar, December 21 is the end of calendar so Some people thinks it is the end of World , some thinks it is a new beginning. Also Some people think that only 2 place will be survived from Doomsday. Somewhere in France and Sirince Village in Turkey. Do you really think Sirince is chosen district? Hotels welcomes their guests nowadays. So it is a list for Sirince Hotels. You can find many type accommodation as cheap hotels, pensions, hostels, boutique hotels, bungalow houses etc.
Salkim Konak and wooden houses

Zeytinli Konak

Kalispera Pension



Markiz Konaklar─▒ Boutique Hotel

Ephesus Cottages

Stonehouse Hotel



Sirince Evleri Hotel Selcuk
Sirince Houses Hotel



Erdem Mansion

Efes Konaklari Sirince

Teras Evleri Sirince Terrace Guest House



Nisanyan Hotel




Gullu Konaklari B&B

Bed and breakfast
Dionysos Pension

Mystic Konak Pension

Sirince Pension

Nana Pension

Ipek Konagi

Istanbul Laleli Hotels List – Cheap Hotel Rooms Prices

Laleli Hotel Reservation

I know Laleli is not popular for accommodation as most touristic places like Taksim or Sultanahmet area. But Laleli is in historic Peninsula, very suitable for transport ways and no so far from museums. Also Hotels rates are cheaper related to Sultanahmet. So lets check some Laleli Hotels



Grand Ons Hotel |




Sorriso Hotel






mosaic-hotel-laleli-istanbul-reservation-photosHotel Mosaic






Hotel Istanbul Trend





Hotel Zurich Istanbul

Taksim Hotels List – Istanbul Taksim Square Hotel Booking

Booking Hotels close to Taksim Square and Istiklal Street

Taksim – Beyoglu is one of the most touristic district of┬á Istanbul , Turkey. Especially hotels around Taksim square are most wanted. and Istiklal street is very famous street for joy and shopping. You can book any type hotel as 5 star , 4 star , 3 star and boutique hotels. You should compare rates for cheap price hotels.




Emerald Hotel ─░stanbul





Alkoclar Keban Otel







Lush Hotel





The Marmara Hotel |

Taksim┬á – 5 star hotel

This hotel is most clost one to Taksin Square


grand-hyatt-oteli-istanbul-taksim-ta┼čk─▒┼člaGrand Hyatt istanbul | Taksim


Best Western Eresin Taksim |




Hotel Elite World Prestige Hotel Taksim
| Taksim 


Mia pera Otel 






interContinental Istanbul Ceylan HOTEL



Divan Hotel | five star hoteldivan-otel-taksim-istanbul





Point Hotel Taksim



Nippon Hotel |




Grand Oztanik Otel | 4 star hotel




Park Royal Hotel Istanbul | 4 Star- Lamartin Street






Istanbul Hilton Hotel | Taksim




Taksim Gonen Hotel

Hotel Villa Zurich | Taksim 


Hotel Marble |

this hotel has indoor swimming pool


golden-age-1-otel-taksimGolden Age 1 otel Taksim

Yalova Hotels List – Turkey Hotel Guide

Turkey Yalova Hotel Names

Yalova becomes more popular day after day. It has cost in sea of Marmar and Yalove is very close to Istanbul which is most beautiful city of turkey. I tried to list Yalova hotels. You can chose best hotel for you as 5 star, 4 stars, 3 stars , boutique hotels. Family hotels and resorts are most wanted on this area. I think hotels with outdoor swimming pools is nice activity on hot summer days in turkey. There is even Aqua park in some hotels. Click hotel pictures to learn rates and availability of hotels. So you can make online reservation.


some good Yalova Hotels


Elegance Resort Hotel – 4 Star hotel

map address: Tavsanli Beldesi,Topcular mevkii – ALTINOVA -YALOVA

Outdoor Swimming Pool


Yalova Aqua Park┬á – Elegance resort Hotel




Thermalium Wellness Park Hotel Thermal – 5 star

outdoor and indoor pools










Thermal Yalova Kaplica Tesisleri – 3 star budget hotel

Cheap yalova hotels



Istanbul Sirkeci Hotels List

Emin├Ân├╝ Sirkeci Hotels in Istanbul Turkey

Sirkeci is just a few step away to Sultanahmet historic area. So You can reach all mosques and museums by foot from your hotel. Also there are all type hotels are available in Sirkeci as luxury 5 start hotels, 4 star hotels, cheap 3 star hotels, suites, family hotels, pensions etc


Hotel Ya┼čmak Sultan
| Sirkeci  4 star hotel




Esen Hotel – 3 Star

Hurriyet Hotel – 3 star



Faros Hotel Sirkeci |


Hotel Legacy Ottoman |


Hotel Erbil Sirkeci |



Hotel Orka Royal |



Hotel Romance |


Hotel Best Nobel |




Istanbul Aksaray Hotels List

Istanbul Aksaray Hotel Names

Aksaray is in the historical peninsula of Istanbul, is always popular for accommodation for turkish and foreigner tourists. You can find all type hotels as 3 star, 4 star, five stars or boutique hotels. Even suites or family rooms. Also you can find cheapest hotels in historic district of istanbul. You will enjoy that tram line is so close to your hotel area. Also not so far from airport way. You better check istanbuk Aksaray Hotels…

hotel-bulvar-palas-aksaray-istanbulAksaray Bulvar Palas Hotel Reservation

4 Star Hotel



Hotel ─░stanbul Trend

4 Star Hotel – indoor and outdoor swimming pools , sauna – fitness

kayisi-hotel-istanbul-aksarayKayisi Hotel Aksaray Istanbul

aspen-hotel-aksaray-istanbul-reservationAspen Hotel istanbul Aksaray

Birbey Hotel | Aksaray 3 Star Cheap HotelBooking Page

The City Hotel Istanbul | Fatih Aksaray four Star HotelReservation

Aspalace Hotel

Hotel Ebru Antique

Star City Hotel
Hotel Grand Umit

The Port Hotel

Amethyst Hotel

Grand ├ťnal Hotel

Grand Sagcanlar Hotel

Sirazli Apart

Grand Madrid Hotel

Yalta Hotel

The Time Istanbul Hotel

Marinem Hotel ─░stanbul

Zagreb Hotel

Hotel Nayla

All Seasons Hotel

Hotel Alahan

Fuar Hotel

Hotel Ay

Hotel Aky─▒ld─▒z

Hotel Imga

Hotel Polatdemir

Grand Hilarium Hotel

Grand Oral Hotel

Marmaray Hotel

Hotel Grand Dilara

Grand Ons Hotel

Mirilayon Hotel

Budo Hotel

All other hotels in Aksaray District : Grand Anatolia Hotel , Hotel Nobel,

Istanbul Museum Pass Card for Foreign Tourists

Museum Pass Istanbul

Finally they made a museum pass card for foreigner tourists. I can not forget how long I waited with my guests on museum queues. For what? All people had to pay enterance fee for each museums. But now you will just buy this card and only use at the doors.

The Museum Pass ─░stanbul costs 85 TL and is valid for 5 days, beginning with your first museum visit.


Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapı Palace Museum and *Harem Apartments, İstanbul Archaeological Museums, İstanbul Mosaic Museum, **Museum of Turkish and İslamic Arts, Museum for the History of Science and Technology in Islam, Chora Museum, Galata Mevlevi House Museum, Yıldız Palace, Rumeli Hisar Museum, Fethiye Museum 

Which Museums valid for Pass Cards?

Chora Museum, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkap─▒ Palace Museum and Harem Apartments, ─░stanbul Archaeological Museums, *─░stanbul Mosaic Museum, Museum of Turkish and ─░slamic Arts

and this is not over. You can get discounts for many places such as museums, exhibitions, theatres, towers..

Just check current list on official website

details on Official Museum Website  : 

Closest Hotels to Sabiha Gokcen Airport Istanbul

Hotels Near Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Istanbul

This hotel list is for closest hotels to Sabiha Gokten Airport in Kurtkoy Pendik, Istanbul. You can see how they are near to airport on map below. Numbers on map shows hotels names in list. If you click names of hotels, you can check prices, address of hotels and you can book hotels online.

 ISG Airport Hotel İstanbul


Sabiha G├Âk├žen Havaliman─▒ Hotel Istanbul ( Sabiha Gokcen Airport Hotel )




Crowne Plaza Hotel Istanbul – Asian Side of Istanbul – Kurtkoy




Miracle ─░stanbul Asia



Ekinci Residence





Galata Residence
Airport Residence Hotel ─░stanbul