Sultanahmet Square is located at the heart of Istanbul where The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, the Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, Gulhane Park and many other historical buildings are located. When Istanbul (Constantinopolis) was the capital city of the Romans and the Ottomans, Sultanahmet Square was the center of the city.
The square had witnessed many vistas, ceremonies, glorious as well as revolts through out the history. The consruction of Hagia Sophia, the first call to prayers from the Blue Mosque, the sultans accesses from the Topkapi Palace and more things. Today, Sultanahmet Square is one of the most visited tourism and cultural spots of Turkey. And it is the access to history and the culture of the history.
If you want to visit the museum, you have to cross this square.
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