Historical Peninsula
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Historical Peninsula

Historical Peninsula: A historical region which has flourished over the centuries since its earliest settlement, the Historical Peninsula hosts invaluable monuments of bygone civilizations.


Also called Suriçi (Walled City) the area was founded in 685 BC and named Byzantium until it grew within time and took its present shape in Istanbul.


The earliest settlement of Istanbul, the Historical peninsula is home to many valuable structures and monuments. Bearing the heritage of Anatolian and world civilizations, the region is among the major must-see places of the world.


The settlement is located on a peninsula comprised of many districts. Are you ready to take a tour to this world heritage where you can explore numerous historical monuments in every corner?