Between 532 and 537 BC, the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I had the Hagia Sophia built on the European peninsula of Istanbul with an old Roman architecture plan. Hagia Sophia, the most important church of this city, which is the center of the Orthodox world, continued its existence. With the conquest of Istanbul by Fatih Sultan Mehmet Han, the seventh sultan of the Ottoman Empire on May 29, 1453, Hagia Sophia was transformed into the Hagia Sophia Mosque as required by Turkish traditions.
Hagia Sophia, which has a very important place in history, is also one of the addresses frequently visited by local and foreign tourists. The Hagia Sophia Museum, located in the Sultanahmet area, has become a symbol of this region. There are also many different historical buildings that you can visit when you go to Sultanahmet.
Each of these buildings attracts the attention of tourists, you can feel the history of the best way and you can freely explore Sultanahmet and Hagia Sophia. Sultanahmet is also a place where Turkish cuisine can be explored in the best way. In this region where you can taste the meatballs called Sultanahmet meatballs, you can find Sultanahmet meatballs in many different places. But if you want to eat real Sultanahmet meatballs, you can visit the historical Sultanahmet Halkin Koftecisi.
Historical Sultanahmet Halkın Köftecisi, which has been in service since 1920, also offers you a rich menu with its delicious desserts and soups. The venue welcomes its guests in a historical texture and allows you to taste Sultanahmet meatballs that have not changed its flavor for years. One of the most frequently visited places for local and foreign tourists during their visit to Sultanahmet, Historical Sultanahmet Halkin Koftecisi is one of the special places preferred by those who want to continue their visit to Sultanahmet with a delicious break.