Soğukçeşme Street is a historical street next to Topkapi Palace. This street, which created a charming image with its gabled and low-rise historic houses, was used as the residence of palace staff and wealthy families during its era. Gulhane Park, Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia, this street is the place to be seen in and around Eminönü. There are twelve houses on the street. One of these houses is the house where the former President Fahri Korutürk was born.
Ottoman and Roman traces are seen in the street. Naziki lodge and the Roman Cistern Romans are some of them. After the renovations at the end of the 20th century, the street is now used as a pension. Sogukçeşme Street also has a hotel and a restaurant offering French and Turkish cuisine.
Add this Street to the list of places to visit in Istanbul, which is at the back of the Hagia Sophia Museum.
Visits to Soğukçeşme Street
Address: Cankurtaran St.. Sogukçeşme Road 34200 Fatih Istanbul
Transportation: The street can be reached from Eminönü ferry Pier about 15 minutes’ walk or by tram from Gülhane or Sultanahmet stops.