The best possible location for an Istanbul trip..
Alzer Hotel, is the only hotel located at the center of the historical hippodrome!
The Hippodrome, today named Sultanahmet Square, dates from the 3rd century AD. With a seating capacity of 30,000, it was used for sporting and political events, and decorated with obelisks and monuments.
The 3500-year old Obelisk, Istanbul's oldest monument, was brought from Egypt and installed by the Emperor Theodosius I in 390 AD.