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Sultanahmet Luggage Storage Guide 2023

Posted Apr 1, 2023

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage near Sultanahmet?" Perhaps you just arrived in Istanbul and need a place to store your bags near Sultanahmet before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Marmara Park, Akbatı, or Vadistanbul Avm (Vadistanbul AVM) and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on planning on at Orhangazi Şehir Parkı, Güneşli Meydanı, or Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge (Fatih Sultan Mehmet Köprüsü) .

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage near Sultanahmet!

Luggage storage nearby Sultanahmet with Bounce

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Istanbul with multiple locations near Sultanahmet.

Featured in , Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in the Sultanahmet area start at just €5.00 per 24h/bag.

Book through our or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Sultanahmet area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Big Çamlıca Hill (Büyük Çamlıca Tepesi), Yaşam Vadisi, and Başakşehir Millet Bahçesi. You can also go for a hike around Belgrad Forest (Belgrad Ormanı), Kemerburgaz Kent Ormanı, and İstanbul Akvaryum. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out Ömür Teras Cafe & Bar, Kitchenette Taksim, and Dorock Xl.

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in the Sultanahmet area?

Multiple locations near Sultanahmet$10,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongingsVetted store locations to ensure trust and safety2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags inThousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored

How do I store luggage near Sultanahmet with Bounce?

You can find the closest luggage storage location to Sultanahmet really easily. . Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Sultanahmet and Istanbul without your things!

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About Sultanahmet

Sultanahmet is known as the “old city” for good reason. When building the subway station in 2004, workers uncovered archaeological artifacts from about 8,000 years ago, making the city one of the oldest in the world. And because of this, the area is one of the most historic places in Turkey with many ancient ruins, mosques, tombs, and palaces. You’ll also find many of the country’s museums and monuments in Sultanahmet tucked in between the more modern eateries, shops, and pubs. 

The architecture alone in this community makes it the perfect place for selfies and photos to share on your favorite social media sites. Because this is a tourist attraction, it does get crowded during certain times of the year so plan accordingly. However, with so much to see and do, you should not have any trouble getting in and out of the places you want to visit. 

Surrounded by water on three sides, including the Golden Horn, which is a major waterway in Istanbul, there is always a beautiful sunset to be seen in the evening. When paired with the beauty of the old walls and monuments, this is probably the most attractive place in the country. And it does not hurt that they have a plethora of souvenir shops, restaurants, bars, and malls to entertain you. There are plenty of parks to enjoy here as well with lush greenery and vibrant flowers. 

Fun Fact: The Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque) was named after Sultan Ahmet, who built a place of worship to vie with the Hagia Sophia. 

Things to do at Sultanahmet

While you are in Sultanahmet, there are so many things to see and do, you may have a difficult time figuring out what to do first. It’s best to have your itinerary planned before going. Here are some of our suggestions.

  • Visit the Blue Mosque to see why they call it the Blue Mosque
  • See the ancient remnants of the hippodrome in Sultanahmet Square
  • Take a walk through the 15th century Topkapi Palace Museum 
  • Check out the artifacts at the Istanbul Archaeological Museums
  • Get some pictures of the fountains in Kadirga Park
  • Marvel at the ruins of the 5th-century palace with stunning gardens and archways
  • Go underground to see the Basilica Cistern with over 330 marble columns
  • Get a massage and steam bath at one of the Turkish baths in the area
  • Do some shopping at the Grand Bazaar

Transit Options Near Sultanahmet

  • Marmaray cross-city line train
  • Bus 61B and 96T
  • Tram 
  • Taxicab

Luggage Storage Near Sultanahmet

Having your bags with you can be more than just inconvenient when visiting Sultanahmet, it can make it impossible for you to get into some places that don’t allow luggage. Leave your bags with one of our local Bounce locations where our affiliates will keep your things safe and secure while you enjoy the city. Download our app and find the nearest location, book your bags, and drop them off on your way to have fun.

Luggage Storage Options Near Sultanahmet

Whether you have one suitcase or a few pieces, leaving your belongings with one of our Bounce partners is the best option. You cannot have much fun when you have to watch over your things, and you are not allowed to bring them into places like museums and certain restaurants. We will keep your bags safe for you for as long as you need. 

Luggage Storage Near the Gulhane Park

On Kennedy Street, about five minutes from Sultanahmet, Gulhane Park has many things to enjoy. What used to be a hunting ground for the rich and royal is now a park full of tulips, roses, and other flowers. History is also important here with many memorials and buildings like the Column of the Goths, Royal Stables, and the Sublime Porte. The southern entrance boasts several museums, including the Museum of History, Science, & Technology, the Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar Literature Museum, and the Tombs Museum. Although separated from the Topkapi Palace Museum by a wall, you can still visit the museum and grounds where they have an elephant garden, fig garden, and several pavilions and kiosks. Eat at one of the concessionaires while enjoying the scenery of the Sea of Marmara and Bosporus Strait. Drop your luggage with Bounce before heading into the park because you cannot bring them to the museums. 

Luggage Storage Near Panorama 1453 History Museum

Panorama 1453 History Museum is the first full panoramic museum in the world, built in 2009. It is one of the most popular attractions in the city. Just through the entrance, you will find the first section with displays along the way to the panoramic picture. The painting is a 360-degree illusionary artwork of the battlefield, which gives visitors the impression of being in the middle of the fight. There are even sound effects to add to the experience. Try a helicopter simulation that takes you on a tour of the country or the City of Istanbul. Be amazed by 3D illustrations as well as snow, rain, and wind to make you feel like you are really there. Be sure to leave your bags with one of our Bounce partners since they aren’t allowed here.

Luggage Storage Near Sea Life Center Aquarium

Located on Bayrampaşa just 23 minutes from Sultanahmet, Sea Life Center Aquarium has over 15,000 sea creatures. As the fifth largest aquarium in the world, you shouldn’t be surprised at the number of beautiful aquariums full of wonder. Don’t miss the 15 species of sharks in the shark tank like the bowmouth, guitar, hammerheads, and nurse sharks. There are many other tanks in the center to enjoy as well. The Ocean Tunnel is a must-see as you are surrounded by majestic creatures on all sides as well as from above. The Sea Bed exhibit has over a thousand species from tropicals to jellies. And if you like jellyfish, check out the Jellies exhibit with over a thousand jellies. The stingrays at Stingray Bay are pretty awesome to watch too. Don’t forget to grab your camera out of your bag before leaving it at one of our Bounce locations.  


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Frequently asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Sultanahmet?

    The price for luggage storage near Sultanahmet is just €5.00/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Sultanahmet?

    There are multiple locations in the Sultanahmet area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Istanbul Airport (IST) (İstanbul Havalimanı), International Terminal Departure (Dış Hatlar Gidiş Terminali), and Domestic Terminal Departure (İç Hatlar Gidiş Terminali) and all over Istanbul.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Sultanahmet?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Sultanahmet.

  • Are there storage lockers near Sultanahmet?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Sultanahmet area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Sultanahmet and in the broader Istanbul area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Sultanahmet?

    Popular metro stations like Marmaray Ayrılıkçeşme İstasyonu, Marmaray Yenikapı Station (Marmaray Yenikapı İstasyonu), or Yenikapı Metro İstasyonu can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within Istanbul near Sultanahmet, you may be close to some bus stations: Istanbul Inter-City Bus Terminal (Büyük İstanbul Otogarı), Alibeyköy Cep Otogarı, or Şişhane Minibüs Durağı. If traveling by train, Söğütlüçeşme Tren İstasyonu, Sirkeci Terminal (Sirkeci Garı), and Marmaray Zeytinburnu İstasyonu are nearest to Sultanahmet.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Sultanahmet?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Sultanahmet are Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent, Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus, and Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Sultanahmet are Gokce Pansiyon (Gökçe Pansiyon), Mavi Guesthouse, and Juliet Rooms & Kitchen.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Sultanahmet?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Sultanahmet are Hafız Mustafa (Hafız Mustafa 1864), Terrace, and Ikea Restaurant Bayrampaţa.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Sultanahmet?

    Check out the nearby Nilüfer Parkı, Taksim Gezi Park (Taksim Gezi Parkı), and Maçka Demokrasi Parkı.

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