The flat's two sides; the sea of Golden Horn and an old Greek church, a few meters above a Byzantium palace&the old city walls of Istanbul. About 100 m away, there's the Chora Museum, a very old Byzantium Church w/ incredible drawings inside. Down the hill, you come to the seaside and the historical neighborhood of Balat w/ lots of cosy cafes as well as restaurants. Other historical centers, such as the Blue Mosque or Galata Tower are about 45-50 minute walk or by bus (abt. 15 minutes).