Istanbul will captivate you with a combination of Byzantine, Ottoman and modern culture, gorgeous panoramas and rich history. I will talk about the rise and fall of Constantinople, the Bosphorus and the Turkish mentality. And I will also help you understand how the locals live today: what they eat and drink, how they spend their free time and what areas they walk in. Individual excursion for 1-6 people Duration 4 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 2 reviews € 100 per excursion Price for 1-6 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
The main thing in Istanbul You will see the top places of the city. The excursion program includes
Hagia Sophia - you will hear the history of Istanbul's "business card" and reveal the reasons for its recent transformation from an Orthodox cathedral into a mosque. You will decipher the elements of Byzantine architecture and understand how Hagia Sophia manages to combine grace with grandiose size
Topkapi Palace - the main palace of Istanbul. You will walk through the luxurious rooms of the sultans and see the most important shrines of Islam: the sword and cloak of the Prophet Muhammad
Hippodrome Square - a focus of historical sights. I will show you the German Fountain, the Serpentine Column, the obelisks of Constantine and Theodosius
Blue Mosque - a place that will be remembered by you for its architectural power and centuries-old history. You will find out why the mosque has exactly 6 minarets. View handcrafted marble and ceramic tiles, ancient patterns and blue mosaics
Entrance tickets to Topkapi Palace are not included in the price - 100 lira per person.
The beginning of the excursion in the Sultanahmet area. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.