Huge, noisy, colorful, striking in its antiquity and the contrast of civilizations - this is how Istanbul will appear on this walk. We will unravel the threads of European and Asian culture in the halls of Dolmabahce. Let us recall the romantic history of the famous Roksolana at the walls of the Suleymaniye Mosque. And then we will find ourselves in a colorful kaleidoscope at the Spice and Spice Market. Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 4 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot € 125 per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
A palace worthy of a sultan Skipping the lines, we will go to the Dolmabahce Palace. Its complex flaunts near the Bosphorus and strikes with its splendor even from afar. Here, classicism and baroque are closely intertwined with the details of Ottoman architecture - I will help you figure out what's coming from. Admiring the richly decorated rooms and their equally rich collections of crystal, porcelain, paintings and other priceless things, you will hear about the owners of the palace and their way of life
A masterpiece of a famous architect Then we will visit the Suleymaniye Mosque - one of the most beautiful in Istanbul, because the famous Sinan was the author of the project! It is remarkable not only for its decoration: Sultan Suleiman himself, his beloved wife Khyurrem and their children rest here in the mausoleum. You will uncover the true story of The Magnificent Age and imagine what these characters really were
A riot of colors Spice Market And the walk will end at the Egyptian market - the second largest after Istanbul's Grand Bazaar. Perhaps this is the most fragrant and atmospheric attraction in Istanbul! I will help you not to get lost in this variety, tell you about different spices and other popular goods in Turkey, and advise what you should take away as a souvenir.
Transport fare and tickets to Dolmabahce are paid separately - 90 liras (with a visit to the harem 120 liras). With a licensed guide, you will enter the museums skip-the-line, no tickets are required for the guide.
The beginning of the excursion in the Besiktas area. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking. History and Architecture Dolmabahce Palace 9