Discovering Istanbul - Unusual Excursions In Istanbul

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Discovering Istanbul - Unusual Excursions In Istanbul
Discovering Istanbul - Unusual Excursions In Istanbul

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This eventful itinerary will show you the main attractions and eras of Istanbul from Byzantium to the Ottoman Empire. Without overloading you with dates and facts, we will share the mysterious legends of the city, take you through the colorful bazaars and help you understand the history of the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the tomb of Sultan Suleiman. Group excursion Duration 3 hours Group size up to 30 people Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot Rating 4.67 on 6 reviews € 18 per person

What awaits you

The main symbols of the city in 3 hours The starting point of our walk will be Gulhane Park, where locals often have picnics. After walking along the picturesque paths, we will see the graceful facades of the Topkapi Palace, the 4th century St. Irene Church, the legendary St. Sophia Church and the Blue Mosque, and at the same time we will penetrate into the history of the architectural dominants of Istanbul. On the Hippodrome Square, you have to discover the secret of the mysterious Column of Constantine. After that, we will pass through the colorful and spice-scented markets of Istanbul - the Grand Bazaar and Mahmud Pasha. And at the end of the excursion we will find ourselves at the historical Suleymaniye mosque with the tombs of the great Sultan Suleiman and his wife Roksolana

Istanbul secrets Walking between the monuments of the Byzantine era and the Ottoman Empire, we will talk about the secret underground passages that still meander under modern Istanbul. We will find out who removed all the valuable artifacts from Constantinople, why the cisterns look like palaces, what the yellow and red flowers on the balconies of local residents signaled about, and why they hung two knockers on the door. And you will also hear about the mystical events that took place in the temple of Hagia Sophia, and you will understand what a mystery is hidden in the decorations of the tomb of Suleiman

After the walk, you can dine at a local cafe with an interesting design and admire an incredible view of Istanbul from the terrace!

Organizational details

  • The tour will be guided by one of our professional team guides
  • You will have free time to visit the Cathedral (mosque) of St. Sophia on your own
  • Please note: bazaars are closed on Sundays
  • Lunch is paid locally at will

Venue

The excursion starts in the area of ​​the Gulhane tram stop. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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