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Classical Istanbul Tour

This is a full day walking tour, as all the places are less than 5 minutes walking distance from each other. The tour starts at the Hippodrome, a center for sport activities and ceremonies and it is also famous for the chariot races during the Roman and the Byzantine era. After the Hippodrome we will visit Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque is the second largest mosque in Istanbul and it was built during the Ottoman Period. It is known for its blue Iznik tiles and being the only Ottoman mosque with 6 minarets. Then we will visit Topkapi Palace, which was the main palace of the Ottoman Sultans untill 1856. Many famous exhibitions are housed in the palace. The Imperial Treasury is another part of the palace and it has an 86 carat diamond on display. We will have a splendid view of the Bosporus and the Golden Horn from the palace. After here we will have a lunch break and continue to Hagia Sophia, one of the most important buildings in the history of world architecture. Built as a church by the Byzantines and decorated with mosaic tile icons, it then served as a mosque during the Ottoman era. You will definitely be impressed by being in a 1500 years old museum. The tour ends with a visit to the Grand Bazaar. It is the largest bazaar in the world with its 52 small streets and more than 4000 shops.

  • Departure Days: Daily
  • 2 - 8 Participants
  • Rates are in Euros €

Tour Price: €90 Euros per person

Europe and Asia Walk

This tour will take you to a number of places that are usually not visited by most tour groups. Firstly we will walk around Tahtakale, which is a popular shopping area for local people as they are able to buy almost anything at wholesale prices. Our next destination will be the Spice Market, otherwise known as the Egyptian Bazaar, where locals have been buying herbs and spices for hundreds of years. You will have some free time to explore the Spice Market by yourself before we visit Rustern Pasa Mosque. The Rustern Pasa Mosque which was built by the Ottomons and is famous for its Iznik tiles. Then we will catch a ferry to Kadikoy, a large residential area on the Asian side of Istanbul. In Kadikoy you will get to see how the local people live and visit Kadikoy's famous fish market. We will have lunch in Kadikoy and then board another local ferry back to the European side of İstanbul. The ferry will stop at Besiktas and from there we will walk to Kabatas, passing Dolmabace Palace, where Ataturk died in 1938. At Kabatas we will catch a finicular up to Taksim, also known as Pera and is one of the main centres of Istanbul. Walking down Istiklal Street, the main street in Taksim, you will feel like you are walking down a European Street, with many famous clothing shops, such as mango and topshop as well as a number of Starbucks and more than 3,000 street cafes, pubs and restaurants. Taksim is almost the best place to experience the nightlife of Istanbul. Our walk will take us to Galata tower, one of the first towers built in the world and where you can see a 360 degree view of Istanbul from the top of the tower. We will then walk to Karakoy where we will cross the Galata Bridge, where you can see locals fishing and finish the tour in Eminonu. From Eminonu it is easy to get back to your hotel, you can either catch a tram or take a walk..

  • Departure Days: Daily
  • 2 - 8 Participants
  • Rates are in Euros €

Tour Price: €90 Euros per person

Bosphorus Cruise ASIA AND EUROPE

One of the best way to see and explore Istanbul is by taking a boat trip. The Bosphorus divides Istanbul into two continents (Asia and Europe) and also connects the Marmara sea to the Black sea. You have two options for a cruise

Option 1: Full Day Bosphorus Tour

The tour starts from the Golden Horn while the boat moves betweeen Asia and Europe you will be charmed by Ottomon Houses, Bridges, the Maiden's Tower, Ortakoy and Buyuk Mecidiye Mosque, Ciragan Palace, Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Kuleli Naval Academy, Rumeli and Anadolu Fortresses ... 2hours later we will arrive at Anadolu Kavagi. We will get off the boat at Anadolu Kavagi. We will have our lunch in one of the fish restaurant and walk to the Yoros Castle, from there you will have a chance to see the black see then we will walk back to peer and catch another boat back to Golden Horn.

  • Departure Days: Daily
  • 2 - 8 Participants
  • Rates are in Euros €

Tour Price: €90 Euros per person

Option 2: Half Day Bosphorus Tour

You will have some free time to explore the Spice Market by yourself before we visit the Rustern Pasa Mosque. The Rustern Pasa Mosque which was built by the Ottomons is famous for its Iznik tiles. Then we will catch a boat for our Bosphorus Tour. The boat tour will be 1.5 hours long. While the boat moves betweeen Asia and Europe you will be charmed by Ottomon Houses, Bridges, the Maiden's Tower, Ortakoy and Buyuk Mecidiye Mosque, Ciragan Palace, Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Kuleli Naval Academy, Rumeli and Anadolu Fortresses ... From the second bridge we will turn back to Golden Horn and end of the tour.

  • Departure Days: Daily
  • 2 - 8 Participants
  • Rates are in Euros €

Tour Price: 70 Euros per person

Tour Prices Include

  • Professional licensed guiding services
  • Entrance fees to the museums
  • Public transportations(such as tram, ferry, public busses)
  • Tour Prices Exclude

  • Personal expenses
  • Lunches during the tours.



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