All the grandeur plus well hidden jewels and charms of Istanbul
My sedan car and guiding is included on this tour. We make stops to view, appreciate, hear its history of these following remarkable sites which are mainly available at this special interest tour. on a regular tour you would visit 3 -4 museums , church or mosque and few nearby sites take most of your time. Not on this tour. Minimum 30 - 40 interesting features in 4 -5 neighborhoods ( please view the tour photos to have an idea) , including Two impressive Byzantine gates of Walls of Constantinople. Special unusual houses and streets of Balat. Sokullu Mosque , a very well hidden gem among the famous mosques of Istanbul with superior features. Byzantine churches now functioning as mosques with distinct and super impressive Byzantine features. The first mosque of the world designed by a woman. The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate Church, The first mosque of the world designed by a woman. The Byzantine aquaduct ( the water bridge) and the street market is rather picturesque. Suleymaniye Mosque included.
( Tour departure time is of course subject to change as you wish, please specify what time you would like to begin am, or pm )
Although the itinerary suggests the sites as listed below; depending on your energy and places you may have seen before, we may tailor the tour according to what accomodates you the best.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
This tour is an 8 hour tour.
Sedan car vw passat comfortline or compatible. For 4 tall passengers the rear seat for 3 in a sedan car will not offer the required leg space, we should upgrade you to a minivan at an add on rate.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
8 U.S.$ - shall cover the costs of a meal per person during the tour, can be less or more according to your choice.
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Totally awesome experience. We saw parts of the Asian side of Istanbul that gave us such great insight into this beautiful city. You treated us like princesses on a magical carpet ride. So looking forward to the next two days.. Thank you so much Ozguz