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Beylerbeyi Palace and Asia Side

Bosphorus Bridge
Unique cahnce to drive from Europe to Asia with a breathtaking view of the Bosphorus.

Camlica Hill
Highest Point of Istanbul with an absolutely magnificient view, which makes it well worth to climb. It gives you a unique chance to view entire city in a single picture.

Beylerbeyi Palace
The Palace was mainly used as a summer residence, first famous visitor was French Impress Eugenie in 1869, leter visitors were Franz Joseph of Austria, King Edward England. The Palace is now used as a museum.

Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday. It will be replaced by a visit to Chora Museum ( Church ).

chora istanbul

Istanbul Classics & Ottoman Relics by Walk

Haghia Sophia
(Closed on Mondays & replaced with Basilica Cistern)
From the Golden Age of Byzantine, this once Christian church is one of the the most extraordinary buildings in the history of architecture. It played a very important role in the Byzantine Empire and later as a mosque in the Ottoman Empire.The word “Hagia” in Greek means “Divine” and “Sophia” means “Wisdom”. “Divine Wisdom” is one of the attributes of Jesus Christ and this church is devoted to his divine wisdom.

Blue Mosque
(Closed on Friday Mornings Because of the Friday Prayer)
The Blue Mosque is one of the most prominent landmarks of Istanbul, especially when viewed from the First Hill or from the Asian shore of the Sea of Marmara. It is very impressive with its beautiful domes and semidomes, nice courtyards and six slender minarets.

Hippodrome of Constantinople
The square in front of the Blue Mosque covers the site of the ancient “Hippodrome”, one of the most famous areas in Byzantine.

Grand Covered Bazaar
The oldest and the largest covered market place in the world is situated in the center of the city. After visiting the Grand Bazaar, there will be optional shopping opportunity before having lunch at our restaurant.

Topkapı Imperial Palace
(Closed on Sundays & replaced with Spice Bazaar)
Topkapi Palace was more than just the private residence of the Sultan and his court. It was the seat of the supreme executive and judiciary council, the Divan and the training school.

Cafer Aga Madrasa (Closed on Mondays);
The Madrasa has more than a dozen handicraft courses on offer including the popular Turkish art of marbling (‘Ebru’), painting, jewelry, porcelain, calligraphy, Ottoman language, ceramics and stained glass. Its musical workshops include reed flute (‘Ney’), guitar and leed (‘Ud’). Caferaga Medresesi has become a popular place for both Turkish and foreign artists to study traditional Turkish arts and all are welcome to attend the workshops.

Includes;

  • Pick up & drop off from/to your hotel (only from Sultanahmet and Taksim Hotels)
  • Professional guidance (in English only, please ask for other languages)
  • Entrance fees

Excludes;

  • Personal expenses
  • Customary tip to driver and tour guide
  • Anythink unless specified being included

*At the end of tour, participants will be dropped off to their hotels. Please inform your tour guide if you prefer to return by yourself or to spend more time at wherever you are.

topkapi palace

Ottoman Relics by Walk

Topkapi Palace
(Closed on Tuesdays & replaced with Archeological Museum)
this extraordinary and secret palace was the residence of the Imperial Ottoman Sultans and the center of the Ottoman might for nearly 400 years. The building are a typical example of Ottoman architecture and the rooms exhibit rich collections of porcelains, robes, weapons, shields, armors, Ottoman miniatures, Islamic calligraphic manuscripts as well as Ottoman treasures and jewelry. ( Treasury and Harem sections are not included in the program and are due to extra entry )

Grand Bazaar
(Closed on Sunday & replaced with Spice Bazaar)
the largest covered market in the world with more than 60 streets and 4.000 shops, where you may find in a authentic oriental atmosphere all kind of gifts, leather clothing, rugs and kilims, antiques,jewellery,hand-woven fabrics etc…

Includes;

  • Pick up & drop off from/to your hotel (only from Sultanahmet and Taksim Hotels)
  • Professional guidance (in English only, please ask for other languages)
  • Entrance fees

Excludes;

  • Personal expenses
  • Customary tip to driver and tour guide
  • Anythink unless specified being included

*You can combine that tour with all afternoon tours.
*At the end of tour, participants will be dropped off to their hotels. Please inform your tour guide if you prefer to return by yourself or to spend more time at wherever you are.