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Istanbul: Guided Segway Tour of the Old Town

1. Istanbul: Guided Segway Tour of the Old Town

The Old City Tour covers best points of interest within Istanbul. It begins at Sultanahmet, from there it goes throughout Hippodrome Square, which has witnessed gladiator fights, chariot/car races and many riots. Then you head to the Sultanahmet Mosque also known as Blue Mosque. Right after seeing the primary residence of Ottoman Sultans Topkapi Palace, you will continue to the Hagia Sophia, as known as Church of Holy Wisdom, which is richly and artistically decorated by Byzantine Emperor Justinian. We will stop in Gulhane Park, which is the oldest and largest urban park in Istanbul, and we will take a break. Then we will move throughout Constantine's Column (Cemberlitas), one of the most prominent examples of Roman art before arriving at Beyazıt Square and Mosque. Then we will visit Şehzade Mosque, which is considered by architectural historians as Sinan's first masterpiece. Right after seeing famous Bozdoğan Aqueduct, we will continue to the largest mosque of Istanbul Suleymaniye Mosque, the mosque of Sultan Süleyman the magnificent. Tour will finish at meeting point.

Istanbul's Fatih District: 3-Hour Tour with Entrance Fees

2. Istanbul's Fatih District: 3-Hour Tour with Entrance Fees

The story of Mehmet II, the Ottoman Sultan known as the Conqueror, in inextricably linked with Istanbul’s Fatih district. When he conquered the city of Constantinople, he was just 21 years old! On this 3-hour tour your guide will tell you what was behind his success. Surely his ability to speak 6 languages fluently was a factor. You’ll explore the large Fatih complex, and admire the Roman columns, Byzantine churches, Gothic cisterns, and large mosques. See the Aqueduct of Valens, the Yavuz Selim Mosque, and the Mihrimah Sultan Mosque. Your guide’s commentary will bring to life the amazing world of the Ottoman Sultans. Visit Casaba Paxar, the most interesting, the liveliest, and the most colorful of Istanbul's street bazaars.

Unlock the stories of Istanbul at your own pace

3. Unlock the stories of Istanbul at your own pace

Launch yourself on an immersive journey through the ever-engaging city, Istanbul. This self-guided audio tour will illuminate the city's most iconic sights, providing a deeper appreciation of their importance. From the majestic Aqueduct of Valens, where you'll revisit the enchanting narratives of the Byzantine era, to the bustling Istiklal Street, a beloved meeting point brimming with local life. Each stop reveals a unique tale and an intimate peek into Istanbul's rich history, culture, and everyday life. This experience is an ideal match for curious explorers keen on journeying beyond the obvious.

Istanbul: Sultanahmet Walking Tour & Hagia Sophia Audioguide

4. Istanbul: Sultanahmet Walking Tour & Hagia Sophia Audioguide

Located in an ideal strategic position straddling the Bosporus strait, Istanbul is both the largest city in Turkey and its economic, cultural and historic centre. Uniquely situated in both Europe and Asia, Istanbul’s over 15 million residents have an array of world class historical and cultural sites at their disposal. With the help of our Istanbul guided city tours, you will gain an unparalleled insight into both the modern and historic capital of Turkey. Our app based audioguide will help you discover the beauties inside the iconic Hagia Sophia on your own. Download it on your phone and enjoy at your own pace. Istanbul is renowned for its fascinating mix of architectural styles. From the Roman and Byzantine eras the Basilica Cistern and Hippodrome are outstanding feats of engineering, and the monumental Hagia Sophia has stood the test of time, continuing to wow visitors to this day, while the Süleymaniye Mosque and the Topkapi Palace are amongst the many architectural wonders of the Ottoman Empire. Renaissance Revival, Neoclassical and Art Nouveau buildings seam harmlessly with the ancient and Ottoman styles, contributing to Istanbul’s unique atmosphere. The addition of modern institutions such as Istanbul Modern and the Pera Museum ensure the city continues to move forward while maintaining its world-class heritage. 'The Highlights of Sultanahmet' includes: Hagia Sophia The Blue Mosque Sultan Mehmed III Tomb Fountain of Ahmed III German Fountain Walled Obelisk Serpent Column Basilica Cistern Topkapi Palace Hagia Irene

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4.8 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Barack our guide is excellent. He knows many small and historical ways. He also speaks very good English and wrap everything in a very nice and interesting tour.