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Private Tour: Istanbul’s Ottoman Experience Including Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque
"Start your tour with a pickup from your European-side hotel or alternatively meet your private guide at a central meeting point. Before leaving by minivan listen to a brief breakdown of your day. The sequence of your itinerary is subject to change so the attractions (as detailed below) may be visited in a different order. Hop out of your minivan in Sultanahmet Istanbul’s UNESCO-listed historical heart and wander through the Hippodrome — your first attraction of the tour. The hub of daily life during its Ottoman-era heyday the Hippodrome was once a vast arena with galleries where people from all walks of life would gather for political meetings
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Small-Group Istanbul in One Day Tour Including Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia Blue Mosque Grand Bazaar""Start your day with a pickup from your European-side hotel or alternatively meet your guide at a central meeting point. Before departing by coach listen to a brief breakdown of your day. The sequence of your itinerary is subject to change so certain attractions (as detailed below) may be visited in a different order. Lunch at a traditional restaurant is included halfway through the day; see the Itinerary for a sample menu.Head to the Blue Mosque to marvel at its six minarets and t
From $85.00
 
Istanbul Walking Small-Group Tour Including Hagia Sophia
"After pick up from your hotel you will head to Topkapi Palace which was the opulent residence of the Ottoman Sultans. Along will stories from your guide you will live the history and feel the atmosphere of past centuries.Then you will continue to Hagia Sophia by walking throu you will appreciate the ability of Justinian and his architects and their vision even back in the 6th century when this was the largest church in all of Christendom. This was once one of the largest and finest buildings in the world. From here you will walk to Sultanahmet Mosque. Built by Sultan Ahmed 1 in 1616. Once you walk or leave you to make the bargain of a lifetime.We will fit our lunch break in with your wishes and the advice of the guide.""""Enjoy this sightseeing walking tour you will visit the Topkapi Palace
From $100.00

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Horse carriages

Despite it could be as transportation tip, I put it in General. That’s because the fact, that this mean of transportation more for fun, for entertainment, and expensive one, mostly just for tourists,...
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Wooden mansions

For the last centuries Buyukada is popular for people, who come to relax near the sea. Naturally place is full of wooden different styles mansions, mostly Victorian. The time of mansions’ construction...
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Exploring Buyukada by a Horse-Drawn Carriage

This is the best way of travveling around the island. There are two options, grand tour (TL 50=roughly30 USD ), which lasts one hour and takes you round the island, or a smaller tour (TL 40= roughly...
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Don't Be Hasty

When you get off the Istanbul-Buyukada ferry (which is how most people arrive in Buyukada), I suggest spending some time walking around a bit before settling on a restaurant to eat at. There are some...
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Escape to 19th Century

Entire Buyukada island. You can spend about 5 beautiful days walking around, cycling, dining etc. A great escape if you are really tired of metropolitan reality. Istanbul is close by (just 45 - 60...
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Ayayorgi Peak and the delicious foods

First walk the slope siliently ýf you have a wish. After go to the church. inflame teh candle, write your wish to a paper. Just beside the church, there is a booth restaurant. ýt has delicious foods...
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Things to Do Near Buyukada

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Museum of Calligraphy

Printing after nearly four hundred years the invention of it, was taken to Ottoman Empire in the 18th century by the first printer Ibrahim Müteferrika. Ottoman Empire was too late to the technology of...
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Arasta Bazaar

The Arasta Bazaar is very near to Ayia Sofia and Topkapi, less than 5 minutes' walk on foot. It's a pretty old bazaar, built in the 1600s and its revenue originally intended to help support the nearby...
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Zeynep Sultan Camii

The Zeynep Sultan Camii was built as a tribute by the Sultan Ahmed III for his daughter Zeynep and thus dates from the 1760s, the end of the Ottoman heyday and the beginning of the long decline...
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Besiktas District

Beşiktaş is pronounced Beshiktash. It is an area on the European shores of the Bosphorus. Its name literally means Beşik = cradle, taş = stone, so Beşiktaş = cradle...
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Serpentine Column - Twisted Column

The three interwined bronze serpents which form the Serpent Column were the base of a trophy that oce stood in the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. This trophy was dedicated to Apollo in gratitude by the...
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Camlica Hill

I wouldn't have gone to Camlica Hill had I not taken a half-day tour. And I didn't originally intend to take a half-day tour...but that's another story. Camlica Hill is on the Asian side, in the...
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"Buyukada - escape to intercultural island"
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"The big island"
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"Buyukada: An Island Without Rush Hour"
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