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Sultanahmet Old City Tour with Private Guide
"This comprehensive 6-hour tour of Istanbul combines history culture and good food. See all the famous sites such as St Sophia Museum (Haghia Sophia) Topkapı Palace Museum Sultanahmet (Blue) Mosque Roman (Basilica's) Cistern and Hipodrome in a tour led by your private guide. All the sites are in close proximity and you'll explore them at a relaxed pace.Your guide will buy your express tickets (not included) in advance to skip all the ticket with the exception of the Blue Mosque. The lunch will be taken in a small restaurant with quick service where they serve typical Turkish food (own expense).You may also visit the carpet
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Classic Walking Tour of Old Istanbul
"Hagia (St.) Sophia one of the greatest marvels of architecture constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Built in the year 537 by Byzantine Emperor Justinianus St.Sophia has been the largest cathedral in the world for nearly a thousand years. It is considered the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture. After having been the Patriarchal basilica of Constantinople it was converted into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet II. the Conqueror and in to a museum by Atataürk in 1935.Blue Mosque facing Hagia Sophia famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets
From EUR35.00
 
Old City Private Day Tour From Istanbul
"Hippodrome: The former center for entertainment sports and political activities in the city during the Roman and Byzantine Empires. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.St.Sophia: The Church of Holy Wisdom undoubtedly one of the greatest architectural creations in the World used as a mosque during Ottomans and serving as a museum today.Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture is one of the principal adornments jewellery leather and souvenirs. Topkapi Palace: The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal
From EUR74.00

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Restaurants - be aware of potential rip offs!

Before we even arrived on Buyukada, we'd been hassled by someone on the mainland who wanted us to visit his restaurant. This pretty much set the tone for our meal on the island.It may be because it...
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Stoopid night club

We were just about to go and have a nap after a long day spent on Buyukada hills, when it has begun. Somebody started singing live around 23:00 in the night club which is next to an excellent Splendid...
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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"
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Raimix

"Buyukada - escape to intercultural island"
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BlueLlama

"The big island"
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gilabrand

"Buyukada: An Island Without Rush Hour"
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"Buyukada"
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