Private Classical Istanbul Tour 

You are going to meet with your guide at 09.00 am at your hotel/cruise port. Together you will walk/drive to the old city. This is a full day walking tour, as all the places are less than 5 minutes walking distance from each other. 
 
The tour starts at the Hippodrome, a center for sport activities and ceremonies and it is also famous for the chariot races during the Roman and the Byzantine era.  
After the Hippodrome we will visit Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque is the second largest mosque in Istanbul and it was built during the Ottoman Period. It is  known for its blue Iznik tiles and being the only Ottoman mosque with 6 minarets. 
Then we will visit Topkapi Palace, which was the main palace of the Ottoman Sultans untill 1856. Many famous exhibitions are housed in the palace. The Imperial Treasury is another part of the palace and it has an 86 carat diamond on display. We will have a splendid view of the Bosporus and the Golden Horn from the palace. 
After here we will have a lunch break and continue to Hagia Sophia, one of the most important buildings in the history of world architecture. Built as a church by the Byzantines and decorated with mosaic tile icons, it then served as a mosque during the Ottoman era. You will definitely be impressed by being in a 1500 years old museum. 
The tour ends with a visit to the Grand Bazaar. It is the largest bazaar in the world with its 52 small streets and more than 4000 shops.

Included Services:

 * Private professional English speaking tour guide.

* All entrance fees to the sites.

* Private transportation by non-smoking air-conditioned vehicles. 

* Pick up from the hotel or Cruise port.

* Drop off to the hotel or cruise port.

Private Istanbul Tours

Private Istanbul Golden Tour

This is a special tour including some of the most unique places in the city but also which are difficult to visit on your own. The tour will take you to the roots of historic Istanbul with visit to the monuments of Byzantine and Ottoman cultural heritage. As the places of visit are all located out of the touristic centers, you will also have the chance to visit the current daily local life.

 

The first stop is Suleymaniye Mosque was built on the order of  Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and constructed by the great Ottoman architect Sinan. The construction work began in 1550 and the mosque was finished in 1557.The mosque is modeled in part on the style of a Byzantine basilica, particularly the Hagia Sophia, which was perhaps a conscious move on the part of the sultan to create a continuity and a symbolic connection with the city's past. .Driving along the city walls will end at one of the oldest and most important churches in the city - The Church of Chora - representing fascinating wall paintings which tell the life of Christ in an historical order. Even though the building itself being small, the meaning was great for Byzantines as being founded at the borders of the city and welcoming the visitors. Today the environment is restored and this is a good place to spend time with local artisans and wooden houses.

 

After the church, we will have a tea-coffee break at one of the most splendid spots of Istanbul with a beautiful view over the Golden Horn - Pierre Loti Hill. Than you will again start drive but that time along the shores of Golden Horn through the towns Fener and Balat which are the old Greek and Jewish living sites. Fener Orthodox Patriarchate is located in the area as well. 

 

After lunch, Our next destination will be the Dolmabahce Palace the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier. This will be our last stop after visit we will drive back to your hotel. End of the tour

Included Services:

 * Private professional English speaking tour guide.

* All entrance fees to the sites.

* Private transportation by non-smoking air-conditioned vehicles. 

* Pick up from the hotel or Cruise port.

* Drop off to the hotel or cruise port.

Private Istanbul Bosphorus Tour by private yacht

Our 2 hours Bophorus cruise tour by private yacht gives you possibly the best option to experience the world famous Bosphorus.

 

Not only the Bosphorus itself but the beauty of Istanbul can be best seen from the sea. While you enjoy the cruise you will be able to see the numerous historical buildings such as Sultans palaces and their Pasha’s mansions.

 

You will be charmed by Ottoman Houses, Bridges, the Maiden's Tower, Ortakoy and Buyuk Mecidiye Mosque, Ciragan Palace, Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Kuleli Naval Academy, Rumeli and Anadolu Fortresses.

 

Once you book our yahct we are going to pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the nearest sea port where your boat will be waiting for you. The rest is simply sit back and enjoy the luxury and relaxing service provided for you, your friends or your family.

Our yacht has 12 people capacity so it is ideal for small groups of friends or even if you want to express your bussines partners by providing them this great service.

 

 

You’ll experience:

•All historical and modern building along the water built in Asia and Europe.

•A private Bosphorus tour by avoiding the ferry crowds

•A cruise in smooth and comfortable atmosphere

•A yacht for you and your chosen companions only, nobody else

•A friendly captain and crew at your service

•Alcholic and non alcholic beverages can be purchased on board

•Our captain will control the speed of the yacht so you willl have better chance to take excellent photos during the voyage

•A complimentary tea or coffee served on board

Included Services:

 * Private professional English speaking tour guide.

* All entrance fees to the sites.

* Private transportation by non-smoking air-conditioned vehicles. 

* Pick up from the hotel or Cruise port.

* Drop off to the hotel or cruise port.

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