Treasures of Golden Horn

Treasures of Golden Horn

Learn about the old Istanbul through the most iconic places

100 EUR / pers.
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Learn about the old Istanbul through the most iconic places

100 EUR / pers.

Description

2-8people
9 hours
Istanbul
At your hotel

The tour starts at 09:00 am and finishes around 17:00 You will be met by your guide at your hotel at 09:00 am. With your guide you will head to Eyup first. One of Prophet Muhammed’s best friends Eyup is buried here. So, everyone wanted to be near him to wait the judgment day since 15th century. And, because of this reason this place turned into a necropolis (the city of the death people) full of beautiful designed tombs and epitaphs. You will walk through these tombs before you take a cable car to Piyer Loti Hill which has a breathtaking view of Golden Horn. After having a Turkish Coffee here you will head to Chora Church which has the best surviving late Byzantine frescos and mosaics from 14th century. The purpose of these mosaics and frescos is to tell the stories from Old and New Testament and from yo...

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Highlights

  • History and secrets of Istanbul
  • Local ways of life
  • Culture through the most beautiful monuments
  • Local coffee and lunch
  • Breathtaking view of Golden Horn

Experience type

What's included

  • Transportation.
  • Tickets
  • Turkish coffee
  • Local lunch

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