What you'll do
You have a big chance to visit main historical places in Europe side, to see Rome period of city, to touch Buildings of the Byzantine and Ottoman era, to learn about Latin time and to listen Ottomans tales. We will meet at the old center to see how the history was start in this city. We will walk from Beyazıt to Süleymaniye district, on a way we will see a lot of interesting mosques, churches and visit 2 of them, i will tell theirs stories and you will understand how different eras was mixed. Between them we will have a snack and try traditional turkish drink Boza, which was very popular in Ottoman time. On the third hill of Istanbul we will have a chance to see wonderful view and learn incredible story of Mosque and master of it. After that we will get inside the small intertwined streets of the Grand Bazaar. Then we will go to Historical hookah place to spend time as a local. we will take a break and taste apple tea or if you want i can try to read your future on a cup of Turkish coffee. After resting we will visit to Byzantine era (include one secret place and one lost palace. On a way to Karaköy we can take photos on Galata Bridge and after that if you will he hungry or tired i can give some recommendations about your evening time :)
I was born in Istanbul and I have been working in Ministry of Culture and Tourism at Istanbul for 6 years. So that i know Istanbul, its history, soul, secrets, fairytell..exc. very well. I have orginezed tours, events, conserts since i was student in university. more than 3 years i have hosted people by AIRBNB and i m happy to do that now i want to do it by AIRBNB experience. My tours isnt just telling history or showing around like watching TV. My porpuse is that making people live culture, feel the different life and making more good friends. Because of that i always make people contact the life of city. My tour I am accompanied by my wife, who also talks in the Russian language. https://www.instagram.com/tati.414/
Boza and roasted chickpea - it is believed that Boza was first produced in the 10th century by Turks in central Asia before…
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Where you'll be
Süleymaniye district and Süleymaniye Mosque. Grand Bazaar and surroundings Blue Mosque Area and streets where it isnt known well that you will see how was Istanbul before Ottoman Empire time. Cagaloglu and Eminonu which are the oldest and most historic districts of the city, and are today an important commercial centers and transport hub.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 7 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
it is better to wear sportive because we will walk a lot and you need to be relax.
Cultural and Historical Day Tour