Istanbul and the Golden Horn Tour

Tour Program:

  1. Enjoy breakfast in the morning at the hotel and head towards the Sultan Eyup area to ride the cable car up to the famous Pierre Loti Hill overlooking the Golden Horn Bay.
  2. You can sit in one of the cafes overlooking the Golden Horn.
  3. Descending to Sultan Eyup Mosque and visiting the surrounding traditional markets offers an exceptional experience, as these places are known for the kindness of their people, most of whom speak Arabic.
  4. Visit dolphin shows.
  5. Proceed to Miniaturk Park, which contains statues of most of the tourist areas in all of Turkey.
  6. Head to the restaurant for lunch.
  7. Visit Taksim Square, taking enough time to walk, shop, and take photos in Istiklal Street and Taksim Square. 
  8. Return to the hotel.

 

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⭐The tour will be with a private VIP Vito

⭐The possibility of modifying the tour program according to your desire

 

Istanbul City:

Istanbul, the historic city known as the "capital of the world," "city of the golden minarets," and "the bride of the East," is an exceptional tourist destination that dazzles its visitors with a unique mix of history, natural beauty, and vibrant culture. Istanbul is situated on the Bosphorus Strait, which connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara, giving it a significant strategic location that has been a center for civilizations and cultures throughout the ages.

Istanbul is known for its monumental landmarks that act as open-air museums embodying pages from history, such as the Hagia Sophia, Sultanahmet Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and Galata Tower. Istanbul also offers visitors a rich cultural experience through tasting delicious Turkish cuisine, attending artistic performances, shopping in traditional markets, and enjoying a traditional Turkish bath.

It is the city where you can hear the sounds of the call to prayer mixed with church bells, witnessing cultural and religious coexistence. With its diversity, rich history, natural and architectural beauty, Istanbul remains one of the most attractive cities for visitors from around the world.

The Golden Horn:

The Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey, is the natural bay that forms a branch of the Bosphorus and divides the European part of Istanbul into two. This geographical area has played a pivotal role in history, trade, and culture over the ages.

Historically, the Golden Horn was a crucial center for the Byzantine civilization and later for the Ottoman Empire. Its calm waters and strategic location made it an ideal place for ports and naval fleets, leading to the prosperity of trade and transportation. In the Ottoman era, the Golden Horn became a center of culture, politics, and economy, with the construction of magnificent palaces and large mosques along its banks, gaining significant importance and remaining a witness to many important historical events.

In modern times, the Golden Horn is considered one of the most important landmarks in Istanbul, offering stunning views and housing several important bridges that connect the European and Asian sides of the city. It continues to be a center for maritime transport and cultural events. Moreover, the area reflects Istanbul's cultural and historical diversity, where ancient Ottoman architecture meets modern buildings in harmony, telling the story of the city over time.

 

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