Istanbul, Balat district, and the Princes' Islands Tour

Tour Program:

  1. Take breakfast in the morning, then depart from the hotel to the Balat area, famous for its old and colorful neighborhoods where many Turkish series and films are shot.
  2. Then, head to Eminönü station, from which ships sail towards the Princes' Islands.
  3. Take the ferry to Heybeli Island, and from there to Büyükada, where the island's beautiful scenery is distinguished by the presence of horse-drawn carriages or electric carts, and you can take a tour around the island.
  4. Take the ferry back to the departure station (Eminönü).
  5. Coordinate with the driver to pick you up at the ferry station and 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:

The enchanting city of Istanbul stretches across Asia and Europe and is considered one of the most beautiful and magnificent cities in the world. Istanbul reflects a rich history and a deep-rooted culture, where Byzantine and Ottoman architecture merge to create an unforgettable scenic view. With its charming views of the Bosphorus and lively markets like the Grand Bazaar, the city offers a unique experience to its visitors. From the grand mosques like Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque to delicious cuisine, exciting nightlife, and stunning natural landscapes of hills, seas, and forests, Istanbul is a must-visit destination for all travel enthusiasts.

Balat Neighborhood:

Balat, the historic jewel of Istanbul, is located in the heart of the city and reflects its Ottoman and Byzantine charm. It is one of the oldest districts in Istanbul, with its special beauty, stone-paved streets, colored buildings, and stunning views of the Golden Horn.

This ancient neighborhood, once a center of cultural and religious diversity, is now brimming with art galleries, traditional cafés, and antique shops full of life and colors. Balat offers a unique opportunity to explore the fragrance of history through its narrow alleys, where you can discover stories of families who have lived here for generations and the rich heritage they left behind. You will be able to taste delicious local dishes, capture beautiful photographic moments of historical buildings, and art murals adorning the streets.

Balat is home to many historical landmarks, churches, and temples that you can visit to uncover the secret charm that makes Balat an unmissable destination in Istanbul. Whether you are seeking artistic inspiration, relaxing in a café beside a fountain, or shopping for rare antiques, Balat offers an unforgettable experience for every visitor.

Prince's Islands:

The Princes' Islands, located in the heart of the Sea of Marmara, offer a tranquil oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Istanbul. This charming group of nine islands is about an hour and a half away by ferry from the city center. The Princes' Islands have a rich history dating back to the Byzantine era, where they served as a haven for princes and princesses, a tradition continued during the Ottoman era, maintaining a unique royal atmosphere.

The islands are known for their unique wooden buildings, including the world's largest wooden structure, which is a six-story orphanage. The islands enjoy a serene and clear atmosphere, thanks to the ban on cars except for government and electric vehicles. This tranquility, coupled with narrow lanes and stunning natural views of forests and beaches directly overlooking the sea, makes the Princes' Islands an ideal place to escape city life.

It is the perfect destination for those seeking peace and tranquility, offering an atmosphere of privacy and relaxation. The Princes' Islands are the best choice for family trips and dream vacations, where beauty and enchanting nature come together to provide an unforgettable experience.

 

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