BLUE MOSQUE AREA AND ORIENT EXPRESS TRAIL
|Tour Type:||Full Day With Lunch|
|Tour Highlights:||CAFER AGHA MEDRESE, SOĞUKÇEŞME STREET, AKBIYIK MOSQUE, SOKULLU PASHA MOSQUE, PETIT HAGIA SOPHIA, JUSTINIANS PALACE, BUHARA TEKKE, HISTORICAL SIRKECI TRAIN STATION, HISTORICAL TUNEL (OLDEST METRO), INTRIGUING STREETS OF GALATA & BEYOGLU|
This is the heart of Istanbul! Amazing stories of Thracians, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans will take you deep into the city’s history. And tell you - how many intellectuals were imprisoned in the Sultanahmet Prison that is used as a hotel today. Where the remains of the House of the Emperor Justinian are? Listen to the outstanding true story of Beheaded Hüseyin Ağa and Cinci Hoca. What else? Wooden Turkish houses, mansions of Ottoman Aristocracy, Baths of Haseki Sultan, Petit Hagia Sophia and many others. After completing Blue Mosque Area tour lunch will be served at traditional restaurant and continue for Orient Express Trail Tour. This is a tour that will bring you to everyday life of 19th century Istanbul! Imagine arriving to Constantinople Train Station on the train cars of Wagon Lits company. Actually this will be the beginning of your tour. Following visit of this 19th century building you will continue your stroll via old shops, markets, mosques, churches. Your guide will explain you lots of stories about this journey that once upon a time started in Paris that also inspired Agatha Cristie to write her famous novel “Murder on the Orient Express. The tour will continue with short boat ride in the Golden Horn and a short journey with the oldest subway of the world-The Tunnel! The tour will end with a walking tour in the streets of Galata and Beyoglu.
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Entrance Fees & Donations
- Gratuities (optional)
- Beverages during lunch
Blue Mosque Area & Orient Express Trail Tour is realised only on Tuesdays.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
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Schedule and Pricing
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Departure point: Pick up from centrally located hotels in Istanbul
Departure time: 09:00 am
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
Return details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 05:00 pm
At checkout we'll ask you to select a hotel from the list below. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for Istanbul Walks in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.
Commonly Asked Questions
What if my hotel is not listed?
That's OK! At checkout you can select an alternative hotel and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact Istanbul Walks Travel Team (firstname.lastname@example.org) directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.
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Once your hotel arrangements are finalized, you can contact with us directly with your hotel details.
What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
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|Adult (Age 6+)|
|Child (Age 3 to 6)|
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