Take a private tour through Turkey's history! See intermixing cultures with the European style UNESCO listed Dolmabahce Palace, Egyptian style bazaar, Chora Church and more!
Pick-up from Select Hotels in Istanbul
Dolmabahce means "garden that has been reclaimed". It was named this as it was built on land reclaimed from the Bosphorus river. Admire the unique architecture that incorporates both Ottoman and Baroque styles. It was used as a royal palace in the late Ottoman Empire on behalf of the Topkapi Palace.
Add a hint of spice to your cooking and enjoy the varying aromas.
Chora Church (All Days Except Wednesdays)
Marvel at the magnificent mosaic covering the walls of the ancient Byzantine chruch. Once part of the East Roman empire, see the iconic Roman arches mixed in with the mosque architecture.
Byzantine Castle Walls (Wednesdays Only)
This world heritage site separates the old Istanbul with the new. The walls were used to protect the city since the times of the Roman Emperor Theodosius I, but has been torn down when the Ottoman Empire took over.
Enjoy a spot of shopping at the grand bazaar.
Drop-off at Select Hotels in Istanbul
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Price & Options
Exact time and location of your pick-up will be provided once your tour has been confirmed. In case of any changes, you will be contacted at your hotel front. Please confirm the tour is operating the day before the tour at the hotel front.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 8 business days of your activity (after 18:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.