Golden Horn and Pera Tour
Highlights / General details
Pick up from your hotel to visit the Spice Market, known also as Egyptian market. Short walk through local markets to visit Rustem Pasha mosque with its great Iznik (Nicea) tiles. Drive along Balat neighborhood into Eyup district to visit the mosque and Pier Loti cafe, a famous French poet from 19th century.
Short drive to Kariye museum, church of Saint Savior in Chora, which has remarkable Byzantine mosaics. After lunch, drive around the Golden Horn to Pera neighborhood.
Start walking along Istiklal street in Beyoglu, from the Tunnel towards Taksim Square, seeing Galata tower, the Tunnel, Pera Palace Hotel, great consulate buildings from 19th century, fish market in the flower market (Cicek Pasaji), old churches, nostalgic tram. This pedestrian street is always full of people where you can observe the youth and try some Turkish delights in the traditional cafeteria. Return back to your hotel.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily Pickup at 9:00am, return transfer to your hotel at approximately 5:00pm.
Tour is approximately 8 hours.
Please Note: Inside the mosques, please cover your shoulders and knees.
Children 6 years and under are free of charge.
There is a minimum of 6 passengers required for this tour to operate.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**