Private City Walls and Golden Horn Tour

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City Walls and Golden Horn Tour is a daily departure private tour in Istanbul, covers the ruins of Byzantine City walls, Sewen Tower Castle, Churches, bridges and has more to discover in Istanbul.

Departure: EverydayDuration:4 hrsASK PRICE

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Nice discovery of Istanbul.

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Private City Walls and Golden Horn Tour

1 Day : Private City Walls and Golden Horn Tours

09:00 AM Depart from hotel or cruise port after tour guide and drive meet with participants.

Private City Walls and Golden Horn Tour starts at hotel after tour guide and drive meet with participants then drive along the Byzantine City Walls, is bult during the V th century by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II, the 8 kilometers-long walls of Constantinople surrounded and protected the city and were breached only twice, the first time by the soldiers of the Fourth Crusade who sacked and ruined the city on April 13th 1204 and the scond time by Sultan Mehmet II. the conqueror on Tuesday 29 of May 1453 when he conquered Constantinople at the age of 21; they are one of the greatest and most inpressive fortification systems ever built. We stop at the Castle of Seven Tower was used as prison all the time during both Byzantine and Ottoman Empire period. After visiting Castle of Seven Towers, drive to Kariye Museum ( Church of Holy Savior in Chora ), the breathtaking mosaics and frescoes decorating the interior carried out during the XIVth century are considered as the most beautiful examples of Byzantine art.

After wards, drive to Eyup where we will take the Cable Car to Pierre Loti Hill, climb to the famous hill by cable lift where you can ctch the beautiful view on the Golden horn that will allow you to discover an unforgettable architectural and maritime landscape of inperial mosques, churcshes, palaces and bridges.
At the end we drive in the Golden Horn, on the legendary Golden Horn that will allow you to discover an unforgettable architectural and maritime landscape of imperial mosques, churches, palaces and bridges. After visiting the Golden horn, the tour will be ended. At the end of the tour, return to hotel.

13:00 PM is the end of the tour, then participants will be transferred back to their hotel and Private City Walls and Golden Horn Tour will be ended.

 

Tour Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Museum Fees
  • Gassoline
  • Parking Fees.
  • Non Smoking air-conditioned touristical vehicle
  • Local Taxes
  • Serice Charge

Tour Excludes

  • Tips to driver and Guide
  • Personal Expense
  • Lunch

Tour Notes

City Walls and Golden Horn Tour has no closed site.

Tour Hotels

City Walls and Golden Horn Tour has no hotel accommodation in Istanbul.

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