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Sevenhills  Sightseeing

ISTANBUL DAILY CITY TOURS

 

We believe that the best way to discover İstanbul is by our daily city tours. We guarantee the departures of the sightseeing tours here below everyday except the major attraction of the tour is closed. We can also organise the programs in a private basis without obligation of time and order.

Tour 1  Half Day  Morning Tour

BYZANTINE

ST. SOPHIA   This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed  by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.

SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE      Built in the 17th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue İznik tiles.

HIPPODROME   Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine

GRAND COVERED BAZAAR   In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: such as the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers…

Tour 2 Half Day Afternoon Tour

OTTOMAN

TOPKAPI PALACE   The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain in the kitchens, Grand Vezir’s office:Divan, fired arms, swords, robes worn by the sultans, miniatures, portraits;the Holy Mantle enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.             (Treasury and Harem sections are subject to extra entrance fees)

SÜLEYMANIYE MOSQUE   The mosque of  Süleyman the Magnificent was built between 1550 and 1557 by the famous architect Sinan whose wish was to surpass the builders of  St. Sophia which is conspicuous from its great size, emphasized by the four minarets rising one from each corner of the courtyard

Tour 3  Full Day Tour with lunch  

(1+2)

ST.SOPHIA
BLUE MOSQUE
HIPPODROME
     GRAND COVERED BAZAAR

 LUNCH
TOPKAPI PALACE
SÜLEYMANİYE MOSQUE

Tour 4  Half Day Morning T

BOSPHORUS

SPICE MARKET (Egyptian Bazaar)  The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice.

BOSPHORUS ON BOAT A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia.The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahçe Palace, and further along, the parks  and imperial pavillions of Yıldız Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Çırağan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore, than Kuleli Military High School, Anadolu and Rumeli Forteresses will be visioned

Tour 5  Half Day Afternoon Tour

ASIA

BOSPHORUS BRIDGE Unique chance to step from one continent (ASIA) to another (EUROPE)

BEYLERBEYİ PALACE The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the HAREM on the ASIAN side of the city.

ÇAMLICA HILL The highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style.

Tour 6  Full Day Tour with lunch

(4+5)

SPICE BAZAAR
BOSPHORUS ON BOAT

LUNCH
BOSPHORUS BRIDGE

BEYLERBEYİ PALACE
ÇAMLICA HILL
SHOPPING POSSIBILITY

 

Tour 7  Full Day Tour with lunch  

PRINCES’ ISLANDS

Cruise in MARMARA SEA to PRINCES' ISLANDS, retreats for the Byzantine princes are famous for their beautiful pine woods and beaches. The largest and most enjoyable of the islands is Büyükada. There you can enjoy a ride in a horse drawn carriage among the pine trees, after lunch time to relaxe on the coast. Return to Istanbul in the afternoon.

Tour 8   Half Day Morning Tour

GOLDEN HORN

CHORA CHURCH (Kariye Museum)  One of the best examples of the beginning of Byzantine Renaissance with its mosaics and frescoes depicting the scenes from the lives of Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ.

EYUP MOSQUE The holy mosque of Istanbul dedicated to the memory of Prophet Mohammed's host in Medine City, the Standard-Bearer of Islamic Army Eyüp Al Ensari’s  mosque and  his tomb (Burial Site) decorated with the most beautiful exemples of tiles.

PIERRE LOTI COFFEE HOUSE Wonderful view of Golden Horn and Istanbul; well known French author Pierre Loti (1850-1923) used to came to this place often to write his poems about Istanbul

MINI CRUISE  A short public boat trip on the Golden Horn to see both sides between Eyüp and Eminönü .

Tour 9  Half Day Afternoon Tour

MEHTER BAND

ISTIKLAL STREET The Grand Street being in the heart of downtown with department stores and entertainments.

MILITARY MUSEUM The former military college exhibiting a large collection of armours,firearms,costumes and tents from Ottoman Empire, First World War,  Saving War  and Republic periods.

MEHTER BAND CONCERT Live performance of Ottoman Military Band in the cultural center of Military Museum

St.Sophia, Beylerbeyi Palace, Military Museum are closed on Monday.

Topkapı Palace and Military Museum are closed on Tuesday.

Chora Churh is closed on Wednesday.

Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Thursday.

Grand Bazaar and Spice Market are closed on Sunday.

We kindly request our guest to be ready 10 minutes before departure time. Tour fees include transportation, guide, entrance fees and meals as mentioned; exclude   drinks , extra fees in some museums and tips.  30%  discount for children below the age of 7.   Morning tours start at 9 a.m. continue up to 12 a.m.; afternoon tours start at 2 p.m. finish at 5 p.m.

TOUR PRICES

tour number

price per person

Tours  1 , 2

EURO  30

Tours  3

EURO  60

Tours  4 , 5 , 8 , 9

EURO  25

Tours  6 , 7

EURO  50

 

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