Istanbul Muslim Districts Private Half-Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in İznik

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Discover the religious districts of Istanbul, which has been home to 3 different religions during centuries. Enjoy the spirit in the Suleymaniye Mosque; enjoy a cable car ride to Pierre Loti Hill in Eyup, a religious center for the Muslim Turks and admire the perfect views of the Golden Horn in 4 hours with shopping opportunity in the old bazaars of the city.
Enjoy a half day tour to the Muslim districts of Istanbul with live commentaries of a professional guide. Firstly visit the Suleymaniye Mosque from 16th Century, a giant marble complex once witnessed the magnificence of its donor Sultan Solomon the Magnificent who's buried in the mausoleum part with his wife Hurrem Sultan. Take a short drive to Eyup, the spiritual center for the Muslim Turks with splendid panoramic views of the Golden Horn. Visit the Mausoleum of the Sahabe Abu Ayyub al-Ansari who was a close companion of Prophet Mohammed. Take a cable car up to Pierre Loti Hill to enjoy the view of the Golden Horn Estuary below. Rustem Pasha Mosque is near here. The Iznik tile panel decorations on the walls are outstanding. Before finishing this compehensive tour, enjoy a visit to an authentic shopping center. After the tour transfer back to the hotel.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Suleymaniye Mosque

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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