About Golden Horn and Istanbul Old City Tour

Enjoy some of the most visited parts of Istanbul

During this tour we will take you to some of the most interesting historical and religious spots in the city. You will have chance to see highlights of Eminonu area - the heart of the walled Canostantinople and busy pier in modern Istanbul, and Eyup - part of the city with some of the most interesting spiritual centers and nice views...
We visit Chora museum, considered to be one of the most beautiful surviving examples of a Byzantine church.
Chora is famous for its amazingly vivid and well-preserved mosaics and frescoes depicting images from the life of Jesus and the Virgin Mary.
The next stop would be the Greek orthodox patriarchate on the Golden Horn, the church that has dignity, grace, apostolic spirit and importance as much as any holy site in Jerusalem.

This tour also includes picturesque views of Constantinople’s old city walls.

Golden Horn & Istanbul Old City Itinerary And Further Details


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    Nicola H
  • With only a limited amount of time in the morning before a 2pm flight, we wanted to have a taste of Istanbul before leaving. Turkey Tours arranged a personalized tour to suit our time. Our guide was very knowledgeable and made extra efforts to tell us about the history we were seeing. His English was very good. Thank you for making our brief visit very memorable.
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    John A Sidney, Avustralya
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Our Istanbul tour guides are locals who have very good knowledge not only about the sights in the area, but also about the history of Christianity.

They are all fluent in English, and some of them guide also in other languages.

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