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A Private Turkish Delight in Istanbul

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Pass By: Travel Tips Turkey, Binbirdirek Mah. Klodfarer Cad. No:3 Sultanahmet Fatih Sultanahmet Fatih, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Meet your guide after your breakfast around 9AM.

Stop At: Mosaic Museum, Torun Sok., Istanbul Turkey

Mosaics Museum is located at Historical Peninsula of Istanbul and contains numerous mosaics taken from the Palace of the Byzantine Emperors. The museum is one of the best museums in Istanbul.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus), Kucuk Ayasofya Mh., Kucuk Ayasofya Cami Sk. No:20, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Little Hagia Sophia (Küçük Ayasofya Camii), former Greek Orthodox church during the Byzantine period, currently functions as a mosque. It is one of the important Byzantine churches in Istanbul that were converted into mosques which are now museum. The original name of Little Hagia Sophia was “The Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus” which was dedicated to two young saints: St. Sergius and St. Bacchus.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque, Sehit Cosmesi Sok,, Istanbul Turkey

Sokullu Pasa Mehmet Mosque, Mimar Sinan designed this mosque in 1571 at the height of his architectural career. Besides its architectural harmony, the mosque is unusual because the medrese is not a separate building but part of the mosque structure, built around the forecourt. The interior walls and mimber are decorated with spectacular red-and-blue Iznik tiles – some of the best ever made.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kapali Carsi, Eminounu Eminounu, Istanbul 34126 Turkey

Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs.

Lunch is at your own expense, but your guide can recommend an option to suit your tastes, budget, and dietary requirements from the myriad choices in Grand Bazaar and Suleymaniye area.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Suleymaniye Mosque, Prof. SIddIk Sami Onar Cd. No:1 Süleymaniye Mah, Istanbul 34116 Turkey

Suleymaniye Mosque, masterpiece of Sinan, the chief architect of the Ottoman Empire, built in the name of Suleyman The Magnificent during the 16th. century, considered as the best amongst the imperial mosques.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkey

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

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Büyük Saray Mozaikleri Müzesi, Arasta Çarşısı, Sultanahmet Mahallesi, Sultan Ahmet, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Traveler pickup is offered
If selected, we can pick you up from your hotel and drop off back.
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Return Details
Eminönü Mısırçarşısı, Rüstem Paşa, 34116 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
  • Private professional local guide, licenced by Ministry of Tourism
  • Private full-day tour
  • Hotel pickup (if selected)
  • Hotel drop-off (if selected)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Lunch (optional)
  • Gratuities
  • Mosaic Museum Entrance Fee (20TL)
  • Entry/Admission - Mosaic Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Hotel pickup and drop off is only available from/to centrally located hotels in European side
  • Due to Friday pray schedule order may change on Fridays
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We did an Istanbul tour with my partner by directly contacting with Osman after my friends' recommendation. Although I am Turkish, I learned a lot of history, things I didn't know with our well knowledged guide Jasmin (in Turkish Yasemin) so did my partner Samuel. We would like
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Response from osmancehrili, General Manager at A Private Turkish Delight in Istanbul
Responded 21 Jan 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this excellent review. It is a great opportunity for our future guests to have an idea about our service quality. We'd like to host your tour in Turkey again and see you in near future. Please take care until that time. Best wishes from Istanbul.
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  • Languages Offered: English
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