ALONG THE BAY OF GOLDEN HORN
This tour lets you explore an off-the-beaten-path part of the city, around the bay of Golden Horn.
Golden Horn, is one of the reasons this city is so special. It is a big bay which goes inland for 7km (app. 4.5miles) and creates a natural harbor.
During this tour you will stroll through the following places:
Koç Museum: Rich private collection of Rahmi Koc, a leading Turkish industrialist. The collection will give you a great backdrop of history of transportation.
Pierre Loti Hill: The hill with a panoramic view of the Golden Horn, was made famous by the French poet, Pierre Loti.
Chora Museum: Finest Byzantine mosaics of the city are tucked away in this tiny former church.
You will also get the chance to visit the most sacred temples of both Christianity and Islam in İstanbul during this tour:
Fener & Balat Neighborhoods: You will walk through historical neighborhoods where the Jewish and Greek community of the city has lived during the Ottoman era.
The market of Balat and the new art galleries that are flourishing in the area will excite you and you will complete your tour as you visit some of the historical churches in the area.
Fener & Balat
Private guidance by professional guides, Luxury vehicle with A/C and professional driver, Parking fees,