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OTTOMAN
WONDERS

FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS

The most famous Ottoman wonders

Discover the capital of Ottoman Empire, the centre of culture and power and it's famous wonders.

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PRIVATE CUSTOM TOUR
Your Dates. Our Planning and Expertise.

At 9:00 am, you will be greeted at the exit gate of the customs area of Galataport Istanbul cruise port by Sightseeist dedicated guide, for departure by deluxe air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz minivan for an unforgettable Istanbul visit.

First, you will take a short walk to the Sultanahmet MosqueBlue Mosque - the masterpiece of 17th century Ottoman Architecture, famous for its unique handmade Iznik tiles impressing the guests with their rich dominant blue colors and oriental patterns. They have become collectors’ items today, auctioned at celebrated houses like the Sotheby’s.

Next you will visit the magnificient Topkapi Palace -  the main residence of the sultans for almost three centuries. Turks ruled most of Europe and the Middle East from here. It is located on the promontory jutting out between the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. The construction of the palace was completed between 1465 and 1478.  In the Treasury section, you will see breathtaking displays, including the 7th largest diamond in the world, the “Spoonmaker’s Diamond”.


Last, visit the Grand Bazaar, the largest and oldest covered Bazaar in Turkey with more than 4,000 shops. A variety of handicrafts, gold and silver jewelry, carpets, rugs, antiques, tiles, leather, ceramics and souvenirs all sold in small shops next to each other. 

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to Galataport Istanbul cruise port to board on your ship with a stop for some baklava tasting. 

  • Experiences:  Culture, History, Culinary & Arts

  • Meals: None

  • Recommended Ages : All Ages

  • Activity Level: Moderate - Wheelchair Accessible

  • Best Season: 12 months

  • Times: Up to 4 hours, based on the ship’s time.

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To begin the reservation process  click here to fill out the form and we will be in touch.


We will take care of everything for you. 

Figuring out all the particulars of a trip can be complicated.

Let us manage the details of your trip, while you focus on anticipation and excitement – the way it should be.

We take care of everything for you. 

Figuring out all the particulars of a trip can be complicated.

Let us manage the details of your trip, while you focus on anticipation and excitement – the way it should be.

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We're Here to Help

Our dedicated team is available to answer all your questions. 

sightseeist@parostravel.com

Business Hours: Monday through Sunday, 8am – 7pm

7/24 WhatsApp +90 (543) 128-9991   

Merkez Mah. Abide-i Hürriyet Caddesi Blackout A Blok Kat:1 Sisli, Istanbul / Turkey

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