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Explore Ottoman Legacy in Istanbul: Suleymaniye Mosque

Duration

2 hours (Approx)

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people

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Guide Language

Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Overview

We are inviting you to spend an unforgettable 2 hours in Istanbul’s historical old city. We are opening a window to the past and exploring the Ottoman times with a visit to the magnificent Suleymaniye Mosque and a refreshing tour around the neighborhood. We are discovering the life of the Ottomans during the 16th century and learn about the traditions of the mosque and Islam the companionship of our professional tour guide.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy a guided tour of the splendid Suleymaniye Mosque
  • Discover Suleymaniye neighbourhood with your local guide
  • Learn about the daily life in Istanbul on 16th century’s Ottoman rule
  • Listen stories of Suleyman the Magnificent, one of the most well-known Ottoman sultans
  • Get some information about the history of mosques and the neighborhood along with the religious practices of Islam
  • Hear fascinating stories about Mimar Sinan - the sultan's architect who built great architectural landmarks in Ottoman times
  • Enjoy the private service designed only for you and your loved ones

Itinerary

This is a private tour designed only for you and your loved ones.

Our guide welcome see you at a café right across the Suleymaniye Mosque which stands in contrast against the modern buildings of Istanbul.

We first pay a visit to the great Ottoman architectural masterpiece Suleymaniye mosque. Moscow was built by the famous architect of the time Mimar Sinan glorious Ottoman sultan Suleyman the Magnificent. It is built in the classical Ottoman style and is still evocative of the power and splendor of its past.

After spending some great time discovering the breathtaking interiors of the mosque and hearing stories from our guide about the daily palace life and Suleyman the Magnificent, we are taking a walk around the neighborhood along with our guide filling us in with more information about the history of the old city.

We are ending the tour with a cup of Turkish tea and talk about Suleyman the Magnificent and the royal Ottoman family's life in the 16th century.
Prepare for the activity
Meeting point
Meet at infront of the Suleymaniye Mosque.

Not allowed
Shorts
Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go
• All women must wear a scarf and follow a dress code for a mosque ( similar to Vatican dress code)
• Tour is scheduled apart from the praying hours
• All participants will take off their shoes and carry their shoes in a plastic bag
• Carpets cover the floor inside the mosque

Included/Excluded

  • Professional local guide
  • Small-group tour (maximum of 12 people)
  • Walking tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Transport to the site

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