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Istanbul Findikzade & Samatya Tour

Walkthrough the history of Istanbul on a full-day tour from the Bayazit District to Haseki and Samatya. Let a unique culture of a city be unveiled to you as you make your way through some of the fascinating sites of the city.

Walkthrough the history of Istanbul on a full-day tour from the Bayazit District to Haseki and Samatya. Let a unique culture of a city be unveiled to you as you make your way through some of the fascinating sites of the city.

Itinerary

Begin at the Istanbul University, one of the oldest institutions of Europe, established by Constantine the Great. Stroll through the ancient Roman Forum Taurus, before heading into the Bayazit District, to check out the famed mosque and tower. Listen as your guide shares stories of the unlucky Sultan Mustafa III. Continue on to Haseki. An area with amazing mosques, historical hospitals, Roman ruins and plenty of history, you'll enjoy strolling amidst these treasures and learning about their significance.

Further along, you'll head to Samatya, a traditionally Armenian enclave. Visit many of the religious sites important to the locals, and uncover a deep-seated religious tradition as you tour the Surp Kevork. Continue on to visit the churches of Hristos Analipsis and Haghios Menas of the Greek orthodox tradition. View the impressive Ramazan Efendi Camii mosque and the former Byzantine Church of St Andrew, Kocamustafapasha Camii, before exploring other places of historical importance throughout the district.

Take in the sights and sounds of the city over a delicious cup of Turkish coffee and some lunch. Notice all the smiling faces and shops with their street-side wares before calling it a day. A unique exploration of the people, culture and religion of Istanbul, this tour is sure to delight your senses while offering you a glimpse into a glorious past.

Highlights

  •  Visit Istanbul University
  •  Visit Bayezid II Mosque
  •  Visit Surp Kevork or Sulu Monastery
  •  Visit Hristos Analipsis Church

Details

Confirmation
48 Hours
Duration
Full Day
Transport
Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
Voucher Type
E-Vouchers
Amendment
Refer to T&Cs
Refund
Refer to T&Cs

Operating Hours

Tour Start Time: 08:00hrs

What You Get

Includes

  •  Meal
  •  Tickets
  •  Transport
  •  Guide

Excludes

  • Drinks

Additional Information

  • What to bring: The voucher and valid photo ID.
  • Infants 0-2 years carried free of charge.
  • Child Price: 3-7 years
  • Please be ready 15 minutes before pick up. 
  • Pick-up Service is available only in hotels located in Sultanahmet, Aksaray, Sirkeci, Beyaz─▒t and TAKSIM areas. Outside these areas pick-up service is unavailable. Dropped back to the hotel in Istanbul after the tour.

How To Use 

  • Present either a printed or mobile voucher for this activity
  • This voucher is only valid on the date and time specified
How To Buy 
  • After purchase, kindly email the following details to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg:
    • Name of Hotel

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Adult
$236.00
$223.00
Age: 8 & above
Child
$166.00
$157.00
Age: 3-7 years

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