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Istanbul's Fatih District: 3-Hour Tour with Entrance Fees

Product ID: 18247
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Enjoy an afternoon stroll through the Fatih district in Istanbul, away from the typical tourist routes. Learn about Mehmed the Conqueror, see beautiful mosques and churches, and explore the fascinating and colorful Casaba Paxar street bazaar.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Centrally located Istanbul hotels
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Tour the Fatih Mosque complex
  • Learn about Mehmed the Conqueror and the world of the Ottoman Sultans
  • Visit the lively Casaba Paxar street bazaar
Full description
The story of Mehmet II, the Ottoman Sultan known as the Conqueror, in inextricably linked with Istanbul’s Fatih district. When he conquered the city of Constantinople, he was just 21 years old!

On this 3-hour tour your guide will tell you what was behind his success. Surely his ability to speak 6 languages fluently was a factor.

You’ll explore the large Fatih complex, and admire the Roman columns, Byzantine churches, Gothic cisterns, and large mosques. See the Aqueduct of Valens, the Yavuz Selim Mosque, and the Mihrimah Sultan Mosque.

Your guide’s commentary will bring to life the amazing world of the Ottoman Sultans. Visit Casaba Paxar, the most interesting, the liveliest, and the most colorful of Istanbul's street bazaars.
Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation

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Important information
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Please dress in a manner that is appropriate for visiting religious sites.