University to Findikzade & Samatya Full-Day with Lunch

University to Findikzade & Samatya Full-Day with Lunch

From $166.86 per person

Stroll through Istanbul University to Findizade and the Samatya Armenian district on this full-day tour. See a number of mosques including the Ramazan Efendi Camii and Kocamustafapaşa Camii. Visit churches such as Surp Kevork and Hristos Analipsisis.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup is available from centrally-located Istanbul hotels within Taksim Square, Şişli, Beşiktaş, Sultanahmet, and Fatih neighborhoods.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Istanbul University, established by Constantine the Great
  • Tour the Haseki area and its amazing mosques
  • See Greek Orthodox and Latin churches
Full description
Istanbul University, established by Constantine the Great, is likely one of Europe’s oldest universities. You’ll begin your walking tour with a the stroll starting from the Roman Forum of Taurus. On this full-day tour, your guide will show you interesting parts of the Bayazit district, and tell you stories about unlucky Sultan Mustafa III. You’ll also hear about the Byzantine Monks of the Myrelaion Monastery and see the square used for executions in Byzantine Constantinople. In Haseki you’ll see amazing mosques, a variety of churches, Roman remains, and many historical sites. Samatya is an area that historically has been inhabited by Armenians. See their Surp Kevork, also known as Sulu Monastery, dating to a time before the Ottoman conquest. Visit Greek orthodox churches such as Hristos Analipsis and Haghios Menas. There are Latin churches to see, as well as impressive mosques such as Ramazan Efendi Camii and Kocamustafapaşa Camii, which was at one time the Byzantine Church of St. Andrew.
Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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