Our tour will cover Galata and Beyoğlu (Pera) districts of İstanbul, famous with 19th&early 20th century European architecture and churches, since it had a totally different history then the city of Constantinople. The tour will start in the historic district of Karaköy. Our first destination will be Former Ottoman Bank Building from 1890’s, where we will talk about history and architecture through the years of Galata. Then we will navigate our way through Galata’s narrow streets to discover magnificent architecture with a few unexpected local wonder along the way. We will lead a short journey of pieces of Neoclassical, Beaux-Art and Neo Baroque architecture onwards 650 years old Galata Tower in Romanesque style. The last remnants of Galata walls will be on list too. After short visit to Şişhane, we will head to Istiklal Street and continue to discover the side streets, including second oldest subway of the world, some Italian churches, and the hotel Agatha Christie stayed and wrote her famous novel, Murder on the Orient Express. Also we will visit a coffee stop where we will enjoy a traditional Turkish coffee. At the end we will walk to prosperous Taksim Square through Istiklal Street. We will discuss its rich political, military and cultural history. We will be having an interactive conversation so you are more than welcome to ask me questions along the way as we explore
Traditional Turkish Coffee
I will carry old pictures of the streets and buildings to compare past and present with you.
Hello there! I am an enthusiastic city traveller and live in Istanbul for more than a decade. I have travelled more than 10 countries in Europe and was an expat in Ireland for 6 months. As a co-founder of an architectural and history mobile app focused on city travelling and exploration, I bring an indept knowledge of Istanbul through my work as a professional photographer artist, my passion of reading and exploring, I offer you guys the opportunity to learn about the history of Istanbul. We will visit the undiscovered streets that hosted civilizations more than two thousand years. I just want to make sure that you will have an fruitful, non-touristic experience in my beautiful city, therefore suggestions are more than welcome. As an experienced traveller, I will make sure you feel home when we will walk like a local. Come and join me
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We will start in Karaköy and see the Bank Street full with 19th century architecture and visit Former Ottoman Bank Building. Then we will carry on to Galata Tower from Genoese times. We will arrive to Istiklal Street and see the world second oldest subway. Next we will see Pera Palas Hotel, where Agatha Christie and Charles King stayed. After discovering hidden streets around Istiklal, we will go to our final destination of Taksim Square.
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