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History and Continuity in Istanbul

Explore off-the-beaten track Istanbul with an expert guide
$264 and up
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Tour Details
About the Tour
3 hours
Photos & Highlights
  • Explore fascinating and overlooked Istanbul neighborhoods
  • Learn about Istanbul's multicultural history
  • Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, Fener Neighborhood, and Balat Neighborhood
Tour Description
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Claire is a gem and the tour was fascinating. She knows an incredible amount about life and culture in Istanbul, and we found the tour truly informative and eye-opening. We couldn't recommend this tour or Claire more highly.
We loved being with Claire who is so deeply informed about Istanbul & the subjects we discussed. Claire is fun to be with as well as educated on the topics. She was able to answer all of our questions in depth. This tour above all others, helped integrate historical with modern Turkey.
A lot of standing in front of buildings/churches on this one. I would really like to see some focus on literary/artistic persons within the neighborhoods that we visited. did any scientists live in the area, what about writers or artists?