• Walk on the City Walls
  • Walk on the City Walls
  • Walk on the City Walls
  • Walk on the City Walls
  • Walk on the City Walls
  • Walk on the City Walls
  • Walk on the City Walls
  • Walk on the City Walls

Tour overview

Visit Yedikule Fortress, where foreign diplomats were imprisoned during Ottoman times. Walk along the city walls near Belgrade Gate to Silivri Gate.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Yedikule Fortress Dungeons-Ottoman State Prison

Itinerary

Our tour will begin at the Yedikule Fortress Dungeons, an Ottoman State Prison where foreign diplomats were imprisoned when the Ottoman Empire was at war with their countries. Even Sultan Osman II was imprisoned and executed there. You'll hear lots of stories about the Dungeon's history from your expert guide. Continuing on, you'll see the cemetery of controversial Turkish "Orthodox Patriarchs", the miraculous "life-giving spring" at Ayazma of Balikli and other churches. Our walk from Yedikule Fortress, to Belgrade Gate to Silivri Gate will also take us past some works of the famous Ottoman architect, Mimar Sinan. We hope your tour will be a memorable one and we look forward to see you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

Routes

Included

Professional English-speaking tour guides

Pick up from your hotel

Transfer from your hotel

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

Return transfer to your hotel

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Entrance fees

Excluded

International or Domestic flights

Insurance: All types

Daily Turkish Bath Daily Cooking Tour

Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

City Tax

Availability

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