Istanbul walking tour to the Asian Side with Uskudar and Kadikoy

Ist.Walks 10
Duration : Full-Day (8 hr.)
Start at 09:00 - Finish at 17:00
Departure :Everyday (All Year Round)
Tour Type: Regular / Group Tour
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Price : 90 €
What You Can Expect

When you will arrive in Uskudar you will have a walking tour of these charming Ottoman districts, full with historic mosques and complexes. Mosque of Mihrimah Sultan-the daughter of Suleyman theMagnificent, Fish Market, Mimar Sinan Bath, Yeni Valide Mosque, Kulliye of Aziz Mahmud Hudai, Ayazma Mosque, Rum Mehmet Pasa Mosque and Semsi Pasa Mosque are highlights to be visited on this tour.

Kadikoy is historically known as Chalcedon literally meaning the City of the Blind. It was here where Julian Theapostate brought his enemies to trial. In 451 AD it was a place of the famous Council of Chalcedon where it defined the human and divine natures of Jesus and provoked the schism with the churches composing Oriental Orthodoxy. Boethus, Herophilos, Xenocrates, Thrasymachus are some of notable people that lived in Chalcedon. And also you will see famous fish market and decent quarter of Moda. Visits to churches, mosques and mansions are also part of this tour.

Tour Schedule

This Tour will begin with hotel pick up from your hotel and drop you to one of the stations of Marmaray in the European Side of Istanbul. You will travel with your guide on this modern train. You will arrive in Uskudar Marmaray Station and have a walking tour of these charming Ottoman district full with historic mosques and complexes. Following the walk which takes about three hours, you will have lunch at the local restaurant and then take Marmaray to continue to Kadikoy. Our tour will continue with  the narrow streets of famous fish market and decent quarter of Moda. Visits to churches, mosques and mansions. Following the tour you will take 20 minutes boat ride to cross the Bosphorus. At the European side our transfer coaches will take you back to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in the tours
  • All mentioned city sightseeing tours on regular group guided basis
  • Mentioned entrance fees to sights by the itinerary
  • Meals mentioned by the itinerary  ( L: Lunch )
  • All mentioned land transportations
  • Local taxes

Exclusions

  • Any tips to guide, driver or staff at hotels,
  • Personal expenses and medical services.

Important Notes

  • The times are approx.
  • Age 0-2 years old children are free of charge for the tour.
  • Please pay attention to the instructions of your tour guide and be ready at the appointed place on time.
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