From EUR 125
Travel back to the days of Ottoman Istanbul on a 2-hour guided tour of Suleymaniye Mosque and the neighbourhood.
Discover the life of Ottomans in 16th Century and learn about mosque traditions and Islam with your local guide.
Find out the basics of Islam and traditions on visiting mosques.
Listen stories of Suleyman the Magnificent and compare royal Ottoman family to the European monarchs and find out the similarities
End with free time to explore on your own.
Choice of a private tour or a shared group of maximum 8 people.
Local and professional tour guides.
SULEYMANIYE MOSQUE, 2 HRS:
Walking tour to discover Suleymaniye Mosque and the neighbourhood:
We meet at the cafe just opposite the Suleymaniye Mosque which stands in contrast against the modern buildings of Istanbul. This is Mimar Sinan’s Suleymaniye Mosque built in classical Ottoman style and is still evocative of the power and splendour of the past.
Enjoy a comprehensive 2 hour guided tour of Suleymaniye Mosque and its complimentary buildings with a profesional guide. Afterwards enjoy the courtyard for breathtaking views over Istanbul and get hints for a gentle stroll around the neighbourhood.
End the tour with a cup of Turkish tea and talk about Suleyman the Magnificent and the royal Ottoman family’s life in 16th Century.
Suleymaniye Mosque tour runs everyday except Fridays at 09:30 am and 13:30 pm.