Istanbul Old City Bike Tour
The tour will present you with the wonders of Sultanahmet, the historical peninsula of Istanbul where great empires have flourished for thousands of years. Riding a bike around the ancient Constantinople, you will see mosques, palaces, churches, parks and traditional districts. Notably, some of Istanbul’s historical areas have been UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1985, and the local cityscape is simply remarkable. Besides visiting the renowned monuments, you will learn more about the local daily life, discovering some aspects of the city that tourists usually don’t get to see. During the bike tour, all sights will be viewed from the outside, without going in.
Highlights: the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, Church of St. George, Phanar Greek Orthodox College, the Rüstem Pasha Mosque, the Mother Mosque, the Spice Bazaar, the Galata Bridge, the Galata Tower, Gülhane Park, the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia Mosque, The Hagia Sophia Hurrem Sultan Bathhouse, the Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern, the Hippodrome of Constantinople, The Theodosian Walls, The Aqueduct of Valens, The Şehzade Mosque, The Süleymaniye Mosque.
Departure: daily. Includes: a guide, helmet, bike rental. Minimum 2 people.