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Local tour guide in Istanbul Safiye Kaban

Istanbul has a myriad of attractions to show. Unique, fascinating past, spectacular mementos of the past and also special character. If you would like to explore and also understand this richness beautifully I invite you to see Istanbul together. Local tour guide Istanbul, I have been successfully realizing my dream of working in the city of Istanbul for years. My private and also professional life is intertwined with Istanbul. In this corner I reside, realize professionally as well as make my dreams come true. I love people, so I want to give others my passion and also knowledge about Istanbul's wonderful past, secrets and wonderful backstreets.

Not necessarily the one who has learned the language and can identify the most attractive buildings, turns out to be a good local tourist guide Istanbul. It takes a lot more than that to enable the best memories of the trip. Above all, it is nice if you have a positive attitude towards people, can listen to them and hold a conversation with them. The right local Istanbul tour guide is a person who has documented knowledge of Istanbul, lives in the area, also works in the local community. A tourist guide can point out every corner, he also knows comprehends how members of the society live. Only a tourist guide knows how to demonstrate Istanbul to both those who are here for the first time and tourists who are waiting to trace unknown mysteries.

Probably someone told you that Istanbul is a city that is special , and also full of beautiful sights. However the requirement to make the most of the period spent in this corner is to visit it with a local Istanbul tour guide. You are then guaranteed that your Istanbul escapade will be exquisitely arranged and filled with surprises. You can expect to hear the most interesting accounts and see sensational corners. I will show you rare attractions you won't find in trendy printed travel guides. I can easily tailor the expedition program to your suggestions and situation. Naturally, you are provided with service in your language, so that you can discover thoroughly all the curiosities without limitations. Thanks due to the fact that I know the values I have the ability to provide you with all the information and intriguing stories in the most appealing way for you. You will also taste the local cuisine, find out how the locals live, where and how they relax. You will hear humorous also astonishing tales about illustrious people and events related to Istanbul. Together with me you will get to know the aura of Istanbul, you will let yourself be absorbed by the unique colors. Local tour guide can support you with finding Istanbul accommodation.

If you are contemplating a trip to such a magical place as Istanbul, I encourage you to take advantage of my support of a local Istanbul tour guide. I will give you my passion and knowledge about this beautiful attraction. Thanks to this, you will recognize all the secrets and qualities of Istanbul, and the trip will turn out to be an unforgettable adventure for you, to which you will fondly return with memories.

As a Istanbul tour guide you will be shown the attractions of Istanbul

  • Theodosius' walls. Theodosius pushed the walls very far away from the previous fortifications and expanded the city. His work must have been awe-inspiring, especially to his enemies. Eleven gates, 192 towers and the wall itself, or rather its two lines stretched for 6.5 kilometers from the Sea of Marmara to the Golden Horn. Thanks to them, the city successfully repelled sieges for centuries to come.
  • Archaeological Museum. If you are a fan of history and archaeology, spend a few hours at the Archaeological Museum. In the museum, you'll find such treasures as the royal Sarcophagus of Alexander, which came from Sidon in Lebanon and dates to the 4th century BC, a rich collection of pottery and jewelry from ancient Cyprus, tablets written in Hittite script, including the Treaty of Kadesh - the oldest known peace treaty in the world.
  • Mosaic Museum. After visiting the Sultan's palace, you can take a little breather and return to Byzantine art. If, like us, you enjoy looking at mosaics, don't miss the Mosaic Museum. It's a tiny museum where, by the way, you will not only see beautiful examples of Byzantine decorative art, but also learn how they are restored. You will find the Mosaic Museum below the Blue Mosque in the Arasta Bazaar.
  • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Cami). Built in the 17th century on the orders of Sultan Ahmed I, it was intended to overshadow the Hagia Sophia. Wanting to be forgiven by Allah for his bad conduct during his youth (construction began when the sultan was 19, so he misbehaved somehow probably in elementary school;), he insisted that everything in the temple be the most.
  • Suleiman Mosque. This is the work of the most famous Ottoman architect - Mimar Sinan. Sinan was born Joseph to a Christian family in Anatolia. At the age of 19, as a result of a takeover, he was sent to the Sultan's court.
  • Hagia Sophia Mosque (Aya Sofya). Beautiful mosaics, frescoes, decorations, the architecture of this magnificent temple will stay in your memory for a long time. Once called the Church of Divine Wisdom, it was the highest-ranking temple in the Byzantine Empire.
  • Tiles in the Rüstem Paşa mosque
  • Topkapı Palace (Topkapı Sarayı). Topkapi is a must-visit in Istanbul and you must go there if you have never been before. Topkapi is a gem of Ottoman architecture. A 16th century palace laid out in four courtyards, a harem, rich collections of weapons, views from the palace terraces....
  • Construction of the Byzantine hippodrome began in 203. The only surviving element from this period is an obelisk dating from the 15th century BC, and brought from Egypt by Emperor Theodosius in 390.
  • Galata Tower. The tower was built by the Genoese in 1384 and is 63 meters high (67 meters counting the dome).
  • Taksim Square, is the heart of modern Istanbul. There you will find many hotels, stores and restaurants. Well, and it is the gateway to Isitklal Street.
  • The Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı). Istanbul bazaars. There are many bazaars in Istanbul, there is the Egyptian Bazaar also known as the Spice Bazaar or Spice Bazaar, there is the Arasta Bazaar below the Blue Mosque, there are dozens if not hundreds of smaller marketplaces, but the ability to bargain will be most useful to you at the largest one - the Grand Bazaar.
  • Basilica Cistern Underground (Yerebatan Sarnıçı). If you only have one day in Istanbul, put the Cistern at the top of your list of places to see. The Cistern, also known as the Underground Cistern or Yerebatan Palace, is a huge underground chamber with a vault supported by 336 columns. Built in the 6th century AD, it served as an artificial water reservoir.
  • Valens Aqueduct. 250 kilometers - this is how long was the system of canals, aqueducts and cisterns in Constantinople. It began to be built in the second century AD by Emperor Hadrian.

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I offer guided tours in languages: English, Spanish, Turkish

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