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From the Taksim Square to the Galata Bridge
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Welcome to Istanbul Dear Walkers!
Our tour begins from the heart of the city called Taksim Square and ends in the Galata Bridge.
We start by walking from Taksim Square heading to İstiklâl Street towards Galata district. On the way, we see several historical churches, mosques and synagogues.
We enjoy the great view of the Galata Tower from outside. Then we see some historical buildings from Ottoman times and the Italian Genoese era. Finally, we finish the tour at one end of the Galata Bridge in Karaköy with a great view of the Suleymaniye Mosque ahead of us.
We keep the number of walkers between 7-12 in our tours.
- Taksim Square and Cumhuriyet (Republic) Monument
- Taksim Mosque (inside if available)
- İstiklâl Street
- Nostalgic Tram and the 2nd oldest Funicular of the World
- French, Greek, Dutch, Swedish, British and Russian Consulates
- Galatasaray School
- Galata Dervish Lodge (outside)
- Galata Tower (outside)
- Galata Bankers Street
- St Antony Catholic Church (inside)
- Neve Shalom Synagogue (outside)
- Kamondo Stairs
- Galata Old City Walls
- View point on Golden Horn River and Galata Bridge
Plus we will be able to show(not tasting) famed food&drink points such as 'Wet Hamburger, San Sebastian Cheesecake, İçli Köfte, Strong Turkish Coffee etc'.
Please note that;
- it is around 2,5 km of walking.
- at the end of the tour, you are expected to tip the guide minimum 10 Euros or 350 liras per person.
- For church and mosque visits modest clothing is highly advised. (Covering your shoulders&knees, and not wearing short shorts and sleeveless shirts)
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Gümüşsuyu, Taksim Cd. 2 B, 34437 Beyo...Gümüşsuyu, Taksim Cd. 2 B, 34437 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Türkiye
I will wait for you at the entrance gate of the Taksim Mosque.
1Outside visitTaksim Mosque
2Outside visitIstiklal Street
3Outside visitTaksim Square
4Outside visitSaint Antuan Church
5Outside visitGalata Tower
6Outside visitNeva Shalom Synagogue
7Outside visitKamondo Stairs
8Outside visitGalatasaray School
9Outside visitSanta Maria Franciscan Church
10Outside visitGalata Brigde
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).