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Invisible Secrets of the Emperors City

Invisible Secrets of the Emperors City

Duration:3.5 hours total
Includes:1 ticket and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a very curious person, Physicist, Developer, and an amateur historian who has an eye for detail, covered, forgotten, and ignored. I love to uncover the long forgotten facts about history. I try to capture the untold stories of historical artifacts in my city. I've already discovered some forgotten facts, e.g. why where I live is called Windmill, by noticing and suspecting so many bakeries on…
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What we’ll do

We will discover the long forgotten and lost artifacts around the historical Old Town and Galata rather than the great monumental buildings that are obvious. I will inform you what is under your feet under the surface of the ground. You will learn about now lost and even forgotten to be lost objects. Some of them are even from another parts of the world belonging to one of the most mysterious…

What else you should know

The places we will be visiting and walking around will probably be crowded. Beware of the forecast: - It may rain in spring though that is not frequent, and - In summer it'll be sunny, hot and humid

What I’ll provide

Tickets
Cistern Basilica tickets I will pay entrance fee for the Yerebatan Sarnici (Cistern Basilica)
Transport
tram and metro we may decide to skip tram and rather walk depending on our timeline and ability of guests

What to bring

Make sure to have comfortable shoes, water or some Turkish cash in case to buy some water or snacks. Please check forecast of it is sunny hot or rainy to equip yourself with sunscreen, sunglasses or umbrella

Where you'll be

We will be around the Old Town and Galata. We will first examine the Sultan Ahmet Square and the secrets it bears. Later we will go to the Yerebatan (Cistern Basilica). After that we will take tram to Eminönü. Walk over the Galata Bridge and visit the Galata Tower. However, we will realize and see some other things that has historical significance and almost forgotten about. Some are actually are not there anymore and some had never been at all.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 10 and up can attend.

More tips

The places we will be visiting and walking around will probably be crowded. Beware of the forecast: - It may rain in spring though that is not frequent, and - In summer it'll be sunny, hot and humid
Selçuk
history walk
Invisible Secrets of the Emperors City
New experience
£28 / person
New experience
£28 / person