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Istanbul in Color: Balat Tour

Off the Beaten Path
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An exclusive walking tour through well preserved historical texture of Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim communities in Fener and Balat’s narrow streets and slopes surrounded by stylish artisan coffee shops, art workshops and antique shops.

12:00 AM

Meeting Point

"Cafe Society" a coffee shop very next to the Spice Market (shop address : Rüstem Paşa, Kalçin Sokak No:13 , 34116 Fatih, İstanbul)

10:30 AM

Spice Market

Spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds are among the many treasures to be found at this bazaar also known as the Spice Market.

11:00 AM

Fener & Balat

Discover the often-overlooked Fener and Balat neighborhoods on a private walking tour in Istanbul. As you stroll past the colorful buildings and charming businesses, your guide will offer insights into the area's Greek Orthodox, Jewish, and Muslim history. You'll visit significant landmarks like the Spice Market (Misir Carsisi), Saint George's Church and Ecumenical Patriarchate, and Saint Stephen's Orthodox Church (Bulgarian Iron Church).

11:30 AM

Red School & Colorful Houses & Colorful Stair & Umbrellas

An exclusive walking tour through well preserved historical texture of Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim communities in Fener and Balat’s narrow streets and slopes surrounded by stylish artisan coffee shops, art workshops and antique shops.

12:00 PM

Cathedral Church of St George

The Cathedral Church of St. George (a.k.a. Yorgi Kilisesi) is located in the Fener (Phanar) district, and is the principal Eastern Orthodox cathedral.

12:30 PM

Bulgarian Orthodox Church

Visit gorgeous St. Stephan Bulgarian Church (the Iron Church) and hear out their history in Fener.

01:30 PM

End of the tour

Ending Point

Balat

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Private Tour Guide

All Taxes

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What‘s not included

Food & Beverages

Tips

Transportation

Tour Important Information

This is a walking tour. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

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$65/ per person