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Suleymaniye and Vefa Third Hill tour

Get to know another side of Istanbul, known as 'the City on Seven Hills'. Each of the seven areas possesses its own distinct personality, and we invite you to join us for a closer look at the third hill of this eclectic and alluring city. The Suleymaniye area is located on the third hill of the Turkish capital's historical peninsula, and its mosque is considered one of the best sights in Istanbul. Find yourself immersed in the ancient districts that stretch from Suleymaniye - the largest mosque complex of the Ottoman Empire and the largest in the city - to historically rich Vefa, brimming with relics of both Ottoman and Byzantine eras. Uncover the secrets of this areas' incredible past, as your expert guide lets reveals why Süleyman was named 'The Magnificent', and why his beloved son Sinan was considered to be the greatest of all Turkish architects. Hear the harrowing tale of popular heir to the throne, _ehzade Mustafa-the Prince. Sip on a traditional refreshment known as Boza, a delicious and popular fermented beverage, as we amble at a relaxed pace in and around Vefa. Drink in the delicate taste, the captivating relics of bygone days, and a rich local knowledge for an in-depth experience of the city's 'third hill'. Get to know another side of Istanbul, known as 'the City on Seven Hills'. Each of the seven areas possesses its own distinct personality, and we invite you to join us for a closer look at the third hill of this eclectic and alluring city. The Suleymaniye area is located on the third hill of the Turkish capital's historical peninsula, and its mosque is considered one of the best sights Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel reception. Duration:Four hours. Start/opening time: Between 8 and 8:30am. End/closing time: Between 12 and 12:30pm. Languages: English.