Fans of ancient history will be thrilled with a visit to Homer’s legendary Troy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site founded 4,000 years ago, where the mythical Trojan War took place and whether a face really did launch a thousand ships at Troy. Today it’s one of the world’s most famous archaeological site.
Enjoy a night on the Bosphorus River filled with belly dancing, traditional folkloric and cultural dances. Selection of 10 seasonal appetizers and option to choose grilled fish, meatball, chicken or vegeterian meal.
A great night out where hotel transfers, dinner, unlimited beer, wine, Turkish Raki, soft drinks and entertainment is included in the price.
Whirling Dervish performances began with the inspiration of Mawlana Jalaleddin Rumi, one of the greatest mystical poets of Islam.
Treat yourself to a delicious meal rich in local flavours and to those authentic local spots you might not find on your own. From ethnic dishes to local crafted national drink of raki to hand-crafted bagel ‘simit’, enjoy delectable culinary tastings on this walking food tour while learning about the city’s exciting culture and exploring one-of-a-kind restaurants in historic downtown Taksim.
Haseki Hurrem Sultan Bath House, built by order of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent (one of the greatest rulers of the Ottoman Empire and longest-serving Sultan) and named in honour of his wife Hurrem Sultan, commonly known as Roxelana. This nearly five-century-old Turkish bath, a work of the Ottoman master architect Mimar Sinan…
Deep cleanse your body and mind during a 2-hour traditional Turkish bath experience at Istanbul’s Turkish Baths a gorgeous 15th-century bath house. As authentic as cultural experiences get, a Turkish bath experience remains much the same now as it was during the Ottoman era.
Go inside and be shown to a private cubicle to change into your bathing suit and, if you wish, a peştamal (traditional robe). Then, when you’re ready, walk into the hammam chamber: a hot steam room with marble platforms, benches and basins. Relax on a marble slab in a steamy bath chamber, have a vigorous and exfoliating scrub to strip away dead skin cells, and then relax in a cooler room.
After included head and neck massage and after cooling off, leave feeling renewed and revitalized, with your skin ready for a perfect tan. Feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, return to the changing rooms to dress and then leave the bath house.
Please note: If you’re planning on getting a tan during your stay in Turkey, it’s a good idea to have a Turkish bath at the start of your vacation, so your skin is perfectly cleansed and ready for the sun.
True Blue Tour offers customers the opportunity to see Istanbul City and the surrounding area in a whole new way – from the skies! Istanbul was a capital city for many empires – Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman and today, although it is not the capital, it is a thriving, eclectic city in present day Turkey.