Personal Istanbul tour for Ethiopia Diplomatic group

Istanbul Tour Guides – Ensar – private Istanbul tour for Ethiopia Diplomatic group on 4th of March 2016

We started our tour with Blue Mosque which is one of the most famous mosques of the world. Due to the Friday pray, we couldn’t go inside. However, Ensar one of the best Istanbul tour guides talked about the Blue Mosque in Hippodrome.

It was raining a little bit when we were going around the Hippodrome. It was difficult to keep ourselves dry but it gave a great ambiance to the tour. At least, that’s what I think. Rain is always bit more difficult for Istanbul Tour Guides.

After we saw the monuments from Roman Hippodrome, we carried on to Hagia Sophia, a place that must be seen wi

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Mihrimah Mosque

Mimar Sinan built this extremely beautiful mosque on the highest point of the city for Mihrimah Sultan, the daughter of Suleyman the Magnificent in 1560. The mosque is one of the dazzling late-period masterpieces of the master. The significant form of the construction is lively and original: A cube, a 37m high dome on it, and a thin and long minaret next to it. The light passing through the curves of the walls with three rows of windows enlighten the area and increases feeling of relief. Edimekapi

Ortakoy Mosque

The mosque, built for Sultan Abdulmecit in the 19th, century right at the seashore, is one of the stunning examples of the late period Ottoman architecture with its elegance.

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The Topkapi Palace

The famous Ottoman historian Evliya Celebi describes the Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi) as “the loveliest sultanate palace that human skill could have created.’’One can not help doing anything but ruling if living in here! If you can come out of this complex game that is made of terraces, corridors, stairs and interior courts; you find yourself in the world of Arabian Nights again. The palace once Ottoman Sultans lived is visited by thousands of visitors from all parts of the world, is the most splendid monument of Istanbul.

The palace had a concept peculiar to the East, accommodating several qualities in it: The residence of the Sultan and the centre of a world empire, the religious centre of half of the world and the stage that incredible intrigues displayed, the focus of cruel murders and the cradle of breathtaking successes. Once, 4,000-5,000 people used to live in Topkapi Palace. This was a city in the city. Fatih Sultan Mehmet decided to have a vast palace built

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Personal Istanbul tour for Ethiopia Diplomatic group

Istanbul Tour Guides – Ensar – private Istanbul tour for Ethiopia Diplomatic group on 4th of March 2016

We started our tour with Blue Mosque which is one of the most famous mosques of the world. Due to the Friday pray, we couldn’t go inside. However, Ensar one of the best Istanbul tour guides talked about the Blue Mosque in Hippodrome.

It was raining a little bit when we were going around the Hippodrome. It was difficult to keep ourselves dry but it gave a great ambiance to the tour. At least, that’s what I think. Rain is always bit more difficult for Istanbul Tour Guides.

After we saw the monuments from Roman Hippodrome, we carried on to Hagia Sophia, a place that must be seen wi

Read More

Mihrimah Mosque

Mimar Sinan built this extremely beautiful mosque on the highest point of the city for Mihrimah Sultan, the daughter of Suleyman the Magnificent in 1560. The mosque is one of the dazzling late-period masterpieces of the master. The significant form of the construction is lively and original: A cube, a 37m high dome on it, and a thin and long minaret next to it. The light passing through the curves of the walls with three rows of windows enlighten the area and increases feeling of relief. Edimekapi

Ortakoy Mosque

The mosque, built for Sultan Abdulmecit in the 19th, century right at the seashore, is one of the stunning examples of the late period Ottoman architecture with its elegance.

Read More

The Topkapi Palace

The famous Ottoman historian Evliya Celebi describes the Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi) as “the loveliest sultanate palace that human skill could have created.’’One can not help doing anything but ruling if living in here! If you can come out of this complex game that is made of terraces, corridors, stairs and interior courts; you find yourself in the world of Arabian Nights again. The palace once Ottoman Sultans lived is visited by thousands of visitors from all parts of the world, is the most splendid monument of Istanbul.

The palace had a concept peculiar to the East, accommodating several qualities in it: The residence of the Sultan and the centre of a world empire, the religious centre of half of the world and the stage that incredible intrigues displayed, the focus of cruel murders and the cradle of breathtaking successes. Once, 4,000-5,000 people used to live in Topkapi Palace. This was a city in the city. Fatih Sultan Mehmet decided to have a vast palace built

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Personal Istanbul tour for Ethiopia Diplomatic group

Istanbul Tour Guides – Ensar – private Istanbul tour for Ethiopia Diplomatic group on 4th of March 2016

We started our tour with Blue Mosque which is one of the most famous mosques of the world. Due to the Friday pray, we couldn’t go inside. However, Ensar one of the best Istanbul tour guides talked about the Blue Mosque in Hippodrome.

It was raining a little bit when we were going around the Hippodrome. It was difficult to keep ourselves dry but it gave a great ambiance to the tour. At least, that’s what I think. Rain is always bit more difficult for Istanbul Tour Guides.

After we saw the monuments from Roman Hippodrome, we carried on to Hagia Sophia, a place that must be seen wi

Read More

Mihrimah Mosque

Mimar Sinan built this extremely beautiful mosque on the highest point of the city for Mihrimah Sultan, the daughter of Suleyman the Magnificent in 1560. The mosque is one of the dazzling late-period masterpieces of the master. The significant form of the construction is lively and original: A cube, a 37m high dome on it, and a thin and long minaret next to it. The light passing through the curves of the walls with three rows of windows enlighten the area and increases feeling of relief. Edimekapi

Ortakoy Mosque

The mosque, built for Sultan Abdulmecit in the 19th, century right at the seashore, is one of the stunning examples of the late period Ottoman architecture with its elegance.

Read More

The Topkapi Palace

The famous Ottoman historian Evliya Celebi describes the Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi) as “the loveliest sultanate palace that human skill could have created.’’One can not help doing anything but ruling if living in here! If you can come out of this complex game that is made of terraces, corridors, stairs and interior courts; you find yourself in the world of Arabian Nights again. The palace once Ottoman Sultans lived is visited by thousands of visitors from all parts of the world, is the most splendid monument of Istanbul.

The palace had a concept peculiar to the East, accommodating several qualities in it: The residence of the Sultan and the centre of a world empire, the religious centre of half of the world and the stage that incredible intrigues displayed, the focus of cruel murders and the cradle of breathtaking successes. Once, 4,000-5,000 people used to live in Topkapi Palace. This was a city in the city. Fatih Sultan Mehmet decided to have a vast palace built

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