10 Karaköy A Morgans Original
Fancy exploring magical Istanbul with style? 10 Karaköy Istanbul is the place for you! Originally a historical property in neo-classical style, the hotel is reimagined in collaboration with award-winning architect Sinan Kafadar. From without, it makes you feel like as if you are in one of Wes Anderson movies!
10 Karaköy offers 71 unique guest rooms, including Lofts and Loft Terrace Suits. A Penthouse on the top floor with a spacious private terrace, making the place the perfect location for special events, dining and special occasions with your loved ones. With its elegant style of the insides, 10 Karaköy is there for you to be enchanted!
10 Karaköy, a Morgans Original, combines the fascinating aura of the past with the dazzling style of the modern and redefines the beautiful landscape of beautiful neighborhood Karaköy, where you can explore Istanbul at its most authentic.
While you are ready to explore what magical place of Karaköy is ready to offer, you can also get lost in the infinite blue of the Bosphorus with a Cruise on Bosphorus and followed by a sight seeing tour! The tour begins with your transfer from your hotel in the morning, to Kasımpaşa Pier, where you’ll be taken to the boat. The fascinating tour will begin from Golden Horn and continue through Bosphorus, exploring the magnificent landscape that includes Galata Bridge, Galata Tower, Süleymaniye Mosque and many more. The tour has a duration of 2,5 hours on the Asian side, where you can explore the other half of Istanbul. The stop will be near Küçüksu Palace, a palace that is built with the order of Sultan Abdulmecit, by the Armenian architect Nikogos Balyan in 1856. The palace is located in-between Göksu and Küçüksu rivers, and has been used as a scenery by many old Turkish movies! You can take that beautiful shot in there, unleashing your inner actor/actress with the best background!
Back in the boat, you’ll have the chance to listen the stories of the most important buildings in Istanbul such as Dolmabahçe Palace, Çırağan Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Maiden’s Toweras well as historical points like Ortaköy and Üsküdar. The tour will project you Istanbul of the previous centuries!
The boat part of the tour ends at Eminönü Pier, where the Old City Bus Tour starts with a tour guide. There will be a break in Pierre Lotti Hill where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the Golden Horn. After that, get ready for your Cable Car experience!
Throughout the end of the tour, you’ll be seeing the City Walls that has been built in Theodosius II’s time, in the 1st century!
Then you can say goodbye to this unique city, at the very heart of it, the Old City.
If you want to stay on ground instead, we still got you covered, with this amazing Istanbul Half Day Old City Tour . Through this tour, you can cover Topkapi Palace from within and Hagia Irene Church from without and blend your experience with artifacts from two distinct cultures. The tour will be visiting the Topkapi Palace first, which served as main residence for Ottoman dynasty in 15th century. It is considered as one of the most important treasures from Ottoman History with its historical, architectural and cultural importance. You’ll be visiting the Audience Hall, Divan (the high court), historical kitchens, royal stables, the Treasury gardens and kiosks. Get ready to be enchanted with the well-kept remaining treasures of a once-great empire. The next step will be Hagia Irene Church, which you’ll be seeing from outside. This Byzantine style church is one of the few churches in Istanbul that hasn’t been transformed into a mosque, and is located in the outer courtyard of Topkapi Palace. This whole place reflects the diverse culture that lies within Istanbul. The last stops will be to Caferağa Medrese and Soğukceçme Street where you can explore the surroundings of this historical area, and imagine what it should feel like to live in those times.
10 Karaköy would make sure to take care of you after a day full of exploring the beauties of this magical city!