University to Fındıkzade: The Heart of Ancient Constantinople

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University to Fındıkzade: The Heart of Ancient Constantinople

Let our guide show you the amazing historical part of Istanbul with a 3-hours morning tour starting from Istanbul University and ending in Findikzade.

Duration: 4 Hours
Live Guide: English.
Pick-up Services: Pick up is available from centrally located hotels.


  • Admire the Baroque architecture of the Ottoman Empire.
  • Walk among the 8 antique columns of marble, granite, and stone at the Cerrahpasa Mosque.
  • Visit the Column of Arcadius, built between the years 401 and 421.

Full Description

In this tour, we will begin from one of the oldest universities, Istanbul University, and continue with the Roman Forum Taurus. We will discover the most interesting parts of the Bayazit District. Our guide will be telling us the stories of the unlucky Sultan Mustafa III. We will see was the square for executions in Byzantine Constantinople. Moreover, our guide will take us to the Haseki which is an area with amazing mosques, churches, and historical buildings.



  • Entrance fees.
  • Professional Guidance in English.
  • Pick up Service from centrally located hotels.
  • Drop off service.

Meeting point

Your hotel lobby.


Know Before You Go

  • *This tour is only available on Thursdays.
  • Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.

About your Host

Istanbul Walks

Istanbul Walks is Tour Operator that organises Daily City Tours and Walking Tours in Istanbul and Turkey with its company owned vehicles. We are licensed as “A Group No 6174” from the ministry of Culture and Tourism...
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Customer Reviews

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Russell - July 13, 2019

We went to Bayazit, one of the most crowded and old region of the city. We really loved there. If I lived in Istanbul, I would live there.

Melinda - May 21, 2019

Such a magical tour inviting you to the history of an old city, Istanbul.

Angie - April 15, 2019

A must visit place in Istanbul. It is amazing how the history is protected.

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