Suleymaniye Mosque

Discover the life of Ottomans

Suleymaniye Mosque Highlights

  • Travel back to the days of Ottoman Istanbul on a 2-hour guided tour of Suleymaniye Mosque and the neighbourhood.
  • Discover the life of Ottomans in 16th Century and learn about mosque traditions and Islam with your local guide.
  • Find out the basics of Islam and traditions on visiting mosques.
  • Listen stories of Suleyman the Magnificent and compare royal Ottoman family to the European monarchs and find out the similarities
  • End with free time to explore on your own.
  • Choice of a private tour or a shared group of maximum 8 people.
  • Local and professional tour guides.

Included

  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

Excluded

  • Lunch
  • Transport to Suleymaniye Mosque

Meeting Point

  • We meet at the “Kurucu Ali Baba Kanaat Lokantası ” just opposite the Suleymaniye Mosque.

When

  • Everyday except Fridays at 09:30 am and 1:30pm
    Tour is scheduled as to run outside the prayer hours but this is a functioning mosque and there may be events out of our control ( like funerals)

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  • Shared groups, max. 8 people: 40Euros per person.
  • Private groups: Base price of 125Euros for two people. Please add 20Euros for every additional person.
  • Children: Accompanied by a paying adult are free until the age of 12


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DETAILED ITINERARY

Suleymaniye Mosque, 2 hrs:

Walking tour to discover Suleymaniye Mosque and the neighbourhood:

We meet at the cafe just opposite the Suleymaniye Mosque which stands in contrast against the modern buildings of Istanbul. This is Mimar Sinan’s Suleymaniye Mosque built in classical Ottoman style and is still evocative of the power and splendour of the past.

Enjoy a comprehensive 2 hour guided tour of Suleymaniye Mosque and its complimentary buildings with a profesional guide. Afterwards enjoy the courtyard for breathtaking views over Istanbul and get hints for a gentle stroll around the neighbourhood.

End the tour with a cup of Turkish tea and talk about Suleyman the Magnificent and the royal Ottoman family’s life in 16th Century.

Suleymaniye Mosque tour runs everyday  except Fridays at 09:30 am and 13:30 pm.

Tours start at 40Euros per person

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