1. Istanbul: Suleymaniye Mosque Guided Tour
Visit the most magnificent Ottoman mosque and take a comprehensive tour with a local guide. Find out about the mosque and its history, and enjoy breathtaking views over Istanbul from the mosque's courtyard. Meet at a cafe just opposite the Suleymaniye Mosque, which stands in contrast to the modern buildings of Istanbul. See Mimar Sinan’s Suleymaniye Mosque built in the classical Ottoman style and learn about its still evocative architectural power. Explore the mosque and all its buildings, and hear about Ottoman life, mosque traditions, Islam, and more from your guide. Afterward, take in the views of Istanbul from the courtyard, and get tips for a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood. End the tour with a cup of Turkish tea and talk about Suleyman the Magnificent and the royal Ottoman family's life in the 16th century.