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Ancient Rome Under Istanbul provided by Experta Tours

Ancient Rome Under Istanbul

Ancient Rome Under Istanbul
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Istanbul, once the capital of Rome... When you walk in the streets of the old city you will see Ottoman buildings around. But where are the Roman buildings? They are under today's city of Istanbul. You just need to know the right doors to open to find them. On this tour we will...
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  • Duration: 3-5 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3-5 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 14860P8
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Local taxes
Professional guide
Entry/Admission - Great Palace Mosaics Museum
Exclusions
Food and drinks
Lunch
Duration
3–5 hours
Departure details
Alemdar, Divan Yolu Cd. No:15, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey We will meet infront of McDonalds which is in between Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) and Cemberlitas (Burnt Column) tram stops but closer to Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) stop. McDonald's, 1001 Direk Mah., Divanyolu Cad. No:15, 03400 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time.
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Inclusions
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Local taxes
Professional guide
Entry/Admission - Great Palace Mosaics Museum
Exclusions
Food and drinks
Lunch
Departure details
Alemdar, Divan Yolu Cd. No:15, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey We will meet infront of McDonalds which is in between Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) and Cemberlitas (Burnt Column) tram stops but closer to Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) stop. McDonald's, 1001 Direk Mah., Divanyolu Cad. No:15, 03400 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Duration
3–5 hours
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time.
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Face masks provided for travelers
Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Divan Yolu Cd. No:15
    Alemdar, Divan Yolu Cd. No:15, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    We will meet infront of McDonalds which is in between Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) and Cemberlitas (Burnt Column) tram stops but closer to Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) stop. McDonald's, 1001 Direk Mah., Divanyolu Cad. No:15, 03400 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    See address & details
  • 1
    Great Palace Mosaics Museum
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Istanbul
    Stop: 3 hours
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Divan Yolu Cd. No:15
    Alemdar, Divan Yolu Cd. No:15, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    We will meet infront of McDonalds which is in between Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) and Cemberlitas (Burnt Column) tram stops but closer to Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) stop. McDonald's, 1001 Direk Mah., Divanyolu Cad. No:15, 03400 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    See address & details
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henry095
London15 contributions
Istanbul uncovered
Dec 2019
I've been coming to Istanbul for some 40 years and took the history for granted as I'm not one for spending hours looking at every artefact.
But this tour was an eye opener, explaining the back story of this amazing city's history.
Istanbul - Nova Roma!
Written December 30, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Dianne D
United States11 contributions
Ephesus Tour
Aug 2019
Selcuk Ephesus Tour was an excellent way to go for older adults! We had a great tour guide who really took care of his customers. Our group enjoyed one another and the tour even included an excellent lunch before going on . It was hot but we didn't have to do a lot of climbing and the distance walked was just right. The ruins were unimaginable...a walk into time long ago. The guide gave us historic information that made the ruins reflect the time and understanding of how they lived. Selcuk, where we stayed, was a wonderful moderate city, and staying close to the center of the city square made it enchanting. We stayed at the Selena Hotel which even offered breakfast in the morning and was totally affordable. People were friendly everywhere we went.
Written September 5, 2019
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Maria G
Dunwoody, GA1,194 contributions
Under the beaten track
Ece was a greatly knowledgeable and personable guide. She laughed a lot. My teenager really enjoyed her while listening to all the history. It was fun going to shops and hotels to see Roman foundations and mosaics. We loved the panoramic view at seven hills where we stopped for coffee. The cistern with the art exhbit was a special treat. .
Written July 26, 2019
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ExpertaTours
Thank you very much :)
Written September 30, 2020
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FFF
3 contributions
Great tour, excellent guide. Ece is a gem.
Mar 2019 • Couples
We did this tour on March 2019, me and my wife. Our guide was Ece. She is an excellent guide, though her job was helped by the subject, fascinating Istanbul. If you are interested in history, you want to do this tour, with Ece.
Written July 3, 2019
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ExpertaTours
Thank you very much for your kind review :)
Written September 30, 2020
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M W
Southampton, UK30 contributions
Very interesting
Dec 2018 • Couples
This is a very good tour to gain an understanding of the Byzantine/Roman history of the city and to gain an orientation and overview of the main sites of the old part of the City. Our guide, Ece, was excellent, very knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic about the history of Istanbul and she made it a really enjoyable and worthwhile tour. By the end of tour it was like being guided by an old friend and we certainly felt we had learnt a lot about the history of Istanbul and also a little bit about Turkish Society as well. The tour included visits to lots of Byzantine/Roman remains in various cellars and basements, including viewing some great mosaics. Some of which you would not normally find yourself without a local guide The highlight of the tour were the Byzantine cisterns that we visited. The tour was quite flexible and well paced, Ece did her very best gear the tour to our particular interests, giving us plenty of time at each site to take photos, as well as breaks in a café for coffee and lunch in a local restaurant. Would highly recommend this tour as something a little different from the other walking tours of the old City.
Written January 19, 2019
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Jessica G
4 contributions
A little different than expected
Oct 2018 • Friends
Not quite what we were expecting, but Ece was fantastic. She showed us a few places that made the trip and her knowledge of history and passion for the city was second to none. She even helped us into the Ayasofya at the end, which wasn't on the itinerary.
Written October 22, 2018
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Asbjørn Kyhl P
5 contributions
Hidden history exposed
May 2018 • Family
It was a blind shot if this trip could be good as there very little information.

My daughter and I was happily surprised by our guide that had a kind personality, great knowledge about history and a good sense of humor.

Highly recommended if history has your interest.
Written July 12, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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Very good agency
I booked a tour in Kapadokkia, everything was perfect; they are flexible and very reactive. All went on very well
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Another beautiful day in Istanbul
Besides the fact that Istanbul is one of my favourite, most beautiful cities in the world, I thoroughly enjoyed thi
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Outstanding day with flexible and knowledgeable guide
My teenaged daughter and I booked a half day tour around the historic sites near the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.
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Erkan - A Fantastic Guide in Istanbul
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We had an excellent day, we've discovered manh things about istanbul history and visited many hidden places, our gu
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Excellent tour with a great tour guide!
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Get out of the airport and tour the city! You won't regret it.
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Great way to see Istanbul
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I was apart of a Gadventures tour in Turkey last October and Erkan was our Guide. Erkan made every part of our tri
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One of my best trip
I ioin a Gadventures tour in Turkey last October and Erkan was our Guide. Erkan is a very friendly and helpful pers
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Excellent Guide, Fantastic Tour!!!
My wife and I spent two days in Istanbul with our friends. We were warmly welcomed by Erkan from the beginning and
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Perfect Turkish 12 days dream with a special guide
Me and my boyfriend travelled in Turkey last summer and we asked Erkan for a taylor made tour of 12 days. We starte
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I love these guys. Simply natural
I have used the services of these guys quite a few times. They have an amazing background in international travel.
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Excellent !!
We booked a two day tour of Istanbul last year and the service we received from Experta was amazing. Erkan was our
Saroni G
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The Best Guide Turkey has to offer!
My friend and I decided to do a walking tour by ourselves and soon gave up when we changed upon a group of traveler
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