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GÜLHANE PARK & HAGIA SOPHIA

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Photo Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 28 Nov 13:00 - 16:00

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We will visit mainly 4 spots and walk around historical peninsula during our activity. There will be lot of opportunities to get wonderful pictures on this jogging activity. You may find the tour details below;

GULHANE PARK
During the Ottomans period, the park served as a celebration and ceremony place as well as a rosary shelter and main garden for the Topkapi Palace.
Today, Gulhane Park is a popular park for both tourists and locals. The park s extended territory is huge and it includes but not limited to a variety of very beautiful gardens, pools, outdoor cafes under the impressive view of Bosphorus.

TURKEY’S FIRST ATATÜRK STATUE
The monument was built in Protected content the Austrian sculptor Heinrich Krippel. Turkey’s first Atatürk statue is located in Istanbul’s Sarayburnu foreland.

HAGIA SOPHIA
The world-famous Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul - originally founded as a cathedral - has been turned back into a mosque.

After completion of our tour of Gulhane Park and Hagia Sophia, we'll stop by at Protected content for Turkish meatballs ( kofte ) and will enjoy our takeaways in the open air with the view of Sultanahmet square.

WE WILL WALK APPROX. 4KM IN 3 HOURS IN TOTAL