So this trip gonna be a walking trip we will not use transportation we gonna meet at Taksim square and we gonna go old city by walking and we gonna check seven important areas of old city from Byzantine to Ottoman and Republic beginning. We will see every corner that has important historic culture we will check the architecture sides first like streets ,shops ,buildings and the importance of the areas ,than we gonna be at the old city we gonna check all important you should know and you wouldn't know ,especially the spots that locals know to visit ,shop or eat .Expecially the hidden places that locals know .Athe old city we will not use the touristic roads we will keep walking from the roads and streets which was important for area and local uses ,and will visit too much Byzantine and Ottomans places its gonna up to 5 hour this trip gonna be From Hagia Sophia to Chora church from north to south we will check all important places also other nationalities spots too ,we will see all seven great areas detail and all we gonna make it just in one day
Hi guys I'm from Turkey ,Istanbul, I was living here 35 years I'm so local, at 5 years I was living in California ,for education and photography .In USA I attend schools for photography and I graduated photography department in Turkish university and International relations department from university in Cyprus .In CA I was working for fashion shooting ,architecture shootings ,party and event shootings for companies and firms , now im living in Istanbul and im working freelance fashion and event photographer and food & beverage manager of a Italian restaurant chain ,My passion is history because of that and for my major too , im in history of Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Im perfect of full knowledge of historical part of the city Byzantine Ottoman,in Istanbul everybody can take you to Hagia Sophia but no one can take u spots better than.
We will taste the best Turkish street food together.
We will meet at the Taksim square which is important square for Turkey,than we go through to Pera region than Galata region .We will stop for coffee at Karakoy at the roof of a great boutique hotel with a great old city view ,than we will pass to grand bazaar to Hagia Sophia than to Balat region because of its the main point of Byzantine city before Ottomans, we will see how changes of history and culture.Also we will visit the local restaurants
First of all this is very exhaustive trip so we gonna see very detailed of the city and the history of the city so it will be great experience for you to visit lots of places with local and we gonna have lots of great photo shoots too.
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