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Sinan genius Architect of Ottoman Renaissance

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Sinan (1489-1588) Master Architect of Ottoman Empire under 3 Sultans. Sinan’s work as considerably influenced the Historical Peninsula’s silhouette. The walk start’s in Eminönü and ends in Edirnekapı, with analytic explanations on the architect’s endless quest of perfection and structural researches to support the monumental domes. The journey will allow you to discover a large range of the Architect’s work, from his early building to his Masterpieces.

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In 1998, after his Architecture Studies at Institut Superieur d’Architecture Victor Horta in Brussels, Sinan started his collaboration with one of Belgium’s most progressive architecture office: L’Escaut. 

Since 2005, Sinan has developed his personal architectural and artistic work through various projects in Belgium and Turkey. His work has been exhibited and published in Europe, USA and Turkey. He is actually leading his architecture office and teaching Studio courses at Istanbul Bilgi University and is also, actually, writing a book on the urban spread of Istanbul, which will be published autumn 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Things to know

  • "This is a half day walking tour. Duration is approximately 4 hours" 

Do & Don't in Istanbul

  • +Take a romantic ferry ride along Bosphorus
  • +Watch a belly dancing show
  • +Try “kokorec” - a very much appreciated Turkish dish (google it before trying)
  • -Don't wander in the back streets of Beyoğlu after midnight
  • -Do not enter the houses with shoes
  • -Do not trust the taxi drivers, check the meter as you are getting on

Prices

Tour Prices:

1 Pax

2 Pax

3 Pax

4 Pax

5 Pax

6-7 Pax

€435

€229

€159

€119

€99

€85

Prices are per person and quoted in Euros.

Note: This is a walking tour and starts from a designated meeting point. If you require transfers between your hotel and the meeting point, please add €150 on top for a round trip.

Prices Include:

  •     Full day guiding service by Sinan Logie
  •     Entrance fees  

Prices Do Not Include:

     ●     Tips for guide and driver

     ●     Personal expenses

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