The length of the historical walls surrounding Istanbul is twenty-two kilometers. There are ninety bastions on the land side walls.

Fener (The Greek Orthodox District)

Balat to Tekfur Palace ( Palace of the Porphyrogenitus): This is the only palace that has survived from the Byzantine Era up to now. Balat is located on the southern shores of the Golden Horn. It is one of the Jewish districts where Jews were resettled during the time of the Ottoman Empire.

Anemas Dungenos: Prison of anemas is a large Byzantine building attached to the walls of the city of Constantinople.

Chora Church : The majority of the fabric of the current building dates from 1077-1081, when Maria Dukaina, the mother in law of Alexius I Comnenus, rebuilt Chora Church a popular architectural style of the time. Early in the 12th century.

Panorama 1453

Samatya Square


Yedikule Dungeons ( Turkish Yedikule Hisari, in Greek, Heptapyrgion;
meaning Fortress of the Seven Towers) is located in the Yedikule
neighbourhood of Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey. It was built in 1458 by adding
three new towers to a section of the Walls of Constantinople which
included the Golden Gate.

Byzantine City Wall

What is Included?

  • A/C transportation
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch

What is Not Included?

  • Drinks during lunch
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses