Architecture Tours

Walks through urban layers of Istanbul

Through the ages, Byzantium, Constantinopolis, Istanbul, showed the energy to redefine and redesign itself, in an endless struggle against wars, political or religious intrigues, earthquakes, fires and uncontrolled urbanization. Despite all these facts, the City, by its exceptional history, geographic position and nature, remains one of the pearls on earth.

Architect, specialized in urban studies, Sinan proposes unique walks across the ancient Imperial Capital offering a deep lecture on all the urban transformations undergone by the city through different ages.The walks are accompanied by historical maps, plans and engravings that will allow you to read the multilayered urban fabric and visit neighborhoods out of common touristic paths where activities remained the same since centuries.

A Trace of Mimar Sinan (Daily)

Tour Description:
Sinan Genius Architect of Ottoman Renaissance. Sinan (1489-1588) Master Architect of Ottoman Empire under 3 Sultans. Sinan’s work as considerably influenced the Historical…
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Duration
4 Hours
Tour Leader
Sinan Logie
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Old Byzantine Harbors

Tour Description:
Between Kumkapı and Yenikapı the Byzantine city was equipped with 3 harbors: Harbor of Sophia, Kontoskalion harbor and Theodosius harbor. The walk proposes a reading of the…
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Duration
4 Hours
Tour Leader
Sinan Logie
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Pera and the Golden Horn

Tour Description:
From Pera to the Golden Horn the walk will guide you through the traces of City’s Genoese economical heart, the European district of Pera, to the the Golden Horn center of the…
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Duration
4 Hours
Tour Leader
Sinan Logie
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Why Choose Unison Turkey?

The Team
The Team
We are based in Turkey. We speak the language, we know the guides, drivers, hotel staff on a personal level. Each staff member has a university degree in tourism and minimum 10 years experience.
Personal Touch
Personal Touch
We don’t do mass tourism! Each client is catered for individually. Each special interest tour is led by an expert of the topic.
Strong Communication
Strong Communication
We speak 5 languages between us, but more importantly, we speak your language, the travel language. We talk to you, ask questions, listen and get to know you. We will then build and run your trip exactly as you dreamt of! We will be available 24 hours a day whilst you are under our care.
Experience
Experience
We sprinkle authentic experiences within our itineraries so that our guests get to another, deeper, level of travelling rather than just visiting museums and listening to tour guides.