Ottoman Monuments Walking Tour in Thessaloniki - Grekaddict

Ottoman Monuments Walking Tour in Thessaloniki

From EUR 250

The Ottoman Monuments Private Walking Tour in Thessaloniki will take you around the city to bear witness some of the most influential sites in both Turkish and Greek history!
For over 400 years the Greeks were ruled by the Turks, with their culture playing an important role in the Greek tradition and culture we see today. Even though the Greek population kept true to their culture and heritage throughout the Ottoman rule, the Ottoman Monuments Private Walking Tour in Thessaloniki will let you peek into what influences remain today. This three-hour walking tour in Thessaloniki will take you through four major historic monuments, including visits to mosques, traditional baths and open markets. This Ottoman walking tour is a relaxing and insightful activity to learn about Thessaloniki and the history behind it!

Inclusions

  • Licensed guide

Exclusions

  • Anything you want to buy along the way

Additional Info

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Bring a bottle of water
  • 4 major Ottoman monuments will be visited during this tour

Meeting point

  • Thessaloniki

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  1. Meeting point – Meet at 9 AM at an arranged meeting point.
  2. First stop – the first stop will be at what is known as the colorful mosque, the Alatza Imaret, a 15th century Ottoman mosque.
  3. Second stop – The Hamza Bey will then be visited. This is also a mosque built in the 15th century.
  4. Third stop – The Bey Hamam otherwise known as the baths of paradise is a traditional Ottoman bath, the largest not just in Thessaloniki but in the Balkans as well.
  5. Fourth stop – Finally, we will be taken into the Bezesteni Market which was developed during the Ottoman period. It is a typical open-air market with butchers, fishmongers, spices, textiles and many more.
  6. Lastly – After the tour, you can continue walking around the city.

Highlights

  • Relaxing walking tour in Thessaloniki.
  • Historic journey through Ottoman-ruled Greece.
  • A private tour with a licensed guide.
  • Four historic monument visits.

Route

  1. ThessalonĂ­ki