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Half day tour Istanbul of the writers’

Istanbul has always been a source of inspiration to the writers. The café where Pierre Loti was coming to contemplate in Golden Horn, has taken his name to his memory. Your Guide Journalist will bring you to all those different areas and explain all about the writers who have been inspired by the city and also about those famous Turkish writers like Orhan Pamuk and more.

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Half day tour Istanbul of the writers’

Istanbul has always been a source of inspiration to the writers. The café where Pierre Loti was coming to contemplate in Golden Horn, has taken his name to his memory. Your Guide Journalist will bring you to all those different areas and explain all about the writers who have been inspired by the city and also about those famous Turkish writers like Orhan Pamuk and more.

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Highlights / Info

Highlights

  • Meeting with Journalist
  • Discover Turkey through the litterature
  • Museum visit

Info

Tour Duration : 3 hours
Live Guide : French, English
Pick Up service: From the hotel

Description

Istanbul has always been a source of inspiration to the writers. The café where Pierre Loti was coming to contemplate in Golden Horn, has taken his name to his memory. Orientalist writer Pierre Loti taken part in the literature landscape of Istanbul. Today it is Orhan Pamuk Nobel prize winner who is a « writer of Istanbul» in his book of Innocence Museum, describes bohemian neighbourhood of Cukurcuma and make us penetrate in the universe of the main characters of the story. With this tour, we invite you to stroll in the small streets of Beyoglu where the story takes place. This expedition will take you across the book chapters to visit Istanbul and also Pera Palace Hotel Bar where Hemingway has been a frequent visitor, and to the library of Istanbul Modern –Modern Art Museum, passing through the editors” district and book market.
Besides site visits and the literary aspect of the tour, you will have the opportunity to cover the current political discussions concerning censorship, expression of opinion and legal case against intelligentsia Orhan Pamuk, Elif Safak and others.

Terms & conditions

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service (transportation depending on your hotel location)
  • Services of a private guide
  • Entrance fee in the visited monument

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Meeting point

Pick up from the lobby of the hotel at 9am.

*all tours to be booked at least 72 hours in advance, subject to availability.

Half day tour Istanbul of the writers’

Istanbul has always been a source of inspiration to the writers. The café where Pierre Loti was coming to contemplate in Golden Horn, has taken his name to his memory. Your Guide Journalist will bring you to all those different areas and explain all about the writers who have been inspired by the city and also about those famous Turkish writers like Orhan Pamuk and more.

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