NATO ADVANCED RESEARCH WORKSHOP ON
"UNDERWATER GROUND FAILURES ON TSUNAMI GENERATION, MODELING, RISK AND MITIGATION"
May, 23-25, 2001, Grand Hotel Tarabya,
Istanbul, Turkey
(Field Trip on May 26, 2001)

























DAILY TOUR PROGRAMS IN ISTANBUL

May 24, 2001 / Thursday - ISTANBUL HERITAGE

Today we are starting with the European style Dolmabahçe Palace which is full of gold, crystals, the silk carpets and was built in the 19th century. It is where the Great Founder of Turkish Republic Atatürk died in 1938. And after, visit spectacular Topkapi Palace and Harem. Built on one of the seven hills of Istanbul, these huge complex command views of the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. It was the seat of Government for the Ottoman Empire for many centuries (1453-1852) and we will see the extravagant Treasury, the priceless Chinese Porcelain and the Imperial Terrace with the best panoramic site of the city. After lunch, heading to the Süleymaniye Mosque of 16th century is a real masterpiece built by Sinan the Great the most important architecture of our history, which is dedicated in the name of Süleyman the Magnificent. Finally we are driving to the old city to have a visit to the aromatic Spice Bazaar, where the smells of cinnamon, cloves and thyme, rise from hundreds of colorful muslin bags at every store -front

Tour Price Per Person: 60. - USD

IN ALL DAILY TOURS


ALL INCLUDED
* Lunch at a local restaurant included water.
* Restaurant tips.
* Professional tour director at your service throughout the tour
* Sightseeing as described in the itinerary
*Land transportation by private air-conditioned minibus or motor coach depending on group size.
NOT INCLUDED
* Beverages, alcoholic and hot drinks in the lunch.
* Personal Expenses
*Customary tips to your guide and to your driver.