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Cihangir: Artful Streets

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  • 26 stops
  • 59 min
  • English

Explore Cihangir, the republic of cats with Piri Guide, your personal travel guide. Our location-based audio tours in Cihangir provide a unique experience that let you dive into the heart of Cihangir, where Istanbul’s most precious memories and landscapes are carefully guarded.

Join us on an unforgettable journey through to some beautiful churches, including the Hagia Triada and Vosgeperan Armenian Church, the largest church of the Armenian Catholic Community. As we visit these places, some of which were once mosques converted into churches, you’ll learn about the crucial details of Christianity and its historical significance in Istanbul. And what better alternative to accompany you on this adventure than Turkey’s most seasoned traveler and guide, Saffet Emre Tonguç? Together, you’ll explore the fascinating history of Cihangir, with its diverse religious sites, charming old houses like the Mavrodi and Zenovich apartments, and the exotic antique shops that Çukurcuma is renowned for.

Don’t miss the chance to embark on a journey through Cihangir, a neighborhood where cats reign supreme. Piri Guide’s Cihangir audio tour is your key to unlocking the hidden treasures of the city. Download the app!

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Tips

Tips 1Hagia Triada Church Hours

The interior section of the Hagia Triada Church is accessible only during church service hours. However, you are welcome to explore the garden and the narthex section at any time that is convenient for you.

Tips 2Orhan Kemal Museum Hours

The Orhan Kemal Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, making it accessible throughout most of the week. The visiting hours are from 10:00 to 18:00.

On Thursdays, the museum has extended hours, staying open until 21:00. This is a great opportunity to visit the museum during a quieter time of the day and perhaps enjoy special evening exhibitions.

Tips 3Turkish Currency

The currency in Turkey is the Turkish Lira (TRY). While credit cards are widely accepted, it’s advisable to carry some cash for smaller shops, local eateries, and transportation in case they don’t accept cards.

Tips 4Public Transportation in İstanbul

Istanbul’s public transportation system, including trams, buses, and ferries, is extensive and efficient. Consider purchasing an Istanbulkart, a prepaid card for transportation, to make your travel around the city more convenient and economical.

Tips 5Audio Tour Experience

For an uninterrupted and enjoyable audio tour experience, it is highly recommended that you begin the tour with your phone fully charged.

FAQ

What is Piri Guide?

Piri Guide is a travel app designed to help you explore cities. Piri Guide maps out the best route for you, detects your location, and starts narrating the tales of each destination you explore. Not only will you immerse yourself in the local culture, but you’ll also receive recommendations for must-visit museums, hidden gems, shops, restaurants, and other attractions.

How to use Piri Guide?

Start by downloading the Piri Guide app from your device’s app store. After installation, open the Piri Guide app on your device. Register, browse through the audio tours and choose the one you’d like to explore. You can view details about each tour, such as its duration, highlights, and user reviews. Start the tour at its designated location, and you are ready to explore!

Can I use Piri Guide offline?

Yes, you can use Piri Guide offline. After selecting your desired tour, download it over Wi-Fi and listen anytime, anywhere, even without an internet connection.

Is Piri Guide free?

There are free and paid audio tours and stories available within Piri Guide. You can access all audio tours and stories with a Premium Subscription. You have the flexibility to choose the pricing option that best suits your travel needs.

How can I reach you?

You can reach us through the Quick Support section within the application. Open Piri Guide app, tap to “Help” and “Quick Support” button. Additionally, for any questions, suggestions, or feedback, you can also contact us at [email protected].

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