Duration: 7 hours
Route: Sinop Castle – Archaeology and Ethnography Museum – Propeller Madrasa, Alaeddin Mosque – Historical Sinop Prison
You shall be picked up from Trabzon airport, Sinop Hotel , Sinop Marina or Sinop cruise ship port. Your Trabzon guide will hold up a sign with your name on it. Your Trabzon Tour Guide or Turkish Local Travel Agency will provide you with a complimentary Trabzon City map,Turkey map and Turkey brochures. Trabzon tour will take about 7 hours and after will drive you back to your Trabzon airport, Sinop Hotel , Sinop Marina or Sinop cruise ship port in Turkey.
We will start our tour to visit Sinop Castle. Sinop Castle, BC 7 century to defend the city was founded. Roman, Byzantine and Anatolian Seljuk period, was repaired several times. Today, the walls of the castle still preserves property of 2050 meters length, 25 meters in height and 3 meters wide. There are two main entrance gates. The castle is surrounded by the city wall.Our second stop will be Archaeology and Ethnography Museum. Archaeological works : The works in this section have been arranged in chronological order. There are clay, glass, stone, and metal objects and ceramics from the Hittite, Hellenistic, Phrygian, Roman and Byzantine periods and Prehistoric objects. The room also contains a small collection of coins. Ethnographic Works: This section contains clothing, ornaments, kitchen utensils, and gold and silver inlaid weapons from the region. Carpets and Writing section : This section contains examples of XVI and XVIII century Ledik-Gordes carpets, handwritten inscriptions, gilded manuscripts of the Koran and lecterns inlaid with mother of pearl. After visit museum your Sinop Tour guide will give you approx one hour free time to stroll at your leisure or relax have some refreshments in the caffee. You can taste the local flavors of cute restaurants and cafes.
After lunch we will visit Suleyman Propeller Madrasah was built in 1262 in the center of Sinop. After we will go Alaeddin Mosque is a good example of the type of the old Turkish mosque, mosques made after the conquest of Sinop. A great mosque was restored in 1268 by Suleyman Propeller. Then our last stop will be Historical Sinop Prison known of Anatolia “Alcatraz” , Prison is closed and turned into a museum in 1999. The castle is surrounded by the sea on three sides, Castle built by Gaskans ruler of the region about 4000 years ago. Greek, Pontic, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman castle has maintained and strengthened their periods.In the oldest documents on how to use the castle as a prison dates back to 1568. When the tour has finished your Sinop Tour guide will return you to your pick up point. You can take a Private Sinop Tour where you can be picked up by your Sinop Tour guide at your convienence. Where your Sinop Tour guide will pick you up at approx 08.00 hours for your Sinop tour.
PS: Sinop tours we provide are private tours which means they include a driver and a separate tour guide who speaks english and they will accompany you throughout the tour and they will be able to answer any questions or queries during your tour. Those who book in advance avoid the rush and tight squeezes of traveling with all of the crowds.
- Private Professional Licenced English Speaking Tour Guide.
- Private Deluxe A/C VİP Vehicle.
- Parking Fees of vehicle
- Pick up From Sinop Harbor, Trabzon Airport, Sinop Hotel
- Drop off to Sinop Harbor, Trabzon Airport, Sinop Hotel
What’s Not Included
- Gratuities to the guide and driver.
- Personal expenses.
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|A tour document with details and confirmations will be e-mailed after booking.
Private Sinop City Tour is runs everyday and available all year round.