Istanbul City Tour 3


BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS (Full Day, lunch included)
Start: 07:30am – 09:00am
Finish: 17:00pm – 17:30pm
Duration: 8 hours
Places to visit: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodromme, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Rustem Pasa Mosque

BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS (Full Day, lunch included)
Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.

HAGIA SOPHIA, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.

BLUE MOSQUE, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

HIPPODROME, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.

GRAND COVERED BAZAAR with Istanbul City Tour most attractive shopping center and biggest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs.
Art Demonstration of Handmade Turkish Carpets)

TOPKAPI PALACE, residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. (Harem is not included in the program and visit it due to an extra entrance fee)


RUSTEM PASA MOSQUE, designed by the court architect Sinan for the Grand Vizier of Süleyman The Magnificent. A typical sample of Islamic architecture amidst the rows of shops near the Spice Bazaar, famed with its exquisite and colorful tiles set in floral and geometric designs.
also visioned during the tour GALATA BRIDGE • GOLDEN HORN • LEANDER’ S TOWER

CLOSED (Hagia Sophia on Monday, Topkapı Palace on Tuesday, Replaced with Kariye (St. Savior in Chora) Museum, Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday)

Tour Includes: Air Conditioned Coach, Professional Tour Guide, Entrance Fees, Lunch
Tour Excludes: Drinks, Personal Expenses
Deapart: Everyday


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