Tour Description

Explore Istanbul's rich history and magnificent architecture as you visit the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar on a full day guided tour.

Highlights:

- See the monuments of the ancient Hippodrome.
- Visit the Blue Mosque, a stunning example of Ottoman architecture.
- Visit the outstanding Hagia Sophia, one of Turkey’s most important museums.
- Marvel at the grandeur of Topkapi Palace.
- Try out your bargaining skills at the Grand Bazaar.

Istanbul has a history which spans almost 2,500 years, and this is nowhere more evident than in the Old City area of Sultanahmet.

Begin your full-day tour at the Hippodrome, once the site of chariot races during the Roman and Byzantine era. See the ancient monuments which stand here to this day, such as the Column of Constantine.

We continue to the Blue Mosque. Famous for its beautiful courtyard and impressive minarets. The mosque gets its nickname from the splendid blue tiles that cover its interior walls, and is probably the most photographed site in Istanbul.

The tour continues with a visit to Topkapi Palace, home to the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire. Today Topkapi Palace is a spectacular museum which houses the Muslim world’s holiest relics, including the cloak and sword of the Prophet Mohammed.

After a short break for lunch our next venue is the Hagia Sophia, one of the worlds architectural gems.

And last we spend time at the Grand Bazaar.

Things to Note

  • - Comfortable walking shoes, Cameras.
  • - Topkapi palace closed on Tuesday replace with basilica cistern.
  • - Grand Bazaar closed on Sundays and public holidays replace with spice bazaar.

Payment Policy

  • Rest of payment before arrival.
  • Cancellation / no show policy: If cancelled or modified up to 3 days before the date of tour no fee will be charged.
  • If cancelled or modified later or in case of no show 100 % of reservation will be charged.

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