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Top Sights of Istanbul

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57 $ per person
  • More individuality: 15 participants maximum

Explore the Highlights of Istanbul in one day. Walk together with your guide and group through the world-famous museums, mosques and bazaars.

Hagia Sophia

Details

  • Languages: Englisch Deutsch Spanisch Türkisch
  • Participants : 1 - 15
  • Duration : 8 hours
  • Offer type : public (with other participants)
  • Tour ID: 22096
  • Mobile voucher accepted : mobile voucher is accepted Yes i
    No need to print your voucher. Simply present the booking confirmation on your mobile phone or tablet. Of course, you may also print the booking confirmation.

Highlights

  • Blue Mosque

  • Hippodrome

  • Basilica Cistern

  • Hagia Sophia

  • Topkapi Palace

  • Grand Bazaar

Description

Meet your guide and your group at the end of the Hippodrome square.

The tours first stop will be the Hippodrome, where the social and sporting center of Constantinople and various chariot races took place. Today, you have the possibility to appreciate few remains from original structures. The highlight of this stop will be the visit of the Blue Mosque, a truly marvellous masterpiece of Ottomans with breathtaking proportions. Till today it describes the second largest mosque in Istanbul and is garnished with more than 20.000 handmade tiles.

Next stop will be the Church Hagia Sophia, an impressive conjunction of Christianity and Islamic influence. The church was built in the 6th century as a Christian kirk and converted to a holy mosque place after the Ottoman conquest. Here you will be able to discover imposant history, which you will understand with the help of your guide.

Do not miss to admire the wonderfull Byzantine mosaics till leaving heading to the Hippodrome.

The tour carries on towards the Basilica Cistern, a former underground water reserve of the Romans. At the Grand Bazaar, the largest and oldest market of Istanbul, you will get the chance to buy great selections of souveniers in over 4000 shops, get something for your friends and family if you like to.

At the end you will see the Topkapi Palace, where the seat of the Ottoman sultans has been for centuries. You will be able to gaze their richness of thrones, harems, swords and jewelries.

Additional information

•Information about opening hours:

•Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays.
•Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesdays.
•Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.

Meeting Point Directions:

•From the cruise port: Tramin the direction of Bagcilar - get off at the Sultanahmet stop. Walk in the direction of Blue Mosque (5min)

•From Taksim Square: Funicular to Kabatas - Tram in the direction of Bagcilar - Get off at the Sultanahmet stop. Walk in the direction of Blue Mosque (5min)

•By Taxi: Tell the driver you would like to go to the Hippodrome square, Sultanahmet.

The price does not include

• Entrance fees
• Lunch
• Transfer

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Sultanahmet area, at the end of Hippodrome square, (In front of Opos Travel). Cankurtaran Mh., Topkapı Sarayı, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey.

Please bring your booking confirmation.

Cancellation Conditions

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 3 days before the date of the activity.

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