Istanbul Full-Day Old City Tour Byzantian and with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace with Lunch

Tour-8
Duration : Full-Day (7hr.)
Departure : Everyday - Operates All Year Round
Tour Type: Regular / Group Tour
Start at 09:00/30 - Finish at 17:00
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Price : 70 € / - Child (3 - 7 yrs.) 50 €
What You Can Expect

The Old City Square -‘’Hippodrome’’ in the ancient times- is one of the most important squares of Istanbull. The Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are also visioned in this full day walking Istanbul Sightseeing tour. You can have your lunch during the tour.

Tour Schedule

Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque (Blue Mosque): Built in the 17th century by the architect Mehmet, with its spectacular interior ornaments of blue Iznik tiles.
*Closed on Friday until afternoon and replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque

St. Sophia:
This architectural wonder was a former Greek Orthodox Patriarchal Basilica, built in the 4th century by Constantine the Great.
*Closed on Monday and replaced with Underground Cistern

Grand Bazaar (Covered Market):
Turkish arts and crafts such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand honed copperware, brasware and trays, water ewers, onyxware and meerschaum pipers… There are more than 4000 shops in this market, which is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world.
*Closed on Sunday

Little Hagia Sophia Mosque:
One of the most important early Byzantine buildings in Istanbull. It was like a model plan for Hagia Sofia from 6th century and converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire.

Topkapı Palace:
The magnific palace of the ottoman sultans from the 15th century untill the 19th century. You will see the precious gems, thrones, holy mantle, chamber of sacred relics, robes and jewellery of sultans and their families.

Inclusions

  • Pick up from the hotels and Drop off to the hotels (air conditioned mini bus)
  • Entrance fees ( Museum Tickets)
  • Lunch
  • English tour guide

Important Notes

  • Harem is not included in the program and visit is due to extra entrance fee.
  • Hagia Sophia Closed on Monday replaced with Underground (Basilica) Cistern - Sultan Tombs Closed on Monday replaced with Little Hagia Sophia ( St. Sergius & Bacchus) Topkapı Palace Closed on Tuesday replaced with Tour to Byzantium - Blue Mosque visited from outside Closed on Friday mornings because of noon prayer replaced with Little Hagia Sophia. - Grand Bazaar Closed on Sunday replaced with authentic shops.
  • Age 0-2 years old children are free of charge
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