Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, Blue…

Description

Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome & Grand Bazaar

Visit the top sites of Istanbul on a guided tour that takes you through centuries of history. Marvel at the beauty of the Blue Mosque, explore Topkapi Palace, home to Ottoman sultans, and find some unique bargains at the Grand Bazaar.

 

Highlights

  • Visit the site of the ancient Hippodrome
  • Marvel at the beauty of the Blue Mosque
  • Browse some of the shops in the vast Grand Bazaar

Full description

Your 6-hour tour begins in the morning with a short drive from your hotel to the the ancient Byzantine Hippodrome, where your guide will show you the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, and Fountain of Wilhelm II.

Afterwards you’ll visit the Blue Mosque, known for its 6 elegant minarets and blue Iznik tiles. See the Saint Sophia Museum, built as a church during the reign of Emperor Theodosius and destroyed in the fire of Nika Revolt in 532 A.D.

After a lunch break at a local restaurant (included in the tour price), you’ll visit the Topkapi Palace, the residence and administrative center of the Ottoman sultans.

You’ll also have the chance to shop for some Turkish handicrafts before the transfer back to your hotel.

 

Includes

  • Admission fees
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (Sultanahmet and Taksim areas only)

What’s Not Included

  • Drinks

 

Know before you go

Hotel pick-up is from the areas of Sultanahmet and Taksim only.

 

Live guide  English        Duration 6 hours

Pick-up service

Your hotel in Istanbul (Sultanahmet and Taksim areas only)
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

 

From €59.91 per person

  • Instant confirmation
  • Easy cancellation

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Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome & Grand Bazaar

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Description

Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome & Grand Bazaar

Visit the top sites of Istanbul on a guided tour that takes you through centuries of history. Marvel at the beauty of the Blue Mosque, explore Topkapi Palace, home to Ottoman sultans, and find some unique bargains at the Grand Bazaar.

 

Highlights

  • Visit the site of the ancient Hippodrome
  • Marvel at the beauty of the Blue Mosque
  • Browse some of the shops in the vast Grand Bazaar

Full description

Your 6-hour tour begins in the morning with a short drive from your hotel to the the ancient Byzantine Hippodrome, where your guide will show you the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, and Fountain of Wilhelm II.

Afterwards you’ll visit the Blue Mosque, known for its 6 elegant minarets and blue Iznik tiles. See the Saint Sophia Museum, built as a church during the reign of Emperor Theodosius and destroyed in the fire of Nika Revolt in 532 A.D.

After a lunch break at a local restaurant (included in the tour price), you’ll visit the Topkapi Palace, the residence and administrative center of the Ottoman sultans.

You’ll also have the chance to shop for some Turkish handicrafts before the transfer back to your hotel.

 

Includes

  • Admission fees
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (Sultanahmet and Taksim areas only)

What’s Not Included

  • Drinks

 

Know before you go

Hotel pick-up is from the areas of Sultanahmet and Taksim only.

 

Live guide  English        Duration 6 hours

Pick-up service

Your hotel in Istanbul (Sultanahmet and Taksim areas only)
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

 

From €59.91 per person

  • Instant confirmation
  • Easy cancellation