Product Code : 1003
Sign up for a day tour in Istanbul to see the most well-recognized icons of the Turkish capital. As part of this tour, you will cover the three most famous places to visit in Istanbul, all of which are located in the heart of the historic quarter, Sultanahmet. This is the perfect tour to learn about the rich history of the only city in the world built on two continents and study its three best known architectural gems.
You will begin the 4-hour long itinerary with the tour of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. The interior of the Blue Mosque or Sultanahmet Mosque has intricate blue tile work, which is worth seeing for its artistic quality. In the Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya), also called the 8th wonder of the world, you will spend time studying the grand structure which is adorned with some of the finest examples of Byzantine art from the 9th to 12th centuries. One of the most impressive elements of the Hagia Sophia is the huge 32-meter (105-foot) central dome. You will learn about the largest cathedral in the world, which was converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire.
After this, you will embark upon a Grand Bazaar tour to explore the endless corridors, housing about 4,000 shops selling jewelry, carpets, spices, porcelain and clothing.
- Visit the Hagia Sophia Museum
- See the Hippodrome
- Discover the Blue Mosque
- Explore the main attractions of Sultanahmet
- Wander through the Grand Bazaar
- Service Charges and local taxes
- All entrance fees to the museums and sites
- Professional Licenced English Speaking Tour Guide
- All Meals and Drinks
Know Before You Book
- Tour ends in Grand Bazaar
- Half Day Tour - 4 Hours
Know Before You Go
- Comfortable Shoes, Hats, Sunglasses and Cameras recommended.
Duration : 04:00
Live Commentary Language
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Location & Meeting Points
The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.