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Full Day Istanbul Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour

Length: Full day

Duration: 7 – 8 hours

Guide in English German, Italian, Spanish, French 

Visiting points: Hippodrome – Blue Mosque – Hagia Sophia Museum – Grand Covered Bazaar – Sultan Tombs – Topkapi Palace

Also visioned during the tours

Hippodrome-The center of sport activites in Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine empire, today named Sultanahmet Meydani, with its four monuments; The German Fountain of Wilhelm II, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column (Spiral column), Column of Constantine.
Blue Mosque-Unique with its 6 minarets built in the name of Sultan Ahmet which was until 19th century traditional point for the pilgrimage to Mecca (closed on Friday).
Hagia Sophia-The most famous Christian church in Turkey, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, which was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian (closed on Monday).
Grand Covered Bazaar-The most attractive shopping centre in the world, with nearly 4000 shops, selling antique, jewellery, gold, carpets, leather wear and souvenirs (closed on Sunday).
Lunch (Drinks are extra)-You can choose kebab, pide, desert such as baklava and other delicious Turkish traditional food.
Sultan Tombs-Tucked around the back of Hagia Sophia. There are five tombs of sultans; Sultan Selim II, Sultan Murad III, Sultan Mehmed III, Sultan Mustafa I, Sultan Ibrahim I (closed on Monday).
Topkapi Palace-The residence of Ottoman Sultans. See the imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics, palace kitchens, Chinese porcelain, weapons (closed on Tuesday)


  • Hotel pick up & drop off by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional licensed tour guide


  •  Drinks
  •  Personal expenses
  •  Tips and gratitues
  •  Harem part in Topkapi Palace


  • Hagia Sophia Museum closed on Monday (From on October 31. to on March 31.) Replaced with Underground Cistern
  • Blue Mosque closed on Friday due to Friday Prayer /
  • No replacement Grand Bazaar on Sunday / Replaced with the Handicraft Store
  • Topkapi Palace closed on Tuesday

Sultan Tombs on Monday / Replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque