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
*AQUADUCT OF VALENS *OBELISK OF THEODOSIUS *SERPENTINE COLUMN
*GERMAN FOUNTAIN OF WILHELM II
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
- Entrance fees
- Professional licensed tour guide
- 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