NO HIDDEN COSTS : Historical tour of Istanbul includes Highlights in Old city. Explore Istanbul with a small group tour max. 12 pax Our small group tour includes Ancient Hippodrome, Blue mosque, Topkapi palace, St. Sophia, Islamic Art Museum and Grand ba
**Istanbul Full Day Small Group Tour ( Max. 10 Guests ) Ancient Hipodroome, Topkapi palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar
** Your tour guide will meet you at Istanbul port or hotel with a sign written
“ Your Name “ on it, at pre-arranged time ( Pick up time will be given
during confirmation ) . The only city in the world located on two continents
is Istanbul , which has been the capital of three great empires – Roman,
Byzantine and Ottoman – for more than 2000 years.
Our tour starts with Hippodrome Square where used to take place for chariot races and the Byzantine riots during Roman & Byzantine period. Only a short walk away, reaches Hagia Sophia built in 532 AD by Roman Emperor Justinian I. and Blue Mosque, has its fame from its beautiful blue Iznik tiles. We will continue walking to Topkapi Palace , was not only the residence of the Ottoman sultans, but also the administrative and educational center of the state. It was constructed between 1460 and 1478 by Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople. We will visit the Topkapi Palace including weapons section.
After that, we will visit Grand Bazaar where is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with more than 58 covered streets and over 1,200 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. Opened in 1461, it is well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops.
Drive back to the port. The end of our services.
Note :Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays , Spice Market will be visited. Grand Bazaar and Spice Market are closed during Public Holidays. Arasta Bazaar will be visited. Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays Underground Cistern will be visited
Entrance Fees,to to all sites and museums in the program,
Professional Licenced tour guide,
Hotel pickup and drop-off