This shared half day tour enables you to see the best of this fascinating city with a professional guide. During to you will visit of Blue Mosque, Hipodromme, Hagia Sophia and Grand Bazaar.
In the Old City you will visit the Byzantine Hippodrome. It had a capacity for 100,000 spectators, while the horse racing and chariot racing that here offered an opulent spectacle. You will admire the Kaiser’s German fountain, the bronze Serpent Column of Delphi, the Egyptian Obelisk and the Walled Obelisk of Constantine VII. The next monument is the Mosque of Sultan Ahmed or “Blue Mosque”. It is the most beautiful mosque of Istanbul, built upon the order of 20 year old Sultan Ahmed I, whose grave lies inside the mosque. The Church of the Holy Wisdom of God is your next magnificent destination. Hagia Sophia is a symbol of the city and a very important monument that is a pole of attraction not only for those seeking religious tourism. Your next and last visit is the exotic Grand Bazaar. Turkey's largest covered market with 4000 shops offering excellent shopping as beautiful tiles, copper and brassware, apparel made of leather, cotton and wool, meerschaum pipes and all sorts of other things.
Be kindly noticed:
The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays.
Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays and it will be replaced with Underground Cistern.
Reservation can be cancelled 48 hours before the service date without any penalty. Less than 48 Hours, you will be charged 100% of the cost of the tour.