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Full day Istanbul Old City Tour-Shore Excursions

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Price: 70€

Daily Departure All Year Round
08:30 a.m pick up from the hotel or port and depart for Istanbul Old City day tour for full day. Visit…Hagia sophia museum, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazzar, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and Little Hagia Sophia Mosque.

Highlights of Istanbul Old City area (walking destination) : Hagia Sophia Museum (Santa Sophia), Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Galata Tower, Taxim Square, Galata Bridge, Suleymaniye Mosque, Hippodrome, Little Hagia Sophia Mosque, Islamic Art Museum, Carpet Museum, Marmaray Metro, Avrasya tunnel, Fish Market, Kumkapi fish resteurant, Gulhane park, Eminonu fish sandwiches, Bosphorus ferrys, Kadikoy ferrys, Uskudar ferrys, Karakoy Art Museum, best Baklava Karakoy, Hasırcılar street, Rustem Pasha Mosque, Kabataş ferryport, Mahmutpasa Bazaar, Taktakale Bazaar, Chora church, Sokullu Mehmet Pasa Mosque…

Full day Istanbul Old City Tour-Shore Excursions

Itinerary:

HIPPODROME AND OBELISKS (XV CENTURY): Byzantine site from 4th century, where you can see the Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius, Obelisk of Constantine and German Fountain.

BLUE MOSQUE (1609-1616): Famous Ottoman ornate mosque from 17th century and the second biggest in Turkey, with brilliant Iznik tiles and minarets.

HAGIA SOPHIA (m.s. 532-537): One of oldest Greek Orthodox church from the Byzantine era, dating to the 6th century. During the Ottoman Empire it was used as a Mosque and today is a Museum.

GRAND COVERED BAZAAR (1461): One of the oldest and biggest bazaars in the country with 4000 shops. Wandering through the bazaar, you can explore different parts of the city.

LUNCH: You will have traditional fresh Turkish dishes, in an excellent cozy restaurant

TOPKAPI PALACE (1478): Used for over 400 years as the Ottoman residence of the Sultans and his court. Inside you can visit the imperial treasury, sacred relics that belonged to the Prophet Mohammed and his Followers, John the Baptist and the Prophet Musa. See one of the most valuable diamonds which is 86 carats. (Harem section is not included in the program, a seperate entrance fee is required).

LITTLE HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE (527-536): One of the oldest  standing churches in Istanbul. It is an early domed basilica.  The temple was founded by emperor Justiniano during the golden age of Roman Empire. This church was later converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire since 1497.

Notes:

Mondays Hagia Sophia closed, will be replaced with Yerebatan Sarnici (The Basilica Cistern)

Fridays Blue Mosque will be replaced with Nuruosmaniye Mosque

Tuesdays Topkapı Palace closed, will be replaced with Chora Museum

Sundays Grand Bazaar closed, will replace with Yerebatan Sarnici (Basilica Cistern)

Included :
  • All transfers from and to the hotel
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Full day tour with Professional  English speaking guide. We can arrange this  tour also with a Professional guide in another language  upon your request.
Excluding : 
  • Taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks during the lunch time
  • Tips to driver and guide

Please fill the booking form for your any wishes and information.

This price is calculated according to a small travel group. If  You  are 5 or more people please inform us, so we can make a special offer suitable for families and big groups of travellers. We can arrange this group tour privately upon your request. To reserve any of our daily tours in Istanbul you don’t need to pay any money in advance, we just need your full name and  accommodation details (Hotel name and room number) at least 24 hours before arriving. Also, you can pay selected tour by card or cash.