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Half Day Istanbul Old City Tour-Shore Excursions

Daily Departure All Year Round
08:30 a.m pick up from the hotels or port for a half day morning Istanbul tour: Visit… Hagia Sophia(St Sophia Museum), Blue Mosque, Grand Bazzar and Hippodrome tour.

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…

Half Day Istanbul Old City Tour-Shore Excursions

Itinerary:

This is regular group tour ever day in the morning till noon time.

Between 8:00 to 8:30am Pick up from the Central hotels or port in Istanbul and transfer back to hotel or port by the end of the tour.

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

BLUE MOSQUE (1609-1616):  Famous ottoman mosque from 17th century, which is the second biggest in Turkey. Brilliant for Iznik tiles and minarets.

HAGIA SOPHIA (m.s. 532-537): one of oldest Greek Orthodox churchs from the Byzantine era. which during the ottoman empire 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.

Notes:

Sundays Grand Covered Bazaar closed.

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

Fridays Blue Mosque will be replaced with Nuruosmaniye Mosque

Included :
  • All Entrance fees
  • All transfers from and to the hotel
  • All transportation (Max 15 person)
  • Professional Speaking English and Spanish Guide
  • Taxes
Excluding : 
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

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 24 hours before arriving. Also, you can pay selected tour by card or cash.