Duration: 7 hours (approx)
Departure: Everyday (except Monday & Tuesday)
You shall be picked up from the Istanbul airport, Istanbul hotel ,Istanbul Marina or your cruise ship port in Istanbul. Your Istanbul Tour guide will hold up a sign with your name on it.Your Istanbul Tour Guide or Turkish Local Travel Agency will provide you with a complimentary Istanbul City map,Turkey map and Turkey brochures. Istanbul Tour will take approximately 7 hours and after will drive you back to your Istanbul hotel ,Istanbul Marina ,Istanbul airport or Istanbul harbor in Turkey.
This is guided walking tour in the Old City. You will visit the main attractions of Istanbul (capital of the Ottoman Empire untill 1923) by this full day tour.The Hagia Sophia; magnificent Byzantine church and the unique sample of Byzantine architecture, Blue Mosque; one of the biggest mosque of the Istanbul from 17th century and famous for it’s blue tiles and 6 minarets, The Ancient Hippodrome; the square in front of the Blue Mosque covers the site of the Ancient Hippodrome where once chariot races were held. The main monument left today is the impressive granite obelisk, carved in Egypt around 1,500 BC and brought to Constantinople in 390 AD. Our tour will continue with a visit to Topkapi Palace; it was once the residence of Ottoman sultans and their harem. The Underground Cistern; known as The Underground Palace, is a 6th century cistern supported by 336 Corinthian columns. The Basilica Cistern is the largest covered cistern in Istanbul. It was built to supply water to the palace complex located nearby. We will finish the tour with a short drive to the exotic Grand Bazaar. The oldest and largest market place in the world with the unique collection of handmade carpets, jewellery, leader and souvenirs. Our tours ends at about 16:30 pm with a free time in Grand Bazaar. End of the tour return to your hotel.
*You will receive your Turkey map and Turkey brochures from your tour guide during your pick-up.
“No hidden extra cost!”
- Transportation by air-conditioned coach.
- Pick-up and drop-off services.
- Professional English speaking guide and entrance fees.
- Local taxes.
What’s Not Included
- Tips (optional).
- Personal expenses.