from $150,00
Check Availability

Istanbul Shore Excursions Byzantine & Ottoman Relics

Created with Sketch. İstanbul, Turkey
Not Rated
Created with Sketch.

Duration

8 Hours

Created with Sketch.

Cancellation

Up to 2 days

Created with Sketch.

Group Size

12 people

Created with Sketch.

Languages

English

Overview

Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.
Hagia Sophia, the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.
Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.
Hippodrome, the center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city.
Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.
Grand Covered Bazaar, the most attractive shopping center and the biggest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherware, and souvenir. (Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request)
Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant.
Topkapı Palace, the residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section, etc. Live guide commentary is not allowed in special sections. (Harem is not included in the program)
Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on
the sarcophaguses.

View More

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hagia Sophia
  • Blue Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar

What you will do

Itenirary
08:30
As soon as the ship arrives in the port, your guide will be ready to start the tour by a private car
Itenirary
09:00
After arriving in the old city, we will visit Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace.
Itenirary
13:00
Lunch Time
Itenirary
14:00
we will go on visiting, Grand Bazaar, and if we have enough time there will be extra destinations
Itenirary
18:00
Going back to the port.

Included/Exclude

  • Specialized guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Transportation
  • Additional Services

Activity's Location

Created with Sketch. İstanbul, Turkey

FAQs

When and where does the tour end?
Tour starts and ends Istanbul Port or hotel.
Where can I meet with tour guide?
The tour guide will wait for you for in arrival of the port.
Do you arrange airport transfers?
Yes if you want after the tour we can drop off you at the airport. This service will be extra.

Reviews

0/5
Not Rated
Based on 0 review
Excellent
0
Very Good
0
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0
Showing 1 - 0 of 0 in total

Write a review

Created with Sketch.
from $150,00

You might also like

Get Updates & More

Thoughtful thoughts to your inbox