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Byzantian and Ottoman Relics (Full Day Lunch Included)
19˚c 8 hours
Starting From EUR 60

Tour Information

08:30 Depart from Hotel.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, 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, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir. (Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request)

Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant.

Topkapı Palace, 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)
Lİttle Hagia Sophia Mosque is known as one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century. Its early domed-basilica architectural plan of famous Hagia Sophiawhich was applied here first time in the history. The temple is founded by the powerful emperor Justinianos whose reign was golden age of Roman Empire and now şs used as a mosque since 1497.

also visioned during the tour
Obelisk of Theodosius
Serpentine Column
German Fountain of Wilhelm II

CLOSED
Blue Mosque on Friday until afternoon/ Replaced with Lİttle Hagia Sophia Mosque
St. Sophia on Monday / Replaced with Underground Cistern
Topkapi Palace on Tuesday
Grand Cover Bazaar on Sunday

  • Day 1

    Full Day Lunch Included

    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, 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, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir. (Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request)

    Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant.

    Topkapı Palace, 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)

    Rüstem Paşa Mosque, designed by the court architect Sinan for the Grand Vizier of SüleymanThe Magnificent. A typical sample of Islamic architecture amidst the rows of shops near the Spice Bazaar, famed with its exquisite and colorful tiles set in floral and geometric designs.

    also visioned during the tour
    GALATA BRIDGE | GOLDEN HORN | LEANDER' S TOWER

    This tour ends approximately at 17:00

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FLIGHT FROM DESTINATION DATE DEPARTS ARRIVES
Seattle Paris 20 DEC 2013 10:00 12:00
Paris Colosseum 21 DEC 2013 09:00 10:00
Colosseum London 22 DEC 2013 05:00 06:30
London Verona 23 DEC 2013 08:15 09:30
Verona Seattle 24 DEC 2013 10:00 03:40
  • Museum Entrance Fee
  • Lunch
  • Guide
  • Pick up/Drop off Hotel
  • Tax
  • Beverage
  • Tip