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Full Day Istanbul Classics and Bosphorus Cruise Tour

Istanbul, Turkey

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  • Family friendly
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Small-group tour

Overview

Tour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.

Hagia (St.) Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Built in the year 537 by Byzantine Emperor Justinianus, St.Sophia has been the largest cathedral in the world for nearly a thousand years. It is considered the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture. After having been the Patriarchal basilica of Constantinople, it was converted into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet II. the Conqueror and in to a museum by Atataürk in 1935.

Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. The last great imperial mosque of the classical period, its name comes from the 20,000 marvelous blue-toned Iznik tiles decorating the interior walls.

Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.

Caferaga Medresesi, foundation for serving Turkish Culture organizes various workshops on handicrafts and music.

Lunch at the special Turkish local restaurant.

Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar ), built between 1597 and 1664, it is the second oldest covered bazaar in the city.You may find there mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish and more.

Bosphorus Cruise, the Bosphorus strait connects the sea of Marmara to the Black Sea and separates Europe and Asia, making Istanbul one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the only one built astride two continents; this romantic cruise along the Bosphorus will allow you to admire the Dolmabahce Plalace, the Beylerbeyi Palace, the Ciragan Palace and the Rumeli Fortress, ancient wooden villas and bridges and all the wonderful and unique maritime landscapes.

Closed: Monday. St. Sophia (Replaced with Underground Cistern)

Information

Includes:
  • Entrance fees
  • Local taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup
  • Small-group tour
Excludes:
  • Drinks
  • Hotel/port drop-off
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Meeting Point

Old City, Sultanahmet, Istanbul
Departure Time:
8:30am
Departure Comments:

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
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