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Istanbul Half Day City Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Grand Bazaar

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Discover the Sultan Ahmet Center, the heart of the Old City and visit the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and the Grand Covered Bazaar.

Highlights
  • Explore the center of Sultan Ahmet where the Byzantine and Ottoman empires ruled
  • See some of the greatest marvels of architecture and monuments in the heart of the old city
  • Shop at the biggest souk in the world and buy antiques, jewelry and souvenirs among others

Description

Itinerary/Highlights

  • Hagia Sophia*, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.

  • Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous for its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

  • Hippodrome, center of sporting events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. The Serpentine Column, the Obelisk of Theodosius and the 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.

Includes

  • Admission

  • Transportation fee

  • English-speaking guide
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Istanbul Half Day City Tour (Scheduled Regular Coach Tour)
İSTANBUL CLASSICS4

Duration: 3:30 - 5 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

Starting time: 09:00 - 14:00 (Show more)
  • 07:45

    Pick up from Select Hotels in Istanbul

  • 09:00

    Start of Tour

  • Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Also see the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

  • Hippodrome

    The Hippodrome of Constantinople was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital city of the Byzantine Empire. The Hippodrome is surrounded by four different monuments: the Serpent Column, the Obelisk of Thutmose III, the Walled Obelisk and the Statues of Poryphyrios.

  • Grand Bazaar

    Explore the city's most popular and one of the world's largest and oldest shopping centers for souvenirs! This bazaar also contains over 4,000 shops, selling a variety of jewelry, furnitures, carpets, leather goods and more (demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request).

  • 12:30

    End of Tour at the Grand Bazaar

  • 12:45

    Pick up from Select Hotels in Istanbul

  • 14:00

    Start of Tour

  • Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Also see the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

  • Hippodrome

    The Hippodrome of Constantinople was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital city of the Byzantine Empire. The Hippodrome is surrounded by four different monuments: the Serpent Column, the Obelisk of Thutmose III, the Walled Obelisk and the Statues of Poryphyrios.

  • Grand Bazaar

    Explore the city's most popular and one of the world's largest and oldest shopping centers for souvenirs! This bazaar also contains over 4,000 shops, selling a variety of jewelry, furnitures, carpets, leather goods and more (demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request).

  • 17:30

    End of Tour at the Grand Bazaar

Adult/Child ( Age & over ) From
Istanbul Half Day City Tour (Upgrade to Private Vehicle & Guide)
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If you prefer the exclusivity and privacy in discovering İstanbul, you may enjoy a half day city tour with the comfort of our fully equipped luxurious BMW or Mercedes series.

Duration: 3:30 - 5 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

Starting time: 09:00 - 14:00 (Show more)
  • 07:45

    Pick up from Select Hotels in Istanbul

  • 09:00

    Start of Tour

  • Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Also see the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

  • Hippodrome

    The Hippodrome of Constantinople was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital city of the Byzantine Empire. The Hippodrome is surrounded by four different monuments: the Serpent Column, the Obelisk of Thutmose III, the Walled Obelisk and the Statues of Poryphyrios.

  • Grand Bazaar

    Explore the city's most popular and one of the world's largest and oldest shopping centers for souvenirs! This bazaar also contains over 4,000 shops, selling a variety of jewelry, furnitures, carpets, leather goods and more (demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request).

  • 12:30

    End of Tour at the Grand Bazaar

  • 12:45

    Pick up from Select Hotels in Istanbul

  • 14:00

    Start of Tour

  • Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Also see the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

  • Hippodrome

    The Hippodrome of Constantinople was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital city of the Byzantine Empire. The Hippodrome is surrounded by four different monuments: the Serpent Column, the Obelisk of Thutmose III, the Walled Obelisk and the Statues of Poryphyrios.

  • Grand Bazaar

    Explore the city's most popular and one of the world's largest and oldest shopping centers for souvenirs! This bazaar also contains over 4,000 shops, selling a variety of jewelry, furnitures, carpets, leather goods and more (demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request).

  • 17:30

    End of Tour at the Grand Bazaar

Those three things is a minimum you have to se when visit Istanbul. It is more than fantastic. Especially Hagia Sophia. Now we talking about really world unik places. Take your time and breath and think about the centuries of years that past, really unbelievable. For al those three different places. Just do it.

Mag the Swede

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Schedule

Starting time: 09:00 - 14:00 (Show more)
  • 07:45

    Pick up from Select Hotels in Istanbul

  • 09:00

    Start of Tour

  • Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Also see the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

  • Hippodrome

    The Hippodrome of Constantinople was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital city of the Byzantine Empire. The Hippodrome is surrounded by four different monuments: the Serpent Column, the Obelisk of Thutmose III, the Walled Obelisk and the Statues of Poryphyrios.

  • Grand Bazaar

    Explore the city's most popular and one of the world's largest and oldest shopping centers for souvenirs! This bazaar also contains over 4,000 shops, selling a variety of jewelry, furnitures, carpets, leather goods and more (demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request).

  • 12:30

    End of Tour at the Grand Bazaar

  • 12:45

    Pick up from Select Hotels in Istanbul

  • 14:00

    Start of Tour

  • Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Also see the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

  • Hippodrome

    The Hippodrome of Constantinople was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital city of the Byzantine Empire. The Hippodrome is surrounded by four different monuments: the Serpent Column, the Obelisk of Thutmose III, the Walled Obelisk and the Statues of Poryphyrios.

  • Grand Bazaar

    Explore the city's most popular and one of the world's largest and oldest shopping centers for souvenirs! This bazaar also contains over 4,000 shops, selling a variety of jewelry, furnitures, carpets, leather goods and more (demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request).

  • 17:30

    End of Tour at the Grand Bazaar

  • (For Check-Out) Grand Bazaar Time: 12:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Grand Bazaar Time: 12:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) European-side City Center Hotels Time: 17:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) European-side City Center Hotels Time: 17:30:00

Price & Options

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Notes

Required Items to Bring & Attire
All Packages
  • Printed VELTRA voucher

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

Additional Note(s)
All Packages
  • Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays and will be replaced with Underground (Basilica) Cistern.

  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and will be replaced with shopping elsewhere.

  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and will be replaced with a tour to Byzantium. Entrance to the Topkapi Palace Harem is not included.

  • Pick up and drop off times may vary due to the occasional traffic in Istanbul.

  • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.

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Reviews

Those three things is a minimum you have to se when visit Istanbul. It is more than fantastic. Especially Hagia Sophia. Now we tal...king about really world unik places. Take your time and breath and think about the centuries of years that past, really unbelievable. For al those three different places. Just do it.
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Mag the Swede

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