Enjoy a visit to the Blue Mosque, the remains of the Hippodrome & St. Sophia Museum. And Finally Visit the Topkapi Palace and browse through fascinating open-air museums.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Istanbul (Your Hotel)|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Pickup @ 8 am from hotel.|
Pick up from hotel at early morning and continue for the tour.
Tour of Sultan Ahmet Center
Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center“, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.
Hagia (St.) Sophia
Hagia (St.) 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 with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.
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.
Grand Covered Bazaar
Grand Covered Bazaar, Most attractive shopping center and biggest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs
Topkapi Palace, Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc…
Treasury and Harem sections are not included in the program and are due to extra entry.
Suleymaniye Mosque, masterpiece of Sinan, the chief architect of the Ottoman Empire, built in the name of Suleyman The Magnificent during the 16th. century, considered as the best amongst the imperial mosques.
transfer to hotels.