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Istanbul City Sightseeing Tour

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"Amazing Istanbul !" dr ranjana p joshi
Istanbul City Sightseeing Tour
Istanbul City Sightseeing Tour
Istanbul City Sightseeing Tour
Istanbul City Sightseeing Tour
Istanbul City Sightseeing Tour

Highlights

  • This tour offers the perfect introduction to Istanbul
  • Entrance fees for the Blue Mosque, The Byzantine Hippodrome and St Sophia are all included
  • Shop at the Grand Bazaar – Istanbul’s bustling market
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off is included and the tour is led by an English-speaking guide

Overview

On this wonderful Istanbul sightseeing tour explore the city's highlights as you visit St. Sophia Church; a glorious Byzantine monument, the Blue Mosque; famous for its architecture as well as its blue tiles and the Byzantine Hippodrome; where chariot races were once held.

For shopping enthusiasts, the Grand Bazaar offers great variety. It is arguably Turkey’s largest covered market with nearly 4000 shops!

This Istanbul tour is a must for those wanting to discover Istanbul’s rich history and culture and much, much more.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul in the morning and accompanied by an English-speaking guide will visit:

St. Sophia Church: Once a church, then a mosque and now a museum, it is one of the major attractions of Istanbul. The interior is decorated with awe-inspiring Byzantine mosaics.
The Blue Mosque: It was built by the Ottoman architect, Sedefkâr Mehmet Aga. With its six minarets and many domes, the mosque is worth a visit.
The Byzantine Hippodrome: It was the heart of Constantinople's political and sporting life and the scene of games and riots through 500 years of Ottoman history.
• The Grand Bazaar: This is where you can pick-up beautiful Turkish carpets, glazed tiles, pottery, leather apparel, alabaster bookends and all sorts of interesting knickknacks.

The tour ends at your hotel.

Find the hotel pick up list. Download the list of Hotels

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Reviews

  • Amazing Istanbul !

    Istanbul is indeed amazing !It is a journey from Greek to Roman To Ottoman to Modern times !The History of Hagia Sofia, The Grandure of Blue Mosque, The wonder collection at...

    DR RANJANA P JOSHI
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

3 hours (approx)

Start time

Start Time: 08:00am - 08:30am approx. depending on hotel location
Duration: 3 hours (approx)

Meeting point

Your hotel in central Istanbul.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Your hotel in Istanbul

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entrance fee
  • English-speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Lunch

Do/Dont's

Please wear comfortable shoes as there is a moderate amount of walking to be done on this tour.

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Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

St. Sophia is closed on Monday & Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday and on Turkish religious holidays, so these attractions are substituted with others on these particular days.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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