Istanbul Classic (Half Day Morning)
Start: 07:30am – 09:00am
Finish: 12:30pm – 13:00pm
Duration: 4-5 hours
Places to visit: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodromme, Grand Bazaar
ISTANBUL CLASSICS (Half Day Morning)
Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.
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 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, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.
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.
HALF DAY MORNING TOURS TERMINATE AT SULTANAHMET CENTER IN FRONT OF HAGIA SOPHIA CLOSED (Hagia Sophia on Monday, Topkapı Palace on Tuesday, Replaced with Kariye (St. Savior in Chora) Museum, Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday)
Tour Includes: Air Conditioned Coach, Professional Tour Guide, Entrance Fees
Tour Excludes: Lunch, Drinks, Personal Expenses