Walking Tour of Old City - Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque etc.
Culture and History tour in Istanbul
Tour Price : 120 EURO for a day, does not matter number of people. Duration : From 8:30 till 5:30 Languages: English
Topkapi Palace, which was used by the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries. Excursion in Ankara. We will also see the impressive collection of priceless jewels, crystal, silver and porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and relics of the prophet Mohammed. Entrance to the Harem is optional.
(Closed on Tuesday)
St. (Haghia) Sophia, which was built by the Emperor Justinian. It was the largest building in the world for over 1000 years. See its intricate mosaics and huge central dome. (Closed on Mondays)
We will have free time at Medrese of Caferaga, a 16th century school. You can have lunch or snacks here and watch the students learning traditional arts.
The Underground Cistern is one of the most extraordinary and breathtaking buildings in Istanbul. The structure was known in Byzantium as "Basilica Cistern" was built by Justinian I. Tour with private guide in Ankara. it was used as a reservoir for water storage for the Great Palace and other buildings.
Blue Mosque, built for Sultan Ahmet I, which is a unique piece of architecture with its six minarets and features around 20,000 beautiful Iznik tiles.
The ancient Hippodrome was the center of the city's public life during centuries. See Obelisk of Theodosius, Snake Pillar and German Fountain of Wilhelm II.
We will walk through the back streets of Old Istanbul to see old wooden hoeses and daily life of locals.
Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque, the elegant 16th-century Mosque is one of the most beautiful examples of classical Ottoman architecture and one of the masterpieces of the architect Sinan.
Little St. Sophia was the Saints Sergius and Bacchus church; the oldest one in Istanbul with St-Sophia and St Irene. It is stil in use as a mosque today. Opportunities to see the local artists doing their traditional arts.
Departure time: Between 8:30 and 8:45
Includes: Guiding by experienced Professional Tour Guide, and his expenses.
Excludes: Entry fees to the museums, lunch, drinks, and tips. Transportation if neened. AC late model Minivan upto 4 people will cost 90 EURO, the one for upto 14 people will cost 110 EURO.
|Tour Price: 120 EURO for a day, does not matter number of people.|
|Duration: From 8:30 till 5:30|
|Group Size: 1-30 people|
|Tour package includes:|
|Airport Transfer :||NO|
|Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):||NO|
|Food and Drinks :||NO|
|Other services (fees apply):|
|Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :||NO|
|Translation services :||NO|
|Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :||NO|
|Visa support :||NO|
|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||NO|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||NO|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||NO|