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The Imperial Tour (Half Day)

Istanbul Sightseeing Tours

Price:0.00 € P.P

Duration Starts @ 08:30 Finishes @ 13:00
What to see  

 

* Hagia Sophia museum
* Blue mosque
* Hipodromme
* Grand Coverd Bazaar

The best way to appreciate the splendor of the Ottoman Empire, which once held sway over three continents, is to visit its actual and symbolic center: Topkapi Palace. Then pay a visit to the finest of all Ottoman mosque complexes, the Suleyman Mosque, completed by master builder Sinan in 1557 in honor of his most illustrious patron, Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent. The monumental tomb of this Sultan, who reached the gates of Vienna, is located here

 

A little history of the sights

 

Hagia Sophia
One of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. It has been nominated as the 8th wonder of the world by historians.
Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built between 1609 and 1616 in the name of Sultan Ahmet 1 by Sedefkar Mehmet Aga, who was one of Sinan’ s apprentices.

 

The Blue Mosque
Dating from the 17th century, an architectural masterpiece famed for its exquisite blue tiles and six elegant minarets.

Hippodrome
The center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city where held. Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column Constantine Column and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.


Grand Covered Bazaar
Most attractive shopping center and biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherwear and souvenirs.

What is including?
  • All transportation
  • Entrence fees
  • Guiding
 
What is excluding?
  • Personal expens
  • Lunch
  • Tips
 
CLOSED
  • Hagia Sophia on Monday / Replaced with Chora Church
  • Grand Bazaar on Sunday

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