Istanbul Old City Tour

Daily Istanbul Tour

All Day Tour - Every Day

Next Tour: 20.12.2018 Start: 08:00
Duration: 9 Hours End: 17:00
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First sight we will visit is Hagia Sophia Museum where you can feel the Islamic and Christian cultures at the same time. The second place that we will visit during our daily Istanbul old city tour is Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque). Then we will take a walk tour on the Hippodrome and you will see Serpentine Columb, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of wilhelm 2. We will continue to our tour with famous Grand Covered Bazaar. Here you will have chance to do shopping. At noon time we will have lunch. Afternoon we will go to Ottoman Sultans residence Topkapı Palace. Finally we will go to Sultans Tomb and you will see the beautiful Ottoman architecture.
Adult: Children:
Adult: €60 €70

Child: €50
You can pay Cash or by Credit Card
in the beginning of tour

INCLUDED

Transfer
Tour Guide
Enterence Fees
Lunch
Hagia Sophia From Outside
Visitors in Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmet Mosque
Blue Mosque Inside Dome Chinas
Topkapi Palace Gate of Salutation
Topkapi Palace Harem
Grand Covered Bazaar Enterence
Grand Covered Bazaar
Hippodrome and Obelisk
Serpentine Column
Obelisk of Theodosius
German Fountain Istanbul
Tomb of Sultan 2. selim
Tomb of Sultan 3. Murat

Notice

Blue Mosque visited from outside on Friday mornings because of noon prayer. Grand Covered Bazaar closed on Sunday.
Pick up and drop off services includes only city center hotels (Fatih, Beyoglu, Sisli)

Sights to See

Hagia Sophia is one of the most beautiful historical building in the Istanbul. It was constructed as a Byzantine Orthodox Cathedral between 532 - 537 AD by the order of Emperor Justinian I. Hagia Sophia had been used as an Orthodox Cathedral until 1204 AD. It was converted into a Roman Catholic Cathedral in the Latin Empire period between 1204 and 1261 AD. In 1453 AD, Constantinople was conquered ... Explore St. Hagia Sophia

The Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Cami) is one of the most impressive symbol of Istanbul. It is located directly opposite to Hagia Sophia Museum. The mosque takes its name of Ottoman Emperor Sultan Ahmet I. The Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque) was built between 1609 and 1617 AD. It is also known as the Blue Mosque because of the blue tiles used to decorate the walls of its interior.... Explore Sultan Ahmet (Blue) Mosque

The Hippodrome of Constantinople was used as an sport and social centre in Byzantine era. The Hippodrome was also known as Atmeydanı (horse arena) during the Ottoman era. It was also used for horse and carriage races for the honour of the Emperor. Today, it is using as a square named Sultan Ahmet Meydanı (Sultan Ahmet Square) in the old city of Istanbul.... Explore Hippodrome of Constantinople

It was built to commemorate the Greeks who fought and defeated the Persian Empire at the Battle of Plataea in 479 BC in Delphi. In 324 AD, Serpertine Column was moved to Constantinople by Constantine I. Heads of the Serpent Column got lost after 1700 AD. One of the head was found in 1848 AD by architect Gaspare Fossati who restored the Hagia Sophia. Today, head of the Serpent Column is exhibited i... Explore Serpentine Column

Obelisk of Theodosius was built by the Pharaoh Thutmose III in 15th century BC. This Ancient Egyptian Obelisk was built in Karnak Temple and moved to the Alexandria by The Roman Emperor Constantius II in 357 AD. Then, Obelisk of Theodosius was relocated in Hippodrome of Istanbul by Roman Emperor Theodosius I in 390 AD.... Explore Obelisk of Theodosius

The German Fountain was presented as a gift for Sultan Abdülhamid II by German Emperor Wilhelm II. It was built in Germany, then was transported piece by piece and was assembled in Hippodrome - Istanbul in 1900. German Fountain of Wilhelm II was built in neo-byzantine architecture style. Fountain's octagonal dome has eight colorful marble columns, and dome's interior is covered with golden mosaic... Explore German Fountain of Wilhelm II

There was a small market in the same area in Byzantian era. In Ottoman era, the main part which named as Bedesten of Gems was built by the order of Fatih The Conqueror. From the Byzantian era to today, market has continue to become bigger. Now, The Grand Covered Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. The market has 66 streets and more than 4000 shops. Grand Bazaar is... Explore Grand Covered Bazaar

Topkapı Palace was built after the conquest of Istanbul by the order of Fatih The Conqueror in 1478 AD. The palace was used as Sultans major residence and it had been used for Ottoman rule for 380 years. Now, Topkapi Palace is one of the most popular tourist destination in Istanbul. Topkapı Palace takes space 80.000 square meters approximately. When you visit to Topkapı Palace Museum, you shoul... Explore Topkapı Palace

Sultans tomb hosts more than 140 graves of the Ottoman Sultans family. The Tomb of the 2. Selim built by famous Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan in 1577. There is 42 graves in 2. Selim Suntan's tomb with Sultan's and his wife's grave.

The Tomb of the 3. Murad built by Davut Aga in 1599. In this tomb 3. Murat in eternal rest with his 21 daughter and 19 sons whose killed by their brother ... Explore Sultans Tombs