BYZANTINE RELICS HALF DAY MORNING
THE BLUE MOSQUE
THE HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE
ENGLISH & SPANISH
HIPPODROME, The center of sport activities with its four monuments; The GERMAN FOUNTAIN OF WILHELM II, Egyptian Obelisk, SERPENTINE COLUMN and the COLUMN OF CONSTANTINE.
The BLUE MOSQUE The most famous mosque of Istanbul which is known as the BLUE MOSQUE as well because of its beautiful blue Iznik tiles.
(Visit is not possible on Friday due to Friday Prayer)
THE HAGIA SOPHIA GRAND MOSQUE This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great, in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. (Visit is not possible on Friday due to Friday Prayer)
GRAND BAZAAR(COVERED MARKET) In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4000 shops with each trade having its own area; the goldsmiths’ street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brasware and trays, water ewers, onyxware and meerschaum pipers.
(Grand Bazaar closed on Sunday, replaced with Arasta Bazaar)
This tour is finished at Grand Bazaar (No transfer back to hotels)
- Hotel pick up by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
- Entrance fees
- Professional licensed tour guide
- Service charges & local taxes
- Meal, beverage
- Personal expenses
- Tips & gratitues
SUNDAY: GRAND BAZAAR / REPLACED WITH ARASTA BAZAAR
FRIDAY : BLUE MOSQUE & HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE CLOSED ON FRIDAY DUE TO PRAYER
(THIS TOUR IS NOT OPERATED ON FRIDAY)