Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour (Old City Tour)
Pick up at 08:30 from your hotel and depart for Byzantine & Ottoman Relics City Tour
Hagia Sophia : The Church of Holy Wisdom, undoubtedly one of the greatest architectural creations in the world used as a mosque during Ottomans and serving as a museum today.
Byzantine Hippodrome : The center for entertainment, amusement and sports in the city during the Roman and Byzantine Empires. The Egyptian Obelisk , the Serpentine Coloumn and the German fountain of Willhelm II are visited.
Blue Mosque : The Sultan Ahmed Mosque ,one of the most respected masterpieces of the Islamic world. Famous with its blue ceramic tiles which gives the mosque the well known name;"Blue Mosque" with its six minarets.
Caferaga Medresesi, of foundation for serving Turkish Culture organizes various workshop on handicrafts and music.
Lunch at the Special Turkish Restaurant
Topkapi Palace : The former Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans , one of the oldest and the largest remaining palaces in the world. Today it is used as a museum to exhibit works of Art and many priceless artifacts.
Grand Bazaar(Kapali Carsi): The oldest and the largest covered market place in the world with more than 3000 shops with its rich collection of handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs.
St. Sophia : Mondays (Replaced with Underground Cisterne)
Topkapi Palace : Tuesdays (Replaced with Underground Cisterne)
Grand Bazaar : Sundays
|The Price Includes|
• Transportation by a comfortable AC non smoking car
• Professional and experienced licensed guide during the tours.
• Entry fees to the museums
• Parking fees.
• Tips to guide and driver