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BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS (Walking Tour)

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Full Day Tour / Lunch Included

HIPPODROME

The center of  sports 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.
(Visiting will not be possible on Friday due to Friday Prayer)

St. SOPHIA 

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.
(If St. Sophia will be closed on Monday, will be replaced with Underground  Cistern)

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, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx ware and meerschaum pipers.( Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday and will be replaced with Arasta Bazaar)

 

LUNCH included (Drinks are extra)

 

SULTANS’ TOMBS 

there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at St. Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, green, blue, and red flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses.(If Sultans Tombs will be closed on Monday, will be replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque)

 

TOPKAPI PALACE

The great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries, housing an exquisite collection of precious gems, jewelery thrones of sultans, costumes worn by the sultans and their families; miniatures, the Holy Mantle; CHAMBER OF SACRED RELICS.

(Harem is not included in the program to visit this is due to an extra entrance fee.)

 

Also visioned during the tours:

 

OBELISK OF THEODOSIUS ->SERPENTINE COLUMN ->GERMAN FOUNTAIN OF WILHELM II

CLOSED

If Sultans Tombs closed on Monday / Replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque

If St. Sophia closed on Monday / Replaced with Underground Cistern
Grand Bazaar closed on Sunday / Replaced with Arasta Bazaar

Blue Mosque closed on Friday due to Prayer

Topkapı Palace on Tuesday

 

The tour includes:

  • Transfer to and from the hotel
  • Lunch
  • Guide 

The tour does not include: 

  • Personal expenses 
  • Other than tour details

 

Note: The tour-operator holds the right to change the tour price at any time this is due to internal changes that may arise!

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