Half Day Istanbul Classics Tour 1 M Istanbul Classics – Walking Tour –
Daily Departure at 08.30 Am and Returns at 12.00 Pm — Tour Code: IST – 1 M
Duration : 1/2 Day Morning
Tour Type : Budget, Daily Tours, Luxury, Mini Tours
Payment : Credit Cards Paypal or Cash
Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.
Hagia (St.) Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Built in 537 by Byzantine Emperor Justinius, St. Sophia has been the largest cathedral in the world for nearly a thousand years; it is considered the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture; after having been the Patriarchal basilica of Constantinople, it was converted into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet ii. the Conqueror and in to a museum by Ataturk in 1935.
Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. The last great imperial mosque of the classical period; its name comes from 20.000 marvellous blue-toned iznik tiles decorating the interior walls.
Hippodrome, center of athletic (chariot races, sports) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm ii are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.
Caferaga Medresesi, of foundation for serving Turkish Culture organizes various workshop on handicrafts and music.
Closed : Monday ; St. Sophia . ( Replaced with Underground Cisterne )
Includes; Transportation, Guide, Museums and Entrance Fees.
- Hagia Sophia Museum
- Blue Mosgue
- Turkish Islamic Arts Museum
What is Included in tour ?
Hotel Pick-up & drop-off – by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches.
Entrance Fees mentioned by the itineraries.
Professional Licenced English Speaking Tour Guide.
Services Charges & Local Taxes.
What is Excluded in tour?
Tips and Gratuities
P.S : Hotel Pick-up & drop-off service are available only from the hotels located in the city center.
Tour Price : 30 Euro