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Our most popular tour visiting highlights of the historic Istanbul. You can book this tour privately or join our small group tour. We spend a day around Blue Mosque Area visiting main places and sites accompanied by an expert guide.
Meet your tour guide at the meeting point at 09:00 AM and proceed to visit:
Topkapi Palace was home to the Ottoman Sultans for 400 years. Today it is a museum and houses a rich collection of priceless jewels, crystals, weapons, robes worn by sultans and Muslim sacred trusts. It is a palace complex built on the first hill of the historic peninsula with great views overlooking Bosporus. (Harem section is not included and there is extra admission if visited)
Hagia Sophia is an architectural monument and it was built by Justinian of the Byzantine Empire in 6th Century. Hagia Sophia was the largest church for almost 1000 years in the world with its massive central dome. Inside you can see some of the finest Byzantine mosaics.
Roman Hippodrome where horse charriot races used to take place during the Roman and Byzantine period and was the centre of social life of Constantinople. The central part of the Hippodrome was decorated with monuments brought from different part of the Empire and some are still standing such as an Obelisk from Egypt and Serpentine Column from Greece.
Blue Mosque was built by Sultanahmet I of the Ottoman Empire in the early 17th Century. It is a true masterpiece with its six minarets. The interior is decorated with 20,000 exquisite blue tiles from the town of Iznik.
Tour will end around 16:00 - 17:00 PM depending on group pace.
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