Istanbul City Tour (Full Day)
It is not a coincidence that Istanbul forms the most visited destination in Turkey. The unparalleled charm that the city has achieves to attract millions of visitors every year. The city demonstrates deep-rooted tradition and long history since antiquity. For those wishing to explore the city’s history, a walking tour is one of the best options as it allows you to stroll around the streets and get the authentic vibes of the city.is listed among the best available tours, as it combines all the great monuments and places of interest into one fascinating, yet informative excursion.The walking tour starts during the morning. A comfortable car will pick you up from your hotel and drive you towards a meeting point, where you will meet the tour guide. The professional guide will be the person in charge to provide important descriptions of the places you are about to visit during the day. With this tour you will be able to explore the Sultan Ahmet Centre by walking through the major monuments and places of interest of the area.The first visit will be made at the Hippodrome, where sports events were taking place during the Byzantine period. There are four monuments which you can observe there. These are the German Fountain of the Wilhelm II, the Column of Constantine, the Serpentine Column and the Egyptian Obelisk. The walking tour continues with a visit at the infamous Blue Mosque. This impressive Mosque is one of the most important in Turkey and is known for its interior design that features blue tiles. Since Blue Mosque is an active worship place, visits are not possible on Friday.Another important monument, next to the Blue Mosque is Hagia Sophia. This impressively big church was constructed by the Constantine the Great during the Byzantine period. The museum of Hagia Sophia is one of the most visited monuments in Istanbul due to its history and its outstanding architectural design. It must be noted that, Saint Sophia is closed every Monday. Thus, participants will visit the Underground Cistern on that day.
- Hotel Transfer (Both Ways)
- Bus with Full A/C
- Entrance Fees
- Walking Tour
- Guided Tour
- As some monuments are closed on specific days, schedule can be modified as follows :
- Hagia Sophia Museum closed on Monday-Replaced with Underground Cistern
- Sultan Tombs closed on Monday-Replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque
- Grand Bazaar closed on Sunday-Replaced with the Handicraft Store
- Blue Mosque closed on Friday-No replacement
- Topkapi Palace closed on Tuesday
- In case Tours or Tickets cancelled after Booking 100 % charges will be applicable.
Amazing and very knowledgable tour guide. Very attentive and always willing to help. on our way back!