Istanbul Half Day Tour: Ottoman Relics

Istanbul , Turkey

Istanbul Half Day Tour: Ottoman Relics

The Price :    50.00
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Duration :   4 Hours
Start Location:   Sultanahmet


Istanbul Half Day Tour is a must do for anyone visiting the old city for the first time. On this half day tour in Istanbul, you will see many landmarks and cultural sites. You will visit Topkapi Palace, Hagia Irene, Hippodrome and the Sultan Tombs. Entrance fees and hotel pickup are all included in the price.


  • Discover the countless wonders of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled
  • Visit all the main tourist attractions in Istanbul
  • Explore Topkapi Palace, the Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, The Hagia Irene and Sultan Tombs
  • Learn about the rich history of Istanbul and Ottoman Relics as you explore its many historic sites


You will be picked up from your hotel between 12:00 – 12:30 PM to visit the following sites. (Please note the pickup is only available from Sultanahmet, Laleli and Taksim)

  • Topkapı Palace, residence and administrative center of Ottoman Sultans for nearly 400 years. Exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. Live guide commentary does not include special sections such as Harem.
  • The Hagia Irene, located in the outer courtyard of Topkapı Palace is the oldest church of the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine). It was also the second largest church in Istanbul after Hagia Sophia. It’s a typical Byzantine structure and has served more than a thousand years. Built on the site of an old temple in 330.
  • Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives.

This tour ends approximately at 17:00

Important Reminder

Please keep in mind that our Istanbul Half Day Tour program does not include Blue Mosque nor Grand Bazaar. For a more comprehensive experience, you may refer to our Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour. You must also cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

Places You’ll See :

1Topkapi Palace
2Sultan Tombs
3Hagia Irene

What's Included

  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional Guide

What's Excluded

  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Optional)


  • Easy Tracking
  • Family Friendly
  • Group Tour
  • Historical Tour

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Why Book With Us?

  • As a well known Tourism Agency, we believe that there should not be any suprises for you whether it be your trips, accommodations or so forth.
  • Therefore, our team is extremely dedicated and here to make sure that your are well satisfied throughout your journey.

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