Istanbul Old City Tour: Half-Day in the Morning

Istanbul , Turkey

Istanbul Old City Tour: Half-Day in the Morning

The Price :    50.00
Select Date and Travelers
Duration :   3 Hours
Start Location:   Sultanahmet

Welcome to our half-day Istanbul old city tour – the perfect way to explore the historical heart of this magnificent city! This tour is perfect for those looking to explore Istanbul’s rich cultural heritage, as we take you on a journey through the ancient streets of the city. 


During our Istanbul old city tour, you will have the opportunity to visit world-famous landmarks such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and as well as Grand Covered Bazaar. Our knowledgeable tour guides will share the history and significance of each location, providing valuable insights into Istanbul’s past.



  • Discover the countless wonders of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” 
  • Visit the UNESCO listed Hagia Sophia
  • Learn about the rich history of Istanbul as you explore it’s many historic sites
  • Walk along the historic Hippodrome and it’s impressive monuments, including the German Fountain


We’ll pick you up from your hotel between 08:00 – 08:30 AM

(Only from Sultanahmet, Laleli, Taksim areas)




During the tour, you’ll be visiting:


  • The Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, once the Church of Divine Wisdom, is a remarkable landmark in Istanbul. Its innovative architecture, rich history, religious significance, and unique characteristics have made it an enduring icon for centuries. Built three times in the same location, it remains the world’s oldest and fastest-completed cathedral, reflecting the grandeur of Eastern Roman architecture. Despite the challenges of time, Hagia Sophia remains a testament to the cultural and historical legacy of Istanbul.
  • Blue Mosque, also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque is one of Istanbul’s most famous landmarks and a prime example of Ottoman architecture. Known for its blue İznik tiles and unique 6 minarets, was intended to rival the nearby Hagia Sophia during the reign of Sultan Ahmed I. The tiles were specially designed to create intricate patterns and calligraphy, which adds to the mosque’s overall beauty and uniqueness. (Visit is not possible on Friday because of crowded noon prayer)
  • Hippodrome, the center of life in the old city for centuries, hosting chariot races, political events and public gatherings. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.
  • Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets. Constructed in the 15th century during the Ottoman Empire and has since become one of Istanbul’s most iconic landmarks.

This tour ends approximately at 12:00 PM

Places You’ll See :

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
  • Group Tour
  • Historical Tour

Location Map

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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