Istanbul Classics: Half Day Afternoon Tour

Istanbul , Turkey
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Istanbul Classics: Half Day Afternoon Tour

The Price :    50.00
Select Date and Travelers
Duration :   4 Hours
Start Location:   Istanbul

Highlights

  • 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 the Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, the Hagia Sophia, Grand Mosque, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, The Hagia Irene, Sultan Tombs and more
  • Learn about the rich history of Istanbul as you explore its many historic sites

Departure

We’ll pick you up from your hotel between 12:00 – 12:30 PM

(Only from Sultanahmet, Laleli, Taksim areas)

 

Itinerary

 

During the Tour, you’ll be visiting:

 

  • Topkapı Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. Live guide commentary is not allowed in special sections. (Harem is not included in the program)
  • 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 with its materials and architecture, was 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

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)

Activities

  • Easy Tracking
  • Family Friendly
  • 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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