Treasures of Istanbul private tour
- -Explore Historical Peninsula in a unique, personal way
- -Be enchanted by the mosaics of Hagia Sophia
- -See the priceless treasures of Topkapi palace
- -Experience shopping in the grand bazaar, which has been the center of shopping for centuries
- -Walk along the historical hippodrome and see German Fountain and obelisk
- -See the colorful mosaics of the Sultanahmet mosque
- -Learn history about Byzantines, Ottomans, and Modern Turks from your expert local guide
- -Do not wait in long queues with Skip-The-Line tickets provided for you
All about the trip
According your private tour pick up time meet with your guide at the lobby of your hotel and start your fullday tour. Our local guide takes us from the port to Hagia Sophia; Built in 537 AD as world’s first large dome building it was the religious focal point of the Orthodox Church before its conversion in a Muslim Mosque. We have a look at its unique decoration from Byzantine and Turkish periods. Then we enjoy a short walk across to Blue Mosque; Built in 17th century it owes its fame to the exquisite Iznik Tiles. Hippodrome; is next to here where we see an Egyptian Obelisk and Serpent Column at this ancient Roman Empire’s horse chariots races arena. We then go to Grand Bazaar; We attend an informative demonstration on world famous Turkish Handicrafts here and then following the introduction we have some free time to browse its 1200 spice and gold shops. After lunch at a local restaurant we visit the amazing Topkapi Palace; which from 15th to the 19th Century was the principle residence of the Turkish Ottoman Empire. Our guide gives a tour at the gardens halls where we view staggering collection of imperial and religious treasury golden thrones and emerald crowns.
After the tour transfer back to the your hotel.
What is included in the price
- Licensed professional tour guide
- Lunch at at local restaurant
- Private pick up and drop off services from and to Istanbul port
- Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
What is not included in the price
- Beverage during lunch
- Tips to the guide and driver
- Personal expenses
Please take passport for children if any.
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays
Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays due to Friday prayer we wıll just visit from the garden.
Admission Fees(per Person)
-Topkapi Palace: 450TL
Note: The tour guide will have pre-paid Skip-The-Line tickets to avoid long ticket queues. The cost of used entry ticket can be paid to the tour guide in cash Dolar, Euro or Turkish lira
This activity is organised by Tour Altinkum Travel (Kusadasi Tour), Ikicesmelik Mah. Suleyman Demirel Blv. Melis Apt. B-Blok D:5 5, Kusadasi, 09400, Turkey, +90 256 633 62 78, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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