Visit the ancient Capital of Byzantine and Ottoman Empire.
During two days we explore the city. One day we visit the old peninsula.
On the other day Dolmabahçe Palace, Bosphorus Tour, Spice Bazaar and Asian side of the city will be visited.
As this a private tour, the itinerary can be changed due to the needs of the guests. Depending on the closed days of the museums we can switch the tour days.
Ancient Hippodrome of Constantinople
Sultanahmet Mosque - Blue Mosque (on Fridays can be visited in the afternoon )
Haghia Sophia(During winter closed on Monday)
Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays)
Grand Bazaar (closed on Sundays and holidays )
*There is a dress code to visit the Blue Mosque and appropriate clothes can be provided at the entrance free of charges.
Dolmabahçe Palace( closed on Monday)
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 days
The duration might be affected by weather or traffic conditions.
This is a walking tour as most of the sights are walking distance to each other. In case needed, we use public transportation, cab or ferry.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
345 Turkish Lira - You need around 345 Turkish Liras for transport and museum tickets.
But also you can use your credit cards in the shops,restaurants and for entrance tickets in the museums except Basilica Cistern.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
If private transportation is demanded by the guests, it will be with a/c and driver.
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We had a 2 days walking tour with Ali in Istanbul and highly recommend this tour and Ali as the guide. Ali is very knowledgeable, informative, cater very well to our liking and schedule and easy going.