Places listed here are the masterpieces of Istanbul.
This is a very knowledgeable tour. You will see highlights of Istanbul with their great history. After you have enough knowledge you will be ready to buy a correct souvenir for you, your family or your friends in Grand Bazaar.
Hagia Sophia on Monday; Replaced with Kariye (St. Savior in Chora) Museum,
Topkapı Palace on Tuesday; Replaced with Turkish Islamic Art Museum
Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday; Replaced with Spice Bazaar
Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays; Replaced with YIldız Palace
I will come to the meeting point at the time we have agreed to meet. According to your hotel either we walk or drive to the old city.
We will visit-- Blue Mosque; One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th-century architecture is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul.
--Hippodrome Square; The former centre of sportive and political activities of Constantinople
--Topkapi Royal Palace; The former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled.
**Lunch (I can help you to find a local restaurant for lunch)
-- Hagia-Sophia; The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest
architectural works of art in the world.
Underground cistern, unique in the world. Amazing romantic architecture.
-- Grand Bazaar; You will enjoy 4000 traditional and historical shops.
16:00 or 17:00 Back to the port.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 7 hours
unexpected conditions might affect the duration of the tour.
If you are more than three I am renting a van with a driver
If you are 1 to 3 people I will use my car and I will be the driver.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
140 TL - Topkapi Palace Museum; TL 60
Hagia Sophia Museum :TL 60
Underground Cistern: TL 20
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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Our tour was most certainly a 5/5 * rating for Hanifi. He was right on top and communication was easy with him. He led us around at our own pace and never rushed us. He was incredibly friendly and welcoming and full of information. I would most definitely book with Hanifi in the future. Signed, A very happy American tourist.