Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia & More: Istanbul City Tour

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The city of Istanbul is very important to geography because it has a long history that covers the fluctuate of the globe's most renowned empires. Due to its involvement in these empires, Istanbul has additionally undertaken numerous name changes.

About this activity

  • Tour Duration included bus journey: 8 Hour
  • Booking confirmation: Speedy confirmation
  • Printed or mobile voucher accepted: Printed voucher is not obligatory
  • Easy Online Booking: Fast, Easy and SSL Secure Booking
  • Vegetarian and Vegan meal: Available
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • Tour Guiding: English , Turkish
  • Tour Days: Everyday
  • Period: 06/04/2019 - 31/12/2019
  • Tour ID: 104
  • Departure Location: Istanbul
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Experience

Highlights

  • Hippodrome
  • Hagia Sophia Museum
  • Blue Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Topkapi Palace
  • Sultan Tombs

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Istanbul city tour with Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and Much More

Istanbul is the biggest city in Turkey and is amongst the 15 biggest city locations worldwide. It is located on the Bosporus Strait as well as covers the whole location of the Golden Horn, a natural harbor. Because of its dimension, Istanbul extends into both Europe as well as Asia. The city is the globe's only city to be on greater than one continent.

Check out as well as appreciate Istanbul's main attractions on our full-day guided tour. We will visit the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Royal Residence, and also the 600 yearls old Grand bazaar.

On this city excursion we'll see Istanbul's 4 crucial historic sites with regional tourist guide.

The Blue Mosque is a legendary monolith in both the Turkish and also Islamic worlds. The magnificent framework was built in the classical Ottoman style, and also includes 6 towering turrets and 260 windows that supply illumination for its substantial inner chamber that is lined with greater than 20,000 Iznik tiles.

The Hagia Sophia, one of the historical architectural wonders that still remains standing today, has an important place in the art world with its architecture, grandness, size and functionality.

The Hagia Sophia, the biggest church constructed by the East Roman Empire in Istanbul, has been constructed three times in the same location. When it was first built, it was named Megale Ekklesia (Big Church); however, after the fifth century, it was referred to as the Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom). The church was the place in which rulers were crowned, and it was also the biggest operational cathedral in the city throughout the Byzantine period.

Among the largest and oldest palaces on the planet, Topkapi is the crown jewel of the Ottoman Empire. Topkapi Palace, the residence of the Ottoman sultans, the state administration and training center. The palace was built by Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Istanbul between 1460 and 1478 and made some additions in time. The Ottoman sultans and the people of the palace lived until the middle of the 19th century.

Founded in 1461, the Grand Bazaar resembles a giant labyrinth thanks to its aesthetic design. The historic shopping area, with nearly 60 streets and over 3600 shops, covers a total area of 30,700 square meters. It can be expressed as the attraction point of Istanbul in both tourism and commercial terms.

  • Pick up from hotels 08:30
  • Visit of Ancient Hippodrome
  • Visit of Topkapi Ottoman palace
  • Visit of Hagia Sophia
  • Visit of Blue mosque
  • Visit of Grand Bazaar
  • End of the tour and back to the hotels 17:00

Price included

  • Hotel pick up & drop off by air-conditioned tour coaches
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Service charges
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Harem part in Topkapi Palace

When you get there

Pick up Point

Hotel Lobby

Pick Up Place

Hotel pick-up and drop-off services are available only from the centrum hotels at european side of Istanbul. There might be an added charge for transportations from various other areas or airport terminal.

Good to Know

Vigo Tours reserves the right to transform the excursion itinerary due to unanticipated situations such as museum closures, holidays, strikes, weather, and also various other events.

Additionally seen during the excursions:
Aquaduct of Valens * Obelisk of Theodosius * Serpentine column * German water fountain Wilhelm II

CLOSED
Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on Monday. It is replaced with underground Cistern.

Inside visit of Blue Mosque is closed on Friday due to Friday praying.
No replacement is done.

Grand bazaar is closed on Sunday.

Topkapi Royal residence is closed on Tuesday
The Sultan Tombs is closed on Monday. It is replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque

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Başlangıç: 06/04/2019 Bitiş: 31/12/2019

Location Adult / Person 10+ Child 05-09
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