ISTANBUL Full Day

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  • ISTANBUL
  • TURKEY

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ITINERARY:

  • Port of Istanbul
  • Hippodrome
  • Blue Mosque
  • Underground Cistern
  • Grand Covered Bazaar
  • Topkapi Palace
  • Port of Istanbul

DURATION:

  • FULL DAY - 8 HOURS

SUPPLEMENTS

  • Hagia (St.) Sophia, entrance 40 TL/person (aprox. 13,00 €) adults and children over 12 years old.
  • Topkapi Palace, entrance 40 TL/person (aprox. 13,00 €) adults and children over 12 years.
  • Underground Cistern, entrance 20 TL/person (aprox. 8,00 €) adults and children over 9 years old.

NOTES:

  • St. Sophia closed on MONDAY: (Itinerary on Mondays)
  • Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Cistern and Grand Bazaar.
  • Topkapi Palace closed on TUESDAY: (Itinerary on Tuesdays)
  • Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Cistern and Grand Bazaar.
  • Blue Mosque  closed on FRIDAY:
  • Alternative visit of the Rustem Pacha Mosque.
  • Grand Bazaar closed on SUNDAY:
  • Alternative visit to the Spice Market.
  • HOLIDAYS:
  • Topkapi Palace and St. Sophia closed until 1:00 p.m. 05/07 and 12/09
  • Grand Bazaar and Spices Market closed on 05/07 and 12/09
  • As alternative we offer free time near the Arasta Bazaar (a small and old Bazaar with shops in Sultanahmet).

 

You will be met by your guide at the Port of Istanbul where you will begin your Private Shore Istanbul Tour.

Hippodrome. center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.

Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

Underground Cistern. (Yerebatan Sarayi). In this historical place one discovers the grandiose nature of the past when touring through Istanbul's largest and most magnificent underground Cistern. Built by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century to supply water to the near-by palace complex, the cistern has a total of 336 decorated columns.

Grand Covered Bazaar. Most attractive shopping center and biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jeweler, gold, carpets, leatherwear and souvenirs.

Topkapi Palace. The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.

Once the tour has finished you will be returned to the Port of Istanbul.

Bon Voyage!!