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Visit the most important highlights of Istanbul with your guide Ömer ŞANAL

  • 8 hours
  • 200 euros
  • İstanbul

Service Description

HIGHLIGHTS Hippodrome Blue Mosque Hagia Sophia Mosque Topkapi Palace Basilica Cistern Grand Bazaar ​ After meeting at our meeting point, we will start our tour from Hippodrome area where is the heritage of East Roman Empire. Here was the site of famous chariot races were organized and we will visit some historical monument to witness the 2500 years of history. And then we will continue our tour by visiting Blue Mosque. We will understand that why this masterpiece, built in 17th century, became famous with its name as Blue. Next, we will take pictures of unique views of Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Then, we will visit the most important historical heritage of this city, Hagia Sophia. This magnificent structure, which was the largest place of worship in the world when it was built and served as a place of worship for Christians and Muslims in its 1500-year history, will fascinate you with its ambience. After that, we will visit the Topkapi Palace which was served the Ottoman Empire for 400 years. Topkapi Palace was used as private residence of most important Ottoman Sultans of the period and administrative and educational center of Ottoman State. A perfect and unique Istanbul view will welcome you at the last court yard of the palace. And then we will visit the most important underground cistern of city, Basilica Cistern. This cistern is popular with Crying Column and 2 Medusa Head Sculpture. The tales of this sculptures will fascinate you again. And finally our last point will be Grand Bazaar which is the first shopping mall in the world, is still the trade center of Istanbul. Approximately 4000 shops inside the Grand Bazaar which are the jewellery, carpet, leather, pottery and souvenir stores will allow you take a memory of Istanbul with you before you leave this city. ​ IMPORTANT INFORMATIONS -Time of tour is flexible. -Entrance fees, lunch and personal expenses are excluded. -Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays. -Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and will be replaced with Egyptian Bazaar. -Only the upper gallery is visitable for nonmuslim visitors and guidance is banned inside. ENTRANCE FEES -Topkapi Palace : 1500₺(TL-Turkish Lira)/per person -Hagia Sophia Mosque : 25€(EU-Euro)/per person -Basilica Cistern : 600₺(TL-Turkish Lira)/per person DRESSCODE FOR MOSQUES -Ladies have to cover their head and sholders with headscarf. -Dresses or skirts should be below the knee. -Gentlemen can wear shorts but should be below the knee.

Cancellation Policy

Please contact with me at least 24 hours before tour to cancel or to make some changes.

Personal Informations

  • İstanbul, Türkiye


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