ISTANBUL OLD CITY HALF DAY TOUR
Visit Old City of Istanbul with your guide Ömer ŞANAL
- 3 hr 30 min3 hours 30 minutes
- 50 euros€50
HIGHLIGHTS Hippodrome Blue Mosque Hagia Sophia 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 horse chart 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. Our last point 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 Entrance fees, lunch and personal expenses are not included. Time of tour is flexible. Blue Mosque is under renovation works so some parts of the mosque might be temporarily closed. Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and will be replaced with Egyptian Bazaar.
Please contact with me at least 24 hours before tour to cancel or to make some changes.