Full Day Istanbul Tour
|Rate From||69 Euro|
|Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise|
What to see: Blue Mosque – Santa Sophia Museum – Hippodrome – Grand Bazaar – Old City
Walls – Spice Bazaar – Golden Horn – Bosphorus Boat Cruise
Santa Sophia Museum: St. Sophia, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century. It is one of the architectual marvels of all time.
Hippodrome: It was the scene of chariot races and constains three monuments: Obelisk of Theodosius,bronze serpentine column and German Fountian of Wilhelm II.
Blue Mosque: Built by the Ottoman architect Mehmet to honor Sultan Ahmet III in the 16th century.
Grand Covered Bazaar:A historical bazaar which is one of the biggest in the world.
After Lunch at the restaurant,
Istanbul Old City Walls: The first breach of the walls was by the Fouth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.
Drive by Bus To Golden Horn: As a natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrence from the Bosphorus.Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end.
Spice Bazaar: It is located at Eminonu behind the New Mosque(Valide Sultan Mosque).It was constructed by Turhan Sultan in 1660 as a pious foundation attached to New Mosque
Bosphorus On Boat : A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
THagia Sophia on Monday – Replaced with Kariye (St. Savior in Chora)
Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday
What is including?
– Hotel Pick up and Drop Off
– Guiding Service
– Museum Fees
– Local Taxes