Itinerary : Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Roman Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar
Duration: 6 hours
Your guide will be waiting to meet you at the port. After you’ve been welcomed your guide will take you to Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. It was the biggest church in the world for hundred years, right now 4th biggest church in the world. Hagia Sophia was opened as a museum in 1935.
After Hagia Sophia your next stop is Blue Mosque which is facing Hagia Sophia. Blue Mosque is famous with its blue Iznik Tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.
Your next stop after Blue Mosque Hippodrome, the center of sportive events ( chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.
Your last stop is Grand Bazaar, built in 1461 the most attractive shopping center and the biggest ” souk ” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, ceramic, leatware, carpet and souvenir.
Underground Cistern can be added into the program with 20$ extra per person
Grand Bazaar closed for public on Sundays
Hagia Sophia closed for public on Monday
* Entrance fees
* Professional English speaking guide licensed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
* Non-Smoking, air conditioned vehicle and professional driver
* Parking Fees
* Pick up and drop off
* Any Drinks
* Tip to Guide and Driver
|Pax||2-3 Pax||4-5 Pax||6-10 Pax||11+ Pax|
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