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Istanbul Classics Tour Half Day / 30 Euro P.P.

Operated : Daily – All Year Around

Tour Highlights : Hagia Sophia Museum, Byzantine Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar

Hagia Sophia: One of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Built in 537 by Byzantine Emperor Justinianus, St.Sophia has been the largest cathedral in the world for nearly a thousand years; it was converted into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet II the Conqueror and in to a museum by Ataturk in 1935.

Blue Mosque : Facing St. Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. The last great imperial mosque of the classical period; it is name comes from 20.000 marvelous blue-toned Iznik tiles decorating the interior walls.

Ancient Roman 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...

Grand Bazaar: The largest covered market in the world with more than 60 streets and 4.000 shops, where you may find in a authentic oriental atmosphere all kind of gifts, leather clothing, rugs and kilims, antiques, jewelry, hand-woven fabrics etc...

  • Pick up & drop off from Istanbul City Center Hotels & Cruise Port
  • Transportation with A/C non-smoking deluxe vehicle throughout the trip
  • Professional tour guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
  • All entrance fees to the archaeological sites and museums, parking and road tolls
  • 8% VAT (Value Added Tax)
  • Children: {0 - 2} free, {3 - 7} 30 % discount.
    • Tips to guide, driver and hotel personnel
    • Tips to guide, driver and hotel personnel
    • Tips to guide, driver and hotel personnel
    • Refer to itinerary, (B) means breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner is included if printed next to day’s itinerary on small group tours. Lunch excluded on private tours.
    • On daily city tours; flights, hotels, airport transfers are not included.
    • Please ask for discounted rates for family and for large groups.
    • Rates in EURO per person sharing a Double Room.
    • Flights tickets are e-tickets. Calculation is based on promotional class and rates are subject to change until ticketed. You will receive references to flight tickets after booking.
    • This itinerary is subject to change and may be reversed without prior notice according to weather, museum closing days, daily events or other unforeseen circumstances outside the control of Istanbul Travel Group Tours.
    • Small Group tours are with English speaking guide. On Private Tours, you may ask to have Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Russian or Japanese Speaking guides which will depend on availibility.
    • You may join this tour in Istanbul or Cappadocia, we can reverse the itinerary.
    • For groups over 10 people, contact us for special rates.

    We can custom design your itinerary to create a touring program that most ideally suits your personal, educational, cultural, and budgetary requirements. Please contact us for details and we will design your dream tour…