Istanbul Classics Tour

Experience
Trip
Turkey, Istanbul
Activity Duration:
Half Day
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✪ Visit UNESCO-listed Hagia Sophia and its fascinating Ottoman and Byzantine architecture, Old City Walking Tour In 3,5 Hours

✪ See the top Istanbul attractions such as Hippodrome and German Fountain, 

✪ Visit world famous Blue Mosgue, Take some workshop lessons in Caferaga Madrases

Istanbul Classics Tour, Explore the highlights of Sultanahmet, where Turkey’s Ottoman and Byzantine empires located before. Visit the UNESCO-Listed Hagia Sophia, breathe taking Blue Mosque and famous Hippodrome with an expert guide. Learn all history about extravagant sultans and discover Ottoman and Byzantine era architecture.


DESCRIPTION

Istanbul Classics Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.

Hagia (St.) Sophia is one of the greatest architecture around the world. It was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian then it was turned into an Imperial mosque after the Ottoman conquest in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet II. Today it is a stunning museum and featuring marvellous Byzantine mosaics. Don’t miss the chance to explore the second-most visited museum in Turkey.

Blue Mosque is famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. The last great imperial mosque at Ottoman era; takes its name from 20.000 magnificent blue-toned iznik tiles which is decorating the interior walls.

Hippodrome, center of the chariot races and political activities in the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments, decorating Hippodrome.

Caferaga Medresesi is a foundation, that is serving Turkish Culture organises, various workshop on handicrafts and music.


PROGRAM

Tour starts at 08:30 and ends around 12:00. 


IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Departure time: Responsible person will contact our guests for exact pickup time and location. Please write your hotel name and address in notes section during reservation
  • In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited. 

Services

Included Services
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel Transfer (Pick-up and Drop-back)
  • Entrance fees
Excluded Services
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal Expenditures

Accommodation

  • This activity does not contain accommodation. 

Transportation

  • Hotel Transfer (Pick-up and Drop-back) service is included. Please write your hotel in notes section in reservation page. 

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