ST-03 OLD CITY TOUR (Full Day)


9 hours
08:30 – 17:30
Tour Time
All year around
Max People

Byzantine & Ottoman Traces Tours Istanbul

We will pick you up from your hotel (city center hotels), then you will meet with your group and guide at meeting point.

We will visit Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum and Grand Covered Bazaar.

Lunch Break,

We will visit Topkapı Palace, Grand Covered Bazaar, Fener / Balat: Orthodox & Jewish Heritage.

Pick Up Location : Hotel pick-up & drop-off service are available only from the hotels located in the city center. There may be an extra charge for transportations from other locations or airport.

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Pick up and transfer
We will pick you up from your hotel (city center hotels), then you will meet with your group and guide at meeting point.

Hippodrome-The center of sport activites in Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine empire, today named Sultanahmet Meydani, with its four monuments;The German Fountain of Wilhelm II, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column (Spiral Column).

Blue Mosque
Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque)-Built by the architect Mimar Sedefkar Mehmet aga. Until 19th century was the traditional point for the pilgrimage to Mecca(on Friday visit is not allowed because of Friday prayers).

Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia Museum-The best known Christian church in Turkey, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, which was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian (St.Sophia is closed on Monday).

Fener / Balat Orthodox & Jewish Heritage
The estuary, Haliç in Turkish, was called as the Golden Horn by the Byzantines. The Golden Horn was the most controversial period of Ottoman history. At present two districts of Istanbul, Balat and Fener are closely assolated with the Golden Horn

Topkapı Palace
Topkapı Palace was the main residence of the sultan and his court. It was initially the seat of govermment as well as the imperial residence

Grand Covered Bazaar
Grand Covered Bazaar-The most attractive shopping centre in the world, with nearly 4000 shops, selling antique, jewellery, gold, carpets, leather wear and souvenirs (Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday).


We offer free pick up from Taksim and Sultanahmet hotels. Pick up time from your hotel will be at your voucher.

Hotel pick up & drop off by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicles
Entrance Fees
Professional licensed tour guide
Service charges & local taxes

Any Personal Expenses
Tips and gratuities
Meal & Beverage
Museum Card
Private car
Private Guide


Topkapı Palace closed on every Tuesday.
Grand Covered Bazaar closed on Sunday / Replaced with the Handicraft Store.

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