Best of Istanbul - 1 Day

Best of Istanbul – discover the city in a full day tour by walking.

Sites to See

1- Hippodrome 2- Blue Mosque 3- Topkapi (Closed on Tuesdays) 4- St Sophia 5-Grand Bazaar Duration: Approx 8 Hours

Hippodrome, which was one of the largest chariot race grounds of the Byzantine Empire. Here you can see the Egyptian Obelisk and the Serpentine Column.

Then continue to Blue Mosque one of Istanbul’s most venerable monuments. Once inside you will see how the mosque got its name, viewing the colorful blue Iznik tiles that adorn the interior. These tiles are from the peak of Iznik tile production in the early 17th Century.

Then Visit the magnificent Topkapi Palace Museum. So you will gain a fascinating insight into this grandiose complex of buildings that formed the residence of the Sultans for 400 years. Enjoy the exhibitions such as ‘Sacred Trusts’, ‘Portraits of Sultans’, ‘Kitchen’ and ‘Imperial Weapons’.

St Sophia, the Church of Divine wisdom and a testament to the sophistication of the 6th Century. The vast edifice was built over two earlier churches and inaugurated by Emperor Justinian in 537. Also The immense dome is an architectural marvel. It seems to hover overhead.

Last, Visit the Grand Bazaar, the largest and oldest covered Bazaar in Turkey with more than 4,000 shops. So A variety of handicrafts, carpets, rare jewels and souvenirs all sold in small shops next to each other. Grand Bazaar is famous for carpets for the last 500 years therefore as a pleasure to your eyes and to improve the knowledge, an educational carpet demonstration will be shown at the recommended store.

Sites to See

1- Hippodrome 2- Blue Mosque 3- Topkapi (Closed on Tuesdays) 4- St Sophia 5-Grand Bazaar Duration: Approx 8 Hours

Day 1
Best of Istanbul

Hippodrome, which was one of the largest chariot race grounds of the Byzantine Empire. Here you can see the Egyptian Obelisk and the Serpentine Column.

Then continue to Blue Mosque one of Istanbul’s most venerable monuments. Once inside you will see how the mosque got its name, viewing the colorful blue Iznik tiles that adorn the interior. These tiles are from the peak of Iznik tile production in the early 17th Century.

Then Visit the magnificent Topkapi Palace Museum. So you will gain a fascinating insight into this grandiose complex of buildings that formed the residence of the Sultans for 400 years. Enjoy the exhibitions such as ‘Sacred Trusts’, ‘Portraits of Sultans’, ‘Kitchen’ and ‘Imperial Weapons’.

St Sophia, the Church of Divine wisdom and a testament to the sophistication of the 6th Century. The vast edifice was built over two earlier churches and inaugurated by Emperor Justinian in 537. Also The immense dome is an architectural marvel. It seems to hover overhead.

Last, Visit the Grand Bazaar, the largest and oldest covered Bazaar in Turkey with more than 4,000 shops. So A variety of handicrafts, carpets, rare jewels and souvenirs all sold in small shops next to each other. Grand Bazaar is famous for carpets for the last 500 years therefore as a pleasure to your eyes and to improve the knowledge, an educational carpet demonstration will be shown at the recommended store.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • * Profesional Guiding in English
  • * Entrance fees to St Sophia and Topkapi Palace
  • * VAT %18

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Personal Expenses
  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Gratuties for Guides

Frequently asked Questions

Dressing Code for Mosque

It is better for ladies to have a scarf.

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Trip Facts

  • Privately Runs - Not a Group Tour
  • walking tour (public transportation if needed)
  • 1-12 people

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