Istanbul Morning City Tour is a half day guided tour. See the sights of Istanbul on a half-day tour that takes in the city’s famous historical landmarks and cultural sites.
You’ll have opportuneti to see Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar. Entrance fees are included and hotel pickup for your convenience.
Visit Haghia Sophia :
6th century of the magnificent Hagia Sophia museum, the historical peninsula's most famous and most visited. Mozaik and our day and age the works structure where you can admire the dome in size which amazed even human, Blue Mosque and is located a few steps from the Basilica Cistern.
Visit Blue Mosque :
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Sultan Ahmet Mosque is a historic mosque located in İstanbul. Turkey's Historic Centre. A populer tourist site. Sultan Ahmed Mosque continues as a mosque today with men kneeling in prayer on the mosque's lush red carpet after the call to prayer.Construction of the Blue Mosque ,as it is popularly known,was built between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains Ahmed's tomb, a madrasah and a hospice.Magneficent hand-painted blue tiles adorn the mosque's interior walls and at night the mosque is bathed in blue as lights frame the mosque's five main domes, six minarets and eight secondary domes.
Next stop Hippodrome and Obelisks :
Hippodrome means square for horses. The Hippodrome was builty by Roman Emperor Septimius Severus towards the end of the 2nc century and it was extended to an immense size by Constantine the Great. Some historians claim that it could seat thirty thousand spectators, while others put the figure at sixty thousand. The main attaraction was the two or four-horse chariot races. In Romen and Byzantine times, the Hippodrome served as the city's maim meeting, entertainment and sports center until the 10th century. Also you will see Obelisk of Theodosius, German Fountain at Hippodrome
Shopping opportunity in Grand Covered Bazaar :
The Grand Bazaar (Turkish: Kapalıçarşı, meaning ‘Covered Market’ also Buyuk Carsi meaning Grand Market’in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. In 2014 it was listed among world's most-visited tourist attractions wit 91,250,000 annual visitors. The Grand Bazar at Istanbul is often regarded as one of the first shopping malls of the world. You can buy Carpets and Kilims, Food and Spices, Meerschaum, Antiques, Textiles, Boutique Wares, Pottery, Jewelry
Our tours are designed for small groups and if you wish to make your package with private guide and transportation we can arrange it.
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