Full Day Byzantian & Ottoman Relics Tour: Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Sultan Tombs

Full Day Byzantian & Ottoman Relics Tour: Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Sultan Tombs
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$95.53
Duration: 8 hours
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Are you ready for an amazing trip to the past? This is tour is the best choice if you want to know about Byzantian and Ottoman origin of Istanbul. We will visit Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Sultan Tombs. You will explore the historical background of Istanbul by visiting amazing architects from Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. At each step you will take throughout the tour, you will travel through the city's history.

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), Column of Constantine.
Blue Mosque-Unique with its 6 minarets built in the name of Sultan Ahmet which was until 19th century traditional point for the pilgrimage to Mecca (closed on Friday).
Hagia Sophia-The most famous Christian church in Turkey, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, which was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian (closed on Monday).
Grand Covered Bazaar-The most attractive shopping centre in the world, with nearly 4000 shops, selling antique, jewellery, gold, carpets, leather wear and souvenirs (closed on Sunday).
Lunch (Drinks are extra)-You can choose kebab, pide, desert such as baklava and other delicious Turkish traditional food.
Sultan Tombs-Tucked around the back of Hagia Sophia. There are five tombs of sultans; Sultan Selim II, Sultan Murad III, Sultan Mehmed III, Sultan Mustafa I, Sultan Ibrahim I (closed on Monday).
Topkapi Palace-The residence of Ottoman Sultans. See the imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics, palace kitchens, Chinese porcelain, weapons (closed on Tuesday)

Also visioned during the tour
*AQUADUCT OF VALENS *OBELISK OF THEODOSIUS *SERPENTINE COLUMN
*GERMAN FOUNTAIN OF WILHELM II

Are you ready for an amazing trip to the past? This is tour is the best choice if you want to know about Byzantian and Ottoman origin of Istanbul. We will visit Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Sultan Tombs. You will explore the historical background of Istanbul by visiting amazing architects from Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. At each step you will take throughout the tour, you will travel through the city's history.