Guided Halfday Tour to Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque

Guided Halfday Tour to Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque
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$60
Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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Enjoy a half day afternoon  tour of the UNESCO site of Sultanahmet Old Istanbul with an extensive guided walking tour. You`llenjoy the  magical Istanbul and its signature sights: Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.

Let us start by introducion you to Istanbul’s most incredible classics. Upon pick up from your hotel transferred to Sultan Ahment Square. Today You will explore; 

Blue Mosque:Facing Hagia Sophia ,famous for its blue Iznik tiles and its unique six minarets,the Blue Mosque was built in the same of Sultan Ahmet.This is the last great imperial mosque of the classic period.The name for which is commonly now known.Blue Mosque,comes from the 20.000 marvellous blue-toned Iznik tiles decorating the interior walls.

(Closed on friday morning because of friday pray)

Hagia Sophia: One of the greatest marvels of architecture,hagia Sophia was founded as basilica in the 6th century.Built by the order of Byzantine Emperor Justinianus,St Sophia was largest cathedral in the world for nearly thousand years;it is considered the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture.After being considered the Patriarchal Basilica of Constantinople,it was converted into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet ll.The conqueror,which led to adding the minarets,tombs and fountains.In 1935 it was turned into a museum by Ataturk,and thats how it reminds nowadays

(Closed on Mondays&replaced with Basilica Cistern)

Enjoy a half day afternoon  tour of the UNESCO site of Sultanahmet Old Istanbul with an extensive guided walking tour. You`llenjoy the  magical Istanbul and its signature sights: Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.