Half-Day Private Tour: Istanbul Shore Excursion With Topkapi Palace

Half-Day Private Tour: Istanbul Shore Excursion With Topkapi Palace
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$40
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

This private 4-hour shore excursion visits Istanbul landmarks including Topkapi Palace, the Suleymaniye Mosque and the Grand Bazaar. This guided tour includes port pickup and drop-off from the Istanbul Cruise Port.

Begin the tour by meeting your guide at the cruise port. Visit the Topkapi Palace, in the Old City, which is declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Now,  it is the home to the priceless collections of porcelain, jewelry, calligraphy and many masterpieces of art. Continue on to the Suleymaniye Mosque, ranking as one of the masterpieces of the famous Ottoman architect Sinan, this mosque was built in the name of Suleiman the Magnificent during the 16th century. Finally, spend some time exploring the Grand Bazaar. Turkey's largest covered market with 4,000 shops offering excellent shopping such as beautiful tiles, copper and brassware, apparel made of leather, cotton and wool, meerschaum pipes and all sorts of other things. At the conclusion of the 4-hour shore excursion, return to your cruise ship.

This private 4-hour shore excursion visits Istanbul landmarks including Topkapi Palace, the Suleymaniye Mosque and the Grand Bazaar. This guided tour includes port pickup and drop-off from the Istanbul Cruise Port.