Your day starts with a guided tour exploring the ancient city with highlights including,
Places we will go; Hagia sofia, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Rüstempasha Mosque.
We begin our tour with Ayasofya which is one of the greatest masterpieces of Byzantine architecture.Today it is one of the best museums of the world.
Then we move to Blue Mosque is one of the most prominent landmarks of Istanbul.It takes its name from the exquisite tiles and only imperial mosque with six minarets. And then go to the Hippodrome, it was the centre of sporting and social events during the Byzantine Empire. The Serpintine Column, The Obelisk of Theodosius,The german Fountain are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.Next to Grand Bazaar; The oldest and largest shopping centre in Turkey is situated in the centre of old city. Our next point will be the Topkapi Palace, is symbol of Ottomans power.Main residence of Ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years.Now its museum and houses fabulous collection of crystal, silver, chinese porcelain,jewels and costumes.Then finally, Rüstempasha Mosque: We complete our tour with a visit to a masterpiece of Ottoman architecture, Rüstempasha Mosque, built by Sinan, magnificantly situated on the center of old city.
|START TIME||Please arrive by 08:00 – 08:30 – depending on your hotels location.|
|END TIME||Approximately 16:00|