This private tour starts at the hotel. Our vehicle and guide will pick you up from the hotel and drive to the old town. From the old town, the tour will continue on foot as a walking tour. At the end of the tour, a vehicle will bring you back to the hotel.
Tour of the "Sultan Ahmet Center," the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.
Hagia (St.) Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.
Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with six minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.
Hippodrome, the center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.
Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir.
Tour ends at 12:30 in front of St. Sophia or Grand Bazaar.
- Tour the Sultan Ahmet Center
- Visit Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Covered Bazaar
- Private Guide
- Vehicle if your hotel is outside of the old town.
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