Half-Day Hagia Sophia&Blue Mosque Shore Ex

Tour Code:TAT-0179

  • 4 hours
  • Everyday
  • Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar

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Date
Adult (8+)
Child ( to 7)
Infant (1 to 3)

Season:
Everyday (All year round)
Departure Time:
08:30am (approx.)
! It is highly suggested that the clients reconfirm their departure/pickup times by calling or emailing to the local tour operator no later than 24 hr before the service.
Departure point:
Istanbul Port
Ending point:
ıstanbul Port
Duration:
4 hours (approx.)
Service Basis:
Sit in minibus (max.12 people)
 
Additional Info:
Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
If you cannot find the service you need please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
Hotel pickups from outside of city center is upon availability and may require supplement fee.
We ensure your timely return to the port

 


Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays due to Friday prayer we will visit from the garden.
Please take passport for childrens if any
Admission Fee(per person):
-Hagia Sophıa: 30 USD
Note: The tour guide will have pre paid skip the line tickets to avoid long ticket queues. The cost of used entry tickets can be paid to your guide in cash dolar, euro or turkish lira at tours.

 


Highlights
-This is a customised half-day small group tour to the heart of Sultanahmet
-Visit treasures of Istanbul such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque
-Learn history about Byzantines, Ottomans and modern Turks from your expert local guide
-Experience shopping in the grand bazaar, which has been the center of shopping for centuries
-Walk along the historical hippodrome and see German Fountain and obelisk
Overview:
Enjoy a Half-Day morning tour of the UNESCO site of Sultanahmet Old Istanbul with an extensive guided tour. You`ll enjoy the magical Istanbul and its signature sights: the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome of Constantinople and Grand Bazaar
Program:
According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your half-day tour. Explore Hagia Sophia; Meaning Divine Wisdom, was the largest building on earth barring the Egyptian Pyramids or the Great Wall of China. Today's Hagia Sophia was built by the Emperor Justinian in 537AD. It was the religious center of the city during the Byzantine period. It was used as a church for 916 years and as a mosque for 481 years, In 1934, by the order of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, it was converted into a museum and has since been open to the visitors. 
Continue to with Hippodrome; Built by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus in 203AD, during the Roman period hippodrome was the civil center for the people of the city whıch once could hold 100,000 spectators.  Located in the heart of Sultanahmet surrounded by Blue mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi palace, today it is home to The Egyptian Obelisk (Dikilitaş), The Serpentine Column (Burma sütun), The Constantine Column and German Fountain.
Next Blue Mosque; Built by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I in the year 1616, it is located opposite the Hagia Sophia.  Blue mosque today is one of the most famous landmarks of the old city with its famous six minarets and magnificent dome. Although it is officially named Sultanahmet Mosque,, the (nıck) name Blue Mosque was given to it by the visitors because of the amazing blue tiles decorating the interior walls. 
Last visiting place is Grand Bazaar: One of the largest covered markets in the world with more than 60 streets and 5000 shops, where you will find in an authentic oriental atmosphere, all kind of gifts, leather clothing, rugs, antiques, jewellery, hand-woven fabrics etc… 

 


In case of delays or any changes on the cruise itinerary, the total amount of the booking will be refunded by the provider without any cancellation penalties.
Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show at specified meeting time.
The provider cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dressing.
Tax: Included
Cancellation Policy: This service can be cancelled without any penalties 3 day(s) prior to first service date.

 


English Speaking Guide
All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
Transfer service from/to Istanbul Port
Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle

Admission fees to attractions (Entry Free)
Tips to the guide&driver (optional)
Personal expenses
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