Top Sites of Old Istanbul Group Tour
The best choice for any first timer, Top sites of Old Istanbul, is a Half-day, small group tour. Discover what has made Istanbul such a majestic and historically significant city by hitting all of the hot spots and then some!
Tour Style: Walking tour, top museums in Istanbul, Half day, small group tour, daily Istanbul tours, Istanbul day tours
Appeal To: Visitors who would like to see top sites of Istanbul with a small group, interested in museums, history etc.
What is included:
Entrance fee of Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern ( other sites does not require entrance fees
Professional licensed tour guide speaking English
Tea or Turkish coffee with Borek, Turkish pastry in a local cafe
What is not Included:
Gratuities to the tour guide
Top Sites of Old Istanbul Group Tour covers Visit of:
Hippodrome: The former center of sportive and political activities of Constantinople. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.
Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarets.
Basilica Cistern: The Basilica Cistern is one of Istanbul's most surprising tourist attractions. This huge, palace-like underground hall, supported by 336 columns in 12 rows, once stored the imperial water supply for the Byzantine emperors.
St. Sophia: The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.
Grand Bazaar: In addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection. ( on Sundays, Grand Bazaar is closed and will be replaced with Spice Bazaar )
Your guide can meet you at the meeting point where they will confirm the itinerary with you. You will then travel to the first attraction by walking. Travel to each attraction thereafter will be via walking as they are in close proximity to one another. Tour ends in Grand Bazaar and Sundays ends in Spice Bazaar. Your guide can describe you how to go back to hotel or anywhere you would like to go
Children Policy: Children aged 6 to 11 years are 25Euros, we recommend parents of children under 6 years old to book a private tour, Children aged 12 and over are charged full price 65 Euros