For sure, Istanbul is one of the worth to see places in the world. If you are a traveler, we suggest you not to pass Istanbul City. There are a lot of amazing places to see in the Istanbul. It was the meeting place of the old Empires. Such as Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire, and Ottoman Empire. All of them left their traces to the city. In this Istanbul tour, you will see the remarks of the Byzantine Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
In the Byzantium Relics tour, you will able to see these places: Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Grand Covered Bazaar. Also, you will have some free time in the Grand Covered Bazaar for exploring the place. Actually, there are more waiting for you in the Istanbul City. Book this Istanbul city with the best price guarantee.
Hagia Sophia Museum
Our professional Istanbul tour guide will come to your hotel at 08:30 am. He will give you a briefing for the Byzantium Relics Tour. After that, you will be transferred to the Sultanahmet area and then Istanbul tour will be started.
Our first direction will be the Hagia Sophia Museum. You will go inside of the Santa Sophia and you will able to see whole the beauty of the museum. Our second destination will be the Blue Mosque.
Our second destination will be the Blue Mosque. We will make a trip to the inside of this amazing mosque. You will be amazed when you see the decoration of the mosque. Our second stop will be the Hippodrome
Our second stop will be the Hippodrome. Our tour guide will give you information about this structure. Then we move to our next destination.
Grand Covered Bazaar will be our last destination. You will have some free time in this place. Our guide can give you some tips for best shops. With the visiting to the Grand Bazaar, our Istanbul tour will be ended. If you want to stay in the Grand Bazaar, please let the tour guide know it. Because Grand Covered Bazaar is so big.
When our Istanbul city tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel about 13:00 pm.
Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on Monday; replaced with Underground Cistern.
Blue Mosque closed on Friday due to Prayer.
Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sunday
You are kindly requested to present your self at the pickup point 15 minutes prior the pre-advised pickup time.
30% discount for children under the age 7, free for the ages 0-2.
Brief Info About the Sights
Hagia Sophia Museum
Hagia Sophia is one of the most amazing historical places in Istanbul. Before, it was one of the middles of the Christianity. After that, it became one of the middles of the Islam. As you can understand, this amazing place carries remarks of two religions. Nowadays, it opens its doors as a museum.
Blue Mosque is one of the biggest mosques in the Istanbul city. Because of the blue ceramics, so many people called this mosque “Blue Mosque”. And it became known as Blue Mosque. Actually, the real name of the mosque is Sultanahmet Mosque. After the Hagia Sophia closed for pray, this mosque became the most important praying place for the local Muslim people.
Hippodrome (Dikilitas in Turkish) is one of the important structures in the Istanbul City. Roman Emperor I. Theodosius brought this big stone by ship from the Egypt. There are ancient Egypt marks on this stone.
Grand Covered Bazaar
Grand Bazaar is the first shopping mall center in the world. And also, it is the biggest mall in the world. There are over 4000 shops and over 25000 employees in the bazaar. Every year 91 million tourists came to see here. Almost every day, on the busiest time in the bazaar, there are over half a million people.
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