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Classic Old City Tours

DURATION: Half Day
TYPE: Walking Tours
HIGLIGHTS: The Hippodrome of Constantinople, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Grand Bazaar

This sightseeing tour of Istanbul furniture youabout thegreat introduction to this magnificent city which located in Asia and Europe. Formerly called Constantinople, Istanbul was the capital of the Roman Empire and Ottoman and is now the largest city in Turkey. 

The Hippodrome of Constantinople
The Hippodrome was a horse-racing track and the sporting and social center of Constantinople. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are visited.

Blue Mosque
One of the most famous monuments in both the Turkish and Islamic worlds, the Blue Mosque is a superb creation in classical Ottoman style. The mosque has six towering minarets and 260 windows illuminating its vast main chamber, which is decorated with more than 20,000 Iznik tiles.

Hagia Sophia Museum
Now a museum, the HagiaSophia was built in the 6th century by the Emperor Justinian, and was one of the largest basilicas in the Christian world. After the Ottoman conquest, it was converted to a mosque and is today one of the most magnificent museums in the world. Take a moment to linger here to admire the fine Byzantine mosaics.

Grand Bazaar
In operation since the 14th century, the Grand Bazaar is one of the world's largest covered markets, with 58 streets and over 4,000 shops. The bazaar is especially known for its jewelry, leather, pottery, spices and carpets.


TOUR PRICES
Minimum 3-8 people
Per Person  90EUR  or   110 USD
Minimum 1-2 people
Per Person  110 EUR  or   120 USD

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