Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour
With this Istanbul tour, you will explore the marvels of Istanbul. It might be a perfect option for travelers who want to see The Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii), Hagia Sophia (St. Sophia) and Hippodrome. This Istanbul shore excursion will take you to deep of the highlights of Istanbul.
Hagia Sophia Museum which was built by Emperor Justinian is one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century A.D. stands over much older remains of a church.While you’re watching the beautiful frescoes of biblical scenes you will also get informed by your guide about their meanings. In the museum, you will able to know all the historical information. Our tour guide will let you know about everything. You can ask questions to him/ her.
The Blue Mosque ( Sultan Ahmet Camii), facing Hagia Sophia, is famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, that was built in the name of Sultan Ahmet in the 17th century.
After the Blue Mosque, we will go to Grand Bazaar which is the first mall of the world. We will walk about 7-8 minutes to reach Grand Bazaar.
Note: Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. On Sundays, we will visit Spice Bazaar instead of Gran Bazaar. The Blue Mosque cannot be visitable on Fridays and Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays, we will visit Topkapi Palace on Mondays instead of Hagia Sophia.