Istanbul Classics and Highlights! Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Topkapi and more!


8 to 9 hours (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 10
Mobile ticket

Overview

This tour is a must in Istanbul with a small group! You will begin the day with the Roman / Byzantine Hippodrome, where the chariot races were organised and take place. Blue Mosque the only mosque with six minarets. Next, you will see the German Fountain - a gift of Kaiser Wilhelm. Hagia Sophia - The Church of Divine Wisdom is the highlight of this day. Following the visits your guide will take you to Nakkas Cistern and give you a presentation of old Istanbul and demonstration of Turkish Handicrafts and Grand Bazaar for thousent of shops.

Magnificent Topkapı Museum is the big one, the most important museum of Turkey and Balkan Peninsula. First, second, third and fourth courtyards; the Audience Hall, Divan-the High Court, Treasury, gardens, kiosks. Hagia Irene Church. Your lunch will be served en route in a local and authentic restaurant where you will be able to taste various types of local tastes. To see these things with a great guide. Well, you will never be quite the same again.

Inclusions

  • Lunch - 3 course lunch (mixed kebab meal or vegetarian)
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Guidance in English
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Bottled water
  • Postcards as gifts
  • Entry/Admission - Tamara Restaurant
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Irene Museum

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hagia Sophia Mosque, Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya MeydanI No:1, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Since Hagia Sophia Has converted back into a mosque, there is no admisson fee. I will be with you and open every closed windows of 8th wonder of the world.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

free entrance. most viseted mosque of istanbul dating 1616 and every detail of this beautiful structre.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: German Fountain, Hippodrome Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

In hippodrome square built in late Ottoman period send by German king Whilliam the 2nd.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Obelisk of Theodosius, Sultanahmat Meydani Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul Turkey

In between Ibrahim Pasha palace and Blue Mosque 35 hundred years old of an masterpecie and its dept history will be given by your guide.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Serpent Column, Hippodrome of Constantinople, Istanbul Turkey

24 hundred years of history brouth to Constantiople in 4rt century

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hippodrome, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet ParkI No:2, Istanbul Turkey

Hippodrome was built for the biggest entertainment of roman citizent

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Basilica Cistern, Alemdar Mahallesi, Yerebatan Caddesi, No:1/3, Istanbul 34410 Turkey

Nakkaş cistern as an alternative instead due to ongoing restorations on basilica cistern

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Grand Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

4 thousent shops and 62 streets

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tamara Restaurant, Sultan Ahmet, Küçük Ayasofya Cd. No:14, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Lunch break in well known restaurant nearby Blue Mosque, Tamara restaurant
Soup of the day
Mix kebab, or (vegetarian option)
Local deset or fruit

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

biggest palace in Istanbul which served Ottoman Empire's 25 Sultans

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hagia Irene Museum, Sultanahmet Meydani Topkapi Sarayi 1. Avlusu Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

6th century church of holly peice

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi), MeydanI Sok. No:46 Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, , Istanbul 34122 Turkey

In the same square as Hippodrome square

Stop At: Column of Constantine, Sultan Ahmet Parki, Istanbul Turkey

The forum square built by emperor Constantine in 4th century

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nuruosmaniye Camii, Mollafenari Mah. Vezirhan Cad. Fatih, Istanbul 34120 Turkey

18th century earliest Mosque Built with baroque style

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jewelry Market, Kolancilar Sok. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul Turkey

Antique and jewellery market of Grand Bazaar

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sogukcesme Sokak, Soguk Cesme Sokak, Istanbul Turkey

On the side to Topkapi Palace walls a street with mansion built in Ottoman period

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Divanyolu Street, Divanyolu Caddesi Tram Road S Sultanahmet, Istanbul Turkey

Ceremonial Street of Ottoman empire

Duration: 10 minutes

Time of tour

09:00 AM

Meeting point

German Fountain, Binbirdirek, Atmeydanı Cd., 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Exclusions

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Gratuities

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Traveler61959778149
May 2022

My wife and I absolutely loved our tour with Oguzhan! (Ozy) The classics tour is in my opinion a must do when in Istanbul. Ozy was a fantastic guide, his warm personality and delightful wit / banter made the tour a great experience. He was very friendly, had excellent communication skills, and wa...

Marcus_M
May 2022

Turkey is the 75th country I’ve visited so far and Oguzhan (Ozzi) was the best (personable, knowledgeable, funny, flexible, and adaptable) that I’ve ever had as a tour guide. He speaks excellent English and knows more about Istanbul and it’s history than I know about anything. It was amazing how ...

Icmelervilla
April 2022

We made a full day trip with guide oguzhan but it wasn’t just a full day of an ordinary trip this day turned out to be the best day we had in Istanbul! We visited sites and learned so much of Turkeys endless history. Izzy as we called him set up a great itinerary and we were the only ones in some...

Carlos_V
April 2022

Ozzy was amazing! He was super knowledgeable and exceeded our expectations. One of the best tours I have ever done, book him!

Rasa_M
April 2022

Had a wonderful day. Oguzhan is an outstanding guide. We covered everything on the itinerary and more. There is so much to see and learn about on this tour. You can walk around by yourself and visit these places but you will miss very important history, intricate details, hidden gems, stories fro...

Vaibhav G
April 2022

We were hosted by Lutfullah. There were just 2 people as the others cancelled, so the tour turned out to be a private one, even though we didn't pay for it. Futfullah is a nice chap, very cheerful. He is knowledgeable and knows what he is talking about. He is an experienced guide and has done ma...

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