Byzantian Relics Tour Half Day Tour
SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.
GRAND COVER BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths’ street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes.
GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS
We kindly request our guests to be ready 10 minutes before departure time,
30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages 0-2
Hagia Sophia on Monday Replaced with Underground Cistern
Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday
Guaranteed departure everyday.
• Professional English speaking guidance,
• Admission fees,
• Sturdy walking shoes
• Hat and sunscreen
• Warm clothing in winter
• Water bottle