Upon your arrival to Istanbul our tour guide meets you at harbor and drive to historical peninsula with our new brand tour transportation vehicle (in about 15 minutes).
Hippodrome - The large, open square was once the site of a Roman circus that rivaled the Colosseum and could seat a quarter of a million spectators. Monuments on the site include the Snake Column from Delphi and an Egyptian obelisk taken from the Temple of Karnak at Luxor. Blue Mosque – Six graceful minarets adorn the elegant mosque, one of the city’s most recognized landmarks. 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.
Grand Bazaar - Today,shop selling the same kind of merchandise tend to be congregated in their own street or in hans as this was originally the Ottoman system. In addition to two bedestens there are also 13 hans in the grand bazaar. The atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar is very interesting for tourist and has consequenty become a very popular place for foreign visitors.
It is open during working hours on week days,closing earlier on Saturdays,while on Sundays and religious holidays it is closed.
We will then depart to the Bosphorous where you will experience BOSPHORUS ON BOAT A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia.The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahçe Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Çiragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortaköy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortaköy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
After the tour is you would like to do some cheap shopping just tell your guide and they will happily arrange this for you. Then drive back to your cruise. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Thanks for choosing TravelShop
PLEASE NOTE: When visiting the mosques, you must cover your shoulders and knees and you will be required to remove your shoes. Please wear socks.
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|Min. 2 to 3 pax
||Euro: € 129.00
|Min. 4 to 6 pax
||Euro: € 115.00
|Min. 7 to 9 pax
||Euro: € 89.00
|Min. 10 to 12 pax
||Euro: € 79.00