Guided Fullday Highlights of istanbul private tour

Private & Custom Tours in İznik

Image by viator

Tour description provided by Viator

Enjoy a Fullday private tour of the UNESCO site of Sultanahmet Old Istanbul with an extensive guided walking tour.You`ll enjoy the magical Istanbul and its signature sights: the Blue Mosque,Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome of Constantinople,Topkapi Palace and Grand BazaarEnsure a personalized experience with your knowledgeable guide. It is a private tour, so you can spend your time in the sites as much as you wished, take pictures from the best foto ops that are shown by your guide, ask your questions to your private guide who will be with you entire day.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Blue Mosque, IstanbulBlue Mosque:Facing Hagia Sophia,famous for its blue Iznik tiles and its unique six minarets,the Blue Mosque was built in the same of Sultan Ahmet.This is the last great imperial mosque of the classic period.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), IstanbulHagia Sophia:One of the greatest marvels of architecture,hagia Sophia was founded as basilica in the 6th century.Built by the order of Byzantine Emperor Justinianus, St Sophia was largest cathedral in the world for nearly thousand years;it is considered the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture.After being considered the Patriarchal Basilica of Constantinople, it was converted into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet ll.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Hippodrome (At Meydani), IstanbulIts a former center of sportive events(chariot races for example) and political activities of the old city.The obelisk of Theodosius,the serpentine Column,and the German Fountain of Wilhelm ll are the monuments that you can find and leran more about while visiting the HipodromeDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Topkapi Palace, IstanbulTopkapi Palace: This extra ordinarary and full of secrets,palace was the residance of the Imperial Ottoman Sultans and center of the Ottoman Ampire for nearly 400 yeras.The building is a typcial example of Ottoman architecture and the rooms exhibits rich collections of porcelains, robes, weapons, shields, armours, Ottoman miniatures, Islamic calligraphic manuscripts as well as Ottoman treasures and jewellery.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
  • Entry/Admission - Hippodrome (At Meydani)
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace

What’s not included

  • Drinks