TOUR 1 – BYZANTIAN RELICS TOUR ( Half Day Morning City Tour )

Tour itinerary

Haghia-Sophia :

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. The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world. It has been nominated to be the 8th wonder of the world by many historians.

Hippodrome :
The former center of sprotive and political activities of Constantinople. During the visit you will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.

Blue Mosque :
One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue Iznik tiles and 6 minarest.

Grand Bazaar :
In addition to its historical importance, it’s a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs. In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 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, onyxware and meerschaum pipers.


 Departure : Everyday
Tour Includes: Pick up drop of transfers from the hotels,English spaeking professional guide,Main enterance fees of museums,

Transportation by A/C bus

Tour Excludes: Lunch and personal expensis
General info: Haghia-Sophia is closed on Mondays