(Closed on Mondays & replaced with Basilica Cistern)
Church of Wisdom, Divine church, Devine wisdom! Which is names of hagia sophia from 537 till nowadays.
Hundreds of Earthquakes, numerous wars, attacks and other natural disasters weren’t enough to destroy wisdom that during you tour you will see how huge, how effective and how fascinating building it is…
(Closed on Friday Mornings because of Friday Pray)
Just straddling on opposite of Hagia sophia. Blue mosque takes its name from tiles in interior side but real name is Sultanahmet mosque whom ordered to build this mosque, sultan of term.
It took 7 years to comple mosque with its georgeus dome and 6 minarest.
Hippodrome of Constantinople
100.000 spectator capacity and hundreds of Gladiators fighting to satisfy king’s of times. Deadly Chariot races and fight with lions…
Septimus severed ordered to build Hippodrome which means Horse Square but constantine the great completed. Hippodrome was the biggest area of the World.
Cafer Aga Madrasa
(Closed on Mondays)
Caferaga Madrasah has become a popular place for both Turkish and foreign artists to study traditional Turkish arts and all are welcome to attend the workshops.
Lunch break in cosy restaurant with options.
Topkapi Palace - (Closed on Tuesdays & replaced with Archeological Museum )
After conquer Istanbul fatih sultan Mehmet ordered to build his speacil house where covers 700.000 Msq.
Palace completed in 18 years and today serves as museum which is converted by Ataturk it has sections such as;
Arms and armours, Ceremonial hall, meeting hall, holy relics, balcony, Treasury, dresses section, administrative hall, Kitchen section and audience hall.
(Closed on Sundays & replaced with Spice Bazaar)
Specail covered bazaar from Ottoman empire – 1461 as originally survived and where some James bond movies filmed on rooftop.
You have chance to visit 2 parts;
Indoor Part: This part of the bazaar is covered section which is dating back to 1461. It is very nice place to see the Ottoman oriental bazaar where you could find some small souvenirs.
Outdoor Part: This section of the bazaar are surrounded with export houses (free V.A.T and free shipment chance) subsidized by Turkish Government where local and foreign visitors who are looking for real Turkish handicrafts-leather-jewelry which are being sold with certificate and authenticity. You will enjoy your safe bazaar trip in this hassle free part.
- Pick up from your hotel (Only from Sultanahmet and Taksim Hotels)
- Professional guidance (regular group tour in English)
- Lunch in local restaurant (veggie option available on the menu, drinks are not included)
- Entrance fees
- Drinks during the lunch