Byzantine & Ottoman Traces ST-3

Full Day City Tour with Lunch and Entrance fees Included

-Hagi Sophia

From the Golden Age of Byzantine, this once Christian Church is one of the most extraordinary buildings in the history of architecture, It played a very important role in the Beyzantine Empire and later as a mosque in the Ottoman Empire, The word “Hagia” in Greek means “Divine” and “Sophia” means “Wisdom”, Divine Wisdom is one of the attributes of Jesus Christ and this church is devoted to his divine wisdom

per adult from

$113

NZD

Duration

9 hours 30 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off ( only from the hotels, not other address)
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Mosque
    • Entry/Admission - Hippodrome
    • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
    What's excluded :
    • Breakfast
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Visit to the Harem in Topkapi Palace is not included (own expense)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Hagia Sophia, Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    -Hagi Sophia

    From the Golden Age of Byzantine, this once Christian Church is one of the most extraordinary buildings in the history of architecture, It played a very important role in the Beyzantine Empire and later as a mosque in the Ottoman Empire, The word “Hagia” in Greek means “Divine” and “Sophia” means “Wisdom”, Divine Wisdom is one of the attributes of Jesus Christ and this church is devoted to his divine wisdom

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    -Blue Mosque

    The Blue Mosque is one of the most prominent landmarks of Istanbul, It is very immpresive with its beautiful domes and semidomes, nice courtyards and six slender minarets.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hippodrome, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet ParkI No:2, Istanbul Turkey

    -Hippodrome and Obelisks

    The square in front of the Blue Mosque covers the site of the ancient “Hippodrome”, one of the most famous areas in Byzantine

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Olivium Outlet Center, Prof. Dr. Muammer Aksoy Cad. No:1 D:1 Telsiz, Zeytinburnu, Istanbul Turkey

    Shopping Opportunity

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Balat, Istanbul Turkey

    Fener/Balat : Orthodox & Jewish Heritage

    The estuary, Haliç in Turkish was called as the Golden Horn by the Byzantines The Golden Horn was closely associated with the Tulip Era the most controversial period of Ottoman history.At present two districts of Istanbul, Balat and Fener, are closely associated with the Golden horn grated privileges to the Christian and jewish communities living in the city to perform their rituals free of intervention.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    -Topkapi Palace

    Topkapi Palace was the main residence of the sultan and his court, It was initially the seat of government as well as the imperial residence. Even though access was strictly regulated, inhabitants as an autonomous entity, a city within a city, Audience and consultation chambers and areas served for the political workings of the empire

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Kapali Carsi, Kalpakcilar Cad. Sorguclu Han No: 22, Istanbul 34126 Turkey

    -Grand Bazaar

    Our tour is going to conclude in Grand Bazaar for giving you free time of visiting this legendary bazaar.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    11/17/2019 - 2/4/2022
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 06:30 PM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Service animals allowed
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Sultanahmet Old City Travel Agency

Activity ID: V-219502P4

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