Byzantium Relics Tour
Meal : No Meal
You will be picked up from your hotel for Istanbul Byzantine Relics Tour and you will meet with the group and tour guide. You will start to tour by visiting Hagia Sophia Museum and continue to Blue Mosque ( Sultanahmet Camii ) via Hippodrome. After visiting Byzantine Hippodrome continue to Blue Mosque, visiting inside of the Blue Mosque, Continue to Grand Covered Bazaar which is know as Big Bazaar. Tour guide will inform you about he Grand Bazaar and give you time to discover the bazaar.
Tour will be ended after visiting Grand Covered Bazaar, You will return to your hotel.
Brief Information about the sites
This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great, in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architechtural marvels of all time.
Across from St. Sophia built in the 17th century by the architect Mehmet, this is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
The scene of ancient chariot races, the ancient Hippodrome, with its four monuments; the GERMAN FOUNTAIN OF WILHELM II, the OBELISK OF THEODOSIUS, the bronze SERPENTINE COOLUMN and the COLUMN OF CONSTANTINE.
Grand Coverd Bazaar
In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4,000 shops with aech 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, onnyxware and meerschaum pipers.
*** If you like to do private tour please contact us.
- Pick up and drop off at your Hotel
- Transportations by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
- Professional Guide
- All entrance fees to the archaeological sites and museums, parking and road tolls
- Local taxes
- Personal Expens
- Drinks and Lunch
You are kindly requested to present your self at the pick up point 15 minutes prior the pre advised pick up time
30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages 0-2
Haghia Sophia Museum is closed on Monday; replaced with Underground Cistern.
Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sunday