Private Guided, Byzantine Ottoman Tour, Istanbul !
 

Private Old City Tour - Half Day

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Length                : Half Day
Duration             : 4 hours
Guide Available : English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Russian ( please ask !)

PRICE : 
For 1 Person : Total 210 Euro
For 2 People : Total 240 Euro (per/person 120 Euro
For 3 People : Total 258 Euro (per/person 86 Euro
For 4 People : Total 280 Euro (per/person 70 Euro
Additional person over 4 people : per/person 35 Euro



Pick up from the hotels or cruise port.
Drop off to your hotel or cruise port at the end of the tour.

* We are offering two different tour programs for our guests to choose.
* You may choose one of the tour program according to your interest to see.
* Duration 08:30 to 12:30 (4 hours) -- or -- 13:00 to 17:00 (4 hours)

Program 1 :
Visit the Hagia Sophia
Visit the Underground Cistern
Visit the Blue Mosque
Visit the Roman Hippodrome & Monumnents

Program 2 :
Visit the Topkapi Place
Visit the Underground Cistern
Visit the Blue Mosque
Visit the Roman Hippodrome & Monumnents

Hagia Sophia: The Church of Holy Wisdom, undoubtedly one of the greatest architectural creations in the World used as a mosque during Ottomans and serving as a museum today
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 tiles and 6 minaret.
Underground Cistern: Built by Justinian after 532, the Basilica Cistern stored water for the Great Palace and nearby buildings. Lost to memory, it was rediscovered by Petrus Gyllius, who came to Constantinople in search of Byzantine monuments.
Roman Hippodrome & Monumnents:The ancient Hippodrome was the center of Byzantine social life and the scene of fiercely competitive chariot races. It was located in the square that is now in front of the Blue Mosque and is still the site of ancient relics from its glory days. These are the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column, and the Column of Constantine. Remains of the curved end of the Hippodrome wall can be seen on the southwest side of the three monuments.
Topkapi Palace:  The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed
* Treasury and Harem sections in Topkapi Palace are not included in the program and are due to extra entry.

Closed : Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays, will be replaced by  Topkapi Palace
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday, will be replaced by Hagia Sophia

What is Included in the tour ?
Pick-up & drop-off - by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches.
Entrance Fees mentioned by the itineraries.
Professional Licenced Tour Guide.
Services Charges & Local Taxes.

What is Excluded in tour?
Lunch or Drinks
Tips and gratuities
Personal expenses


INFORMATION for Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off :
Hotel Pick-up & drop-off service are available only from the hotels located in the city center.
There may be a extra charge for transportations from other locations or airport. Please ask for charges.
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