Byzantine Tour, Istanbul!
 

Topkapi Palace & Bosphorus Tour


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Tour Type Regular Group Tour
Duration 8 Hours / 08:00 - 17:00
Language Guided in English
Highlights Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia , Hippodrome, Bosphorus Tour on Boat, Shopping, LUNCH
PRICES Per person 70 Euro
3-7 age : 50 Euro
0-2 age : FREE

Our shuttle will pick you up from hotel which you are staying and you will visit the following sights with an experienced and licensed professional guide.

* 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 contact us for charges.

TOUR ITINERARY

Hippodrome: The former center for entertainment, sports and political activities in the city during the Roman and Byzantine Empires.  You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.

Hagia Sophia: The Church of Holy Wisdom, undoubtedly one of the greatest architectural monument in the World. it was a cathedral during the Byzantine empire, used as a mosque during Ottomans, and serving as a imperial mosque today

Topkapi Palace: The Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi) is a large palace in Istanbul, Turkey, that was the primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for approximately 400 years (1465-1856) of their 624-year reign. As well as a royal residence, the palace was a setting for state occasions and royal entertainments. It is now a major tourist attraction and contains important holy relics of the Muslim world, including Muhammed's cloak and sword. * Treasury and Harem sections in Topkapi Palace are not included in the program and are due to extra entry.

Bosphorus Tour on Boat : A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.

Closed : Hagia Sophia Mosque : Visit is not possible on Friday due to Friday Prayer..
Topkapi Palace is closed on TUESDAY. This tour is not operated on Tuesday.

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


What is Excluded in the tour ?
Drinks at lunch
Harem sections
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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