Meeting with our guide (meeting point will be given after confirmation) at 08.30 a.m and start to the Istanbul Old City Tour. Our professional tour guide will be introducing the ancient sights of Istanbul.
You will explore the highlights of Istanbul, such as;
Hippodrome, Ancient Roman, and the Ottoman square where the chariot races were held. There are some Roman remainings; Egyptian Obelisk, Serpent Column, and Constantine Columns.
The Blue Mosque, An Ottoman Imperial mosque which Sultan Ahmet I. built-in 1609-1616, famous for the blue Ottoman tiles.
Hagia Sophia Once was the biggest cathedral of Christianity when it was built in 532-537 by the Roman Emperor Justinian, converted into a mosque by the Ottomans.
The Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II built Topkapi Palace palace after the conquest of Constantinople. Topkapi Palace was the home of the royal family, headquarters, and administrative center of the Ottoman Empire.
Grand Bazaar (Covered Market), the largest and the oldest functioning shopping center in the world. The Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II built the Grand Bazaar in the 15th. Century. The market consists of 5,000 stores, 66 streets, 24 gates, and more things. They make some other Turkish handcrafts such as; rugs, carpets, kilims, and beautiful Turkish tiles. Upon your request, our guide could help to find your masterpiece of Turkish art.
After the Istanbul Walking sightseeing tour, drive back to the hotel.
Note: Lunch at a local restaurant.
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