FULL DAY CLASSICAL TOUR
Tour Code   ATIST-02 
Tour Date   
Duration   8 Hours
Regular Tour Rate   65 EURO 
Pick Up Time   08:15 
By   Foot
Tour Detail
Morning: 
Departure from hotel 08:15 

Tour of Sultanahmet Center; the heart of the Old City from where Byzantine and Ottoman Empires ruled. 

St. Sophia; one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th. century by Emperor Justinian. 

Blue Mosque; Facing St. Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik Tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. 

Hippodrome; Center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosious, Serpentine Column and German Fountain of Wilhelm II. are the monuments decorating Hippodrome

Grand Covered Bazaar; most attractive shopping center and the biggest mall in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherwear and souvenir. 

Lunch in a nice Turkish Restaurant 

Afternoon: 

Topkapi Palace; Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc... 

Rustem Paha Mosque, Complited in 1563 A masterpiece desinged by Sinan the Magnificent, it had the most exquisite and extenciveIznik tile decoration of any mosque in Istanbul.

Galata Bridge - Golden Horn - Leanders Tower can be visioned during the tour. 

Additional notes:

Although it is not demand as necessary, as a gesture of respect, try to avoid wearing shorts or sleeveless shirts on the tours that include inside visits to the places of worship.
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