Delve into the heart of the Old City of Istanbul on this exciting tour of some of the most beautiful landmarks and sites in the area. Delve into the heart of the Old City of Istanbul on this exciting tour of some of the most beautiful landmarks and sites in the area. Highlights- Explore Sultanahmet Square, the heart of the Old City of Istanbul - Enjoy a tasty and traditional Turkish lunch - Grab yourself a bargain at the Grand Bazaar Istanbul always causes a striking impression and then leaves a dear lasting memory for its unparalleled mix of Western and Middle Eastern culture, being the city that bridges the European and the Asian continents. Begin by being driven to the nucleus of the Old City: Sultanahmet Square. You are then taken to explore the thrilling Hippodrome, which used to host chariot races in the days of the Byzantine Empire. Then head over to the sprawling and awe-inspiring construction of the Blue Mosque, one of the most impressive sights in the city. After the Blue Mosque, head over to another colossal god-fearing construction: the Hagia Sophia, one of the finest examples of Ottoman architecture. Enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch before continuing to the Topkapi Palace, one of the single most popular attractions in the whole of Istanbul. It stands on Seraglio Point, also known as Sultanahmet. This 15th century palace was the residence of many of the wealthiest sultans and their respective harems. Later on, visit the tombs of these very sultans in one of the most beautiful examples of 16th century Ottoman architecture; its red, green, purple and blue flower motives will fill you with awe. Round the day off with a visit to one of the largest covered markets in the world, the Grand Bazaar and its more than 4,000 shops; a true Istanbul experience. Others Please note that the Grand Bazar is closed on Sundays. In this instance you will visit a traditional and authentic shop located near the Grand Bazaar. Hagia Sopha closed on Mondays and replaced with Underground Cistern. Topkapi palace Museum closed on Tuesdays, visit replaced with Tour to Byzantium. Blue Mosque closed on Fridays morning. Redeem informationVoucher type: E-VoucherE-voucher. Show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity.LocationStart point: Sarayburnu Cay Bahcesi - Kennedy Cd.,No:8Pick-up available from hotels in the Aksaray, Laleli, Topkapı, Sultanahmet, Taksim areas only. If your hotel is located out of the pick-up area, please go to the above location. Please reconfirm the exact pick up point and time with the supplier at least 24 hours prior to confirmed tour date.End point: Same as the starting pointScheduleDuration: 8 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: GuideRequirementsPlease be advised that the tour may be given in several languages. Please provide the hotel name at the moment of reservation.
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