The tour description is as follows:
Meet with your guide at Istanbul airport take the subway and then tram to the old city. The impressive Hippodrome is your first stop. Then visit the Blue Mosque named for the vivid Iznik tiles which line its interior. Browse the amazing Topkapi Palace-official residence of the Ottoman Sultans-with courts, pavilions, mosques, fountains and a treasury. Finally, you will stop at the jewel in Turkey's Byzantine crown-the Museum of St Sophia. This splendid Church of Divine Wisdom was originally built in the 6th century AD and was lovingly restored in the 1900s, reflecting the true history of the glorious city of Istanbul. On the way to Grand Bazaar stop for local Turkish Tea or coffee and some pastry. Enjoy some time at the Grand Bazaar. Continue to Mahmutpasa local shopping district. See the local shops selling wedding dresses, shoes... Proceed through the commercial area passing Ottoman monuments to the famous Spice Market. Stop at a local dealer and sample Turkish Delight, apple tea and nuts. Cross to the New City over Galata Bridge. View Istanbul`s stunning monuments. In Karakoy take the Komando steps to walk by the Galata Tower. Walk through the Jewish neigbourhood. See the first mosque of Istanbul from 1453. Walk through the musical instrument stores and fruit juice dealers to Istiklal Street. Walk on the main road of Istiklal Street. See the 19th century buildings, consulates, shops, restaurants, small snack bars, cinemas, etc. Enjoy a local Turkish meal at a local restaurant in Beyoglu. Take the airport shuutle from Taksim to the airport.
1 person: 110 Euro
2 persons: 60 Euro p.p.
3 persons: 45 Euro p.p.
4 persons: 40 Euro p.p.
5 persons: 35 Euro p.p.
- English speaking guide Denizhan Pekoz
- All transportation costs (subway, tram, airport shuttle charges)
- Tax, service charges
- Turkish Meal
Rate Does Not Cover
- Entrance fees to Topkapi Palace (11 Euro p.p.) and St. Sophia (11 Euro p.p.)
For more information contact Denizhan.