Full Day Istanbul City Tour (With Small Groups)
Day Tour Turkey
We present you our tour called Full Day Istanbul City Tour (With Small Groups), which is one of day tours from Istanbul.
Duration: 1 Day
Pickup Point: Istanbul-Turkey
WHY SHOULD YOU SEE ISTANBUL?
Istanbul, located in the northwest part of the country, is considered Turkey’s economic, cultural, and historical center. With its rich history and strategic location, Istanbul has been a melting pot of diverse cultures for centuries.Istanbul offers unique experiences to visitors, from exploring ancient landmarks to enjoying modern amenities. If you’re planning a trip to Turkey, don’t miss the chance to visit Istanbul.
In Istanbul, visitors can marvel at the stunning architecture of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, both of which are centuries-old landmarks. The city is also known for its bustling markets, such as the Grand Bazaar, where visitors can find everything from traditional Turkish carpets to exotic spices. For those who enjoy a more modern vibe, Istanbul’s nightlife scene is second to none, with countless bars, clubs, and restaurants to choose from.
CONCEPT OF THE TOUR
Experience the Best of Istanbul’s History: Full-Day Byzantine and Ottoman Heritage Tour
Immerse yourself in the rich history of Istanbul with our Full-Day Byzantine and Ottoman Heritage Tour. This comprehensive tour will take you to the city’s most significant historical landmarks, giving you the opportunity to explore Istanbul’s fascinating past.
The tour begins with a visit to the iconic Hagia Sophia, a globally renowned masterpiece of Byzantine architecture. Marvel at its grandeur and learn about its historical significance as you explore the interior.
Next, you’ll journey to the impressive Topkapi Palace, the former residence of Ottoman sultans.
Discover the opulence and grandeur of this magnificent palace, which once served as the center of power for the Great Ottoman Empire. Explore the palace’s remarkable collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelain, as well as the famous Royal Treasury.
The Blue Mosque, with its stunning architecture and mesmerizing blue tiles, is another highlight of the tour. Admire this majestic mosque, one of Istanbul’s principal adornments, known for its six minarets and splendid design.
As you continue your journey, you’ll visit the ancient Hippodrome, a former center of sportive and political activities in Constantinople. Here, you’ll see the Obelisk from Egypt, the Serpentine Column from Delphi, and the Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II.
No visit to Istanbul is complete without exploring the vibrant Grand Bazaar. Discover the allure of this historical marketplace, where you can find a rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewelry, leather goods, and souvenirs. Indulge your senses as you stroll through its bustling alleys and take in the sights, sounds, and aromas of this vibrant hub.
Throughout the tour, you’ll be accompanied by a professional licensed English-speaking guide who will provide insightful commentary and answer any questions you may have.
Lunch will be provided at a traditional Turkish restaurant, offering you a chance to savor the delicious flavors of Turkish cuisine.
At the end of the tour, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel or cruise port, ensuring a convenient and hassle-free experience.
Please note that there are important details to consider, such as the pick-up and drop-off service limited to hotels located on the European side of Istanbul. Additionally, certain attractions may be closed on specific days, such as the Blue Mosque on Fridays and the Grand Bazaar on Sundays. We also offer the option of a private tour for a more personalized experience.
Join us on this Full-Day Byzantine and Ottoman Heritage Tour and uncover the captivating history of Istanbul.