Since istanbul half day Morning Old City Tour is group tour, it is included transportation. We will pick up you from city center hotels and start to visit Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Mosque and Grand Bazaar (Covered Bazaar).
As a Manolya Tours, we highly recommend half day morning old city istanbul tour. Because half day morning old city istanbul tour is an opportunity for you to explore old city istanbul with local tour guide.
20,00€ – 40,00€
• Admission Fees to Attractions
• Professional Licensed Tour Guide
• Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
• Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle
What is not included?
• Personal Expenses
• Tips – Gratitude
Meeting and Picking up
Please inform us about your hotel location. We will inform you about the pick-up time. The pick-up and drop-off by vehicle are not available at the main attraction Sultanahmet area. If your hotel is in the main attraction area, the guide will pick you up by walking from your hotel.
What to Expect?
• Hippodrome: The Hippodrome originally was built by Roman Emperor Septimius Severus in 203 and was a horse-racing track. But it was not only used for Chariot Races during the Byzantine Empire. You will visit this place during the old city istanbul tour.
• Hagia Sophia Mosque: The Hagia Sophia was built as a church in 532-537 and used as a church for 916 years. After conquering Constantinople, it was used as a mosque for 481 years. After using as a museum for 86 years, it is used as a mosque now, which will be observed during old city istanbul tours.
• Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque): Sultanahmet Mosque was built in 1609-1617. It is known as Blue Mosque, but the official name of the mosque is Sultanahmet Mosque. There are 21 thousand of blue ceramic tiles adorning the interior of the mosque with 260 windows.
• Grand Bazaar (Covered Bazaar): The Grand Bazaar is one of the biggest and most ancient concealed markets in the world including 61 roads and more than 4,000 shops. It is also considered one of the earliest marketplaces in the world.
Embark on a Half Day Morning Old City Istanbul Tour and immerse yourself in the captivating history and cultural treasures of this ancient city. This carefully curated tour takes you on a journey through Istanbul’s Old City, where centuries of civilizations have left their mark. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, join us as we explore the highlights of this enchanting tour and unravel the layers of Istanbul’s rich heritage.
The Half Day Morning Old City Istanbul Tour is a captivating journey through Istanbul’s rich history and cultural heritage. From the magnificent Hagia Sophia to the serene Blue Mosque, from the ancient Hippodrome and the vibrant Grand Bazaar, this tour encapsulates the essence of Istanbul’s Old City. Immerse yourself in the city’s captivating tales, witness architectural marvels, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this timeless city. Let this tour be your gateway to uncovering the treasures that lie within Istanbul’s historic heart.