Istanbul Classics & Highlights

Highlights: Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, German Fountain, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar

We start our program with famous Hagia Sophia, former Greek Orthodox patriarchal cathedral, an imperial mosque during Ottoman Period, a museum since 1935 until 2020, and recently has been turned back into a mosque. Then you will see the German Fountain - a gift of Kaiser Wilhelm 2.  and listen the stories of his liaison with the orient. We continue with Blue Mosque, another imperial mosque from 17th century. Next visit is the Hippodrome of Constantinople, the center of Byzantine civic life, from political and theological controversies to chariot races and riots. Following the visits your guide will take you the Grand Bazaar for demonstration of Turkish Handicrafts.


  • Hotel pick-up
  • English speaking licenced & professional guiding


  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch

Tours will be available soon on the congress online registration portal.