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

İstanbul Classics (Half Day Morning or Afternoon )
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.

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Morning Programme:
8:40 a.m. Departure from meeting point
9.30 a.m. Arrive to Sultanahmet
9.45 a.m. Visit to Basilica Cistern
10.30 a.m. Visit to St. Sophia
11.15 a.m. Visit to Blue Mosque
12.00 a.m. Visit to German Foundation and Hippodrome
1.00 p.m Return to Hotel

Afternoon Programme:
1:00 p.m. Departure from meeting point
1:30 p.m. Arrive to Sultanahmet
1:45 p.m. Visit to Basilica Cistern
2:30 p.m. Visit to St Sophia
3:30 p.m. Visit to Blue Mosque
4:30 p.m. Visit to German Foundation and Hippodrome
5:30 p.m. Return to Hotel

Information About the Tour

Minimum Number of People:          
6 pax

Maximum Number of People:      
15 pax

Pick Up and Drop Off:    

What’s Included:    

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off/ All transportation
  • English speaking licenced & professional guiding
  • Entrance fee to St. Sophia
  • Entrance fee to Basilica Cistern

What you need:

  • Comfortable walking shoes and clothing.
  • Raincoat according to weather conditions
  • Hat and sunglasses depending on sunny weather

Tour Price
Per person: 102,00 € (VAT Included)

Tour Date
September 12 and 13

Tour Time:
Departure: 9:00 a.m.
Return:  1.00 p.m. 

Departure:  1:00 p.m.
Return: 5:30 p.m.

for Detailed Information
Saim ATA | Operation Coordinator
Phone: +90 507 868 64 68
E-Mail: saima@antoninaturizm.com