A fullday in Istanbul
Istanbul is a historical city and there are lots of spot to visit as Hagia sophia, blue mosque,Topkapi palace,Grand bazaar etc. Joining a tour will make your visit easier then selfvisiting. You will not wait at the entrace ticket que and you will have a guide who know the history of the spots very well
Drop of back to Hotel @ 17:30 pm
Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built between 1609 and 1616 in the name of Sultan Ahmet 1 by Sedefkar Mehmet Aga, who was one of Sinan’ s apprentices.
Dating from the 17th century, an architectural masterpiece famed for its exquisite blue tiles and six elegant minarets.
The center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city where held. Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column Constantine Column and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.
Most attractive shopping center and biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherwear and souvenirs.
Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans, the maze of buildings that was the focal point of the Ottoman Empire between the 15th and 19th centruies. In these opulent surroundings the sultans and their court lived and governed. A magnificent wooded garden fills the outer, or first, court. In the second court, on the right, shaded by cyprees and plane trees,stand the palace kitchens, which now serve as galleries exhibiting the imperial collections of crystal, silver and Chinese porcelain. Today the third court holds the Hall of Audience, the Library of Ahmet III, an exhibition of imperial costumes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the treasury and a priceless collection of miniatures from medieval manuscripts. In the center of this innermost sanctuary, the Prophet Muhammet (S.A.V) brought to Istanbul when the Ottomans assumed the caliphaten of Islam.
Little Hagia Sophia Mosque is known as one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century. It is early domed – basilica architectural plan of famous Hagia Sophia which was applied here first time in the history. Temple is founded by powerful emperor Justinianos whose reign was golden age of Roman Empire and now is used as a mosque since 1497.
Please Keep in Mind
- During the trip wear sport shoes or comfertable shoes
- Summer periot take your sunglasses with you
- Take a bottle of Water
- have some turkish liras with you because the drinks are extra at the lunch.
- wear your cloths fit for the periot. If you have no idea about the perit which you will travel just ask by e-mail to the our operator