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  1. Turkey
  2. Istanbul
  3. Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Istanbul: Blue Mosque Guided Visit

Product ID: 230492
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Discover the wonders of Istanbul’s most iconic landmark, The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as The Blue Mosque. With a local guide, admire the fascinating architecture of this religious monument and learn about its fascinating history and significance.
About this activity
Duration 30 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Admire the architecture of Istanbul's most iconic landmark
  • Learn about the Ottoman Empire and what life was like during this time
  • Marvel at the magical interior of the world-famous Blue Mosque
Full description
Embark on an insightful journey to discover the history and significance of Istanbul’s most iconic landmark. Meet your friendly guide at the garden entrance of The Blue Mosque where the tour begins. Wander around the outer complex of the mosque as you listen to your guide share fascinating insight into the building’s history, which dates back to the 17th century. Admire the imposing architecture of this pristine religious landmark from the outside, then head inside where more beauty awaits.

While you wait to enter the mosque, learn more about the importance of the building as well as what life was like during the era of the Ottoman Empire when it was built. Once inside the mosque, feel immersed in the magical atmosphere of the building’s incredible interior, and hear about a surprising misunderstanding regarding the mosque's minarets.

At the end of an unforgettable experience, receive tips and recommendations from your local guide to enhance your stay in Istanbul.
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide

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Meeting point

Garden entrance (gate a) facing the Haghia Sophia.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Clothing covers will be provided upon entry to the mosque, so you do not need to worry about how to dress
• Waiting times to enter the mosque can sometimes exceed 30-minutes depending on the crowds
• This tour is in English only
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From £8.63 £6.90 per person

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Product ID: 230492