1. Turkey
  2. Istanbul
  3. Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Istanbul: Private Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 232757
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Learn about the rich and colorful history of Istanbul and see historical sites such as the Blue Mosque and Topkaki Palace.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Japanese
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Pick up from hotel lobby
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the remnants of the Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • Visit the magnificent sixth-century Byzantine church, Hagia Sophia
  • Marvel at the vibrant blue of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque
  • Go to the former residence of the Ottoman Sultans, Topkapi Palace
Full description
After breakfast, depart for your full-day tour of Istanbul with your professional tour guide. Visit the remnants of the Roman-period Hippodrome and the magnificent sixth-century Byzantine church, Hagia Sophia. This church is a former Greek Orthodox Christian Cathedral, later turned into an Ottoman imperial mosque and now a museum. Then, continue your tour with a visit to the 17th-century Blue Mosque. Enjoy a delicious lunch before heading to Topkapi Palace, which was the residence of the Ottoman Sultans between the 15th and 19th centuries. Your tour ends with a visit to the Grand Bazaar.
Includes
  • Japanese-speaking professional tour guide
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • All entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• On Tuesdays, you will visit the Underground Cistern instead of Topkapi Palace.
• The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.
• Please dress according to the dress code when entering the Blue Mosque.
• Your mode of transportation may vary according to availability and convenience.