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  1. Turkey
  2. Istanbul

Half-Day Istanbul Byzantian Relics Tour

Product ID: 65794
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Explore the most important tourist sites of Istanbul on this wonderful half-day tour.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Pickup included

Free hotel pick up from Sultan Ahmet, Taksim, Sisli, Laleli, Sirkeci, Beyazit hotels
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the most important sites of Byzantine and Ottoman empires
  • Visit Saint Sophia, Hipppodrome
  • Experience how to bargain at the Grand Bazaar
Full description
You will be picked up between 8:00am- 8:30am from your central Istanbul hotel and start to your half-day tour of Istanbul. The tour will end around 12:15pm

Venture to imperial monuments rich with history and discover the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippdrome, and the Grand Bazaar during this half-day guided tour in Istanbul. Gaze at the Hagia Sophia’s massive columns and Dome during a visit to one of the world’s largest basilicas and most popular museums in Turkey. Enjoy a trip to the Grand Bazaar where you can barter for souvenirs and feel the pulse of one of the oldest and largest covered markets on the planet.
Saint Sophia: The Church of Holy Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.

Blue Mosque: Facing Hagia Sophia also famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets. It was built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

Hippodrome: The former center for entertainment, sports and political activities in the city during the Roman and Bzyantine Empires. You will be able to see the Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, and the German Fountain of Wilhelm II.

Grand Covered Bazaar: The oldest and the largest covered market place in the World with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs.



  • Museum entry tickets
  • Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Important information
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It is recommended you to wear some comfortable shoes since there will be some walking in this tour.
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Product ID: 65794