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  2. Istanbul
  3. Hagia Sophia

Istanbul: Old Town Highlights Tour & Bosphorus Cruise

Product ID: 98595
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See the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, and more. Enjoy a cruise on the Bosphorus and a four-course lunch on this full-day group tour.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones

Pickup included

Pickup at central Istanbul hotels is provided.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the Grand Bazaar, the commercial heart of the old city
  • Enjoy lunch at a rooftop restaurant with Bosphorus views
  • Cruise the Bosphorus and take in the iconic waterway's sights and sounds
  • See the major landmarks and monuments of Istanbul
Full description
Begin your 8-hour tour at Hagia Sophia, in the heart of old Istanbul. Known for its mosaics, Its massive dome dominates the Sultanahmet skyline.

Visit the Blue Mosque, named after the exquisite tiles in its interior. It is the only imperial mosque with six minarets.

The Grand Bazaar was the commercial heart of the city and its 4,000 shops are full of treasures including carpets, silk, jewelry, icons, and leather goods. Indulge in some shopping before enjoying your lunch at a rooftop restaurant with Bosphorus views.

After visiting the Spice Bazaar, explore the Golden Horn and take a Bosporus tour on a private boat. Enjoy the sights and sounds of this legendary waterway.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees as per description
  • Guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • VAT
  • 4-course lunch (sample menu: soup and seasonal appetizers and salad, main course of fish, meatballs, or chicken, and dessert; vegetarian option available)
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities/ tips
  • Drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult
• During religious holidays, the Spice Market and Grand Bazaar are closed
• The Spice Bazaar may be visited prior to taking the Bosphorus Cruise, depending on the number of tour participants
• On Sundays, when the Grand Bazaar is closed, you will visit Nuruosmaniye, around the Grand Bazaar
• On Mondays, when Saint Sophia is closed, you will visit the Chora Church, known for its mosaics
• On Friday mornings, the Blue Mosque is closed
• There is a maximum of 20-25 persons per tour group
Customer reviews
Overall rating
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based on 6 reviews
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Organized by

Adore Tourism Istanbul

Product ID: 98595