Guided tour

Private Walking Tour: Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia

Private Walking Tour: Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia

From US$ 68.63 per person

Stroll through Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet peninsula on this private, half-day walking tour. Visit the ancient Roman Hippodrome of Constantinople. View the dazzling interior of the Blue Mosque, and see stunning works of Byzantine art at Hagia Sophia.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the ancient Hippodrome, once the sporting and social center of Constantinople
  • Admire the architectural beauty of the Blue Mosque
  • Marvel at the the Blue Mosque's vibrant interior
  • Feast your eyes on the Hagia Sophia, one of the world's great architectural marvels
  • View amazing Byzantine mosaics at Hagia Sophia
Full description
Admire some of Istanbul’s most wondrous monuments with an expert local guide on this private, half-day walking tour. Relive the days of thrilling chariot races at the ancient Hippodrome of Constantinople. Today the Hippodrome is an open-air museum where you can see remnants of the original structure as well as the Obelisk of Theodosius, the Serpentine Column, and the Fountain of Wilhelm II. Next, visit one of the most majestic adornments of Istanbul's skyline ̶ the Blue Mosque. Officially known as the Sultanahmet Mosque, it is the mosque’s striking blue tiles that give it its more common name and make it one of Istanbul’s most iconic attractions. The mosque also features a beautiful courtyard and six towering minarets. Then explore the ancient basilica of Hagia Sophia, one of the finest and largest architectural marvels in the world. The largest church in the world for over a thousand years, Hagia Sophia is now a museum featuring beautiful Byzantine mosaics, paintings, and sculptures.
Includes
  • Services of an expert local guide
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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  • The tour is not avaliable on Monday
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