A full-day tour of Istanbul is a perfect introduction to the only city that is on two continents. When Istanbul was also known as Constantinople and was the capital East Roman Empire and the wealthiest metropolis in Europe. With your guide you will visit the highlights of historic Istanbul. As you walk through the ancient Hippodrome, which was the arena for chariot races and political gatherings were staged; you will see the remains from the Byzantium period.
The Blue Mosque has been in competion with Hagia Sophia for centuries.
The Topkapi Palace was not only the home and offices of the Sultan, it was the crown jewel of the Ottoman Empire.
The Basilica Cistern was one of the largest water storage from the Byzantium period.
Our stop at the Grand Bazaar with its 58 streets lined with more than 4,000 shops. This is known as the first shopping mall of the history and it still attracts, leather, both locals as well as visitors.
- Blue Mosque
- Hagia Sophia (Closed on Mondays)
- Topkapi Palace (Closed on Tuesdays)
- Grand Bazaar