Istanbul city tour to visit Topkapi Palace, Harem, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum,  and the&nbs..


Istanbul city tour to visit Topkapi Palace, Harem, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum,  and the Grand Bazaar. The tour operated every day with free pick up from Old City, Sirkeci, Cruise Port, Taksim Hotels.
You will have a very informative but enjoyable and easy tour with your professional and knowledgeable guide throughout the imperial city center. You will see the most interesting monuments and learn about their great historical backgrounds. These are the most economic tours to explore the city on a guided tour. The tours include hotel pick-up and drop-off as well. The entrance fees are included too, so that, you will avoid waiting in the ticketing lines. 

The tour starts with pick up from your hotel (Old City and Taksim areas provided with complimentary pick-up service) at around 08:30 and finishes at around 17:00. We will start with the Roman Hippodrome (the site of ancient races, games, and riots). It was also used for similar purposes during the Ottoman Era. Today, you can observe some of the historic monuments at the site, including Serpentine Column, Egyptian Obelisk, and German Fountain). After that, we will continue with Blue Mosque. Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque), a unique example of Ottoman architecture. The inside walls of the Mosque are decorated with beautiful Turkish Tiles. Million Stone (an ancient monument partially remained today. It is situated right at the center of the city to show the directions to East and West. And then continue to St.Sophia Museum Holy Wisdom Church built-in 537, as the Cathedral of East Roman Empire. Today, it is a museum where the remains belonging to Christianity and Islam are visible together. It is currently listed on the World Heritage Sites List. The final visit in the morning is to Grand Bazaar. One of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world.  In the afternoon, you will visit Topkapi Palace (former residence of Ottoman Sultans and today is a museum, including the sections of Treasury, Sacred Relics, Sultan Pavilions, and Harem). Later, you will visit Sultan Tombs of the 17th and 18th centuries. The tour finishes at around 17:00 with a drop-off to your hotel. 

**Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays 
**Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and Eid Holidays.--Replaced with Handcraft Store
**Blue Mosque is closed for Friday Pray and will be no replacement

Season: Every day (All year round)
Departure Time: Will be given by booking
! It is highly suggested that the clients reconfirm their departure/pick-up times by calling or emailing the local tour operator no later than 24 hr before the service.
Departure point: Hotel pick-up ** Please note that there might be an extra fee for the hotels beyond central locations. The extra fee will be informed in advance. 
Ending point: Pick up place
Duration: 7 hours(approx.)
Service Basis: Sit in coach (max.12 people)

Good to know:
• Please wear comfortable clothes, hat, and shoes
• Take your camera (without professional equipment)

 Additional Info:
• Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
• If you cannot find the service you need please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
• Please take a passport for children if any.

Available Language(s):
• Local tour guide (Monolingual)
• English

Included Services:
• Admission fees to attractions
• English Speaking Guide
• Lunch in a local restaurant
• All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
• Transfer service from Hotels
• Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle

Excluded Services:
• Service fee and also tax obligations
• Beverage during the tour
• Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
• Entrance fee Harem