Istanbul: Byzantine Relics Half-Day Morning Tour

Discover oriental art and also unique Christian relics on a 4-hour trip in Istanbul. Visit the Hagia Sophia gallery and also Roman Hi..

Istanbul: Byzantine Relics Half-Day Morning Tour

Discover oriental art and also unique Christian relics on a 4-hour trip in Istanbul. Visit the Hagia Sophia gallery and also Roman Hippodrome. See the Iznik ceramic tiles of the Blue Mosque, and also a lot more worth seeing. After that, experience the authentic stores of the world's earliest market the 600 years old Grand bazaar.

- Visit of Hagia Sofia
- Blue Mosque and its amazing old tiles
- Roman Hippodrome of Constantinople
- 600 years old grand bazaar
See the Byzantine important works on a half-day trip to the historic city center of Istanbul. Marvel at the ruins of churches, see the site of former Roman chariot races, and walk the magical alleys of the 600 years old Grand Bazaar.

Byzantine Hippodrome
A Roman Building in Istanbul: Circus Maximus Hippodrome
Ancient Istanbul Hippodrome and Spina Wall
It was not easy for Emperor Septimus Severus to take Byzantion from the Megarians. During the war, Severus destroyed Istanbul. Therefore, he had to repair the city and make the people of Byzantium happy. During the reconstruction of Nova Roma, Circus Maximus built a Hippodrome-like arena in Rome.

Blue Mosque
The Blue Mosque (Called Sultanahmet Camii in Turkish) is a historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is referred to as the Blue Mosque because of the amazing blue tiles surrounding the walls of the indoor design. Blue Mosque was developed between 1609 and 1616 years, throughout the rule of Ahmed I.
Among the most significant mosques of Istanbul from the 17th-century style is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also popular for its blue tiles and also 6 minarets.

Hagia Sophia Museum - The lord of structures!
The Hagia Sophia, the biggest church built by the East Roman Realm in Istanbul, has actually been built three times in the exact same place. The Church of Holy Wisdom, unquestionably among the best architectural creations worldwide used as a mosque during the Ottomans and serving as a museum today. Absolutely worth seeing!

600 years old Grand bazaar
It is the earliest as well as the biggest covered marketplace on the planet with nearly 4.000 shops full of abundant collections of rugs, jewelry, natural leather, and souvenirs. The Grand Bazaar had an important feature next to many covered bazaars in the world. It wasn't just a bazaar. It was one of the most important economic projects of the state in order to ensure the continuity of the product identity of an empire and to ensure international competition. East-West- North-South was a great mechanism to control and balance a multifaceted and effective competition.
End of the tour

There is no Drop off back service to hotels for this unique tour. The excursion will end up at the Grand Bazaar.

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: Grand Bazaar
Duration: 4 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
• 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 and meals during the tour
• Tips to the guide&driver(optional)