See the sights of Istanbul that most interest you on a customized, 8-hour tour with private guide. Marvel at monuments from the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, such as Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern.
What to Expect
Explore Istanbul according to your own interests on a full-day tailor-made sightseeing tour. A licensed guide will meet you in your hotel or port and take you to the sights that you want to see.
Marvel at the iconic tiles and minarets of the Blue Mosque, built in the early 1600s for Sultan Ahmet I.
Feast your eyes on the mosaics of the Hagia Sophia, and discover a stunning and seemless blend of Christian and Islamic influences.
Amble through the world's largest (and oldest) covered market on a tour of the Grand Bazaar. See Basilica Cistern,underground water storage below ground.
Go to Topkapı Palace to see the last Imperial residence of the Ottoman sultans, and the seat of the Supreme Executive and Judiciary Council for 400 years.
Travel back further to the Byzantine Empire, when the city was known as “Constantinople” at the Hippodrome and its 4 monuments; the Fountain Of Wilhelm II, the Obelisk Of Theodosius, the Serpentine Column, and the Column Of Constantine.
Your guide will work with you to create an itinerary that suits, leaving you satisfied that you have seen all Istanbul in a day.
- Private licensed guide (English-, German-, Italian- or Spanish-speaking)
What's Not Included
- All entrance fees
- Transportation (unless option booked)
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
• Please note that the Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays; Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays. Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays starting from October.