BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS (Full Day, lunch included)
Byzantine & Ottoman relics tour: Byzantine Ottoman Relics Tour; Historical old city Tour of istanbul, included, st. sophia, blue mosque, hippodrome, topkapi palace, suleymaniye mosque.Byzantine and Ottoman relics tour; you will visit istanbul, the most important place in the old city of istanbul sultanahmet.
This ancient basilica, built by Contantine the Great, in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE: Across from St. Sophia built in the 17th century by the architect Mehmet, this is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
HIPPODROME: The scene of ancient with its four monuments, the GERMAN FOUNTAIN OF WILHELM II, the OBELISK OF THEODOSIUS, the bronze SERPENTINE COLUMN and the CLUMN OF CONSTANTINE.
GRAND COVERED BAZARR: In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area, the goldsmiths street the carper seller, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperwere, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyxware and meerschaum pipers
The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the19th centuries, housing an exquisite collectionof crystal, silver and chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families miniatures, the Holy Mantle, CHAMBER OF SACRED RELCS
SULEYMANIYE MOSQUE: The Mosque of SULEYMAN THE MAGNIFICENT was built between 1550 and 1557 by the famous architect Sinan whose wish was surpass the builders of St. Sophia. Conspicuous because of its great size, it is emphasized by the four minarets rising from each corner of the courtyard.
|What is included in the old city tour of Istanbul ( Byzantine - Ottoman Relics Tour )
|* Hotel Pick up
* Hotel Drop off
* English Speaking Guide
* Museum Tickets
* Transfers ( All transportation by non-smoking Airconditional touristical vehicle )
* Local Taxes
* Service Charge
|What is not included in the old city tour of Istanbul ( Byzantine - Ottoman Relics Tour )
* Personal Expences
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