Top Sites Of Istanbul: Half Day or Full Day Private Walking Tour

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The best choice for any first timer, Top sites of Old Istanbul, is a half-day and optional full day private tour. Discover what has made Istanbul such a majestic and historically significant city by hitting all of the hot spots and then some!

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque) Also known as the Sultan Ahmet Camii (or Sultan Ahmed Mosque), this breath-taking building is one of the most majestic Ottoman mosques in all of Turkey

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia is one of the most impressive museums of Istanbul; built as a Christian church, then converted into a mosque, now serving as a museum.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hippodrome

The Hippodrome of Constantinople was a circus that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica Cistern

This subterranean structure was commissioned by Emperor Justinian and built in 532. The largest surviving Byzantine cistern in İstanbul, it was constructed using 336 columns, many of which were salvaged from ruined temples and feature fine carved capitals

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Grand Bazaar Jewelers

Visit one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world - Istanbul's Grand Bazaar

Duration: 30 minutes