Must - See Istanbul Stops 1: Half Day Morning Tour

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How would you like to feel in a time machine with the stops we will visit on this tour? If the answer is yes, let's visit the must-have stops of Istanbul together. -First step, the Blue Mosque where is the most well – known monument built by Sinan Agha the Grand Architect! - Second must – see stop is going to be at Hagia Sophia, which all eyes on her through the ages! During the Hagia Sophia visit, a brief 4th AD Byzantium will be also introduced in front of the ancient Hippodrome of Constantinople. - A walk towards to the German Fountain begins, which has a very crucial role for the Ottoman and European history in the early beginning of 20th century. - The final step, is a very nice walk in the Sultanahmet where has a historical scale from 4th century AD till the 14th century AD. - At the end of the stops, we will have experienced the climax gradually to the present day in the middle of the century and end our tour.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Istanbul Walks

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Blue Mosque

Istanbul's first mosque with six minarets, dating back to 1616.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hagia Sophia

This amazing structure was first dedicated as a church by the Roman Emperor Justinian in the year 360.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Hippodrome

Hippodrome is the place where the chariot races were organized by the Romans and Byzantines.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: German Fountain

German Fountain was a gift from Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany to Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sultanahmet Square

Sultanahmet Square is also called Atmeydanı ("Horse Square") in Turkish.

Duration: 30 minutes
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