Istanbul Full Day Byzantine Relics Tour Istanbul Full Byzantine Relics Tour
Hagia Sophia
  • Tour date: All year around
  • Tour type: Private groups and individual
  • Tour price: Please contact us

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Tour Details

Pick up from the lobby at 08:30 for Istanbul Byzantium Tour,

ST.SOPHIA; It was built by Emperor Justiniaus in the 4th century. It is one of the largest basilica in the world and famous for its mosaics

HIPPODROME; The Old Hippodrome. There are three masterpieces where The old Byzantine horse races were held: Theodosius Obelisk, Bronze Serpent Column and Constantine Column.


Lunch at typical Turkish Restaurant in Istanbul,


BASILICA CISTERN; The name of this subterranean structure derives from a large public square on the First Hill of Constantinople, the Stoa Basilica, beneath which it was originally constructed. According to ancient historians, Emperor Constantine constructed a structure which was later rebuilt and enlarged by Emperor Justinian before the Nikea riots of 532.

CHORA MONASTERY; The Monastery was founded in the fifth century and contains wonderfully beautiful frescos and mosaics dating from 1000-1300 representing the Virgin Mary and the life of Jesus.


GRAND COVERED BAZAAR; A historical shopping place with more than 4000 shops inside. A wonderful historical ambient where you can find gold processing handicraft, hand-woven carpets, hand-painted ceramics, onyx and things for gift.

Approx. 17:00 back at the hotel.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

* Arrival, departure transfers and ground transportation.
* Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.
* All of the excursions mentioned in the schedule 
* All of the meal mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
* Entrance to the various sites
* Services charges and local taxes

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

* Tips to staff, items of a personal nature.
* Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).

 

CLOSED

* St. Sophia on Moday

* Topkapi Palace on Tuesday

* Grand Bazaar on Sunday

 

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