Full Day Istanbul Old City & Asian Side Visit incl Lunch & Tickets

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 7 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Istanbul is a unique city in the world having legs on both Europe and Asia at the same time. Visit both sides of the city in a single day, first see the Ottoman and Byzantine Monuments in the old town and then head to the Asian part of the city after having the lunch.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes

Lunch is included in the tour rate. Beverages will be under your own expenses.

Museum Tickets

Pick up & Drop Off from centrally located hotels on the European Side

Professional Licensed Guiding

What's Not Included


Gratuities (optional)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 99

Additional Info

  • * On Double Seat in the vehicles, one of the seats will be left empty to help preserve Social Distancing * Our tours will be operated with a maximum of 18 guests * The restaurants we use in the tours are Covid-19 Free Certified by the government and are
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • On Double Seat in the vehicles, one of the seats will be left empty to help preserve Social Distancing
  • Our vehicles are disinfected daily at the end of each tour
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Disinfectants will be available in our vehicle for your use before entering and exiting your vehicle
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travellers with walking difficulties
  • Our tours will be operated with a maximum of 18 guests
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • The restaurants we use in the tours are Covid-19 Free Certified by the government and are regularly inspected

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Hagia Sophia Mosque
Pick up from the hotel and join the group. We begin our tour with a visit to Hagia Sophia Museum, which is considered one of the Eight Wonders of the World, occupies a unique place in the history of architectures one of the rare works of this size and age that still survives.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Blue Mosque
Our next visit will be The Blue Mosque, which takes its name from the world famous exquisite blue Iznik tiles decorating its interior. Also it is the only imperial mosque in the world that was originally built with six minarets.

Note: Blue Mosque is reserved for Prayer on Fridays. On Fridays, we visit the mosque from the exterior.

The Blue Mosque will be under restoration between the dates of 1 January - 15 March 2023. We will be visiting the Blue Mosque from the courtyard only (no interior visits) between these dates.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We continue to the Hippodrome Square, the sporting and social center of old Byzantium, held 100,000 spectators and featured objects from all corners of the empire such as the Egyptian Obelisk, and the Serpent Column.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kapali Carsi
Brief Handicrafts Presentation & Lecture (Optional Attendance) next to the Grand Bazaar. Free time to explore Grand Bazaar on your own. Meeting back and drive to Lunch.

Note: Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. On Sundays we visit Nuruosmaniye Street around Grand Bazaar since Grand Bazaar is closed.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Lunch (Beverages under your own expenses)
Homemade Olive Oil Marinated Seasonal Vegetables, Traditional Fried Pastry Roll with Cheese "Sigara Beurreck" , Seasonal Garden Greens Salad, Traditional Grilled Meatballs "Kofte" served with rice and boiled Seasonal Vegetables, Seasonal Fresh Fruit Platter
*Vegeterian menu is also available

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Camlica Hill
After the lunch, we will drive across the Bosphorus Bridge, which was firstly built to link the Asian and European Continents. Than we proceed to Camlica Hill, the highest point of Istanbul, for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Bosphorus, Prince’ Islands and Istanbul.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

CamlIca Mosque
Our next stop is the Grand Camlica Mosque, opened in 2019 it is the largest mosque in Turkey.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Beylerbeyi Palace
Our last visit will be the Beylerbeyi Palace, the summer palace of Ottoman Sultans. The interior and exterior decoration of this palace is a rare specimen of a blend of Eastern, Turkish and Western motifs. The original furniture, carpets and the other fixtures have been preserved very well. Drive back to the hotel at the end of the tour.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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