Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque & Grand Bazaar Half-Day Tour of Istanbul

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From $65.48

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, and Hagia Sophia Basilica on this half-day tour of Istanbul.

The morning starts with a visit to the remaining columns and obelisks of the Hippodrome—once the centre for theatre and sports. See where slaves once rode chariots in terrifying races and the place where orators shared brave words to the crowd.

The tour continues to the exquisite Blue Mosque, also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque who was the founder. See the tomb of the great ruler, and admire the delicate designs and floral patterns of the Ottoman tiles.

Feast your eyes on the majestic 6th-century Byzantine basilica, Hagia Sophia. It was once a church before it became a mosque, and is now a museum.

Complete your tour with associate degree exhilarating shopping experience at the active Grand Bazaar. From the trading of diamonds and carpets to food and perfumes—you are sure to find an excellent bargain.

What's Included

Admission Fees included for sights mentioned

Air-conditioned vehicle

Tour Guide

What's Not Included

Food & Drink


Other services not mentioned

Personal Expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sunday and religious holidays; you will visit another place instead
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • the Blue Mosque and the Hadia Sophia Grand Mosque are visited on Fridays from outside due to Friday prayer schedules

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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Blue Mosque
Gaze at the delicate designs & floral patterns of the Blue Mosque

1 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Hagia Sophia Mosque
See the architectural beauty of the renowned Hagia Sophia

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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