İstanbul Sightseeing Culture Tour

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Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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*Let's experience the unique historical and touristic texture of Istanbul, which was occupied by the Greeks,the Romans and the Ottoman Turks.
*Flexibility in the tour is a very important concept for the guests who are on holiday The schedule should be programmed based on the interests of the travelers.Therefore we shape our itinerary conferring with our guests and presenting them with various options in which we can visit main highlights as well as other less known sites either in the center or off the beaten tracks.
*The main goal is to provide our guests with wide range of options in order to find the right thing evaluating their limited time in our beautiful country.
*With the private guide you will not have to wait for the very long ticket office queues which is very important as you do not waste any time and energy at the entrances of the museums. At the end of the day, guest satisfaction means a lot to us and we are definitely to ensure this.

What's Included

* Professional licensed tour guide

What's Not Included

* (Serefiye Cistern costs 150 Turkish Lira for each guest)

* (The Topkapı Palace costs 300 Turkish Lira for each guest)

* Entrance fees of the museums

* Gratitudes

* Meals and Drinks

* Personal Expenses

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • * Sultanahmet Mosque is closed on Fridays for a while because of the friday prayer.
  • * The Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesdays.
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • * Hagia Sophia Mosque will be closed for the visits during praying time.
  • * The Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sundays. As alternative, we can go and visit Spice Market instead of Grand Bazaar on Sundays.
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

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

Sultanahmet Square is an old square which is located in the historical peninsula of the city. The square is one of the most important highlights of the old Istanbul, where we can see Egyptian Obelisk,Serpent Column,and Walled Obelisk.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Topkapi Palace Museum
We can visit the Topkapı Palace which was built by the Sultan Mehmed the Second from Ottoman Empire as a main residence and management of the empire. It functioned as main administration part of the Ottoman Empire for 400 years.
* The Topkapı Palace Museum is closed on tuesdays.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Hagia Sophia Mosque
We can visit the Hagia Sophia Mosque which is considered as one of the most important sites of the city. It was built by the Roman Emperor Justinian in the 6th century. We can visit the mosque where we can see details from the Byzantine and Islamic arts.
* The Hagia Sophia Mosque will be closed for the visits during praying time.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Sultanahmet Mosque Information Center
Sultanahmet Mosque was built by the Ottomans in the 17th century. It is well known as Blue Mosque among the travelers because blue tiles are used as an interior decoration of the mosque.
* Sultanahmet Mosque is closed until 2 pm (14.00) on Fridays because of the friday prayer.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Serefiye Sarnici
The water has been one of the major problems for the city of Istanbul throughout the history. The Serefiye Cistern was constructed as a water reservoir in the 5th century AD in order to provide the water. What makes it unique from others is the light show which you can enjoy.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Grand Bazaar
Grand Covered Bazaar is one of the oldest bazaar in the city which was constructed in the 15th century by the Ottoman Turks. It is located in the old part of the city where you can feel the historical atmosphere.
* Grand Bazaar is closed on sundays. As an alternative, we can visit Spice Market.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus)
Little Hagia Sophia Mosque is one of the mosques in Istanbul, which was originally built as a church in the early Byzantine period in the 6th century AD. After the conquest of Constantinople, it was converted into a mosque in the 15th century.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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