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Istanbul Full Day Old City Tour provided by Turkey Tours Company

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 20-10-21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-10-21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Let’s start to explore Istanbul. First visit is Hippodrome. It was the center of sport activities of Constantinople. Haghia Sophia, is the most famous museum in Turkey and one of the greatest marvels of architecture. Haghia Sophia was built as a church in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian then in 1453 renovated into a mosque by Ottoman Emperor Fatih Sultan Mehmet. (Closed on Monday) Blue Mosque, as known as the Sultanahmet Mosque, this breath-taking building is one of the most majestic Ottoman Mosques in all of Turkey. (Closed on Friday) Topkapi Palace, which has been home to the Ottoman dynasty for many years, was used for educational administrative and as the art center of the state. (Closed on Tuesday) Grand Bazaar, is the biggest market and the most attractive shopping center of Istanbul which has lots of shopping opportunities with carpets, leather, jewellery, antique tiles etc. (Closed on Sunday)
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Hippodrome
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Hagia Sophia
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Blue Mosque
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Topkapi Palace
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Grand Bazaar Jewelers
    Stop: 60 minutes
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Important Information
Duration
6–8 hours
Inclusions
  • Entrance Fees
  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
  • A/C Mercedes Sprinter
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
Exclusions
  • Food & Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Driver & Guide Tips – Gratitue
  • Topkapi Palace Harem Entrance Fee
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Maruca M wrote a review Dec. 2020
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The tour is excellent. Decided to spend the day with my family learning about the history of Istanbul and this was the PERFECT tour. We were picked up on time at the agreed location. The guide spoke perfect English and very knowledgeable of all stops and history. After 8+ hours
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Date of experience: December 2020
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amgad e wrote a review Dec. 2020
Los Angeles, California4 contributions
Great Tour Mehmet was v knowledgable , pleasant gave us extra details about every site , we got great pics in every site. Excellent
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Ron W wrote a review Nov. 2020
Hyattsville, Maryland9 contributions
This was a fascinating and enlightening tour. Mu guide, Mehmet was very knowledgeable and pleasant. I highly recommend this tour to those interested in the history of Haghia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace. You will not be disappointed.
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Response from Turkeytourscompany, Manager at Istanbul Full Day Old City Tour
Responded Nov. 23, 2020
Thank you for share your experience about our Agency. It's a great pleasure for us to hear that you enjoyed your trip with TURKEY TOURS COMPANY. Your feedbacks always motivate us to serve you better. We are looking forward to see you again.
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Pixley O wrote a review Nov. 2020
Miami, Florida13 contributions1 helpful vote
Joseph provided was an amazing tour guide. He was very welcoming, patient, kind and informative. His knowledge of the old city and historical sites allowed for my girlfriend and I to stay engaged throughout the tour. Highly recommended especially during this time.
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Response from Turkeytourscompany, Manager at Istanbul Full Day Old City Tour
Responded Nov. 23, 2020
Thank you for share your experience about our Agency. It's a great pleasure for us to hear that you enjoyed your trip with TURKEY TOURS COMPANY. Your feedbacks always motivate us to serve you better. We are looking forward to see you again.
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Olha A wrote a review Nov. 2020
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The tour guide Mehmet was very nice and informative. I really liked this tour and have no regrets purchasing it! I also enjoyed lunch which was included in price!! It’s amazing to get know about history of Istanbul and be at such important historical places!
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Response from Turkeytourscompany, Manager at Istanbul Full Day Old City Tour
Responded Nov. 23, 2020
Thank you for share your experience about our Agency. It's a great pleasure for us to hear that you enjoyed your trip with TURKEY TOURS COMPANY. Your feedbacks always motivate us to serve you better. We are looking forward to see you again.
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Amazing tour with our guide BARIS would def recommend!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6–8 hours
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  • Languages Offered: English
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