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Half Day Istanbul Tour

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Istanbul, Turkey

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $60 USD per person
  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    8:30am - 12:30pm

  • Starting Location

    Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul.

  • Price Includes

    Pick up transfer to/from your hotel in Istanbul; All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary; Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach; Professional English-speaking tour guide.

  • Notes

    Inside the mosques, please cover your shoulders and knees; Hagia Sophia closed on Mondays, Grand Bazaar closed on Sundays.


  • Visit St. Sophia, one of the architectural marvels of all time.
  • See the Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
  • See the Ancient Hippodrome where chariot races occurred.

Trip Info

On this tour we’ll visit St. Sophia,  built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century. We’ll also head to the Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque which was built in the 16th century.  Our last stop will be at the Hippodrome which was the stadium for horse racing and chariot racing. We’ll also see some noteworthy monuments –  the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.

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