Byzantine Relics Tour
The tour starts with pick up from your hotel around 08:30 We will start with Roman Hippodrome (the site of ancient races, games and riots). It was also used for similar purposes during the Ottoman Era. Today, you can observe some of the historic monuments at site including Serpentine Column, Egyptian Obelisk and German Fountain). After that we will continue with Blue Mosque. Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque), a unique example of Ottoman architecture. The inside walls of the Mosque are decorated with beautiful Turkish Tiles. Million Stone (an ancient monument partially remained today. It is situated right at the centre of the city to show the directions to East and West.And then continue to St.Sophia Museum (Holy Wisdom Church built on 537 as the Cathedral of East Roman Empire. Today, it is a museum where the remains belonging to Christianity and Islam are visible together. It is currently listed on World Heritage Sites List. The tour ends with a visit to Grand Bazaar. (One of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. The tour finishes at around 12:30 with a drop off to your hotel.
**Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and Eid Holidays.--Replaced with Handcraft Store
**Blue Mosque is closed for Friday Pray and will be no replacement
**St. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays
** Please note that there might be an extra fee for the hotels beyond central locations. The extra fee will be informed in advance.
**In case of low number of attendants ,we might run the tour through the our partner agency (another local supplier)
**For credit card payments, an extra 8% surcharge will be applied.**