Private Istanbul Tour, Chora Travel provides one of the most enjoyable Istanbul daily tour by walk.
Private Istanbul Tour - Our guide will pick you up at your hotel around 09:00 am and join us for a full day walking tour of the old city of Istanbul. Tour ends around 4pm. The sights of the tour are as follows;
Hagia Sophia: The Church of the Holy Wisdom, undoubtedly one of the largest architectural creations in the world, was used as a mosque during the Ottomans and now serves as a museum.
Byzantine Hippodrome: The center for entertainment, fun and sport in the city during the Roman and Byzantine empires. The Egyptian obelisk, the serpentine column and the German fountain of Willhelm II are sites to be visited.
Blue Mosque: The Mosque of Sultan Ahmed, one of the most revered masterpieces in the Islamic world, is famous for its blue ceramic tiles and six minarets.
Grand Bazaar: The oldest and largest covered market in the world with over 4,000 stores due to rich collection of handmade carpets, jewelry, leather and souvenirs.
Topkapi Palace: The former imperial residence of the Ottoman sultans and the oldest and the largest remaining palaces in the world. Nowadays, it is used as a museum to display works of art and many priceless objects. The harem section is not included in this tour.
Important notice :
This is the walking tour since all the sights are within walking distance
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and replaced with underground cistern.
Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays and replaced with underground cistern.
* Please remember, on this tour we do not have pick up service. It is a walking tour, that is why we only meet our guests in their hotel, which is only the old part of the city. If you are staying out of the old town area we can offer pick up at the hotel at an additional cost.
Please complete the travel inquiry form to send us request for this tour, or if you are ready to go to book Book now form.
- Entries fees mentioned in the itinerary
- English speaking professional guide
- personal expenses
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