Your private Istanbul tour begins with a visit to the Blue Mosque, completed in 1616, it is a triumph of harmony, proportion and elegance. The mosque was a part of a complex also including, tombs, fountains, kitchens and a bath. The blue Iznik tiles covering the walls have given the mosque its popular name, Blue Mosque.
Next, you will visit the magnificient Topkapi Palace, the residence of the sultans for almost three centuries. It is located on the promontory jutting out between the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. The construction of the Topkapi Palace was completed between 1465 and 1478. Being the imperial residence of the sultan, his court and harem, the palace was also the seat of government for the Ottoman Empire. In the Treasury section, you will see breathtaking displays, including the 7th largest diamond in the world, the "Spoonmaker's Diamond". The Harem is a vast labyrinth of rooms and corridors once occupied by the black eunuchs, concubines, the Sultan's mother and the Sultan himself.
Last, you will continue to explore ninety-two streets of the famous Grand Bazaar. The Grand Bazaar is the largest and oldest covered Bazaar in Turkey with more than 4,000 shops. A variety of Turkish Handicrafts, Oriental carpets, rare jewels and inexpensive souvenirs all sold in small shops next to each other.
At the end of your day, you will return to the port to embark your ship (or hotel)
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Hagia Sophia on Mondays
Topkapi Palace on Tuesdays
Replaced with Kariye (St. Savior in Chora) Museum,
Grand Covered Bazaar on Sundays
- Licensed professional guide in English or other preferred language for all -sightseeing
- Air-conditioned luxury vehicle with a professional driver
- Entrance fees to museums and sites according to the above itinerary
- 18% VAT tax
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
- Lunch & Beverages
- Any items not specifically mentioned as included
- Items of a personal nature
- Gratuities to guide / driver
If however, our wide range of itineraries do not suit your needs, we are flexible to offer tailor-made itineraries to our clients upon request. Depending on your group size, we can arrange private tours in Istanbul; vans, coaches or luxury vehicles to suit all needs.
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