HIPPODROME was the focal point for sporting events, featuring four unique structures: the GERMAN FOUNTAIN OF WILHELM II, Egyptian Obelisk, SERPENTINE COLUMN and the WALLED OBELISK.
The BLUE MOSQUE, famous for its stunning blue Iznik tiles, was another prominent landmark in Istanbul.
Sultan Ahmed Mosque is the most renowned mosque in Istanbul, also commonly referred to as the Blue Mosque due to its stunning blue Iznik tiles. The mosque’s beauty is admired worldwide, attracting numerous visitors each year.
HAGIA SOPHIA GRAND MOSQUE
HAGIA SOPHIA GRAND MOSQUE, constructed by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and later reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is widely considered one of the greatest architectural wonders of all time.
THE GRAND COVERED BAZAAR
THE GRAND COVERED BAZAAR is a vast labyrinth of streets and passages, home to over 4,000 shops, each specializing in a particular trade. Visitors can peruse the goldsmiths’ street, carpet sellers, and Turkish arts and crafts, including hand-painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware, trays, water ewers, onyx ware, and meerschaum pipes.
|Excursion Price:||30 EURO|
|Excursion Type:||Istanbul Half Day Morning Tour|
|Istanbul Walking Tour|
|Excursion Available in:||English and Spanish|
|Tour Days (in Spanish):||Monday and Saturday|
|Tour Days (in English):||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday|
Also visioned during the tours
- OBELISK OF THEODOSIUS
- SERPENTINE COLUMN
- GERMAN FOUNTAIN OF WILHELM II
- WALLED OBELISK