Full-day Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque & Taksim Square Tour
Architecture, Culture, History
English, Persian, Turkish
Visit the mystical city of Istanbul, which straddles two continents of Europe and Asia and flows with a rich cultural and culinary diversity. Experience the concoction of the traditional and cosmopolitan as you wind your way through this city.
Visit Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world
Go to Cemberlitas, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace etc.
Start your trip with a visit to Grand Bazaar, one of the world's largest and oldest markets.
Make your way to Cemberlitas (Burnt Column), a Roman monumental column commemorating the declaration of Byzantium as the new Roman capital. Visit the majestic Blue Mosque, also referred to as the Sultan Ahmad Mosque.
Go to Hagia Sophia, a former church and a mosque but now a museum. Don't forget the famous Topkapi Palace, a large museum that served as residence to the Ottoman Sultans in the 15th-century. Go to Gulhane Park adjacent to it.
Return to the meeting point and enjoy coffee and snacks.
Transfer by car to Ortakoy, a fine suburb located below the suspension bridge on the European side of the city.
Visit Taksim Square, housing international shopping chains, movie theatres and cafes.
English-speaking Istanbul Tour guide
Starbucks filter coffee or Turkish tea
Tips and gratuities
Know before you go
Try Ortakoy Kumpir, which is stapled street food in Istanbul. It is a huge baked potato with all kinds of delicious fillings.
The entry ticket for Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace costs 13.30 USD per person.
If the group has more than 4 people, then we'll use a taxi. The cost for a group of 4 people will be around 100 USD Per Group.