Reliquias bizantinas y otomanas Excursiones en Estambul
Reliquias bizantinas y otomanas: Tour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Hagia Sophia, the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue znik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.
MORNING :
Tour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Hagia Sophia, the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue znik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.
Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome. Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir. (Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request). Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant
Topkap Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. Live guide commentary is not allowed in special sections. (Harem is not included in the program). Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses.
EVENING :
Watching one of the best silhouettes in the world with Topkap Palace, Blue Mosque and the Leander' s Tower will be your exceptional experience to enjoy this imperial elegance and the unique panoramic view of the Bosphorus waterway which brings the two continents Europe and Asia, face to face…
Meeting/pick-up point: City tour: At 8:25am. Dinner cruise: At 7:30pm.
Duration: City tour: 8 hours. Dinner cruise: 3.5 hours.
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Arabic.
Others: You will pop along to a number of quaint boutiques which surround the Grand Bazaar on Sundays as the Bazaar itself is closed on that day. The tour will make its way along to Byzantium on Tuesdays as an alternative because the Topkap Palace is closed on Tuesdays.
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Location
Starting point:
Hotel pickup
End point: Same as starting point
Guiding options
Guiding type: Guide
Tips type: Optional

Itinerario

Lugar/es a visitar
Point of interest: 4. Topkapi Palace

Tipo de actividad

Visitas guiadas, tours y museos
Cruceros y deportes acuáticos

Actividad para

Parejas
Jóvenes
Seniors

Duración de la actividad

Día completo

Included

Transport
Tickets
Dinner
parking
Guide
Unlimited local drinks during dinner.
Lunch

Tipo de actividad

Visitas guiadas, tours y museos
Cruceros y deportes acuáticos

Actividad para

Parejas
Jóvenes
Seniors

Duración de la actividad

Día completo

Not included

Drinks during lunch.
Belly dance and folklore shows during dinner.

Tipo de actividad

Visitas guiadas, tours y museos
Cruceros y deportes acuáticos

Actividad para

Parejas
Jóvenes
Seniors

Duración de la actividad

Día completo