DAILY CITY TOURS

ECT-08: Byzantium & Ottoman   Regular Full Day Tour

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Tour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.

Hagia (St.) Sophia, 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 Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.

Grand Covered Bazaar, Most attractive shopping center and biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs.

Topkapi Palace, Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc...

Treasury and Harem sections are not included in the program and are due to extra entry.

GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS
30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages 0-2,

CLOSED 
Hagia Sophia on Monday Replaced with Underground Cistern
Topkapi Palace on Tuesday Replaced with Beylerbeyi Palace
Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday

Price: Please contact for special prices sales@ephesuscappadociatour.com
Including: Guide, Vehicle, Entrance fees and Lunch
Duration: 8 Hours

 

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