Istanbul silver combo day tour with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Dolmabahçe Palace
Activities

Istanbul silver combo day tour with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Dolmabahçe Palace

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Everyday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enter the residence for Ottoman Sultans at Dolmabahçe Palace
  • Visit the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Grand Covered Bazaar
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Golden Horn from Çamlıca Hill
What to expect

Enjoy this fantastic tour of Istanbul's highlights all in one day. Begin by experiencing one of the most beautiful sights in the world, touring Sultan Ahmet Center, the heart of the Old City from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. You'll enter the 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.

Just opposite the Hagia Sophia, you'll see the Blue Mosque, famous world over for its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. You'll then visit the Hippodrome, the center of sporting events like chariot races and athletics as well as political activities of the old city. Look out for the Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II which decorate it.

Next, you'll travel to the Grand Covered Bazaar, known as the most attractive shopping center and the biggest souk in the world with nearly 4,000 shops selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs before stopping for lunch at a traditional Turkish Restaurant and continuing to the Dolmabahçe Palace, the recent residence of Ottoman Sultans. Built by two Ottoman architects Karabet and Nikogos Balyan on a 110.000 m² area the Palace served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire and is famous for its great collection of European antiquity, furniture, and 4.5-ton chandelier.

Walk across the Bosphorus Bridge, with a unique chance to step from Europe into Asia in 2 minutes up to Çamlıca Hill, famous for having the best bird’s eye view of İstanbul from the Marmara to the Black Sea, enabling you to see the Bosphorus and Golden Horn from one of the highest and most appealing places in the city.

Read more
What's included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off (from central hotels)
  • Donations to the Mosques
  • Multilingual guide
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
What's not included
  • Drinks at lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children (3-5 years)
Where

Gümüşsuyu, Gümüşsuyu Mahallesi, Osmanlı Sk. 1/B, 34437 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey

Meeting point:

Please confirm the pick-up location and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking. If pick-up is not available to your hotel please meet your tour in front of The Marmara Hotel at Taksim Square. Be ready for pick-up 10 minutes prior to the tour's departure.

What to remember
  • You must confirm the pick-up place (only available from centrally located hotels) and time directly with the local operator whose information you'll receive in the voucher after booking
  • The Blue Mosque will only be visited from outside on Friday mornings until 1.00pm because of noon prayer
  • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Mondays and is replaced with Eyup Sultan Mosque, Pierre Loti Coffee House and Miniaturk
  • Maximum of 20 people per tour group
Read more
When
  • Tour operates daily at 9.00am
Read more
Provider
Plan Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

You might also like

Istanbul gold combo day tour with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and private boat cruise
Activities

Istanbul gold combo day tour with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and private boat cruise

Experience the heart of the Old City visiting the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Grand Covered Bazaar with a private boat tour on the Bosphorus.

free cancellation
Available in:

en, fr, es, de 

Istanbul classics and Ottoman Relics guided tour
Activities

Istanbul classics and Ottoman Relics guided tour

Visit the heart of the "Old City," on a guided tour to the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace with lunch included.

free cancellation
Available in:

en, fr, es, de 

Gallipoli and Anzac tour from Istanbul
Excursions & day trips

Gallipoli and Anzac tour from Istanbul

Discover Gallipoli on this full day guided visit. Learn all about WWI and WWII and visit the numerous memorials in Gallipoli. Book your visit today on Musement.

free cancellation
Available in:

en 

2 day trip to Troy and Gallipoli group tour from Istanbul
Activities

2 day trip to Troy and Gallipoli group tour from Istanbul

Enjoy a 2-day trip from Istanbul with 4-star hotel accommodation and an Enlgish speaking guide to visit Gallipoli and Troy.

free cancellation
Available in:

en 

Istanbul classics afternoon tour in a small group
Attractions & guided tours

Istanbul classics afternoon tour in a small group

Enjoy a guided tour of the classic sights of Istanbul in the afternoon. Visit world-famous Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Hippodrome with Musement!

free cancellation
Available in:

en, fr, es, de 

Best of Istanbul: Private Guided Tour to Fener-Balat
Attractions & guided tours

Best of Istanbul: Private Guided Tour to Fener-Balat

Visit historical Istanbul streets with your tour guide and customize your flexible itinerary by talking with your guide and set your pace accordingly.

free cancellation
Available in:

en, it, fr, es, de 

Bosphorus dinner cruise and live show
Activities

Bosphorus dinner cruise and live show

Enjoy an evening on a luxurious cruise and have dinner while watching a live oriental show.

free cancellation
Instant Confirmation
500 year old historical Turkish bath experience
Activities

500 year old historical Turkish bath experience

Book your 500 year old historical Turkish bath experience to rest in a steam bath, enjoy the scrubbing of your skin and, after foaming, you can relax as long as you want in the Hammam.

free cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Troy day tour from Istanbul
Excursions & day trips

Troy day tour from Istanbul

Venture into the legendary city of Troy and explore its ruins. This is definitely a must-book trip, especially if you are a history buff!

free cancellation
Available in:

en 

Culinary walk with Kadikoy (Chalcedon) treasures
Attractions & guided tours

Culinary walk with Kadikoy (Chalcedon) treasures

Take a delicious culinary walk with your guide as you explore the Kadikoy region of the city. Try Turkish delicacies and enjoy a full traditional meal.

Duration up to 5 hours 30 minutes
Available in:

en 

Instant Confirmation