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Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Square Tour

Availability: From Wednesday to Sunday
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
Do this because
  • Discover Byzantine and Ottoman relics
  • Explore the Hippodrome with its two obelisks and the Serpentine Column
  • See the magnificent Palace of Ibrahim Pasha
  • Discover the beautiful Blue Mosque
  • Stroll through the courtyards of the Blue Mosque
What to expect

Go on a journey back in time and explore the Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Square, which is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
You will discover all the historical buildings surrounding the ancient imperial square of Istanbul, the guide will tell you all about the ages of Istanbul - from antiquity to modern times.
You will start your visit at the Million Stone: The center of the world, which goes back in time to the Byzantine Empire. Then you will get to the German Fountain: a gift from the German Emperor Wilhelm II to Sultan Abdulhamid II from 1898. After you will see the Palace of Ibrahim Pasha, an Ottoman imperial court residence built in the 16th century and visit the Hippodrome, which was the center of political and sporting life in Istanbul during the reign of the Roman and Ottoman Empire. At the end you will admire the world-famous Blue Mosque, one of the most splendid and largest Ottoman mosques in Istanbul. Built in 1616, the sacral building with its six minarets characterizes the skyline of the city and is considered a masterpiece.
The tour ends in the courtyard of the Blue Mosque, where you can enter the mosque with the famous blue Iznik tiles and see it from the inside.

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What's not included
  • Gratuities
Where

Cankurtaran Mh., 34122 Fatih / Istanbul

Meeting point:

Meet your guide, who will be in a red uniform, in front of the Hagia Sophia.

When
  • From Wednesdays to Sundays at 3.00pm
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Provider
Istanbul Welcome Card
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 12 hours before the activity begins.

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