Blue Mosque
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The Blue Mosque, also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, is a historic mosque in Istanbul located next to the Hagia Sophia. The Blue Mosque was constru...

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Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Square tour
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Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Square tour

Book this tour now to visit the UNESCO heritage Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Square Tour in Istanbul. Enjoy fantastic Byzantine history and culture.

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

Book now to enjoy the heart of Istanbul's Old City and see the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Dolmabahçe Palace and panoramic views from Çamlıca Hill.

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

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Istanbul half-day top sites morning tour
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Istanbul half-day top sites morning tour

See with your own eyes the Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Book your morning tour online and explore the city with a guide.

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Istanbul classics tour
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Istanbul classics tour

Book this day tour in Istanbul to discover the wonders of the city, including the iconic Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar.

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Istanbul skip-the-line Guided Museum Pass
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Istanbul skip-the-line Guided Museum Pass

Discover Istanbul with an exclusive skip the line tourist pass and learn with the live guide commentary in English at all top 8 museums of the city.

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Multiday Istanbul tourist pass
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Multiday Istanbul tourist pass

Discover the city of Istanbul with a comprehensive pass which offers you access to more than 35 attractions and services.

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All-in-one Istanbul tour with sunset yacht cruise
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All-in-one Istanbul tour with sunset yacht cruise

Make the most of your limited time in Istanbul with this all-in-one Istanbul tour featuring a sunset cruise on a yacht.

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Bosphorus sunset cruise on luxury yacht with guide
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Bosphorus sunset cruise on luxury yacht with guide

Book a Bosphorus sunset cruise with a live guide on a luxury yacht and enjoy the Istanbul main attractions at dusk...

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Istanbul Ottoman Relics afternoon tour
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Istanbul Ottoman Relics afternoon tour

Discover the best of Istanbul's Ottoman relics with this half day tour. Book your spot on Musement today to visit Tokapi Palace and see what it has to offer.

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Discover Dolmabahce Palace VIP tickets with highlights tour and audio guide
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Discover Dolmabahce Palace VIP tickets with highlights tour and audio guide

Book your Discover Dolmabahce Palace VIP tickets with highlights tour and audio guide to admire the picturesque location of the Dolmabahce Palace on the Bosphorus and its luxurious decoration worth more than 1.5 billion dollars.

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Turkish bath in Istanbul with transfer
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Turkish bath in Istanbul with transfer

Experience a traditional Turkish bath while you visit Istanbul with hotel pick-up and drop-off.

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SEA LIFE Istanbul entrance ticket
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SEA LIFE Istanbul entrance ticket

Discover the water world at Sea Life in Istanbul! Don't miss 15 different species of sharks and the longest underwater tunnel in Europe.

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Madame Tussauds Istanbul entrance ticket
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Madame Tussauds Istanbul entrance ticket

Meet your favorite celebrities at Madame Tussauds in Istanbul. Take a selfie with lifelike wax figures of Steve Jobs, Spider-Man and Marylin Monroe!

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Culinary walk with Kadikoy (Chalcedon) treasures
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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.

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Dolmabahce Palace and Two Continents tour
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Dolmabahce Palace and Two Continents tour

Discover the beautiful royal residence of the Ottoman Sultans with Musement today. Hop on a ferry and cross to Asia to get a great view of Istanbul.

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Bosphorus and Black Sea cruise with lunch
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Bosphorus and Black Sea cruise with lunch

Experience Istanbul from the water on this Bosphorus cruise that will take you to the meeting point of the strait and the Black sea.

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Small group tour the best of Istanbul with lunch
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Small group tour the best of Istanbul with lunch

Discover the most renown sites of Istanbul, enjoy your small group led by a professional guide and explore the city with lunch included.

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Kickstart your trip to Istanbul with a local - private and personalized tour
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Kickstart your trip to Istanbul with a local - private and personalized tour

Join this personalized walking tour through Istanbul with a local guide to receive the perfect introduction to the city

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Anti-stress massage therapy at an Istanbul luxury Turkish Bath
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Anti-stress massage therapy at an Istanbul luxury Turkish Bath

Book your Anti-stress massage therapy at an Istanbul luxury Turkish Bath to discover a treatment in which clinical studies have shown not only relieves the body of stress, thus preventing a low immune system, but also improves the overall functioning of the immune system. This fifty-minute pampering is for you to ensure you feel amazing.

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Istanbul classics and Ottoman Relics guided tour
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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.

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Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace Garden small-group walking tour with a local guide
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Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace Garden small-group walking tour with a local guide

Discover Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace Garden on this guided walking tour in Istanbul. Learn about the city from a local guide.

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Private Turkish bath 80 minute package

Private Turkish bath 80 minute package

Book your Private Turkish bath 80 minute package to relax, unwind and have pampering with the privacy of a hammam all to yourself. Plus, traditional body scrubbing in the warmest quarter, a relaxing bubble wash ritual on the warm marble stone, Judas tree scent moisturizing and firming full-body clay mask.

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The inside story

The Blue Mosque, also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, is a historic mosque in Istanbul located next to the Hagia Sophia. The Blue Mosque was constructed between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I. Although it still remains a functioning mosque, it is also one of the most popular tourist attractions in Istanbul and attracts a large number of visitors each year.

The mosque has a cascade of domes, six minarets and the design combines both Ottoman and Byzantine elements. The mosque also includes the tomb of its founder (Ahmed I), a madrasa and a hospice.

The Blue Mosque is open seven days a week, however, it is worth noting that visitors may not enter the mosque during prayer sessions which take place multiple times per day. On Fridays, they also close the mosque to tourists for two hours from noon to accommodate the weekly prayer. You must take your shoes off upon entering the mosque and women must cover their hair with a scarf, offered at entrance.

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Blue Mosque Sultan Ahmet, Atmeydanı Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey Istanbul