ISTANBUL DAILY CITY TOURS
We believe that the best way to discover İstanbul is by our daily city tours. We guarantee the departures of the sightseeing tours here below everyday except the major attraction of the tour is closed. We can also organise the programs in a private basis without obligation of time and order.
Tour 1 Half Day Morning Tour
This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and
reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural
marvels of all time.
HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine
GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: such as the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers
Tour 2 Half Day Afternoon Tour
TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain in the kitchens, Grand Vezirs office:Divan, fired arms, swords, robes worn by the sultans, miniatures, portraits;the Holy Mantle enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. (Treasury and Harem sections are subject to extra entrance fees)
SÜLEYMANIYE MOSQUE The mosque of Süleyman the Magnificent was built between 1550 and 1557 by the famous architect Sinan whose wish was to surpass the builders of St. Sophia which is conspicuous from its great size, emphasized by the four minarets rising one from each corner of the courtyard
Tour 3 Full Day Tour with lunch
Tour 4 Half Day Morning T
SPICE MARKET (Egyptian Bazaar) The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice.
BOSPHORUS ON BOAT A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia.The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahçe Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yıldız Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Çırağan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore, than Kuleli Military High School, Anadolu and Rumeli Forteresses will be visioned
Tour 5 Half Day Afternoon Tour
Unique chance to step from one continent (ASIA) to another (EUROPE)
ÇAMLICA HILL The highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style.
Tour 6 Full Day Tour with lunch
Tour 7 Full Day Tour with lunch
Cruise in MARMARA SEA to PRINCES' ISLANDS, retreats for the Byzantine princes are famous for their beautiful pine woods and beaches. The largest and most enjoyable of the islands is Büyükada. There you can enjoy a ride in a horse drawn carriage among the pine trees, after lunch time to relaxe on the coast. Return to Istanbul in the afternoon.
Tour 8 Half Day Morning Tour
CHORA CHURCH (Kariye Museum) One of the best examples of the beginning of Byzantine Renaissance with its mosaics and frescoes depicting the scenes from the lives of Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ.
holy mosque of Istanbul dedicated to the memory of Prophet Mohammed's host in
Medine City, the Standard-Bearer of Islamic Army Eyüp Al Ensaris mosque and
his tomb (Burial Site) decorated with the most beautiful exemples of tiles.
MINI CRUISE A short public boat trip on the Golden Horn to see both sides between Eyüp and Eminönü .
Tour 9 Half Day Afternoon Tour
ISTIKLAL STREET The Grand Street being in the heart of downtown with department stores and entertainments.
MILITARY MUSEUM The former military college exhibiting a large collection of armours,firearms,costumes and tents from Ottoman Empire, First World War, Saving War and Republic periods.
MEHTER BAND CONCERT Live performance of Ottoman Military Band in the cultural center of Military Museum
St.Sophia, Beylerbeyi Palace, Military Museum are closed on Monday.
Topkapı Palace and Military Museum are closed on Tuesday.
Chora Churh is closed on Wednesday.
Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Thursday.
Grand Bazaar and Spice Market are closed on Sunday.
We kindly request our guest to be ready 10 minutes before departure time. Tour fees include transportation, guide, entrance fees and meals as mentioned; exclude drinks , extra fees in some museums and tips. 30% discount for children below the age of 7. Morning tours start at 9 a.m. continue up to 12 a.m.; afternoon tours start at 2 p.m. finish at 5 p.m.