Archaeologous
Istanbul

Istanbul Full Day Walking Tour

8hr, Private Preset tour

OVERVIEW: Archaeologous' Istanbul Walking Tours are great because you can see so many choice historic places within the same walking area. We'll see the exquisitely beautiful 'active' Blue Mosque and the awe inspiring Hagia Sophia. Close by the Basilica Cistern 'adventure'. See how the sultans lived at the Topkapi Palace followed by lunch time and a tantalizing visit to the 4,0000 shops of the Grand Bazaar. There are so many layers in this ancient 'crossroads of culture' that the perfect way to experience it is to walk from one place to another with your personal licensed guide.

INCLUDED: Licensed private guide, pick up and delivery back to your hotel

NOT INCLUDED: entrance fees, lunch and gratuities (appreciated when deserved)

HIGHLIGHTS:  7-8 hours tour, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Palace of Topkapi, Grand Bazaar, Basilica Cistern, Time for Lunch, and the Grand Bazaar. Your private knowledgeable guide, sharing the history and culture of Istanbul. * The Blue mosque is an active mosque (6 times daily). Your licensed guide will be a wealth of knowledge.The Hagia Sophia was the largest building in the world for 1,000 + years. Experience the eeerie unforgettable football-field size underground Basilica Cistern. Now used occasionally for concerts and movies. The opulence and elegance of the Topkapi Palace, a Turkish lunch and the finale at the Grand Bazaar where the acquisition opportunities are limitless.

FYI: Please, be respectful of the request of no photos of people in prayer, and ladies, you are asked to wear a scarf around your head and shoulders upon entry. We specialize in this type of private tour. Please know that you may communicate with your guide your wishes to stay longer/shorter or jus stop and take it all in.

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Key information

  • Private tour
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Full day, approx. 8 hours
  • The tour duration includes allowance for time between sites/activities.
  • Time for lunch is included in your itinerary

Itinerary (Click on activities to learn more)

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Hagia Sophia
  • Head phones required 15 people and up = 1.5 Euros
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Entrance Fees

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