Day One: Early in the morning, your tour guide will be meeting you at the hotel. The tour begins with the Roman Hippodrome, where the chariot races were organized by the Romans and Byzantines. After that, we'll be visiting The Blue Mosque and its surroundings; it is the only mosque with six minarets. Next, you will see the German Fountain - a gift of Kaiser Wilhelm II-and listen to the stories of his liaison with the Orient. Hagia Sophia - The Church of Divine Wisdom is the highlight of this day. Following the visits, your guide will take you to the Grand Bazaar for some irresistible shopping and a demonstration of Turkish Handicrafts. After that, you will visit Topkapı Museum, which is the most important museum of Turkey and the Balkan Peninsula. Next place to see is Hagia Irene Church (from outside). Then, we end the tour by visiting Caferaga Medrese and Sogukcesme Street, and back to the hotel.
Day Two: From the awe-inspiring Dolmabahce Palace to the ancient Walls of Constantine and onto the Topkapi Palace, experience the best views the city has to offer, while enjoying a wonderful cruise along the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn.
Gain a unique insight into the great city’s history during your journey along the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. Your cruise ends in Eminönü Pier where it started. The tour continues with a drive over the first Intercontinental Bridge that connects Europe and Asia headed towards the Çamlıca Hill, the highest peak in Istanbul, for your chance to see the splendid panorama of the Bosphorus Strait. Following a photo stop, we continue to drive over the suspension bridge and then arrive at Dolmabahce Palace where you will have a unique experience of this magnificent 19th-century building with an excellent guide.
Tour Start Time: 08:30hrs
Duration: 16 Hours
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