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Ancient Hippodrome - Blue Mosque - Topkapi Palace (4,5hrs)
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Istanbul has been the capital of three great empires - Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman - for more than 2000 years. Our tour will begin with a visit to Hippodrome square, only a short walk away from Blue Mosque, famous for its beautiful blue Iznik tiles. We will continue to Topkapi Palace, which was not only the residence of the Ottoman sultans, but also the administrative and educational center of the state. Last visit will be inside the magnificent Topkapi Palace, one of the major residences of the Ottoman sultans for almost 400 years (1465–1856).

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Ancient Hippodrome - Blue Mosque - Hagia Sophia - Grand Bazaar (4,5hrs)
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Start your tour at the only city in the world located on two continents! Istanbul has been the capital of three great empires - Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman - for more than 2000 years. Visit Hippodrome square, only a short walk away from Blue Mosque, famous for its beautiful blue Iznik tiles. Continue to Hagia Sophia, a former Christian patriarchal basilica, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum. Before our tour ends, we will visit Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with more than 58 streets and over 1,200 shops! It is well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops.

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Ancient Hippodrome - Blue Mosque - Topkapi Palace - Hagia Sophia - Grand Bazaar (7hrs)
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Welcome to Istanbul, the only city in the world located on two continents! Istanbul has been the capital of three great empires - Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman - for more than 2000 years. Visit Hippodrome square, only a short walk away from Blue Mosque, famous for its beautiful blue Iznik tiles. Continue to the magnificent Topkapi Palace, one of the major residences of the Ottoman sultans for almost 400 years. Walk to Hagia Sophia a former Christian patriarchal basilica, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum. Last visit will be to the Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with more than 58 streets and over 1,200 shops, well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops.

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Hagia Eirene Church - Underground Cistern - Chora Church – Rustem Pasha Mosque - Spice Market (7hrs)
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Meet with your guide at Istanbul port and begin your full day tour of the city. Visit Hagia Eirene church, built by Constantine the Great and dedicated to the peace of God. Continue on foot to visit the Underground Cistern which was the largest covered water reservoir in Istanbul. We will then drive to Chora Church and see the breathtaking mosaics from 14th century AD. Continue to Rustem Pasha Mosque, famous for its large quantities of exquisite Iznik tiles. Our last stop will be Spice Market: The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice! Drive back to the port through Golden Horn.

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