HALF DAY MORNING BYZANTINE RELICS TOUR
Half day tour in Istanbul including:
Saint Sophia Museum, Roman Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar
Itinerary: The tour starts with the departure from the hotel at approximately 8:30 am. We'll start our visit with a vision of the Roman Hippodrome (ancient racing site, games and wrestling). It was also used for similar purposes during the Ottoman era. Today, you can see some of the historical sights on the site including the Snake Column, the Egyptian Obelisk and the German Fountain). After that we will continue our tour with a visit to the Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmed Mosque), a unique example of Ottoman architecture. The interior walls of the mosque are decorated with beautiful Turkish tiles. (It remains a partial ancient monument to this day. It is located right in the city center to show directions to the east and west. Then we will continue to the Saint Sophia Museum (Church of the Holy Wisdom built in 537 as the Cathedral of the Eastern Roman Empire: Today, The museum presents the exploits of Christian faith and Islam together, and is currently included in the list of World Heritage sites, and the tour ends with a visit to the Grand Bazaar (one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world) The tour will end at the Grand Bazaar and will not go down at the hotel.