Istanbul's Historic Heart: One-Day Tour of Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia & Sultanahmet

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1 Day




Start of the Tour: Meet at a central location in Istanbul, preferably in the Sultanahmet District. Begin with an overview of Istanbul’s rich history.

Topkapi Palace: The first visit is to Topkapi Palace, the magnificent residence of the Ottoman Sultans. Explore its courtyards, the Harem, treasury, and the stunning views of the Bosphorus.


Lunch Break: Enjoy lunch at a nearby restaurant in Sultanahmet, where you can taste traditional Turkish dishes.

Hagia Sophia: After lunch, head to Hagia Sophia, a masterpiece of Byzantine architecture. Admire its massive dome, beautiful mosaics, and the unique blend of Christian and Islamic art.


Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque): Visit the Sultanahmet Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque for its blue tiles adorning its interior. Explore its architecture and understand its significance in the Muslim world.

Walk Through Sultanahmet: Stroll through the Sultanahmet District, visiting key sites like the Hippodrome, the German Fountain, and the Serpentine Column.


Conclusion at Sultanahmet Square: Conclude the tour in the late afternoon in Sultanahmet Square, reflecting on the day's experiences amidst the backdrop of Istanbul's historical landmarks.

Optional: Evening Activities: For those interested, there’s the option to explore nearby bazaars or enjoy a Turkish tea or coffee in a local café.

  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
  • All Local Taxes
  • A/C Mercedes MPV
  • Parking Fees
  • Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Driver & Guide Tips – Gratitude
  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch (Full-day Tours)
  • Our tours can be customized according to your requests, and prices will be redefined for customized tours. For detailed information, you can reach us directly by using our email address or contact us via WhatsApp. We are here to assist you with detailed information and special offers!

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  • 200€

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