• Discover the wonders of Istanbul as you explore the iconic landmarks scattered throughout the old city
  • Visit the Roman Hippodrome, where the chariot races happened during the Roman and Byzantine eras
  • See the marvelous Blue Mosque, known for the blue tiles that surround its gorgeous interior
  • Stop by the historic Hagia Sophia, a former church and mosque that's currently being used as a museum
  • Walk through the lively Grand Covered Bazaar and pick up a memorable souvenir for friends or family

What To Expect

Immerse yourself in Istanbul's wonderful history and lively culture with this one day tour that takes you to some of the old city's most popular and iconic landmarks. The tour begins with a pick up at your hotel. Hop in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle, and then head off for the first stop of the tour: the Roman Hippodrome, where chariot races occurred during the Roman and Byzantine eras. Check out the Blue Mosque, the only mosque with six minarets, known for the lovely blue colors of the iznik tiles used inside. Near the Blue Mosque is the German Fountain, built to commemorate Emperor Wilhelm II, and the majestic Hagia Sophia, a basilica made in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Your last stop for the tour is the Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets worldwide! Comprised of over 61 streets and 4,000 different shops, this is the perfect stop to purchase memorable souvenirs to bring home to your family and friends, before you get dropped off back at your hotel.

4 Hours 20 Nov, 21 Nov, 22 Nov, and more Üsküdar, İstanbul

What is included in the tour

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)


  • 8:30-9:00am hotel pick up
  • 9:00am depart from your hotel to Roman Hippodrome
  • 10:00am Blue Mosque
  • 11:00am German Fountain
  • 11:30am Hagia Sophia
  • 12:00pm Grand Bazaar
  • 1:00pm end of tour, depart for your hotel
  • 1:30pm drop off at hotel

Additional Information:

  • Infants aged 0-2 are free of charge
  • Pick up and drop off services are only available for hotels/accommodations in the following areas: Aksaray, Sultanahmet, Sirkeci, Taksim, Sisli, Mecidiyekoy, and Besiktas. If you are staying outside the aforementioned areas, you will need to come to the nearest hotel with available pick up/drop off
  • Please bring some snacks as there are will be no lunch stops during the tour

Please Note

  • The following changes will be made to the itinerary due to the establishments' set opening hours:
  • On Mondays, you will visit the Chora Museum instead of the Hagia Sophia
  • On Fridays, you'll explore the Caferaga Medrese instead of the Blue Mosque
  • On Sundays, the tour will make a stop at the Arasta Bazaar instead of the Grand Bazaar

Dress Code:


  • Women must have their head, chest, shoulders, knees, and legs covered
  • Please bring a scarf to cover your head


  • Men's pants should cover their knees
  • Tank tops, vests, and hats/caps are not allowed to be worn

Hotel Pick Up:

  • Please arrive in the hotel lobby at least 10 minutes before the scheduled departure
  • The operator will confirm your pick up time in advance
  • Please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route as this is a shared transfer

Cancelation Policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
Pickup point
Selimiye Mahallesi, Tcdd Haydarpaşa Limanı İşletmesi, Haydarpaşa Limanı, 34668 Üsküdar/Istanbul, Turkey View on Map