Shore Excursions - Blue Mosque - Guided site visit

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is a historic mosque located in historical peninsula of Istanbul city. A popular tourist site, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque continues to function as a mosque today; men still kneel in prayer on the mosque's lush red carpet after the call to prayer. The Blue Mosque, as it is popularly known, was constructed between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye (The complex) contains Ahmed's tomb, a madrasah and a hospice. Hand-painted blue tiles adorn the mosque’s interior walls, and at night the mosque is bathed in blue as lights frame the mosque’s five main domes, six minarets and eight secondary domes. It sits next to the Hagia Sophia, another popular masterpiece of the city.

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Blue Mosque - Guided site visit

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is a historic mosque located in historical peninsula of Istanbul city. A popular tourist site, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque continues to function as a mosque today; men still kneel in prayer on the mosque's lush red carpet after the call to prayer. The Blue Mosque, as it is popularly known, was constructed between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye (The complex) contains Ahmed's tomb, a madrasah and a hospice. Hand-painted blue tiles adorn the mosque’s interior walls, and at night the mosque is bathed in blue as lights frame the mosque’s five main domes, six minarets and eight secondary domes. It sits at opposit of the Hagia Sophia, another popular masterpiece of the city.

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Classic Istanbul Tour Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

This tour is a must in Istanbul. You will begin the day with the Roman Hippodrome, where the chariot races were organized by the Romans and Byzantines. Blue Mosque the only mosque with six minarets and its surrounding will our next place to visit. next, you will see the Germain Fountain a gift of Kaiser Wilhem 2. 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 demonstration of Turkish Handicrafts. Topkapi Museum is the big one.. the most important museum of Turkey and the Balkan Peninsula. It is an incomparably rich treasure-chest, brimming with things of historical importance. First, second, third and fourth courtyards, the Audience Hall, Divan -the high court-, Historical Kitchens, Royal Stables, the Treasury, Gardens, Kiosks...

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Istanbul 1 Day Tour | Best of Istanbul | Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi

This tour is a must in Istanbul. You will begin the day with the Roman Hippodrome, where the chariot races were organized by the Romans and Byzantines. Blue Mosque the only mosque with six minarets and its surrounding will our next place to visit. next, you will see the Germain Fountain a gift of Kaiser Wilhem 2. 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 demonstration of Turkish Handicrafts. Topkapi Museum is the big one.. the most important museum of Turkey and the Balkan Peninsula. It is an incomparably rich treasure-chest, brimming with things of historical importance. First, second, third and fourth courtyards, the Audience Hall, Divan -the high court-, Historical Kitchens, Royal Stables, the Treasury, Gardens, Kiosks...

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Byzantine and Ottoman Historic Peninsula Tour

This tour begins in historic Sultanahmet, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. You will see the Hagia Sophia – the Church of the Divine Wisdom – one of the greatest marvels of architecture in the world and often listed as one of the Wonders of the World. It was constructed as a basilica in the sixth century by Emperor Justinian. Next, you will visit the Blue Mosque, facing the Hagia Sophia, which is most famous for its blue İznik tiles and unique 6-minaret architecture. It was built by Sultan Ahmed I and it is said that he personally broke ground at the beginning of its construction. Be sure to see the tombs of five Ottoman Sultans in the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. The ceramic panels are some of the most beautiful examples of 16th century architecture with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses.

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Istanbul Tour - Half Day Morning

This tour is a must in Istanbul. You will begin the day with the Roman Hippodrome, where the chariot races were organized by the Romans and Byzantines. Blue Mosque the only mosque with six minarets and its surrounding will our next place to visit. next, you will see the Germain Fountain a gift of Kaiser Wilhem 2. 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 demonstration of Turkish Handicrafts.

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Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Full Day Tour

Visit the Blue Mosque, also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and check out the blue tiles of the interior that gave the mosque its current name.The mosque's stunning architecture, can best be appreciated from the Hippodrome nearby, which was an ancient stadium during the Byzantine era.Spend some time shopping for memorable souvenirs at the Grand Bazaar, one of the world’s largest covered markets and known for jewelry and pottery, before you rest and recharge with lunch at an authentic Turkish restaurant.The rest of the day will be spent exploring famous sites that were preserved from the Byzantine and Ottoman Relics, where you'll get to learn fascinating facts and stories from your English-speaking guide! Stop by the Topkapi Palace, the largest and oldest palace in the entire world, and the Tombs of the Sultans in Hagia Sofia, several small buildings that look like miniature mosques that contain lavishly-decorated tombs of five different sultans and their extended families.

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Istanbul Historical Sightseeing Tour

Istanbul Historical Sightseeing Tour Istanbul Morning City Tour is a half-day guided tour. See the sights of Istanbul on a half-day tour that takes in the city’s famous historical top landmarks of Istanbul Sultanahmet and cultural sites. You’ll have the opportunity to see Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar. Entrance fees are included and hotel pickup for your convenience.

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Istanbul old City Tour - Full Day

This tour is a must in Istanbul. You will begin the day with the Roman Hippodrome, where the chariot races were organized by the Romans and Byzantines. Blue Mosque the only mosque with six minarets and its surrounding will our next place to visit. next, you will see the Germain Fountain a gift of Kaiser Wilhem 2. 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 demonstration of Turkish Handicrafts. Topkapi Museum is the big one.. the most important museum of Turkey and the Balkan Peninsula. It is an incomparably rich treasure-chest, brimming with things of historical importance. First, second, third and fourth courtyards, the Audience Hall, Divan -the high court-, Historical Kitchens, Royal Stables, the Treasury, Gardens, Kiosks...

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Private Istanbul and Ephesus Combination Full Day Shore Excursions Included Entrance Fees

Istanbul In the Old City you will visit the Byzantine Hippodrome. The next monument is the Mosque of Sultan Ahmed or “Blue Mosque”. It is the most beautiful mosque of Istanbul. The Church of the Holy Wisdom of God is your next magnificent destination. Hagia Sophia is a symbol of the city and a very important monument. After lunch you will visit the Topkapi Palace. Your next and last visit is the exotic Grand Bazaar.  Ephesus The first place you will visit on this exciting tour will be the Virgin Mary’s House. Next you will visit the Ephesus ruins. Then, your tour will continue to the ruins of the Basilica of St John. Lunch will be served at a lovely local restaurant.

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