Istanbul Old City and Bosphorus Tour From Cesme
From Adnan Menderes International Airport to Istanbul, daily
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An amazing day exploring the stunning highlights of this amazing city. Once named ‘Constantinople’ it used to be the capital of the Byzantium and Ottoman Empires, this city is now filled with history. As you travel around with the tour you will visit icons that have changed with roles, such as Hagia Sophia which began as a church followed by a mosque and now is a museum. You will also come across ruins that show ancient icons even in parks where other monuments reside.
HighlightsGrand Bazaar , Blue Mosque , Hagia Sophia ,Topkapi Palace
Pick up from your hotel in early morning and depart to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport for Istanbul Flight. After your flight, we will pick you from Istanbul airport to Old city Istanbul. Istanbul is the only city connecting two continents in the world. In the tour you will see effects of Roman Empire, Byzantium Empire and Ottoman Empire. First stop will be Ancient Hippodrome; It was the scene of chariot races and entertainment. The Hippodrome comprises of three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Then you will continue to Blue (Sultanahmet) Mosque, built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the "Blue Mosque" because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. It was the first mosque with six minarets in Ottoman Empire period. Across from Blue Mosque, you will see from outside Hagia Sophia Museum. After mini-photo break, we will continue to Topkapi Palace Museum. When Ottoman Empire conquered Istanbul, they built Topkapi Palace and made Istanbul, capital city of Ottoman Empire. In the Palace, you can see Clocks Collection, Weapon & Armour Section, Pavilions, Sacred Relics of the Prophets and Panoramic view of Istanbul from 4th courtyard. After Topkapi Palace Museum we will have a lunch break. Then we will head for Bosphorus Cruise; a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will see the magnificent sights of the following attractions from your boat. See Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of its marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries. Rumeli Fortness Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul was completed in only four months to control and protect the infamous Bosphorus passage. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world. Beylerbeyi Palace The summer residence of Ottoman sultans exists in its original renovated glory featuring original antique furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian side of Istanbul.
After Bosphorus Cruise, we will depart to Istanbul Airport for your Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport flight. After flight we will transfer you from İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport to your hotel in Cesme. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.
Please Note; Topkapi Palace Museum is closed on Tuesdays, Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays.
Please Note 2; Old City Istanbul tour will be walking, please check weather of city and wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
Professional English-speaking tour guides
Transfer from Hotel in Cesme to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport
Transfer From Istanbul airport to Old city Istanbul
Transfer from Old City Istanbul to Istanbul Airport
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
Return transfer from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to Hotel in Cesme
Guided Old City Istanbul Tour
Guided Bosphorus Cruise tour
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
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1- International Flight Tickets
2- Tour itinenary
3- Confirmation received from us to include Hotel reservations etc.
4- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)
5- Passport Validation Terms
6- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa )
7- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process
8- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services
9- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights ifa ny
10- Obtain emergency contact details from our office
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Insurance: All types
Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers Harem Section in Topkapi Palace Museum
Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals
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