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Small Group Istanbul Full-Day Shore Excursion: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar

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Small Group Istanbul Full-Day Shore Excursion: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar
Tour will start with the visit of Byzantine Hippodrome. The next monument is the 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 that is a pole of attraction not only for those seeking religious tourism. You will visit the exotic Grand Bazaar. Turkey\'s largest covered market with 4000 shops offering excellent shopping as beautiful tiles, copper and brassware, apparel made of leather, cotton and wool, meerschaum pipes and all sorts of other things. After lunch you continue with the visit of Topkapi Palace and last visit to Little Hagia Sophia Mosque.

Tour will start with the visit of Byzantine Hippodrome. It had a capacity for 30,000 spectators, while the horse racing and chariot racing that here offered an opulent spectacle. Will admire the Kaiser’s German fountain, the bronze Serpent Column of Delphi, the Egyptian Obelisk and the Walled Obelisk of Constantine VII. The next monument is the Blue Mosque. It is the most beautiful mosque of Istanbul, built upon the order of 20 year old Sultan Ahmed I, whose grave lies in the mosque complex. The Church of the Holy Wisdom of God is next magnificent destination. Hagia Sophia is a symbol of the city and a very important monument that is a pole of attraction not only for those seeking religious tourism. You will visit the exotic Grand Bazaar. Turkey\'s largest covered market with 4000 shops offering excellent shopping as beautiful tiles, copper and brassware, apparel made of leather, cotton and wool, meerschaum pipes and all sorts of other things. After lunch continue with the visit of Topkapi Palace. In the interior of the Palace, which is declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Next and last visit to Little Hagia Sophia Mosque : Known as one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century. It’s early domed-basilica architectural plan of famous Hagia Sophia which was applied here first time in the history. Temple is founded by powerful emperor Justinianos whose reign was golden age of Roman Empire and it was used as a mosque from 1453 till 1935 which was the year that it was converted into a Museum.

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Tour will start with the visit of Byzantine Hippodrome. The next monument is the 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 that is a pole of attraction not only for those seeking religious tourism. You will visit the exotic Grand Bazaar. Turkey\'s largest covered market with 4000 shops offering excellent shopping as beautiful tiles, copper and brassware, apparel made of leather, cotton and wool, meerschaum pipes and all sorts of other things. After lunch you continue with the visit of Topkapi Palace and last visit to Little Hagia Sophia Mosque.