Istanbul Shore Excursions

SMALL GROUP OR PRIVATE TOUR - Pick up from your cruise ship at 8.30. We will cross the Galata Bridge and start our visit of the historical center of Istanbul …

SULTANAHMET

Pick up from your cruise ship at 8.30. We will cross the Galata Bridge and start our visit of the historical center of Istanbul with a visit to the magnificent St. (Haghia) Sophia, built by the Emperor Justinian. See the Topkapi palace, with its collection of priceless jewels, crystal, silver and porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and relics of the prophet Mohammed.

You may also visit the Harem (optional and extra). Lunch in a local restaurant (optional on private tours), which is a historical building designed the Architect Sinan/ We cross Sultanahmet square and continue to the Blue Mosque, built for Sultan Ahmet I, its six minarets and precious Iznik tiles. We will also se the Hippodrome, Obelisk of Theodosius, Snake Pillar and Fountain of Wilhelm II.

Discover also the back streets of Istanbul and the Theodosian Cistern (or Basilica Cistern on private tours). Shopping in the Grand Covered Bazaar. Return to your ship at approximately 17.30.

Abbreviations

B = Breakfast L= Lunch D = Dinner (Lunch excluded on private tours)

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