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Full-Day Guided Istanbul Tour with Lunch

Experience the heart of Istanbul's history and heritage on this amazing Full-Day Istanbul Tour! Join a captivating journey through time as you explore iconic sites like the Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and Hagia Sophia. Expert guides will unravel the stories behind the architectural marvels, immersing you in the tales of empires that shaped the city. Indulge in a delightful local lunch and navigate the enchanting maze of the Grand Bazaar, where treasures from around the world await. Immerse yourself in the essence of Istanbul's past and present, creating memories that will linger long after the tour ends. Book your tour today and let history come alive in every step you take.

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About From Palaces to Mosques: Full-Day Istanbul Tour with Guide and Lunch

Set forth on this amazing Full-Day Istanbul Tour with Guide and Lunch, an immersive journey into Istanbul's rich history. Unveil the secrets of landmarks like the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and Hagia Sophia, each narrating stories of empires past. Indulge in a local lunch before navigating the labyrinthine alleys of the Grand Bazaar, where treasures await your exploration. This meticulously crafted itinerary encapsulates the essence of Istanbul's heritage in a single day.

Itinerary of the Tour

  • Pick Up: Visitors will be picked up from central hotels by a Deluxe Mercedes-Benz Vehicle
  • Hippodrome of Constantinople: Discover the cultural heart of ancient Constantinople through remarkable artworks.
  • Blue Mosque: Witness the architectural splendor and cultural significance of this iconic mosque.
  • Topkapi Palace: Step into the opulent world of Ottoman emperors and their treasures.
  • Hagia Sophia: Uncover the complex history of this architectural marvel that has transcended empires.(Outer Tour Only)
  • Local Lunch: Savor authentic flavors at a local Turkish restaurant.
  • Grand Bazaar: Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of one of the world's oldest covered markets.
  • Tour Ends in the Grand Bazaar area.


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  • Expert guided exploration of Istanbul's iconic sites with a great narration of historical stories and cultural context.
  • Convenient hotel pickup from centrally located hotels.
  • Delicious local lunch showcasing authentic Turkish flavors.
  • Creating lasting memories through a comprehensive exploration of Istanbul's heritage.

  • Licensed English-speaking Expert Guide for in-depth insights
  • Headset/Infoport service for all day
  • Hassle-free Hotel Pickup in Taksim, Beyoglu, Sisli, Besiktas, Fatih, Sultanahmet areas
  • Delicious Lunch to savor Turkish flavors
  • Unveiling the wonders of Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and Hagia Sophia
  • Immersive Exploration of the enchanting Grand Bazaar
Not Included
  • Drop off to Hotels (tour ends in Grand Bazaar area)
  • Entrance to Topkapi Palace (1500 TL per person to be paid in cash)
  • Hagia Sophia Entry Tickets (25€ per person)
  • Drinks on lunch
  • Guide Tip

From Palaces to Mosques: Discover in Istanbul in 1 Day!

Experience a comprehensive exploration of Istanbul's rich history and culture with the Full-Day Guided Istanbul Tour with Lunch. Our expert-guided journey takes you on a captivating adventure through the city's most renowned landmarks, providing deep insights and historical context at every step.

Expert Guided Exploration

Your knowledgeable guide, well-versed in the intricacies of Istanbul's past, will lead you on an engaging journey. With their expertise, you'll gain a deeper understanding of each site's significance and the stories that shaped them.

Convenient Hotel Pickup

Our tour ensures your convenience with hassle-free pickup from centrally located hotels. This seamless start to your day sets the tone for an enriching experience.

Local Lunch Delight

Savor the true essence of Turkish cuisine with an authentic local lunch. Delight in the flavors that have been cherished for generations, offering you a taste of Istanbul's culinary heritage.

Landmarks to Discover

  • Blue Mosque: Marvel at the architectural splendor of the Blue Mosque, a symbol of Istanbul's cultural tapestry.
  • Topkapi Palace: Step into the world of Ottoman emperors as you explore the opulent rooms and treasures within the Topkapi Palace.
  • Hagia Sophia: Uncover the layered history of the Hagia Sophia, a monument that has witnessed the rise and fall of empires.

Grand Bazaar Adventure

Navigate the enchanting alleys of the Grand Bazaar, where centuries of commerce converge. Discover a wide array of treasures, from beautiful carpets to aromatic spices, offering a glimpse into Istanbul's vibrant trade heritage. Especially check out the handmade silk rugs and don't forget to buy some souvenirs for your loved ones back home!

Let yourself feel the beating heart of Istanbul's past and present as you venture on this meticulously designed itinerary. Each stop on this journey reveals a piece of the city's captivating history, leaving you with memories that resonate long after the tour concludes.

Important Information

Topkapi Palace: Closed every Tuesday. On this day, the visit will be replaced with a visit to the Nakkas Cistern, an equally captivating historical site.

Inner Parts of Grand Bazaar: Closed every Sunday. While the outer parts remain accessible, please be aware that the inner sections of the Grand Bazaar will not be open for exploration on Sundays.

Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia: Kindly note that the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia may not be accessible during prayer times and special events. Your guide will ensure your tour is seamlessly adjusted to make the most of your visit despite these considerations.

Frequently Asked Question

How long is the tour?
Full-Day Istanbul Tour with Guide and Lunch is a comprehensive full-day tour, carefully designed to maximize your experience.
What language is the tour conducted in?
Our tours are primarily conducted in English to ensure a comprehensive understanding and engagement with the historical narratives.
Is the tour suitable for children?
Yes, the tour is family-friendly. However, please note that some sites might have specific restrictions, so it's advisable to check with our team when booking.
Are entry fees included in the tour price?
Entry fees for the Topkapi Palace is not included in the tour price. Topkapi Palace entry fee is 750TL per person and is to be paid in cash.
What is the lunch like?
The tour includes a local lunch at a Turkish restaurant, allowing you to savor authentic flavors. Specific details about the menu can be obtained from our tour guides.
Can I explore the inner parts of the Grand Bazaar everyday?
Unfortunately, the inner parts of the Grand Bazaar are closed every Sunday. However, the outer sections remain accessible for exploration.
Is the tour accessible for individuals with mobility challenges?
While efforts are made to make the tour accessible, please note that some historical sites may have limitations in terms of accessibility. We recommend contacting us in advance to discuss any specific requirements.
Is hotel pickup provided?
Yes, we offer convenient hotel pickup from centrally located hotels to ensure a seamless start to your tour.

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