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Monuments of Ottoman Empire Tour - Skip the Line Tickets

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Free cancellation available
Price was RM 460, price is now RM 290 per adult
per adult
Features
  • Free cancellation available
  • 8h 45m
  • Mobile voucher
  • Instant confirmation
  • Cleanliness and safety
Cleaning and safety practices
  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected
Overview
  • Opulent halls, gardens & regal rooms of Topkapi Palace.
  • Majestic domes of the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia basilica.
  • Dazzling tile-work at the Blue Mosque & Sultan Tombs.
  • Thrilling shopping experience at the bustling Grand Bazaar.
  • Expert commentary from your knowledgeable local guide.

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Monuments Of Ottoman Empire Tour - Skip The Line Tickets

Free cancellation
8h 45m
English

Live commentary in English.

Languages available: English
Starting time: 8:15

Price details

Original price was RM 459.02, discounted price is RM 289.18 per ticket. Price for 1 Adult is RM 289.18
RM 289.18

Total

Price was RM 459.02, price is now RM 289.18RM 459.02
37% off

What's included, what's not

  • What's includedGuided tour of Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, and Topkapi Palace.
  • What's includedEnglish-Speaking & Professional Tour Guide.
  • What's includedTransportation from/to the Meeting Point.
  • What's excludedAdmission Fees to Musuems.
  • What's excludedLunch & Beverages.
  • What's excludedPersonal Expenses.

Know before you book

  • Children aged 4 or younger, are complimentary when accompanied by paying adults.
  • Hagia Sophia is closed on Monday. You will visit the 6th-century Basilica Cistern instead.
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday and The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday.
  • This is an open group tour and takes place everyday.

What you can expect

Witness the classic sites of heritage and history that abound in Istanbul on your full-day tour. Visit architectural masterpieces, marvel at awe-inspiring, Byzantine-era tileworks, and see the imperial treasures of Ottoman sultans. Along the way, experience the customs of at a bustling bazaar.

Your tour starts with a brief stop at the Hippodrome, once the sporting and social center of the Roman capital of Constantinople, and still home to a few remaining obelisks. Continue on to the Byzantine basilica, Hagia Sophia, where 30 million gold tesserae (tiny mosaic tiles) create stunning mosaics and and the great calligraphic panes line the interior.

Put your haggling skills to the test and find a bargain at the Grand Bazaar, or simply observe the trade of diamonds, perfume, food, and rugs, before moving on to the Sultan Ahmet-inspired masterpiece—The Blue Mosque. Admire the mosque's finely decorated Ottoman tiles and stained-glass windows and learn about the lives of pasty royalty at the solemn Tomb of Sultan Ahmet.

After lunch, meander through the regal rooms of the Topkapi Palace, the residence of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. See the imperial treasury and its collection of Chinese porcelain, costumes, and weaponry, and complete your day with a visit to the Tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. Each of the five tombs actually houses the sultan as well as his family. Each architecture has different decorations, including works by Mimar Sinan. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower figures.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers
Social distancing
  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
Safety measures
  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Multiple Locations to be Visited
  • İstanbul İstanbul

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Meeting Point: Hereke Halı (Hereke Carpets)
    • 59 Nuru Osmaniye Caddesi
    • İstanbul İstanbul 34120

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