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OverviewHalf-Day Hagia Sophia & Blue Mosque Tour

Enjoy a Half-Day morning tour of the UNESCO site of Sultanahmet Old Istanbul with an extensive guided tour. Explore the signature sites with your Blue mosque tickets from Thirllark and enjoy a 4-hour customised tour.

Key Highlights

  • Explore the treasures of Istanbul on a customised half-day tour to the heart of Sultanahmet
  • Visit the signature sites of Istanbul such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome of Constantinople and Grand Bazaar
  • Learn about the Byzantines, Ottomans, modern Turks, and their history from your professional local guide
  • Go shopping in the grand bazaar - the centre of shopping for centuries
  • Take a walk along the historical hippodrome and see the German Fountain and obelisk

Detailed Description

Half-Day Hagia Sophia & Blue Mosque Tour
Meet your expert local guide at the meeting point and depart for your half-day tour. Explore iconic landmarks such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome of Constantinople and Grand Bazaar and learn about its history. Located in the heart of Sultanahmet surrounded by Blue mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi palace, explore the Hippodrome of Constantinople and see the German Fountain and obelisk. Furthermore, take photographs of the Blue Mosque - which is one of the most famous landmarks of the old city with its famous six minarets and magnificent dome. Then, visit the Grand Bazaar to discover more than 60 streets and 5000 shops, where you will find the authentic oriental atmosphere, all kind of gifts, leather clothing, rugs, antiques, jewellery, hand-woven fabrics etc.

InclusionsHalf-Day Hagia Sophia & Blue Mosque Tour

  • Tour in an air-conditioned non-smoking minibus
  • Local tour guide (Monolingual) 
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Admission fees to attractions
  • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers from/to Istanbul Hotels (centrally located)

Exclusions

  • Beverage during the tour
  • Lunch (optional for private tours)
  • Tips to the guide & driver (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Know Before You BookHalf-Day Hagia Sophia & Blue Mosque Tour

Restrictions: 
  • The Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays due to prayers. You will be able to visit this location from the garden
  • No professional equipment is allowed for photography
Timing:
  • This experience operates every day, all year round from 8:00 am (approx.) - 12:00 pm
  • The duration of the half-day Hagia Sophia and blue mosque experience is 4 hours (approx)

What to Wear: 
  • You are advised to wear comfortable clothes, a hat, and shoes
  • Please note there will roughly be 1 mile walking in Sultanahmet
Eligibility:
  • All guests are allowed to join half-day Hagia Sophia and blue mosque experience with children
  • Children 0-3 years can join the half-day Hagia Sophia and blue mosque ride for free 
  • Children 4-7 years can join the experience with a 50% discount
Additional info:
  • Restaurant for lunch will be recommended by your tour guide on the day of the tour (if needed- for private tour option)
  • Please note that the tour will begin and end on time 
  • You are advised to arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour time

Cancellation PolicyHalf-Day Hagia Sophia & Blue Mosque Tour

  • Your tickets can be cancelled 3 days in advance for a full refund  
  • Full cancellation applies in the event of a No-Show
  • It is recommended to make travel insurance for your holiday, as the provider can not be held responsible for the incident(s) which may occur during the tour

My VoucherHalf-Day Hagia Sophia & Blue Mosque Tour

  • Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated
  • Your Blue mosque tickets will be mailed to you separately, once you’ve made a booking. All you have to do is show the voucher with a Govt ID proof 
Meeting Point
  • Present your voucher at the departure point which is centrally located in Istanbul Hotels (Sisli, Besiktas, Taksim, Sultanahmet, Aksaray)
  • The tour will end at Grand Bazaar

Getting ThereHalf-Day Hagia Sophia & Blue Mosque Tour

Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya Meydanı No:1, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Frequently Asked QuestionsHalf-Day Hagia Sophia & Blue Mosque Tour

Are children allowed to join this experience?
Children 0-3 years can join the half-day Hagia Sophia and blue mosque ride for free, while Children 4-7 years can enjoy the experience with a 50% discount
What is included in this tour?
This is a half-day tour for 4-hours which will cover all the attractions and sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
How can I book a ticket?
Select the number of tickets on our website and click ‘Book Now’ to get your confirmed ticket on your email
How long is my ticket valid for?
Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated

Ratings & ReviewsHalf-Day Hagia Sophia & Blue Mosque Tour

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