Guided tour

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Grand Bazaar Tour

4.4 / 5

81 reviews

Activity provider: City Of Sultans

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Grand Bazaar Tour

Activity provider: City Of Sultans
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From US$ 49 per person

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Discover magical city of Istanbul on this guided tour in an air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the world-famous Hagia Sophia Museum, the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, and the Grand Bazaar. .

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Japanese, English, French, German, Italian
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Encounter the Hagia Sophia
  • Admire the Blue Mosque, one of the biggest mosques of Istanbul
  • Wander through the Grand Bazaar
  • Encounter the Hippodrome
Full description

Be introduced to the city of Istanbul on this guided tour.Take pictures of the iconic Blue Mosque, enter the ancient Hagia Sophia, and peruse the colorful wares at the Grand Bazaar. Choose from a private or group tour. 

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in the city. Sit back and relax as your driver navigates to the Blue Mosque. Get out and admire its 6 minarets and ornate stained glass windows. 

Travel next door to the Hagia Sophia Museum. Explore this magnificent Byzantine Church that has transformed into a mosque. Appreciate its immense size and discover traces of its unique history. 

Head to the entrance of the Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest covered markets in the world. Hunt for bargains, haggle with shopkeepers, and capture picture of without a rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jeweler, leather goods, and souvenirs. 

Includes
  • Hotel pickup from centrally located hotels
  • All entrance fees to the museum and sites
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Air-conditioned luxury minibus
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Head covering or kippah

Not allowed

  • Short skirts

Know before you go

  • The inner parts of the Grand Bazaar are closed on Sundays
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 81 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5

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We had the most amazing experience with the tour. The blue mosque was closed on the day we went for the tour and they offered alternatives and was very responsive and supportive. They went above and beyond to make sure that we had the best experience. Highly highly recommend. Only thing I like to add is that there is no such thing as skip the queue in Hagia Sofia. If you are lucky the queue will be small.

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October 16, 2022

Good explanation of Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Stop at carpet shop was good for resting but stay a little too long. We were told Grand Bazaar was closed (went on Sunday) and went to a leather store instead with a fake fashion show and pushy salesman. Not sure the Grand Bazaar was actually closed as online hours say it’s open on Sundays.

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September 19, 2022

Fuet Peker was an excellent tour guide. He was thorough and inclusive and the tour was very intense. I was hoping for a tour of 3 of the main sites of the old city. I didn’t expect such a full and involving tour of the entire old city. I would recommend to anyone.

September 5, 2022

Product ID: 354181