Tour 2 – walkıng tour (half day afternoon tour)
Experience the beauty of Istanbul at Topkapı Palace known as the great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The palace houses an exquisite collection of precious gems, jewellery thrones of sultans, robes worn by the sultans and their families; miniatures, the Holy Mantle; CHABER OF SACRED RELICS.
(Harem is not included in the program and visit is due to extra entrance fee.)
LITTLE HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE
Explore one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century. Its early domed-basilica architectural plan of famous Hagia Sophia was applied here first time in the history. Temple was founded by the powerful emperor Justinianos whose reign was known as the golden age of Roman Empire. The place was converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire.
This tour is not operated on Tuesday.