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Suleiman the Magnificent Tour in Istanbul Lunch Included

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Stop At: Suleymaniye Mosque, Prof. SIddIk Sami Onar Cd. No:1 Süleymaniye Mah, Istanbul 34116 Turkey

Süleymaniye Mosque is the largest imperial mosque and one of the best-known sights of İstanbul. Built on the order of Süleyman The Magnificient by the Court Architect Sinan. The mosque crowns İstanbul on a hilltop dominating Golden Horn. In the garden, there are two mausoleums: Tomb of Sultan Süleyman I and his wife Hürrem Sultan (Roxelana). Outside the walls is the Tomb of Master Architect Sinan.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hippodrome (At Meydani), Istanbul Turkey

Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi), MeydanI Sok. No:46 Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi,, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum is housed in the former palace of İbrahim Paşa, the grand vizier to Süleyman the Magnificient. Before being converted into a museum, the palace served as a prison, a home for foreign ambassadors, a clothing factory, and barracks. Today, the museum contains beautifully displayed examples; illuminated Qurans and Turkish carpets collection which is rated as one of the best in the world, and attracts serious carpet enthusiasts. Historical Ottoman Mansion presenting a rich collection of Turkish Carpets.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yildiz Palace Museum, Yildiz Mah. Barbaros Bulv. Hamam Sok. No:62 Gayrettepe, Besiktas, Istanbul Turkey

Yıldız Palace overlooking the Bosphorus which became the fourth administration centre of the empire following the Old Palace, Topkapı Palace and Dolmabahçe Palace. You will enjoy the gorgeous colours of the flowers of the Yıldız Palace Gardens and will have the chance to experience a marvellous view of the Bosphorus through the peaceful green of this public site.

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up service is available only in hotels located in Sultanahmet Aksaray Sirkeci Beyazit and Taksim areas
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Suleymaniye Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi)
  • Entry/Admission - Yildiz Palace Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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