Istanbul tour of Ottoman throne in half day

Blue mosque

Istanbul, Old city from Pera

Tour Details

This tour starts with Topkapi Palace which is is the symbol and the center of the Ottoman Empire. Overlooking Istanbul Bogazi (Bosphorus) and the Marmara sea, stands this amazing building that was the great palace of the Ottoman Sultans. The palace is a collection of buildings arranged around a series of courtyards and has incredible collections of jewels, China, pieces of Ottoman and Islamic artwork.

Built by Mimar Sinan, the great architect, and completed in just seven years between 1550 and 1557, Suleymaniye Mosque is considered to be the most beautiful of all Imperial mosques in Istanbul. It dominates the skyline of the Golden Horn. Adjoining the mosque there are schools of theology, schools of Medicine, and a caravanserai. It is a symbol of power and glory dedicated to legendary Sultan Suleyman (Suleyman the Magnificent) who is buried there, not very far from his famous and beloved wife Hurrem Sultan (Roxelena)

Please note that Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays.

PRICE: 30 euros per person
Please ask price for 3 persons or more.

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