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Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia Tour

Everyone's talking about the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia

Tour Highlights:

  • Experience the splendor and charm of Islamic architecture
  • Discover the art of Islam in its calligraphy and tiles
  • Admire beautiful Byzantine architecture inside Hagia Sophia
  • Witness the basilica’s stunning dome and minarets
Adult (Ages 10+)
Child (Ages 3-9)
Infant (Ages 0-2)
Private 2 people

Experience the splendor and charm of Islamic and Greek Orthodox architecture

Check out Istanbul’s greatest Islamic monument on this small-group walking tour ( max 12 people). After you have met your friendly and informative guide and exchanged a pleasant meet and greet, you will get the day’s activities started with a visit to the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque is the most visited monument in Istanbul. Your tour will start in the Sultanahmet neighborhood which takes its name from the mosque.

Marvel at this imperial Ottoman Mosque, commissioned by Sultan Ahmet the first and the last one built in this grand size. Witness the evocative power and splendor of its past as you enjoy a comprehensive guided tour of the Blue Mosque and its complementary buildings with a professional guide. Afterward, enjoy the courtyard for breathtaking views of modern Istanbulites and take a gentle stroll around the neighborhood.

Visit the Hagia Sophia with your expert guide and witness the most significant site of the Greek Orthodox religion in Istanbul and learn how it was converted into a mosque after the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople.

In the interiors, you will see the elements of a mosque and a church standing next to each other. Admire the basilica’s stunning dome and minarets, and countless mosaics, paintings, and columns. Learn how the impressive İznik tiles were added over time in the mosque, how the stunning Virgin Mary mosaic was made, and why the Ottomans chose to bury their sultans in the courtyard.


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