Istanbul Half-Day Morning Walking Tour Byzantine Relics Exploration

Wander through ancient sites, marvel at stunning architecture, and uncover the stories that shaped this historic era. Perfect for history enthusiasts and curious travelers alike, this tour offers a captivating glimpse into Istanbul's fascinating past. Don't miss the chance to experience the beauty and history of Byzantine Istanbul with our expert guide. Book your spot today!

Istanbul Half-Day Morning Walking Tour Itinerary

After meeting our valued guests at the designated meeting point, we will embark on a journey to explore the history of Istanbul. Our tour begins at 8:45 AM in Sultanahmet Square. Throughout the tour, we will visit the following historical sites:

  • Hippodrome: Once the social and sporting center of Constantinople, the Hippodrome holds many fascinating tales of the city's past.
  • Blue Mosque: Known for its stunning blue tiles and grand architecture, this mosque is a must-see.
  • Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque: A marvel of Byzantine architecture, this iconic landmark has a rich history as a cathedral, mosque, and now a museum.
  • Grand Bazaar: One of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, offering a vibrant shopping experience.

Our professional guide will provide unique insights and engaging commentary, ensuring you have a memorable experience. The tour concludes at 1:00 PM at the Grand Bazaar.


  • Please note that this tour does not include hotel pickup and drop-off services.
  • The entrance fee to Hagia Sophia is not included in the tour price. However, for those who wish to visit, we can arrange tickets for 25 EUR each, allowing you to skip the long lines and enjoy a hassle-free visit.
  • On Sundays, the Grand Bazaar is closed, so we will visit the Arasta Bazaar instead. Please also note that on Fridays, due to prayer times, the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia are closed to visitors, and thus the tour is not available on Fridays.

Join us for an unforgettable morning exploring the Byzantine relics of Istanbul!

Includes of Istanbul Half-Day Morning Walking Tour

  • English speaking tour guide
  • Local taxes
  • Service charge

Excludies of Istanbul Half-Day Morning Walking Tour

  • Hagia Sophia entry fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Pick-up and Drop-off

Pick-up and Drop-off Details of Istanbul Half-Day Morning Walking Tour

  • 08:45 AM In front of Alzer Hotel in Sultanahmet Square.
  • 12:30 PM Our tour concludes at the Grand Bazaar, where we bid farewell to our valued guests.

Istanbul Half-Day Morning Walking Tour

  • Explore Historical Sites: Discover the rich history of Istanbul as we visit iconic Byzantine relics.
  • Professional Guide: Enjoy engaging and informative commentary from our experienced guide.
  • Hippodrome: Learn about the fascinating history of this ancient social and sporting center.
  • Blue Mosque: Marvel at the stunning blue tiles and grand architecture of this must-see mosque.
  • Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque: Experience the grandeur of this architectural marvel with a storied past.
  • Grand Bazaar: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of one of the world's oldest and largest covered markets.
  • Skip the Line: Option to purchase Hagia Sophia tickets in advance to avoid long queues.
  • Alternate Visits: On Sundays, visit the Arasta Bazaar instead of the Grand Bazaar.

Join us for a captivating morning tour and uncover the enchanting history of Byzantine Istanbul!