Breakfast at the Hotel.
Continue with a half day Guided Tour of Istanbul visiting:
Hagia Sophia (or Aya Sofya), The Cathedral built by Emperor Justinian, considered a significant sample of Byzantine art and engineering. The Basilica became a Mosque (AyaSofia) during the Ottoman Empire and is now one of Istanbul's most essential Museums (a UNESCO-listed). It houses an extensive collection of Ottoman/Byzantine era antiquities and objects that once belonged to 15th-century Sultans.
Continue to The Blue Mosque, One of Istanbul's most recognized sites built by Sultan Ahmed I in the 17th century to exceed the beauty of Hagia Sophia. This Imperial Mosque is a striking sight with its multiple cascading domes and minarets, and inside beautiful blue Iznik tiles cover the walls. When visiting the Mosque, you are asked to dress modestly (no shorts), remove your shoes at the entrance; women should cover their heads with a scarf, turn off your flash camera and walk/talk quietly after all this is a place of worship.
Istanbul's Byzantine Hippodrome, This arena was the center of Byzantium's life used for chariot races and public meetings. The Roman Emperor Septimus Severus built it; It was adorned with many monuments brought from different places of the Roman Empire, many of them now on display at various Museums the ones that remain here are The Egyptian Obelisk of Thutmose III, The Serpentine Column, and the Walled Obelisk. The Hippodrome is now public park a favorite meeting place for people known as Sultanahmet Meydani, At Meydani, in Turkish.
Grand Bazaar: The oldest covered market in the world, its passages, and alleys lined with over four thousand shops, here you find anything but especially carpets, spices, art pieces, jewelry, and leather, to bargain with the shopkeepers is accepted.
Overnight in Istanbul.
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