TOPKAPI PALACE : The imperial residence of Otoman Sultans, Topkapı Palace is now a museum and has one of finest collections of jewellery including the Topkapi Dagger ,Spoonmaker’s Diamond, ottoman court costumes, ceramics etc. Besides the pavillions, iner courtyards with their ancient plane trees,cypresses where the Sultan was strolling.
ST SOPHİA : The ancient basilica, built by the architects Antemius and Isidoros during the reign of the Justinian the Great and his wife Theodora, it’s one of the architectural marvel of all time.the beautiful decoration include stunning byzantin mosaics very well preserved during the ottoman time while it has served as a mosque.
HİPPODROME : Charriot race course of the roman and byzantin times,held 100.000 spectators and featured objects from all corners of the empires like Egyptian Obelisque,Serpentine Column.Even though the seats and main structure disaeppared ,it’ s still a nice place to stroll and to imagine the roman and byzantin time in İstanbul.
BLUE MOSQUE : Famous for its 6 minarets and exquisite blue İznik tiles.Built by Sultan Ahmet 1. in the early 17th century and designed by the architect Mehmet Aga who was also a jewelier and pupil of the the great architect Sinan.
GRAND BAZAAR : The biggest covered bazaar of ancient time still remaining the heart of the commercial life in the old city with 4000 shops suiting every taste and every pocket.
Rate : Guiding only 110 euros, Guiding + Transportation with A/C Van 200 euros