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HALF DAY MORNING TOURS TERMINATEAT SULTANAHMET CENTER IN FRONT OF HAGIA SOPHIA
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Half Day Morning

Tour of  "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and

Ottoman Empires were ruled.

 

Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the

6th century by Emperor Justinian.

 

Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Ŭznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets,

built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

 

Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the

old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are

the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.

 

Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world

with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir.

(Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request)

 

HALF DAY MORNING TOURS TERMINATE

AT SULTANAHMET CENTER IN FRONT OF HAGIA SOPHIA