Wheelchair Accessible Istanbul City Drive

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About Wheelchair Accessible Istanbul City Drive

Description

Duration: 5½ Hours
Departure: Istanbul Port or Airport or Hotel
Visiting: Istanbul, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar

Highlights:
Depeart from ship for photo stop at Beylerbeyi district Refreshment at a local cafe in the city, Panoramic drive and tours of Hagia Sophia, Shopping at the Grand Bazaar

 
 A scenic 40-minute drive in your motorcoach takes you to Beylerbeyi district. This is a photo opportunity promises magnificent views of Istanbul.
Continuing on your tours, youll travel to the European side for a dazzling photo opportunity at the Blue Mosque, also known as The Sultan Ahmed Mosque. This 17th-century marvel was built to rival and surpass the grandeur and beauty of Hagia Sophia, and is a true study in color. It displays a multitude of domes and semi-domes and graceful minarets on the exterior, and over 20,000 shimmering blue Iznik tiles in more than 50 different tulip designs, and 216 stained glass windows, on the interior.Nearby, the Byzantine Hippodrome presents an opportunity to snap a photo or two as you walk by this imposing arena, once the heart of Constantinoples political and sporting life, and the scene of games through the history of the Byzantine empire.Just minutes away, youll visit Hagia Sophia, also known as St. Sophia, the Church of Holy Wisdom. It was originally built by Constantine the Great, and later rebuilt by Emperor Justinian to be a “queen church” of the new empire. Considered one of the greatest surviving examples of Byzantine architecture, its rich with mosaics and marble pillars and coverings.
The last stop on your tours, the Grand Bazaar, is the largest in the world with over 4.000 shops. Youll view a carpet demonstration and explore the shops filled with jewelry, carpets, leather ware, and copper goods. Bargaining is expected and half the fun.Your tours concludes with a walk back to your motorcoach, and a relaxing drive back to the port. With Istanbul behind you, you leave with a myriad of unforgettable memories of a lifetime.
 
INCLUDED
-Pick-up and drop-off service
-Wheelchair accessible vehicles -Licensed experienced drivers
-Licensed professional guide in English or other preferred language for all sightseeing.
-Entrance fees to museums and sites according to the above itinerary
 
NOT INCLUDED
– Gratuities to guide and driver
– Items of a personal nature
– Any items not specifically mentioned as included
 
Additional Information:
To bring a camera, a sunhat are highly recommended.

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