Take a journey to the Ottoman times in Istanbul by visiting the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and the Spice Market very close to the Sirkeci Train Station; last stop of the Orient Express...
- Blue Mosque
- Topkapi Palace
- Sirkeci Train Station
- Spice Market
Istanbul city was the capital of the Ottoman Empire for 5 centuries, and the monuments left by the Ottoman architects are still embellishing the city's skyline. This tour starts with a pick up from your hotel and will first visit Sultanahmet mosque, most commonly known as the Blue Mosque. It was built by one of the Grand Architect Sinan students, Sedefkar Mehmet Aga, and still stands with its splendor in the middle of the Old City of Istanbul. Your next stop is Topkapi Palace, a home, school, and administration building for the Ottoman Sultans. From the Topkapi Palace's terraces, you can see the real history channel, the Bosporus of Istanbul, where east meets west. After lunch in a small restaurant in the old city, you will continue to the Grand Bazaar, the biggest and oldest functioning bazaar globally. Shop till you drop there or continue to Spice Market near the Sirkeci train station, which is the last stop of the Orient Express. Tour will finish here, and you will be dropped at your hotel then.
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