The tour starts with a visit to ancient Hippodrome. The original building of the Hippodrome was built in 3rd century A.D by Septimus Severus.The Hippodrome was the civil center for the people. In hippodrome, you may also see The Egyptian Obelisk(Dikilitaş), The Serpentine Column, The Constantine Column and German Fountain of Wilhelm 2. The tour continues with the visit to The Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camisi). It was built by Sultan Ahmet I. in 17th century. The tourists are fascinated with its beautiful blue tiles.
This is followed by a visit to the Topkapi Palace which was the second palace in Istanbul for The Ottoman sultans between 15th and 19th centuries. After lunch the tour continues with a visit to The St. (Hagia) Sophia which was built by The Emperor Justinian. It was the largest church for many centuries and today it is the fourth largest church in the world. You will see its beautiful mosaics that are samples of Byzantine art. We will visit The Underground Cistern which is the largest and most ornate cistern in Istanbul.
Tour continues with The Grand Bazaar. (You may have free time in Grand Bazaar to see beautiful crafts.) Overnight in Istanbul.