Discover Istanbul's gems on our Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern Tour. Skip-the-line access and expert guides await!

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Istanbul Tour: Explore the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Basilica Cistern

Experience the best of Istanbul on this guided tour, featuring skip-the-line access to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Basilica Cistern. Uncover the rich history and architectural wonders of these iconic landmarks with the insights of an expert guide.

Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia,  Basilica Cistern Tour Itinerary

Join us on an enriching tour through Istanbul's most iconic landmarks. Enjoy a stress-free experience with skip-the-line access and expert guide insights as you explore the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Basilica Cistern.

Meeting Point: Meet your guide at the heart of the Old City, right in front of the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts at Sultanahmet Hippodrome Square. Your guide will be there to greet you.

Blue Mosque: Begin your journey at the Blue Mosque. Marvel at its stunning architecture and iconic blue Iznik tiles. Learn about the rich history of Byzantine and Ottoman heritage, as well as the significance of Islam in Istanbul.

Basilica Cistern: Skip the ticket lines and venture into the subterranean world of the Basilica Cistern. Discover the ancient water reservoir, admire its architectural beauty, and encounter the famous Medusa heads from Greek mythology.

Istanbul's Old City: Stroll through the historic streets of Istanbul's Old City. Visit the Million Stone, marking the starting point of all roads in the Byzantine Empire, and explore the Hippodrome, once the center of social and sporting life in Constantinople.

Hagia Sophia: Admire the exterior of the Hagia Sophia and learn about its 2,000-year-old history. Your guide will provide skip-the-line tickets and an audio guide, allowing you to explore the interior at your own pace.

Conclusion: Finish your tour with the freedom to delve deeper into the history and significance of Hagia Sophia using the provided audio guide.

Tour Days and Times:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM
  • Friday: 1:00 PM

Important Notes:

  • Guides are not allowed inside the Hagia Sophia. You will learn the history from outside, then enter with your ticket and audio guide app.
  • Skip-the-line tickets for Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern are included, but security checks cannot be bypassed. Security lines can take up to 60 minutes at Hagia Sophia and 30 minutes at Basilica Cistern during high season.
  • Access to Hagia Sophia includes the Visiting Area and Upper Gallery, but not the prayer area.
  • Men and women must cover their knees. Body covers are available for purchase for 100 TRY if needed.

Inclusions of Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia,  Basilica Cistern Tour

  • English-speaking guide
  • Blue Mosque tour
  • Skip-the-line entry and tour of Basilica Cistern
  • Old City highlights tour
  • Skip-the-line ticket and audio guide for Hagia Sophia

Exclusions of Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia,  Basilica Cistern Tour

  • Skip-the-line entry to the Blue Mosque
  • Scarf and body cover at the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia

Highlights of Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia,  Basilica Cistern Tour

  • Travel through time and uncover the secrets of Istanbul's greatest landmarks.
  •  Learn about the city's heritage and Islam at the Blue Mosque.
  • Enjoy fast-track entry to the Basilica Cistern and encounter the Medusa heads.
  • Explore Hagia Sophia at your own pace with an informative audio guide.
  • Be awed by the architectural feats reflecting Istanbul's ever-changing history.
Price From(Per Person)76.50EUR
85.00 EUR Discount %10