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Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Tour provided by Istanbul Welcome Card

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Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 07/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Go on a journey back in time and explore the Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Square, which is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Discover the city's centuries-old Byzantine and Ottoman heritage, learn about Istanbul's rich history from your licensed guide. Highlights: - Discover Byzantine and Ottoman relics - Learn more about the fascinating history of Istanbul - Discover some of the city’s most important historical sites - Get a sense for the culture both past and present - Explore the Hippodrome with its two obelisks and the Serpentine Column - Visit the German Fountain, a gift from the German Emperor Wilhelm II - See the magnificent Palace of Ibrahim Pasha - Marvel at the beautiful Blue Mosque - Stroll through the courtyards of the Blue Mosque - Stay inside the Blue Mosque as long as you want Discover all historical buildings from outside that surround the ancient imperial square. Your guide will take you through the ages of Istanbul - from antiquity to modern times.
  • You'll start at
    Ayasofya Meydanı
    Cankurtaran, Ayasofya Meydanı, Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Meet your Istanbul Welcome Card guide in front of the Hagia Sophia and start your walking tour on the Historic Peninsula, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985.
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    Blue Mosque
    Stop: 60 minutes
    Admire the world-famous Blue Mosque, one of the most splendid and largest Ottoman mosques in Istanbul. Built in 1616, the sacral building with its six minarets characterizes the skyline of the city and is considered a masterpiece.
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  • You'll end at
    The Blue Mosque
    Sultan Ahmet, Atmeydanı Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    The tour ends in the courtyard of the Blue Mosque, where you can enter the mosque with the famous blue Iznik tiles and see it from the inside.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cankurtaran, Ayasofya Meydanı, Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Return Details
The Blue Mosque, Sultan Ahmet, Atmeydanı Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
  • English speeking licensed guide
  • 45 min. walking tour at UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Donation for Blue Mosque
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Istanbul Welcome Card
László J
Fraudster sellers on board
Be aware, waiters giving complimentary looking refreshments to your hands when you board the boat, then an hour lat
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Amazing Guide Ismail
Thank you Ismail, for sharing your professional knowledge in a very friendly way. I reccomend this tour 100%. It wa
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Good Taman
Everything was great, departure and arrival, on time. I can only recommend for others. Beautiful views.
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Jennifer S
Worth the price
For the price, amazing! Very busy noisy boat but the views make it worth it. The food and drink offering is perfect
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Don’t buy ticket here ! Go straight always the price is on the bord !!! 3 euros ! You will enjoy it a lot
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Didn't leave up to expectation
Overpriced and didn't leave up to expectation, had to chase down my free refreshment, the public address system was
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Not bad
Would be nicer if there was a tour guide on board given they collect so much money for a tour only. Very busy queue
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nice TRip
The boat tour byself is very nice and give you a very good overview from Bosphorus Istanbul. Also good for family.
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Great way to see the whole city on a short trip!
This boat cruise is truly one of the best ways to explore the city on a short trip to Istanbul. My friend and I on
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boat tour
Is one of the best that you can do. A boat trip at Bosphorus coat line that you can see a lot of villas.
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Very knowledgeable guide
We had the most wonderful time with Eser on Hagia Sophia. He was vertical knowledge and professional and shared wit
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Good tour
It is a good tour to see places like palaces and countryside different from the city. There is a audio app. with wr
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Solemn performance
This is a very solemn and dignified performance. Thank you. In the future, I would appriciate a short introduction
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Niels H
a must-see - or must-do activity
with a good giude, this is a fantastic trip that gives you valuable and interesting details of Istanbul and the Bos
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claire r
No frills boat ride on the Bosphorous. It's so lovely to be on the water in Istanbul, so I wasnt concerned with com
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Key Details
  • Duration: 45m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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