Afternoon tour : visit the Topkapi Palace, the Hagia Irine church (from outside) and the Petite Haghia Sophia.
The Topkapı Place is the most important museum of Turkey. It is a huge and rich treasure-chest, brimming with things of historical importance : Courtyards; the Audience Hall, Divan-the High Court, Historical Kitchens, Royal Stables, the Treasury, gardens, kiosks…Probably the best commentary on Ottoman History, art and its culture is simply to come direct to the First Courtyard of this amazing City in the City. We will then see the s Hagia Irene Church (from outside) before heading to our final place of interest, the Church of Sergius and Bacchus today known as “Petit Hagia Sophia Mosque”.
As the Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays, its visit will then be replaced by the visit of the Chora Museum.
- Pick-up from your hotel
- A/C tour coach
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance Fees
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Tips to guide and driver
32,- EUR per person
Price may change depending the period of the year and number of passengers.
This tour is organized every day of the year except Mondays when the Hagia Sophia and on Tuesdays when the Topkapi Palace is closed and its visit replaced by the visit of the Chora Museum. On Sundays, the Covered Bazaar being closed is replaced by the Egyptian/Spice Bazaar. Groups may reach up to 45 passengers.
Both in Turkey and Greece, winters may be cold and summers hot. On the other hand, you will most probably be visiting archaeological sites with more or less walking difficulties. Hence an adapted outfit is recommended :
Do not forget !
Visiting archaeological site may require good physical conditions and access to people with reduced mobility is not always possible. During visits and stops, the buses will be locked and under the supervision of the driver. Hence, if you wish, you can leave some personal belongings in the bus yet at your own responsibility. If not done at subscription, inform your tour guide as soon as you get on the coach about your specific food requirements so that the restaurant booked for lunch can be informed accordingly in due time.