Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the most famous monument in Istanbul, the Blue Mosque. After extensive renovations for more than 5 years, you can now tour the Blue mosque with a passionate local guide.
Meet your guide across from the Blue Mosque get first hand information about latest renovations and historical facts.
Go on a journey back in time and start with an expedition to the courtyards at Blue Mosque and the Old City around it, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Inside the Blue Mosque admire the architecture, the famous blue Iznik tiles, learn about the Byzantine and Ottoman heritage, the Islamic religion, and Istanbul's rich history from your official licensed guide, and get a sense of the culture from both past and present.
The tour ends inside the Blue Mosque giving you the chance to keep exploring and taking amazing pictures.
At the end of the tour, you will have enough information and tips to help you explore independently for the rest of your time in Istanbul.
We can not skip the lines.
The security line can take up to 60 minutes in the high season, but don’t worry, your guide will entertain you with interesting stories and facts about Istanbul and the Blue Mosque while you are waiting.
Women are required to cover their knees, shoulders, and chest. Hair should be partially covered with a scarf. Men are required to cover their knees and shoulders. If you do not have a scarf or body cover, you can buy them at the entrance (a scarf is 1€ and a body cover is 3€)
The tour ends inside the Blue Mosque giving you time to explore at your own pace.