Don’t miss the opportunity for a day tour to explore the most famous monuments in Istanbul, the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. After extensive renovations for more than 5 years, you can now tour the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia with a passionate local guide.
Be one of the first to admire the Blue Mosque after its extensive renovations.
Marvel at Hagia Sophia, the largest religious building in the world for over a 1000 years.
Learn about the history, architecture and the Islamic religion from a passionate local guide.
Benefit from a complimentary walking tour around the Old City surrounding the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.
Take amazing pictures, explore beautiful places and discover the history of the Ottoman Empire
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 Hagia Sophia then continue 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 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 at both places, but don’t worry, your guide will entertain you with interesting stories and facts about Istanbul, the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia 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.