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Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) Tours
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5 hours (Approx.)
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Get a taste of vibrant, cosmopolitan Istanbul on this private half-day shore excursion. Meet your guide at Istanbul cruise port and make a beeline for Sultanahmet, the historic heart of the city. Keep your camera to hand as you stroll around the impressive Hippodrome, step inside the glorious Blue Mosque and tour the inimitable Hagia Sophia, one of Turkey’s most renowned works of architecture. Finally, head to the famous Grand Bazaar, where you can pick up the perfect souvenir of your trip.
- Explore Istanbul's highlights without getting lost with a guide
- Visit the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and the Grand Bazaar
- Enjoy the undivided attention of a private driver/guide
- All entrance fees and port pickup and drop-off included
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Port pickup and drop-off
Transport by private air-conditioned minivan
Food and drinks
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
- ISTANBUL PORT enterance, Kılıçali Paşa, 34433 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Bare shoulders are not permitted in holy places of worship such as churches, monasteries, mosques and synagogues.
- Shoes are not permitted in mosques
- In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
- Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays, Spice market will be visited instead
- During religious holidays the Spice market and Grand Bazaar will be closed. Arasta bazaar will be visited instead
- Not recommended for participants with walking difficulties
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY Curio Travel / Emir Dora Tur Ltd.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Istanbul Shore Excursions: Private Half Day City Tour?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
What is the policy on sanitization during Istanbul Shore Excursions: Private Half Day City Tour?
The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Istanbul Shore Excursions: Private Half Day City Tour?
The policy on social distancing is:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Istanbul Shore Excursions: Private Half Day City Tour?
The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Product code: 10390P2
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