HISTORICAL PENINSULA TOURS
Option 1: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern
* Hagia Sofia: Hagia Sophia is the one of the most visited museums and most prominent monuments in the world in terms of art and the history of architecture. It has also been called “the eighth wonder of the world” by East Roman Philon as far back as the 6th century.
* Blue Mosque: One of the most famous monuments of Turkish and Islamic art, the mosque is visited by all who come to Istanbul and gains their admiration. This imperial mosque is an example of classical Turkish architecture, and it is the only mosque that was originally built with six minarets. It is surrounded by other important edifices of Istanbul, built at earlier ages. Istanbul is viewed best from the sea and the mosque is part of this magnificent scenery.
* Basilica Cistern: Basilica Cistern or better known as "Yerebatan Sarnıcı" is a very authentic place and a must see in Istanbul. It’s located in the crowded Eminönü district of Istanbul next to the Hagia Sophia, was built to provide water for the city of Istanbul during the reign of Emperor Justinian I in the 6th century CE.
Option 2: Topkapı Palace and Grand Bazaar
* Topkapı Palace: Topkapı Palace was not only the residence of the Ottoman sultans, but also the administrative and educational center of the state. Initially constructed between 1460 and 1478 by Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople, and expanded upon and altered many times throughout its long history, the palace served as the home of the Ottoman sultans and their court until the middle of the 19th century.
* Grand Bazaar: The world famous Covered Bazaar (Kapalıçarsı) is, owing to its architecture, history, location, and sheer variety of merchandise, one of İstanbul's most significant tourist sites. The Bazaar has eight different entrances, each of them facing one of the city's most important historic monuments.It is one of the largest and oldest covered-markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily.
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