Tickets for Blue Mosque + Sultanahmet Square: Guided Tour

Take a journey of discovery in the historic heart of Istanbul

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Starting time: 10:00
Duration: 45min
Wheelchair accessible
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted

What's included

45-minute guided tour of Sultanahmet Square

What's not included

Guided tour inside the Blue Mosque
  • Take a 45-minute English guided tour of Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square, once the Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • Admire famous landmarks of the city, including the Milion Stone, the German Fountain, the Palace of Ibrahim Pasha, and the ancient hippodrome
  • Hear the history of Istanbul from ancient times through to the present day, and opt to explore the square's most famous landmark, the Blue Mosque

A guided tour of Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square is the ideal way to ease yourself into Turkey's fascinating history. With a local expert for company, you'll wander the UNESCO-recognized landmark and journey through the many ages of Istanbul.

Learn about the Byzantine Milion Stone, see the Ottoman Palace of Ibrahim Pasha, and discover the area's role as a focal point during Roman rule. Admire the square's centerpiece, the Blue Mosque, which you can visit for free after your tour.

Starting point
Cankurtaran, Park İçi Yolu, 34122, Istanbul
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The Blue Mosque
Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Atmeydanı Cd. No:7, Fatih, 34122, Istanbul
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  • Show your smartphone ticket to your guide at the meeting point, at the entrance of the Hürrem Sultan Hamam
  • The meeting point is located below the trees, next to the newspaper kiosk and across the Hagia Sophia (see map)
  • The guide, who is from Istanbul Welcome Card, will be wearing a red shirt or jacket, and/or carrying an umbrella

The meeting point is only 3 minutes away from Sultanahmet tram station (line T1).

  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

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