Have a layover in Istanbul?
Here is the perfect itinerary for you to have a glimpse of the city in a few hours.
We will make sure to make you want to see more and come back to stay longer in one of the most beautiful cities on earth.
Regardless of how many hours you have in this city, we can customize the perfect itinerary for you.
The most popular one is the following itinerary:
Pick up from the airport
Hagia Sophia: Once the biggest church in the world, Hagia Sophia has been the cathedral of the Byzantines, imperial mosque of the Ottomans and now is a museum
Underground Cistern: Biggest and best preserved underground cistern of the Byzantines where they stored water for emergencies
Grand Bazaar: First shopping mall of the world, built in the 15th century, the bazaar is the biggest covered one in the world. Here is where the locals buy gold and silver jewellery, rugs, leather goods and more.
Please keep in mind that we can always customize another tour for you, but the itinerary above is perfect if you have about 4-6 hours in the city.
You would visit the must-see sight Hagia Sophia -biggest church of her time with beautiful architecture and mosaics-, be enchanted by the beautiful architecture of the cistern from the same age and have some fun shopping in the biggest covered bazaar of the world where locals frequent to buy valuable things such as carpets, leather goods and jewelry.