Take a trip back in time, to the days of Istanbul's Byzantine era. Visit the Byzantine city walls, the Kariye Museum, the Church of Panagia of Blachernae, Anemas Dungeons, Tekfur Palace and many other historic sites.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Mobile ticketing
- Use your phone or print your voucher
- Duration 4 hours
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Skip the ticket line
- Instant confirmation
- Live tour guide
- English, German, Spanish
- Pickup included
- Pick-up service from central located Istanbul hotels, but no drop-off service. Please provide your hotel name. • After booking, you need to call the local supplier in order to learn exact time and free shuttle availability. • Pick-up is only available for centrally located Istanbul hotels. • Free shuttle pick-up is offered between 13:00 and 14:00 (depending on the location of your hotel), and takes 45 to 60 minutes.
- Gaze across the Bosphorous at the Golden Horn
- Walk through the Byzantine streets of Istanbul
- Learn about the Empire that controlled the city for over 1,000 years
- See the Church of Panagia of Blachernae and St. Savior in Chora
- Tour the Byzantine city walls
- Air-conditioned transportation
- Museum entrance fees
- Pick-up service from centrally-located hotels in Istanbul
- Hotel drop-off
- All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
- You must keep social distance while in vehicles
- The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
- You are required to bring and wear a mask
- You must fill out a travel information form
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What to bring
- Passport or ID card
Know before you go
- A minimum of 6 people are required to operate this tour. Guaranteed departure on Tuesday afternoons.
- After booking, you need to call the local supplier in order to learn exact time and free shuttle availability.
- Pick-up is only available for centrally located Istanbul hotels. When verifying your booking, your local supplier will advise you on alternative meeting points for hotels which are not accessible
- Free shuttle pick-up is offered between 13:00 and 14:00 (depending on the location of your hotel), and takes 45 to 60 minutes.