This tour offers a great opportunity to see this fascinating city from a slightly different perspective. The Ancient Hippodrome which was once one of the largest chariot race grounds of the Byzantine Empire welcomes you. Continue to The Blue Mosque with its beautiful blue Iznik tiles and six minarets, and one of the greatest buildings of the world and the St. Sophia Museum. The Museum of Archaeology is the next stop, where you can trace the footprints of Anatolian civilizations thousands of years back. Visit the Topkapi Palace which was not only the residence of the Ottoman Sultan's but also the administrative and educational center of the state. You’ll experience typical Turkish cuisine before continuing to the final stop; one of the most colorful sites of Istanbul - the Grand Bazaar where you’ll have the chance to experience Turkish weaving arts and a carpet presentation.