The centre of sports activities in Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine empire, today named Sultanahmet Meydani, with its four monuments. The German Fountain of Wilhelm II, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column (Spiral column).
Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque):
Built by the architect Mimar Sedefkar Mehmet aga. Until the 19th century was the traditional point for the pilgrimage to Mecca.
Hagia Sophia Museum:
The best known Christian church in Turkey, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, which was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.
Grand Covered Bazaar:
The most attractive shopping centre in the world, with nearly 4000 shops, selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherwear and souvenirs.
Hagia Sophia is closed on Monday, you will visit the Underground Cistern instead.
Blue Mosque is closed on Friday
Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday.