Dan Brown Inferno Tour of Istanbul
Like Dan Brown…
Go sightseeing in Istanbul’s Old City, following the footsteps of Robert Langdon, the main character of Dan Brown’s best-seller “Inferno”. See the Hagia Sophia — a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and imagine the Roman chariots that once strolled around the Hippodrome. Enjoy the unique ambiance of the Basilica Cistern, walk through the Spice Market and view the Galata Bridge. Upgrade for a full-day tour that includes a boat trip on the Bosphorous and a visit to the Grand Bazaar.
Take a half-day or full-day walking tour of Istanbul’s old city of Sultanahmet with a knowledgeable guide.
Visit the key sites where the main character, Robert Langdon, untangled Dan Brown’s captivating mystery. Admire the Hagia Sophia (with the Deesis mosaic and the tomb of duke Enrico Dandolo). Go underground at the Basilica Cistern (where the virus was hidden in the novel, close to the Medusa head). Stroll around the Hippodrome (where four bronze horses were once located; they are now in Venice in St Marc Church). Pass by the New Mosque, built in the 1600s, as you walk to the Spice Market. From there you can enjoy clear views of Galata Bridge.
Upgrade to a full-day tour that includes a relaxing boat trip on the Bosphorus. Afterwards, walk the busy streets to the Grand Bazaar and soak in the atmosphere described in the novel. Your tour ends in Grand Bazaar where you can explore the shops further on your own.