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Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour

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Overview
The former capital of the Ottoman Empire, Istanbul is a vibrant city filled with magnificent architecture and a rich history as the bridge between east and west. Perfect for first-time visitors, this in-depth guided walking tour visits the main attractions like the Hagia Sophia (does not include touring inside) while also venturing to hard-to-find secret spots. Leave the navigation to your guide, who also provides illuminating commentary.
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You'll start at
House of Medusa Restaurant
Alemdar, Yerebatan Cd. No:9, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, TurkeyOur meeting point is "House of Medusa Restaurant" which is on the same street with "Basilica Cistern" (Yerebatan Sarnıcı in Turkish). Only 30 meters away from Basilica Cistern. Your guide will be waiting for you in front of this restaurant. * Please check the exact location on Google Maps.
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  • 1
    Hippodrome
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Grand Bazaar
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Misir Carsisi (Spice Market)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
Mısır Çarşısı
Rüstem Paşa, Erzak Ambarı Sok. No:92, 34116 Fatih/İstanbul, TurkeyOur tour concludes after visiting Spice Market in Eminönü and leaving you free to continue your Istanbul sightseeing
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Highlights
  • Take an in-depth guided walking tour through Istanbul
  • See popular attractions like Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and the Spice Market
  • Discover under-the-radar local sights with your guide
  • Hear stories about the golden ages of Byzantine and Ottoman rule
What to Expect
After meeting your guide at Sultanahmet Square, head off on a scenic stroll through one of the world’s most spectacular cities. Your guide tells stories from the heyday of Byzantine and Ottoman rule as you wander the picturesque streets. Make your way through all the main historical highlights, from the 6th-century Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia—famous for its stunning gold mosaics—to the Spice Market, which boasts more than 100 shops. But your guide also shows you local haunts and learn where residents of the diverse, sprawling city go for the best Turkish coffee.
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Important Information
Departure Point
House of Medusa Restaurant, Alemdar, Yerebatan Cd. No:9, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Duration
3h
Return Details
Mısır Çarşısı, Rüstem Paşa, Erzak Ambarı Sok. No:92, 34116 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Inclusions
  • Professional Guide
  • Small Group
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (Recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
44Reviews
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By: Tematique Tours
DE15
5120
Personal and Passionate
We (2 adults) had a great experience with Erol on this walking tour. (Dec 2019) Perfect way to start off seeing
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60damian
10
Wonderful walking tour
We booked the day before and had a wonderful tour with Erol. He was informative and passionate. I would recommend
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Steven B
Scotland, United Kingdom
106
An excellent introduction to the best of Istanbul
Erol was punctual, polite, hugely knowledgeable and an excellent host. We really appreciated his guidance on the
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Amina Hannache
70
Great guide and very knowledgeable.
We had such a great experience, the guide was so knowledgeable and had an explanation for every single place and
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I7301LEkenc
10
Istanbul Culinary Tour:Local Tavern and Gourmet Street Foods
This was an excellent tour from the beginning to the end. Meeting up with our guide, Erol, was straightforward and
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NorthStar730440
83
Great tour!
We did the walking tour on our first full day in Istanbul and can highly recommend! Errol was very knowledgeable,
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Toni353
5330
Informative, fascinating and highly recommended
We booked months in advance and were surprised to find only the two of us on the tour with Erol. He said the
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Travelbuddez
10
Trip was cancelled without notice
Thought we would do this tour on our first day in turkey. Looking to see what time I should meet the guide
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CHRIS W
23
Mr
Excellent value ..paid the lovely girl what I thought it was worth..she and we were both pleased....spent a very
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Flashpacker02
Mannheim, Germany
1012
Great Tour!
We did the Free Walking Tour with Erol and found it very good!! Erol knows a lot about history and culture and
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  • Duration: 3h
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