Secrets of Istanbul - Walking Tour

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Duration: 5 hours
Provided by My Local Guide Istanbul
English  |  8:30 AM
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Overview of the tour in Istanbul

Discover places where you'd never go on your own, hear stories about Istanbul, legends, historical personalities and uncover the best attractions of the city along the way. Take a journey to the historic Roman Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque and so on. Try out the best local cafés and learn how to bargain at the famous Spice Bazaar. Walk to see the picturesque Galata Bridge to take in the view of Istanbul over two continents and enjoy your tour with a delicious lunch in the Tahtakale local markets.

This activity includes:

  • Sultanahmet Square
  • The Blue Mosque
  • Turkısh Delıght
  • Galata Bridge
  • Çorlulu Ali Pasha Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Suleymaniye Mosque
  • Mısır Çarşısı
  • Rustem Pasha Mosque

Meeting point

Fuego Cafe & Restaurant

On arrival

Our meeting point is a short walk from the Sultanahmet - Blue Mosque tram station. The public tram system starts at 6 am.
Our meeting point: Fuego restaurant.
Alemdar Mh., İncili Çavuş Sk. No:15, 34110, Turkey

Things to note

English-speaking local guide. Visits to the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome area, Madrasah, Grand Bazaar, Book Market, Suleymaniye Complex, Rustem Pasha Mosque, Spice Bazaar, and Galata Bridge. Glass of çay and nargile in the secret tea garden. Turkish delight tasting. Lunch at a local ocakbaşı (authentic restaurant) in the backstreets of Tahtakale local markets.

Additional food and drinks that are not listed under the inclusions section above. Shopping expenses. Please note we do NOT enter the Ayasofya Museum, you will be able to visit the museum in your own free time. Tipping to the guide. Recommended amount 5-10 Turkish Lira per person.

This tour has a daily departure for a maximum of 10 people.

This tour involves entering mosques. Ladies and gentlemen are required to dress appropriately by covering their shoulders and ensure coverage past their knees. Ladies will need to cover their heads. Scarfs are available at the mosque, but feel free to bring your own scarf to use. In addition, for your convenience, it is best to wear shoes that easy to take off.

Children aged 6 to 11 years are 35 Euro per child. Children above the age of 12 are charged full price. Parents of children under 6 years are advised to book a private tour.

Free Cancellation

Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. Late cancellation or your non-arrival is not refundable.

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