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Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi) Tours and Activities

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Behold the imperial complex of Ottoman sultans at Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi), the royal residence in Istanbul throughout the first 400 years of the Ottoman Empire. The palace contains myriad buildings and courtyards, including a treasury, harems, an armory, imperial halls, and royal chambers—all with intricate Iznik tilework and opulent architecture.

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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

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Prepare to be awed by Istanbul’s magnificent architecture, rich history, and eclectic bazaars as you discover the unmissable highlights of the Old City on this 1-, 2-, or 3-day private tour. Marvel over the glorious Hagia Sophia, learn how the Blue Mosque earned its famous nickname, and see the ancient Basilica Cistern. Tour Topkapi Palace to gain an insight into the lavish lifestyles of the Ottoman sultans and their harem, and browse the legendary Grand Bazaar, where you find everything from carpets to Turkish delight.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

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Experience Istanbul’s timeless sights on a full-day tour of the city’s stunning historic places. Listen for the ancient echoes of pounding hooves and charioteers at Hippodrome Square and spot the distinctive tiles of the Blue Mosque. See the Byzantine mosaics and minarets of Hagia Sophia, then follow in the footsteps of powerful sultans, courtiers, and generals at Topkapi Palace. Finish your tour in the vibrant Grand Bazaar, browsing bright displays of handicrafts, carpets, and souvenirs.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Small-Group Tour Including Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Hagia Sophia

Small-Group Tour Including Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Hagia Sophia

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Fit all of Istanbul's attractions at the top of your bucket list into one packed day, with the help of an expert local guide. Stroll Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet neighborhood, brimming with iconic buildings and storied streets. Tour the Blue Mosque, one of the most important sites in the Muslim world. Delve into history of the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Istanbul Hippodrome as well as the 'sunken palace' of Basilica Cistern. And you won’t want to miss the and the bustling Grand Bazaar or savory 3-course lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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14 Days Turkey Package - Budget Friendly

14 Days Turkey Package - Budget Friendly

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Explore top visited places of Turkey with a customized-budget friendly package. Visit Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, Fethiye, Bodrum, Pamukkale and Ephesus. Day tours with English speaking tour guide will be an unforgettable experience. Airport transfers, Domestic flight tickets, Hotel accommodations provided. Do not miss this lifetime experience.
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  • 14 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,350.00
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Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul

Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul

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Explore the top attractions in Sultanahmet (the old city) on a full-day tour with a knowledgeable guide. Take in UNESCO World Heritage sites and famous monuments in Istanbul including the stunning Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Hippodrome. Then follow your guide through the Grand Bazaar, browsing the shops of hundreds of vendors with an array of textiles, jewelry, perfumes, spices and more. Your guide shares the long history of Istanbul with your small group, which is limited to 10 participants to ensure a more intimate experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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Private Guided Istanbul Day Tour

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Private Guided Istanbul Day Tour

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Take the time to explore Istanbul’s most magnificent sites at your own pace with a full-day, guided tour of the city's historic places and landmarks. Follow in the footsteps of charioteers and Roman soldiers at the Hippodrome, then see the arcing tiles of the Blue Mosque. Listen for the whispers of courtiers and sultans inside Topkapi Palace, then see Hagia Sophia’s stunning murals and minarets. Browse the vibrant displays at the iconic Grand Bazaar, with inside tips on the best places to find carpets, handicrafts and local souvenirs.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
$132.00
$33.00 savings
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$33.00 savings
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Best of Turkey Tour - 9 Days

Best of Turkey Tour - 9 Days

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Visit> Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Antalya and Cappadocia. >Internal flight tickets, airport transfers, 4* accommodation, Guiding service, Skip-The-Line tickets, lunch at tours provided> Explore magnificent Turkey with 9 Days customized package by plane from/to Istanbul. Visit Istanbul; where Asia Meets Europe and was the capital of 3 different empires, enjoy cruising on the Bosphorus. Explore the Underground cities of Cappadocia and see rock-cut churches, learn history about early Christians from your local guide, take photos of the fairy chimneys from the best photoshoot points. Walk on the ancient roads of best-preserved greko-city with House of Holy Mary nearby. Swim in Pamukkale's healing thermal springs. Enjoy the sunset on the Mediterranean from the best panoramic point of Antalya. Walk in the cobblestone paved with colorful flowers streets of the old town and see the clock tower, Hadrian Gate, and Kesik Minare.
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,135.00
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$1,135.00
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8-Day Tour in Turkey with Hot Air Balloon Experience

8-Day Tour in Turkey with Hot Air Balloon Experience

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This tour is customize privately for you but you will join group tours or transfer in each places. This tour is prepared for you to visit the best places in 8 days and nights and covers İstanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus and Pamukkale. You don't need to find friends to travel together because you will join tours with others in each place you visit. You will travel on your own between the cities, but wherever you go, we will take you to tours with other travellers, providing you a chance to meet new people from all around the world.
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  • 8 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,909.61
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Istanbul Lunch Cruise - Extended Bosphorus Cruise up to the Black Sea

Istanbul Lunch Cruise - Extended Bosphorus Cruise up to the Black Sea

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Step aboard a cruise in Istanbul for a few hours to see the sights along the coast of the Bosphorus, all the way to the Black Sea. As you travel, sit down for a 2-course lunch accompanied by soft drinks and coffee or tea. You'll get great photo ops of the sights from the water, and stop in the fishing village of Anadolu Kavagi to visit the ancient fortress there. Book ahead to make sure you check this must-do cruise off your list.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.20
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$123.20
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Small Group Tour - Full Day Istanbul City Tour

Small Group Tour - Full Day Istanbul City Tour

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Experience Turkey’s Ottoman and Byzantine eras during this full-day guided Istanbul city tour in the Sultanahmet district. Aboard a comfortable coach, head to top attractions like Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and the UNESCO-listed museum Hagia Sophia. Witness the lively atmosphere of one of the world’s largest covered markets - the Grand Bazaar. Prior to lunch, enjoy engaging stories about sultans and their harems and other Istanbul lore from your friendly local guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$98.56
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$98.56
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Istanbul Tourist Pass: 35+ Top Attractions/ Services

Istanbul Tourist Pass: 35+ Top Attractions/ Services

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Save time and money on Istanbul’s top attractions with an Istanbul Tourist Pass, with a choice of 3- or 7-day digital city pass. This comprehensive sightseeing pass grants you: skip-the-line admission to Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace museums; a hop-on hop-off city bus tour and Bosphorus Strait boat tour plus an evening performance of whirling dervishes, and Istanbul SEA LIFE Aquarium.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.32
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$145.32
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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

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Istanbul is one of the world’s greatest cities, and this hop-on hop-off tour offers a truly flexible way to explore it. Board your open-top, double-decker bus at any stop along the two routes, and enjoy the views as you listen to the audio commentary. Then, create your own sightseeing itinerary as you hop on and off at any of the stops to visit highlights such as the spectacular Topkapi Palace, the UNESCO-protected Hagia Sophia, the Egyptian Bazaar, and more. Your ticket is valid for 1, 2, or 3 days and entry to select attractions.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.60
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$61.60
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Princes’ Island Tour from Istanbul: Buyukada only

Princes’ Island Tour from Istanbul: Buyukada only

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Experience the serenity of the biggest Princes' Island in Turkey, Büyükada, on this full-day guided tour from Istanbul. After traversing the Sea of Marmara by boat, arrive on the quaint island to spend time exploring by horse-drawn carriage. On Büyükada, learn about the island’s history from your guide, and enjoy ample time to lounge on its beautiful beaches. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.08
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$80.08
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Istanbul: Private Tour Topkapi Palace and Harem

Istanbul: Private Tour Topkapi Palace and Harem

Discover the history and myths of Ottoman Istanbul on a private tour led by an expert guide Get priority admission tickets and avoid long lines. See the Holy Relics, Imperial Kitchens, Royal Court, and the terraced gardens with tulips. Witness the Harem with your own eyes, the private quarters, and home of the Sultans. Admire incredible views of the Bosphorus as you look out over the city Get tips from your guide at the end of the tour about what to see next
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.60
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Bosphorus Cruise Boat Tour İstanbul 3 Hours Tour With 1 Hour Stop in Asia Side

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Bosphorus Cruise Boat Tour İstanbul 3 Hours Tour With 1 Hour Stop in Asia Side

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What makes this 3-Hour tour stands out from all the other is that you will be with friendly staff that will make sure to give you a great service, fun and as much as information as possible. Passing under the beautiful Galata Bridge, the guide will tell you its history and tell you many interesting stories about the other attractions we see during this 3 hour boat tour. When we get the Asia side we will stop in asia side, under the bosphorus bridge, you will have change see closer the beauty of bosphorus. We will also take beautiful photos of you in front of the Rumeli fortress and other places we pass by. You will get to choose your booking time either in the morning at 11 AM or the late afternoon at 5 PM.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$18.73
$23.41
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Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

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Experience the finest attractions in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet district during this private, guided day tour of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. Marvel at these famous monuments alongside your expert guide who will give you individual attention on this private voyage.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

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Tick through Istanbul’s highlights without hassles or getting lost, and with a guide to reveal their history on this tour. Admire and hear tales of the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and Hippodrome that you’d probably miss alone, and clearly hear the guide’s commentary.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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Private Istanbul Layover Tours & Activities

Private Istanbul Layover Tours & Activities

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Istanbul Layover Tours is mainly specialized on layover tours from Istanbul Airports. Meet and Greet: It is easier to find your driver at the airport now. You will be met and accompanied to the vehicle by a welcome host at a spesific spot / time. Timely & Safe Logistic; Enjoy comfortable round-trip transfer from/to airport with private and spacious van. . Fast Track Entry: Be VIP and save precious time at the museums ticket desks thanks to the accredited tour guides from Ministry of Culture and Tourism Professional and Enthusiastic Guides: Our guides are not only a good historian but also your travel companion. Learn about culture, politics & religion through personal stories and anecdotes. Eat like a local: Taste delicious, reasonable non-touristy local food at the eatiers where the only locals eat. Various food restrictions are welcomed
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.00
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VIP Istanbul Combo Ticket: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Baslica Cistern

VIP Istanbul Combo Ticket: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Baslica Cistern

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Experience Istanbul like a pro, when you buy a skip-the-line combination ticket for the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Basilica Cistern. Upon arrival at each location, your guide escorts you past the long queue for fast entrance. After a brief overview, you’re ready to explore at your own pace. Enjoy the freedom to see the three world-famous attractions in any order that works for you. (Note: Cistern admission at 11am only.)
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.21
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$54.21
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Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace Half Day Tour

Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace Half Day Tour

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Experience the main attractions of Istanbul, as well as the small but equally wonderful details of the city on this small-group tour.  Your guide takes you on an in-depth tour of both Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. You'll hear interesting stories that other tours fail to mention. .
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.18
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Small Group Tour: Best of Istanbul with Lunch and Tickets (10 people Max)

Small Group Tour: Best of Istanbul with Lunch and Tickets (10 people Max)

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Visit the best sights of Istanbul in the accompany of your family friendly tour guide and small group. Explore Istanbul's most wondrous monuments in one day such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. Stroll through the ancient streets of the Grand Bazaar and walk through tiny treasures created by local craftsmen.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
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1 or 2 Days Private Guided Highlights of Istanbul Tour

1 or 2 Days Private Guided Highlights of Istanbul Tour

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There’s so much to see and do in Istanbul, it can be overwhelming for first-time visitors. This private 1- or 2-day tour is the perfect way to maximize your time. Tick off top attractions such as Topkapi Palace; admire architectural wonders like the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia; cruise along the Bosphorus between Europe and Asia; and shop for souvenirs at the famous Grand Bazaar.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.97
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Segway Istanbul Old City Tour - Morning

Segway Istanbul Old City Tour - Morning

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Forget about exhausting foot marches, experience Istanbul simply in an elegant way. No Experience Necessary! Learn to ride a Segway less than 2 minutes and join our professional guided city tours. Tour starts daily at 10.00am, tour duration is 3 hours. Please check also afternoon and evening segway tours in viator.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.80
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Istanbul 1-Day Tour with Flight from Side

Istanbul 1-Day Tour with Flight from Side

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Visit Istanbul on a day-trip from Side that includes round-trip flights, a guided tour of the city’s highlights, and all airport transfers. Step into the world of the Ottoman sultans at Topkapi Palace, see the landmarks of the old city, and practice your bargaining skills at the Egyptian Bazaar. This full-day tour offers a convenient, cost-effective way to see Istanbul while you’re visiting Turkey’s Mediterranean coast.
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  • 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$221.42
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi) costs USD 6.16. Guided Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi) tours start around USD 6.16 per person. See all 533 Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi) tickets and tours on Viator.
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