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

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208
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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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* A traveler said: "It was a very beautiful and educational tour, Canan, our tour guide, was awesome!. She has so much knowledge and passion for the history and beauty of Istanbul which made the tour a great experience."


Bosphorus Full Day Tour: Bosphorus Cruise, Uskudar and Dolmabahce Palace

Bosphorus Full Day Tour: Bosphorus Cruise, Uskudar and Dolmabahce Palace

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78
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$107.78
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$107.78
Cruise the stunning Bosphorus Strait and Golden Horn and experience three of the best Istanbul sights on this adventure-filled full-day sightseeing tour. This tour takes you on a boat ride on the Bosphorus Strait to savor spectacular sights of bridges, palaces, mosques and fortresses. Stop at Dolmabahçe Palace for a guided tour and explore the alluring scents and colors of the Spice Bazaar. Visit Rüstem Pasha Mosque on top of Camlica Hill and capture wide views of the skyline. Plus, enjoy a delicious 3-course meal along the beautiful shoreline.
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* A traveler said: "A Bosporus cruise is a must while in Istanbul. I highly recommend this one, we had a great day with Furkan who was a wonderful guide!"


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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1137
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.00
per group
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$175.00
per group
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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* A traveler said: "We had a great day on our private tour with Oscar. He was very upbeat, well informed, and easy going. Highly recommend him!"


Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

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299
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
Price varies by group size
From
$90.00
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Aişa was an awesome guide. I met with her and our group in the morning, then we started the tour at the blue mosque of Istanbul, Sultan's Palace, and Hogia Sophia. The Grand Bazaar was closed due to Eid celebration, so we ended the tour with and finally ended with a tour of basilica cistern. Highly recommend"


Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar
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Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar

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39
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.00
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$38.00
See the sights of Istanbul on a half-day tour that takes in the city’s famous historical landmarks and cultural sites. See Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar. Entrance fees are included, as is hotel pickup and drop-off for your convenience.
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* A traveler said: "I want to thank Jasmine, best guide ever. The visit was very interesting, and the explanations of the guide really clear."


Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul

Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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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* A traveler said: "Amazing tour, the guide Emra was very nice and extremely professional, he knows every si gle details about the Mosques, Topkapi palace and every attraction related to the tour. Definitely recommend."


Ancient Rome Under Istanbul

Ancient Rome Under Istanbul

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16
  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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$70.00
Go underground and explore Istanbul’s Byzantine past on this tour. Join your guide and make your way to Constantine's Palace, Byzantine chapels, hidden ancient cisterns, and more. Learn about the Byzantine history of the city from your guide and understand why so many of the remains of it are underground.
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* A traveler said: "This was a great tour, one of the highlights of our trip. The history of Istanbul is amazing, and we could not have asked for a better guide. AJ is the embodiment of delightful! She made the city come alive. If we return to Istanbul, we will not hesitate to see if she is available for other tours."


Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour

Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour

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43
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.90
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$47.90
Behold the magnificent Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque on this 3.5-hour small-group guided walking tour of Istanbul’s best monuments. You will delve into the complex culture of Istanbul as you discover its famous monuments intertwined history. Not only will you see the beauty of Hagia Sophia Museum and Blue Mosque, but explore the Hippodrome of Constantinople and the German Fountain. People are limited to 15 on this tour, so you can receive more personalized attention from your guide.
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* A traveler said: "Great tour with a knowledgeable guide who gladly and patiently answered our questions. A lot of fun!"


Cappadocia Dream - 2 Days Cappadocia Travel with Balloon Ride from/to Istanbul

Cappadocia Dream - 2 Days Cappadocia Travel with Balloon Ride from/to Istanbul

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10
  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$405.99
Price varies by group size
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$405.99
Price varies by group size
Although many cross-country tours in Turkey only allocate a day to Cappadocia’s preternatural landscape and innovative architecture, most travelers find that a two-day tour strikes the right balance between seeing the region’s highlights and sacrificing time elsewhere in the country. See all of the highlights of Cappadocia comfortably during this two-day tour departing from Istanbul. Don’t risk running out of time to see all of the region’s unique natural heritage; instead, make sure you get to experience all of Cappadocia’s surreal landscapes, its cave churches, and the underground city.
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* A traveler said: "This tour is highly recommended from beginning to end. The Dere Suites hotel was superb. Our Guide Mustafa was knowledgeable, friendly and caring. The views were breathy, Cappadocia is simply Magical. The air ballon was EXCELLENT! Highly recommended!"


Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Night Show from Istanbul

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Night Show from Istanbul

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31
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.34
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$37.34
Enjoy a traditional Turkish dinner as straddle two continents on a 4-hour dinner cruise in Istanbul.The leisurely nighttime route along the Bosphorus takes you past the most iconic landmarks of both the Asian and European sides of the city. While you dine, enjoy live belly dancing, folk dancing, and whirling dervish performances. Afterwards, you’re free to join in the dancing.
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* A traveler said: "very entertaining, the best boat tour ever for us. Good food, good festivity. The tour was about 2 hours which was very good time for the tour."


Byzantine Churches of Constantinople Private Tour (Visits from Exterior)

Byzantine Churches of Constantinople Private Tour (Visits from Exterior)

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12
  • 6 hours 40 minutes to 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$263.47
per group
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$263.47
per group
Go back in time to the Byzantine times when Istanbul was Constantinople and enjoy an 8-hour small-group guided tour of monasteries and churches. On this tour, uncover the impressive history of Christian sanctuaries that peaked during the reign of the Byzantine Empire. Visit Kariye Museum, once Chora Church, and ogle its frescoes and mosaics. See mosques converted from churches such as Pammakaristos and Pantocrator. Immerse with your guide to discover the history of palatial remains plus enjoy lunch included on this tour. Numbers on this small-group tour are limited to 15 people for a more intimate experience.
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* A traveler said: "Wow! Wow! And wow! This is one of the best experience to have in Istanbul. It takes an excellent guide, and be prepared with your extended distance walking shoes. Lutfallah, the guide, skillfully navigated the city. Superb!"


Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia Private Tour

Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia Private Tour

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16
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.83
Price varies by group size
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$83.83
Price varies by group size
Tick off two of Istanbul's most renowned landmarks on this private, double-duty tour, which makes stops at the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Enjoy a half-day of in-depth sightseeing with your own personal guide, covering the highlights without the crowds. Tours include stops for a sampling of tasty treats along the way.
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* A traveler said: "Kadir was an excellent and informative guide. A good introduction and overview to two of Istanbul's top sights. He also helped us with a superb recommendation for an excellent fish restaurant and took us there and made us feel at home by explaining all the different food options available. Highly recommended."


Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

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621
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.88
From
$59.88
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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* A traveler said: "Very informative and easy to find bus stops also included river cruise which was enjoyable, found the staff were helpful."


Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

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110
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.33
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$33.33
Uncover the sacred practice of the mystical Sufis at an authentic Mevlevi Sema Ceremony held at Istanbul’s Hodjapasha, and witness the 800-year-old tradition that has been preserved on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Be mesmerized by the bizarre yet beautiful sight of the Whirling Dervishes as they perform their unique spiritual rituals during an hour-long show, including a live orchestra and 360-video projections.
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* A traveler said: "Short and sweet with a quick introduction. Informative with an intimate setting. From God we receive, to humanity we give’."


Small Group Tour - Monuments of Istanbul (Half Day Afternoon)

Small Group Tour - Monuments of Istanbul (Half Day Afternoon)

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4
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.32
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$38.32
Explore the heart of Istanbul in just a half day on this comprehensive tour with a small group. Traveling with a group of just 15 people or fewer means you'll get personalized attention from your guide and the chance to ask questions. Highlights include Sultanahmet Square, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar.
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* A traveler said: "Our local guide, a lovely lady named Emel, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The tour bus drove all the way to the hotel and we had the most luxurious tour. Thank you, Viator, thank you, Emel!"


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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30
  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.69
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$52.69
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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* A traveler said: "The tours were informative and allowed alone time to explore and photograph on our own. Mehmet & Ogulcan were very knowledgeable and Guldeniz was bubbly and brought a sense of freshness and excitement to the experience. It was unfortunate that the Basilica Cisterns were closed however the team found a suitable replacement to view and get a sense of what the water collection systems were like in that time period. I will definitely look up this tour again with my wife when I return and by that time Guldeniz will be leading the group."


Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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37
  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.00
per group
$120.00
$12.00 savings
From
$108.00
per group
$120.00
$12.00 savings
Make your Istanbul adventure totally unique with a 1- 2- or 3 day private sightseeing tour. Opt for a single day and see the whole of the Old City, plus the Grand Bazaar. Extend the tour to include a second day and visit the Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim, and Istiklal Street, plus a Bosphorus cruise. Please note that your guide is happy to alter the itinerary completely to accommodate your personal interests.
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* A traveler said: "Kadir was my guide for the day! He went above and beyond with showing me everything and more. He answered all my questions and more. He also told me how to get around the city using the Istanbul card. Thank you."


Private Half-day Tour: Imperial Istanbul - Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern and Grand Bazaar
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Private Half-day Tour: Imperial Istanbul - Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern and Grand Bazaar

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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
Explore the fascinating history of Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern and Grand Bazaar during this half-day privately guided tour of imperial Istanbul. Discover the ancient church, former mosque and now internationally famous museum, the Hagia Sophia. This tour will wind you through the Grand Bazaar where you can haggle for Turkish treasures and then take you 500 feet below ground into the historic Basilica Cistern where a James Bond once thwarted evil plans.
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* A traveler said: "We have a wonderful private tour of Istanbul with Ilker. We visited the stunning Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern and the Bazaar. Ilker was great - knowledgable and professional as well as personalising our tour to suit our interests. Highly recommend. We will be back!!"


Full-Day City Tour with Private Tour Guide and Red Carpet Treatment with Luxury Minibus

Full-Day City Tour with Private Tour Guide and Red Carpet Treatment with Luxury Minibus

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14
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$166.56
Price varies by group size
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$166.56
Price varies by group size
Enjoy a royal welcome to Istanbul as you’re picked up by a private guide, escorted around the sights in a luxurious Mercedes-Benz minibus and whisked to the front of the queue at the city’s most popular attractions. A great introduction to Istanbul for first-time visitors, this full-day tour includes visits to the historic Hippodrome, the exquisite Blue Mosque and iconic Hagia Sophia. You’ll also experience the lavish lifestyles of the Ottoman Sultans with a tour of Topkapi Palace and spend time browsing the colorful stalls of the Grand Bazaar.
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* A traveler said: "It was excellent especially because of the tour guide. She was excellent and very nice individual. Not everyone is nice in turkey in fact they are very rude. Taxi driver are very rude and always bargain. Taxi drivers don’t use Meter most of the time. We have visited Blue Mosque, Topkapia palace, hagia sofia and spice bazar. The tour was excellent."


Istanbul Ottoman Tour: Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque
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Istanbul Ottoman Tour: Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque

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30
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
Discover Ottoman history at the Blue Mosque and the illustrious Topkapi Palace during this guided morning tour in Istanbul. See Istanbul’s most famous monuments and enjoy a visit to the Hippodrome once the heart of Constantinople.
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* A traveler said: "Very well planned and executed tour. The guide was very well spoken and friendly. Would do this tour again - a must for anyone with only a few hours on their hands!"


Istanbul: Hagia Sophia VIP Priority Entry, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia VIP Priority Entry, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

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8
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.96
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$17.96
Arguably the most popular historical attraction in the city, you can spend upwards of an hour waiting outside the Hagia Sophia to purchase your ticket. Make the most of your limited time in Istanbul with skip-the-line admission. Come to the museum at your chosen time and get essential information from a guide. Then you’re free to zoom past the long queue and discover the impressive building independently.
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* A traveler said: "Would recommend this . Went during off peak season and there wasn’t a big queue for tickets but still had bought vip entrance to skip the line as we were with a young baby . Good English guide , friendly with good sense of humour . Brief explanation for about 30-40 min and we were given time to look around after that ."


Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.33
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$33.33
Prepare for an evening of non-stop entertainment with an exciting 75-minute Rhythm of the Dance show at the legendary Hodjapasha in Istanbul. Feel the electric rhythms of Turkey as you enjoy shimmying belly dancers, energetic folklore dances and dazzling costumes, accompanied by live music and 360-degree video projections.
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* A traveler said: "The dancing was incredible. The costumes were fantastic too. The male soloist was fantastic. Well worth the money."


Istanbul Princes Islands Tour With Lunch

Istanbul Princes Islands Tour With Lunch

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1
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.93
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$35.93
Just off the Asian shore of Istanbul, Turkey's Princes Islands are a popular day trip for Istanbullus in the know. Relax like a local and escape the fast pace of Sultanahmet or Karakoy on this full-day tour to Büyükada, the largest island in the chain. Imagine yourself in Ottoman Turkey on this historic, car-free island which features traditional Ottoman architecture.
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* A traveler said: "This Tour to princess island Istanbul was truly GREAT because of tour guide Dilek and how Beautiful princess island is, Dilek is GREAT, awesome, amazing wonderful so good, she is very knowledgeable and helpful.. princess island is very beautiful to visit tour was a successful because of Dilek and how nice princess island is."


Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour

Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour

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53
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.95
Price varies by group size
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$23.95
Price varies by group size
See Istanbul’s most notable landmarks and secret backstreets on this small-group walking tour. Learn about the city’s Byzantine and Ottoman history from an English-speaking guide. Pass by Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, and the Spice Bazaar. On this tour, learn about the attractions, but not venture inside. Discover where locals eat and drink.
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* A traveler said: "We had such a great experience on this tour. Our guide was Erol and he was so knowledgeable on everything we saw. We covered so much in about 3 hours and I got to see everything I wanted to. We will definitely be back on this tour or a similar one when we return to Istanbul."


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