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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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$30.00
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$30.00
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."


Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

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111
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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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’."


Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App
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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$11.93
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$11.93
Join one of the best Bosphorus boat tours in Istanbul and admire the cosmopolitan city from a completely different perspective while enjoying the beautiful views of the Orient and the Occident at the same time. Your Istanbul Welcome Card Marine Officer will welcome you at the pier and help you on the boat, hand you over our Bosphorus tour plan and explain you what will see on the boat tour. Bosphorus Boat Tour The Bosphorus is 32km long, separates Europe from Asia and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. Cruise along the Bosphorus between Asia and Europe and discover Istanbul tourist attractions, magnificent palaces, ancient castles, and other historical sites, as well as fine seaside residences and the Bosphorus bridge. Furthermore, you will have a glance at the spectacular pieces of authentic civic architecture on the European and Asian coast. Our boat is departing hourly, if you should miss your departure time you can join the next departing boat.
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* A traveler said: "Nice cruise on the Bosphorus at a great price in our last day in Istambul. We miss our exit on the pier and they were kind enough to direct us back to the right to kabotas pier."


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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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.00
per group
From
$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 the most amazing experience and loved everything about this tour! Very knowledgeable guide, great sight seeing, a must to do in Istanbul!"


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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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.00
per group
$120.00
$12.00 savings
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$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."


Turkish Bath Package in Istanbul at Aga Hamami

Turkish Bath Package in Istanbul at Aga Hamami

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.59
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Experience a traditional Turkish bath at a hamam in Istanbul — a must-do activity when visiting Turkey. Choose from three options: the standard, massage, or full package. The full package includes the exfoliating full-body scrub and foam bath, a 20-minute oil massage, and a face mask, and lasts about two hours. Towels, slippers, and tea are provided.
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* A traveler said: "I tipped - enough said! But serious note, really worth it. Did the sauna, scrub, foam and massage. It’s cozy, charming, easy to navigate. Staff are helpful and accommodating. The scrub and massage were epic! For a first timer, it was more than I imagined. Worth a visit!!"


Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.25
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$23.25
As a cultural practice honored by the UNESCO Heritage of Humanity designation, the Mevlevi Semah ceremony offers a transfixing, centuries-old cultural experience. Don't miss this singular dance form with a whirling dervish show in the heart of Istanbul. Just sit down for your experience to watch the Sufi dancers spin and rotate in twisting movements, enjoy the accompanying music, and encounter one of the most popular and beautiful experiences in Turkey.
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* A traveler said: "Wow, this ceremony was beyond anything i could have expected! It stirred my soul, no exaggeration. The location was beautiful and the perfect match to the event. The staff was kind and friendly and they even served us tea because it was quite chilly in the station. Being able to see this ceremony from start to finish felt so special and this was definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Istanbul. Now, that being said, I would HIGHLY suggest management to ban flash from being used during the ceremony. It took so much away from the moment and was a huge distraction to have some selfish dummy with a big fancy camera using a burst flash over and over and over and over again like he was the professional photographer and it was Harry and Meghan's wedding."


Private Layover Tour from Istanbul Airports & Hotels

Private Layover Tour from Istanbul Airports & Hotels

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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$149.00
Price varies by group size
From
$149.00
Price varies by group size
Take advantage of extended layover time in Istanbul on a round-trip tour of city highlights from the airport, customized to suit your interests and schedule. Zip with ease between iconic sights such as the Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, or Topkapı Palace, and benefit from historic and cultural insights provided by your professional guide.
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* A traveler said: "It was great advantage in short amount time! Salii is best knowledge about historical buildings, culture and he knows about a lot off beautiful places and food restaurants! I had a great time! I’m so thankful about get from trip. I’ll love to come back Istanbul ❤️ Thank you so much him! I’m highly recommended!"


Taste of Two Continents Food Tour

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Taste of Two Continents Food Tour

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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.47
$117.34
$5.87 savings
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$111.47
$117.34
$5.87 savings
Discover Istanbul’s European and Asian sides—and taste a range of delectable Turkish delicacies—on this full-day, small-group tour. Meet your guide in the morning in Istanbul’s Old City, and be sure to come hungry: you have a day of feasting ahead of you. Explore a spice market, and enjoy a traditional Turkish breakfast, before crossing the Bosphorus to trendy Kadikoy. Sip Turkish coffee, visit multiple restaurants, and discover Istanbul’s must-try dishes.
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* A traveler said: "Fabulous food, wonderful historical conversation, personals and knowledgeable guide. Highly recommend. Travelers from Texas"


Turkish Marbling - Ebru Workshop

Turkish Marbling - Ebru Workshop

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4
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
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$100.00
Our experience will begin by meeting in our workshop studio in a heritage building near the Galata Tower. You will have an introductory documentary about Turkish Marbling - Ebru in English and Chinese ( the other language-speakers can also easily understand). After that, the practice of Turkish Marbling - Ebru will begin with the well known Turkish Marbling Artist Tüzin Tiryaki. The fundamental techniques and usage of traditional tools will be shown by the teacher. Each participant will start creating the first pieces on Ebru tray. Towards the end of the workshop, your first Ebru papers will dry. Meanwhile, we will bring you to our terrace for watching the 360-degree view of Istanbul; historical peninsula and Bosphorus. You will enjoy the scene with Turkish coffee and delights. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to take your Ebru works with you, take as many photos and videos as you wish. And you will have a Certificate of Attendance to the Turkish Marbling Art Workshop.
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* A traveler said: "awesome experience. our teacher was patient and kind. gallery artists were welcoming, made us feel at home. highly recommend!"


Art of Turkish 'Ebru' Marbling Workshop in Istanbul

Art of Turkish 'Ebru' Marbling Workshop in Istanbul

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00
From
$155.00
Learn about the UNESCO-listed art form of ‘Ebru’, or Turkish paper marbling, as you take part in this fun 2-hour small-group workshop in Istanbul. Discover the unique techniques that date back to Seljuk and Ottoman times, as you watch a local artist transform color pigments, oily water and paper into a memorizing artwork. With numbers limited to eight, you can make the most of one-to-one tuition as you put your new skills into practice and leave with the ultimate souvenir – a beautiful, self-created piece of art.
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Local Photographer in Istanbul ( istgrapher )

Local Photographer in Istanbul ( istgrapher )

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10
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$238.56
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$238.56
You may find more photos on my Instagram account. Instagram: @istgrapher I spent a lot of time finding the perfect places, spots for wonderful pictures in Istanbul. After a few months, I know the area very well and I know where are the best places for phenomenal photos in Istanbul perfect for Instagram. I learned in photography such as how to pose, how to look to the camera and how to interact naturally . Other things to note -we will meet at first location - 2 designated photoshoot locations You can choose one from below ( Blue mosque + haghia sophia ) or ( Rooftop carpet there is no birds ( entrance fee 150 turkish lira per person) + suleymanie mosque ) or ( Ortakoy + around ) or ( galata tower + galata bridge ) or For a different plan (more hours and locations), please send me a message on your Instagram account ( istgrapher ) -100-150 raw format photos (same day) - 15 edited photos Thank you again, if you have any other questions please feel free to send me message
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* A traveler said: "Walked around and directed me how to pose, made me feel comfortable, and ended up with amazing shots. Thank you!"


Ceramics & Tiles & Pottery

Ceramics & Tiles & Pottery

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$9.99
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$9.99
You will be in a Pottery shop which can provide you the best options for your house with a great Amount of different type of ceramics .
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Best Photography in Istanbul | istgrapher

Best Photography in Istanbul | istgrapher

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$143.14
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$143.14
I learned in photography such as how to pose, how to look to the camera and how to interact naturally . Other things to note - we will meet at first location - 2 designated photoshoot locations You can choose one from below ( Blue mosque + haghia sophia ) or ( Rooftop carpet ( entrance fee 150 turkish lira per person + suleymanie mosque ) or ( Ortakoy + around ) or ( galata tower + galata bridge ) or For a different plan (more hours and locations), please send me a message on your Instagram account ( istgrapher ) - 100-150 raw format photos (same day) - 15 edited photos (your choice) Thank you again, if you have any other questions please feel free to send me message
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Cooking Class in Turkey From Istanbul

Cooking Class in Turkey From Istanbul

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7
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.42
From
$95.42
Whether tucking into a tasty kebab, feasting on mezes or indulging in sweet baklava – Turkish cuisine is a treat for adventurous foodies. Uncover Istanbul’s culinary secrets on this 3-hour cooking class and learn to cook your traditional dishes under the guidance of an expert chef.
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* A traveler said: "The dishes on the menu are based on the Ottoman cuisine and delicious, but quite unexpected. They are simple to prepare such that beginners can easily make them. Very chill atmosphere and a welcoming staff as well."


Learn To Cook From a Local: Private Cooking Class In an Istanbul Home

Learn To Cook From a Local: Private Cooking Class In an Istanbul Home

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5
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$90.00
Price varies by group size
From
$90.00
Price varies by group size
Explore Turkey with your taste buds during this private 4-hour cooking class in a friendly Istanbul home. The mother-daughter team of Nuray and Ipek will teach you how to make a variety of Turkish dishes, including içli köfte (stuffed bulgar meatballs), karniyarik (eggplant stuffed with mincemeat and tomatoes) and barbunya pilaki (beans stewed in a tomato and lemon sauce). Help chop vegetables, wrap börek and fry eggplant with Nuray and Ipek and then sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor. This private experience will offer a unique glimpse of Turkish culture.
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* A traveler said: "My mother and I enjoyed a lovely afternoon cooking and chatting with Nuray. She is an excellent cook and a very gracious hostess. We feel fortunate we had the chance to meet her, sample her delicious Turkish cuisine, learn from her and relax in her home. It was a wonderful and valuable experience as part of our time exploring Turkey. We would definitely recommend the Traveling Spoon Cooking Class with Nuray."


Withlocals LIVE Bake Turkish Bread with a Professional Chef Cooking Class

Withlocals LIVE Bake Turkish Bread with a Professional Chef Cooking Class

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4
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.28
Price varies by group size
From
$119.28
Price varies by group size
No need to stand in line at the bakery. Turkish bread is not only delicious, but its creation is also a fun activity for the whole family! In this private baking workshop, you will dive into the world of Turkish cuisine and learn to make freshly baked bread from pastry chef Aysegul. Online and from your kitchen. So, roll up our sleeves and start making your bread by following some simple steps. Aysegul will be right there with you, teaching you step by step. Once your delicious creation is ready, it's time for the best part: eating it! The ingredients for the cooking class are: - 2 cups water - 1/4 cup oil - 1/2 cup white sugar - 1/2 tsp salt - 2 tsp instant yeast/active yeast/fresh yeast - 3-4 cups of whole purpose flour - 1 cup sesame seeds/ black cumin seeds /sunflower seeds Equipments: - Oven - Baking paper Have any dietary restrictions? Give Aysegul a shout, and she can make this experience fully customizable. Ready to become a baker?
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* A traveler said: "What a wonderful experience. With my siblings spread out across the US, this was a great way to spend an afternoon together. Fabulous hostess — knowledgeable, flexible and kept things interactive. Also loved hearing a little about Turkish culture and food."


Istanbul Street Photography, Istanbul photo tour, Photo tour,

Istanbul Street Photography, Istanbul photo tour, Photo tour,

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4
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$139.00
From
$139.00
- You will see heart of Istanbul with us - You will take good streets photos at the right places - We will give you all our experience at the street photography - You will be together with locals - You can contact and ask questions to local people - Sometimes we will be far from the tourist places - You can get some special photos of fisherman, some seller ect - We will just make point shoots in short time
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* A traveler said: "I am a photography enthusiast, zehra knew how to evaluate my skills and guided accordingly, the spots she toke me to were great, some in plain sight, some deep in the old city markets and workshops, what and how she teaches you to see and observe is very remarkable, she was very patient while I toke a shot and corrected my composition, attention to details, Andy lines. Honestly one of the best things to do in Istanbul for a photography enthusiast."


Withlocals LIVE Good Coffee & Good Fortune with a Local

Withlocals LIVE Good Coffee & Good Fortune with a Local

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3
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$119.28
Price varies by group size
From
$119.28
Price varies by group size
We can imagine you might be falling into a boring routine. Why not change this and try something new! Make your coffee different than you’re used to - Turkish style. Connect with local chef Aysegul and ask her about Istanbul, being a chef or anything else. When you finished your coffee she will even give you a personal reading from the left over coffee grounds! Intrigued? Book this experience now! If there is anything specific you want to learn from Aysegul or simply want to talk about, you can send her a message with your requests and she will get back to you with a personalised offer.
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Private Istanbul Streets Film Photography Tour

Private Istanbul Streets Film Photography Tour

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3
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$137.00
From
$137.00
I shoot film photographs during photography tours. I live in Istanbul over several decades, so I know every interesting corner of the city. I can shoot you in unique spots. Also I can provide information about giving fashion style poses. Start in the trendy Karaköy neighbourhood, and end on the iconic Galata Bridge. You will discover historical part of Istanbul, Karaköy’s famous the fishermen and Beyoglu’s back streets. basic knowledge of film photography to people who interesting fashion or film photography. You can bring different outfits and change between shoots.
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Istanbul Photo Shoot Tours

Istanbul Photo Shoot Tours

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$133.34
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$133.34
Put down your phone for 2 hours and let me capture your best moment in Istanbul. After this two hours you will not need to take any photo with your phone and enjoy the rest of your trip to Istanbul.
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* A traveler said: "Outstanding experience! Recep is an incredibly talented photographer. I've worked with many photographers before, and the vast majority are the very basic "say cheese and smile" types. What you really need is director. You need someone who not only has a deep knowledge of the technical details such as lighting, but who can also property setup a scene, and guide their clients. Recep also drove me to different locations, and provided me with all the originals (over 600). If you're looking or a highly-professional shoot, I would absolutely recommend."


Ottoman Calligraphy Course in Sultanahmet Istanbul

Ottoman Calligraphy Course in Sultanahmet Istanbul

  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$90.00
From
$90.00
Ottoman – Turkish Calligraphy, also known as Arabic calligraphy, is the art of writing, and extension, of bookmaking. This art has most often employed the Arabic script, throughout many languages. Calligraphy is especially revered among Islamic arts since it was the primary means for the preservation of the Qur’an. Ottoman Turkish calligraphy is associated with geometric Islamic art on the walls and ceilings of mosques as well as on the page. Contemporary artists in the Islamic world draw on the heritage of calligraphy to use calligraphic inscriptions or abstractions in their work.
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Private Seasonal Turkish Home Cooked Meal with a Local

Private Seasonal Turkish Home Cooked Meal with a Local

  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$57.60
Price varies by group size
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$57.60
Price varies by group size
Enjoy a private and authentic homecooked meal with your host Cigdem. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Çiğdem is a lively host who loves to experiment in the kitchen. Relying on the freshest seasonal produce, she whips up healthy, home-style meals and rarely makes the same thing twice. A creative at heart, when she's not cooking in the kitchen Çiğdem loves learning new handicrafts which you will see displayed in her beautifully decorated apartment. A culture lover, Çiğdem delights in sharing stories of Turkish history, art, cooking and modern day Istanbul with her guests.
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Turkish Cooking Class

Turkish Cooking Class

  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$90.00
From
$90.00
Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can be described as a fusion and refinement of Central Asian, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Armenian and Balkan cuisines. Turkish cuisine has in turn influenced those and other neighboring cuisines, including those of Southeast Europe (Balkans), Central Europe, and Western Europe. The Ottomans fused various culinary traditions of their realm with influences from Levantine cuisines, along with traditional Turkic elements from Central Asia (such as yogurt and pastırma), creating a vast array of specialties. We will show you the traditional style Turkish & Ottoman Cuisine with Eggplants – Vegetables – Rice – Turkish mezes – Boreks and a wide variety of Turkish Sweets. We can teach you the recipes that you want as well. Just ask us.
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