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Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour

Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.98
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$22.98
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Historic Off the Beaten Path Tour of the Real Istanbul

Historic Off the Beaten Path Tour of the Real Istanbul

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Discover Istanbul on a full-day tour that travels on foot and public transit to historic landmarks and local cultural hubs. Start by touring the Hippodrome, Serefiye Cistern and Grand Bazaar, then take a break for Turkish coffee, pastry and hookah (tobacco pipe). Visit the book and paper market Sahaflar Çarşısı, which started in the Byzantine era, then tour Istanbul University. Continue to Suleymaniye Mosque, the Spice Bazaar and the Church of St George before winding through the districts of Fener and Balat — the old Greek and Jewish neighborhoods.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.43
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$80.43
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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul Tour

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul 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
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour

Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour

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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.70
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$51.70

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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Instead of driving around Istanbul all day in a stuffy tour bus, discover the city’s beauty in style on this relaxing sunset cruise down the Bosphorus, the waterway that marks the border between Asian Turkey and European Turkey. From the open-air deck of your luxury yacht, see riverside landmarks like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque and the Rumeli Fortress, all lit by the beautiful dusk light.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Skip The Line:1 or 2 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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

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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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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show (All Inclusive)

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show (All Inclusive)

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Set sail along the Bosphorus, the meeting point of Europe and Asia, on this evening cruise. Experience Istanbul at its most atmospheric as you cruise past the illuminated city skyline and admire landmarks including Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge, and the Maiden's Tower. While on-board, tuck into a 3-course dinner and enjoy a variety of entertainment including whirling dervishes, belly dancing, and DJs.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.34
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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
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$90.00
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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.70
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Hagia Sophia: Entry with Guided Tour

Hagia Sophia: Entry with Guided Tour

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The Hagia Sophia is one of Istanbul’s most popular attractions, with the lines to match. Shave off potentially hours of wait time on this skip-the-line guided tour, which lets you jump to the front of the queue for an in-depth introduction to the 1500-year-old Orthodox church-turned-mosque—now a must-see museum.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.23
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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
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$59.00
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$59.00

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Night Show from Istanbul

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Night Show from Istanbul

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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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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00
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$27.00

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

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Istanbul is a city set on the water and to fully experience its beauty and diversity you need to get out onto the Bosphorus Strait. On this ninety-minute cruise you’ll see both the European and Asian halves of Istanbul, enjoy views of many picturesque mosques and palaces, and learn more about Istanbul’s centuries-long history through an audio guide app available in ten languages.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.49
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$11.49

Istanbul Modern City Walking: Taksim to Galata With Secret Passages

Istanbul Modern City Walking: Taksim to Galata With Secret Passages

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Experience the lively Taksim district under the knowledgeable eye of your guide. Sample locally produced lokum (Turkish Delight) in between seeing the area’s noteworthy attractions. Veer away from the hustle and bustle of Istiklal Avenue to discover the beautiful side streets and historical passages that get missed by tourists and Turks alike.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.98
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$22.98
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Day Tour - Troy Tour from Istanbul

Day Tour - Troy Tour from Istanbul

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Uncover ancient Greek mythology and the history of the Trojan War during this guided day trip to Troy from Istanbul. During a walking tour, learn about the famous archaeological site of Troy and see a replica statue of the Trojan Horse. Then, delve into the interesting era’s of Troy and discover how this settlement transformed over time. Plus, enjoy a visit to the small coastal town of Eceabat for lunch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.75
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$113.75

Taste of Two Continents Food Tour
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Taste of Two Continents Food Tour

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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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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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$119.00

Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show (alcoholic Menu)

Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show (alcoholic Menu)

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Many cruises either don’t serve any alcohol or make the prices at the bar insanely expensive. This Bosphorus Strait Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show provides an alcohol menu with dinner, so you can relax and enjoy your night without worrying about shelling out a ton at the cash bar. Plus, along with dinner, you’ll enjoy live Turkish entertainment and stunning views of the area.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.96
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$45.96

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show

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Get a taste of Turkish culture and see the city from the water on this night time dinner cruise. Depart from your European-side hotel and sail down Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait. Admire the views of Ottoman palaces and two transcontinental bridges. Enjoy a three-course dinner and watch a Turkish Night Show with belly dancing, folk dancing, a henna ceremony, and more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.81
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Istanbul Evening Sightseeing and Food Tasting Tour

Istanbul Evening Sightseeing and Food Tasting Tour

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Discover Istanbul’s delectable bites and illuminated sights by night on this food tour. Alongside a knowledgeable guide, head to the bustling Taksim Square, home to the mighty Monument to the Republic, in order to sample Turkish specialties from multiple eateries. Feast on Turkish dishes like icli kofte (spiced meat and nuts), sample an authentic Turkish kebab, and satisfy your sweet tooth with baklava, a traditional Turkish dessert. Round-trip hotel transport is included on this small-group tour, limited to 14 food lovers.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.94
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All Inclusive Moonlight Dinner Cruise on The Bosphorus

All Inclusive Moonlight Dinner Cruise on The Bosphorus

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Make it a night to remember in Istanbul when you book this all-inclusive dinner cruise package, with transfers and a show. Dine on a 3-course feast of Turkish cuisine, with fresh fruit, salad, soft and alcoholic drinks, and a choice of mains (including vegetarian and seafood options). Soak up the atmosphere as whirling dervishes, belly dancers and folk dancers strut their stuff. A professional DJ helps the party spirit along.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00

Istanbul: Topkapi Palace VIP Tickets, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

Istanbul: Topkapi Palace VIP Tickets, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

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No trip to Istanbul is complete without a visit to the Topkapi Palace, which was home to Ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years. Make the most of your limited vacation time with a skip-the-line ticket. Come to the palace at your chosen time and receive essential information and a complementary map from your guide. Then you’re free to zoom past the long queue and discover the impressive 15th-century complex independently.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.17
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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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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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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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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
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$65.00
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Istanbul Old City: Hagia Sophia - Suleymaniye Mosque - Spice Bazaar

Istanbul Old City: Hagia Sophia - Suleymaniye Mosque - Spice Bazaar

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Discover the highlights of Sultanahmet, Istanbul's historic 'old town' on this half-day walking tour. Join your guide for a curated Istanbul experience, and avoid common Sultanahmet experiences like getting lost or being targeted by aggressive touts. Learn all about storied sites like the Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern from your English-speaking guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.72
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What people are saying about Walking Tours in Istanbul

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Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour
"This tour with Erol was more than what we expected : see all the main sights in a few hours so we can go back and take our time at the ones we wanted. The surprise was that Erol was exceptionally knowledgeable and generous sharing historical and architectural details at each sight. Highly recommended."..."
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Historic Off the Beaten Path Tour of the Real Istanbul
"Our tour guide was Apo. He was a really cool guy. Our tour was in spanish and he was really good with the language. Also took us some really nice places, mainly for locals, and as a tourist you wouldn't get there. It was a really great day!"..."
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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul Tour
"We have an amazing English speaking tour guide, Hakan. His english was excellent. He had access to a lot of information both historical and technical. He was also a pleasant companion. He was on time. Our tour was on foot as all of our destinations were close to our hotel."..."
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Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour
"My wife and I loved this tour, it is a great way to see the main historical sights in Turkey. Diana was the best tour guide we could ask for, she was friendly and highly knowledgeable, teaching us the intricacies and history of all the monuments along our path, and was also kind enough to take us to some of the best shops in the Grand Bazaar too. She really helped make our experience in Istanbul amazing, so big thanks to Diana for being a wonderful tour guide!"..."
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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht
"I just loved everything ! I highly recommend this Sunset Cruise. The sunset was breathtaking. Also, the service was excellent."..."
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Skip The Line:1 or 2 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour
"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."..."
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show (All Inclusive)
"Great time would definitely recommend to anyone look for good service and environment. We paid for all you can drink packages and it worked out perfect."..."
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Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR
"Superb experience with Unal, our exuberant and highly knowledgeable government licensed tour guide, covering all the highlights of Old Istanbul. Highly recommended for a stop-over visit to Istanbul."..."
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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off
"Very informative and easy to find bus stops also included river cruise which was enjoyable, found the staff were helpful."..."
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Hagia Sophia: Entry with Guided Tour
"Ilke Bicer was a wonderful guide. Excellent information provided. Clearly presented. Of course, Hagia Sophia is magnificent."..."
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Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul
"I had a wonderful day! This tour is a great way to see and learn about many of the highlights of Istanbul. Emrah was a knowledgeable and fun guide who was so generous with his time! We managed to beat the crowds at each stop which was well planned - I didn’t feel rushed and enjoyed spending the day with my small group. Thank you!"..."
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Night Show from Istanbul
"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."..."
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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App
"Close to the Dolmabahce Palace. And a quick tour around the beautiful city if Istanbul! Definitely a must!"..."
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Istanbul Modern City Walking: Taksim to Galata With Secret Passages
"Outstanding tour!!! Erol was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic as he showed the non-tourist areas along side streets in the Taksim area as well as providing historical context. Highly recommend!!!"..."
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Day Tour - Troy Tour from Istanbul
"Loved it. Great tour to do in the off season when it’s not so busy. Great tour guide and lovely to get to see so much of the country in the drive."..."
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Taste of Two Continents Food Tour
"Ali was wonderful! Thoroughly enjoyed my day going around the city and have a taste of what the city has to offer! Would definitely do it again when I get back to the city!"..."
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Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show (alcoholic Menu)
"On time pick up! Food and drinks were awesome! Show was exceptional! Entertainment between Turkish performers was above expectations with dancing."..."
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show
"Great experience from start to finish! Dinner was served a bit cold, however drinks were flowing and great entertainment and views of Istanbul. I recommend, though don't expect too much from the food."..."
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Istanbul Evening Sightseeing and Food Tasting Tour
"This was a excellent tour, guided by Ayhan. We tasted a variety of different food and it was a fascinating introduction to the range of dishes in the city. I highly recommend this tour."..."
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All Inclusive Moonlight Dinner Cruise on The Bosphorus
"Very nice experience. Well organized stuff and very good photographers. We really enjoyed it, a good choice for visitors."..."
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Istanbul: Topkapi Palace VIP Tickets, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App
"The guide was really fantastic!! He explained so much about Topkapi, shared the highlights & interesting stories! He was also funny in a stand-up comedian way and he stayed very kind & helpful (also towards other tourists) He represents Istanbul with pride, dignity & love. His name means “beloved son” (we had the tour on 4 Sept ‘21 at 12:00 hrs) Please send him our kind regards."..."
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Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar
"Our tour guide was absolutely amazing, honestly thank you so much!!! Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, very knowledgable and entertaining"..."
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Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
"Such a wonderful day spent with Sulchek. My friend and I were the only ones on the tour so it became a private tour! Learned so much about the history of what is now Istanbul! Definitely a must when visiting the city."..."
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Istanbul Old City: Hagia Sophia - Suleymaniye Mosque - Spice Bazaar
"Our guide was Erol, he was really nice and very knowledgeable about the history of the city! You learn a lot during this tour."..."

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