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

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Price is £143 per traveller*

Features

Free cancellation available
7h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Guides required to wear masks

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1-Day Private Guided Tour 08:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 08:30

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 08:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 08:30

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 08:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 08:30

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 08:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 08:30

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

1-Day Private Guided Tour 09:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 09:00

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 09:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 09:00

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 09:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 09:00

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 09:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 09:00

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

1-Day Private Guided Tour 09:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 09:30

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 09:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 09:30

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 09:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 09:30

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 09:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 09:30

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

1-Day Private Guided Tour 10:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 10:00

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 10:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 10:00

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 10:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 10:00

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 10:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 10:00

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

1-Day Private Guided Tour 10:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 10:30

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 10:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 10:30

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 10:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 10:30

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 10:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 10:30

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

1-Day Private Guided Tour 11:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 11:00

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 11:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 11:00

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 11:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 11:00

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 11:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 11:00

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

1-Day Private Guided Tour 11:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 11:30

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 11:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 11:30

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 11:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 11:30

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 11:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 11:30

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

1-Day Private Guided Tour 12:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 12:00

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 12:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 12:00

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 12:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 12:00

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 12:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 12:00

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

1-Day Private Guided Tour 12:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 12:30

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 12:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 12:30

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 12:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 12:30

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 12:30

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 12:30

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

1-Day Private Guided Tour 13:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, Hagia Irene Church, Sogukcesme Street, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar.
Pickup included

Starting time: 13:00

Price details

Price is £142.57 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £142.57
£142.57

Total

Price is £142.57
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £17.82

1-Day Private Guide & Van Tour 13:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Private Guide & Mercedes Vito
Pickup included

Starting time: 13:00

Price details

Price is £264.78 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £264.78
£264.78

Total

Price is £264.78
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £33.10

2-Day Private Guided Tour 13:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

2-Day Program:Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome.Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
Pickup included

Starting time: 13:00

Price details

Price is £285.15 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £285.15
£285.15

Total

Price is £285.15
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £35.64

3-Day Private Guided Tour 13:00

Non-refundable
7h
English

Day1:Blue Mosq,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern,Grand BazarDay2:Spice Market,Bosphorus Cruise,Dolmabahce Palace,Taksim SquareDay3:Suleymaniye Mosq,Chora Church,Fener,Pier Loti Hill
Pickup included

Starting time: 13:00

Price details

Price is £427.72 per ticket, price for 1 Traveller is £427.72
£427.72

Total

Price is £427.72
* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of £53.46

What's included, what's not

  • What's includedProfessional local guide
  • What's includedPrivate tour
  • What's includedGuide meets you at central hotels
  • What's excludedTransport (from/back to hotel, between sites (unless option selected)
  • What's excludedMuseum Tickets
  • What's excludedLunch
  • What's excludedGratitude (suggested)

Know before you book

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transport options are available nearby
  • Specialised infant seats are available
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Topkapi Palace and Hagia Irene Church is closed on Tuesdays
  • Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia closed until 2pm on Fridays, will be visited in the afternoon.
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
  • For multiple day booking, private van service will be advised according to your hotel location and size of the group
  • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Mondays. Due to museum regulations, live guide service is not available at Dolmabahce Palace
  • When booking the tour with van, if your hotel is located in Sultanahmet you will be steps away from the museums, so the van will not be used as much.
  • Galata Tower will be visited from outside unless you pay entrance fee.
  • Annual Closing Dates of museums and bazaars in Istanbul are; January 1 – New Year May 2/3/4 – Ramadan Celebrations July 9/10/11/12 – Eid Celebrations October 29 – Republic Day
  • Families with young children will be accompanied by kid-friendly tour guide
  • For last minute bookings, tour starting time can be flexible.
  • In accordance with EU regulations about consumer rights, activities services are not subject to the right of withdrawal. Supplier cancellation policy will apply.

What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Sultanahmet District, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Sultanahmet District

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Hippodrome, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet ParkI No:2, Istanbul Turkey

Hippodrome Square / Atmeydanı
Hippodrome; where the chariot races were held in the Roman Empire times, Egyptian Column from Byzantine Empire time and today German Fountain is the main cornerstone of the square of Ottoman Empire.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: German Fountain, Hippodrome Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Germa Fountain / Alman Çeşmesi

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul Turkey

Sultanahmet Square

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hagia Sophia Mosque, Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya MeydanI No:1, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Hagia Sophia Museum / Ayasofya / Santa Sofia
Built in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian, played a very important role in the Christian and Islamic World. After the Ottoman conquest the bells, altar, iconoclastic, and sacrificial vessels were removed, and many of the mosaics were eventually plastered over to convert the church into a mosque then a museum and now it’s a mosque for the second time. The most important stop of an Istanbul tour is operated in Old City Istanbul / Constantinople.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sogukcesme Sokak, Soguk Cesme Sokak, Istanbul Turkey

Sogukcesme Street / Soğukçeşme Sokak
The houses of high council members of Ottoman Empire built by the walls of Topkapi Palace is visited and here we will see traditional wooden houses and structure of Ottoman period.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Blue Mosque / Sultanahmet Camii
Built in the early 1600s for Sultan Ahmet I of the Ottoman Empire, the Blue Mosque is truly a magnificent masterpiece of architecture with amazingly delicate proportions for a building of such massive scale.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Topkapi Palace Museum / Topkapı Sarayı
More than just an Imperial Residence of Ottoman Sultans, it was the seat of the Supreme Executive and Judiciary Council for almost 400 years long. Topkapi Palace is a great monument of Oriental architecture which resembles the power of the Ottoman Empire.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hagia Irene Museum, Sultanahmet Meydani Topkapi Sarayi 1. Avlusu Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Hagia Irene Church

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sarnic, Sarnic, Mugla Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

Byzantine Cistern; was the water storage of Byzantine Empire providing clean drinking water to the citizens of city, especially during period of siege. Binbirdirek and Serefiye Cisterns are the options that you can visit by talking with your tour guide on tour day.
*Please remember that Basilica Cistern is under restoration until end of 2022 so it's not open to visit.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Grand Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

Grand Bazaar / Kapalı Çarşı
One of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world with over 4,000 shops with colourful products of ceramic, leather, rugs, carpets, handicrafts, clothes, silver, and gold.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Bosphorus Cruise by Public Ferry or Private Cruise ( if option is chosen)
Take the public ferry for Bosphorus Cruise to see both Istanbul’s European and Asian sides, Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, the Rumeli Fortress, old Ottoman villas, Bosphorus bridges, mosques. Your best Istanbul tour memories will definitely include the Bosphorus.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dolmabahce Palace, Visnezade Mahallesi Dolmabahce Cd, Istanbul 34357 Turkey

Dolmabahce Palace / Dolmabahçe Sarayı
Elegance and beauty with the most luxury decoration, chandeliers, rugs, crystals, ceramic fireplaces. Beautiful palace, right on the Bosphorus with gorgeous furnishings, paintings, porcelains made in particular to Dolmabahce.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Taksim Square, Gumussuyu Mh., Istanbul 34435 Turkey

Taksim Square / Taksim Meydanı
A great place defining modern Turkey which witnessed important historical moments. Close to Istiklal Street (Istiklal Caddesi) and Galata Tower along with embassies of European countries in Taxim. Cicek Passage has very good food joints, cafes, shops, bars, night clubs around Taksim.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Istiklal Caddesi, Istiklal Street Taksim Beyoglu, Istanbul Turkey

Istiklal Street is the modern and colourful face of Turkey with churches, modern art galeries, embassies, pubs, cafes and shops selling different kind of products.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Cicek Pasaji, Huseyinaga Mh Beyoglu, Istanbul Turkey

Cicek Passage / Flower Passage
Originally named as Cite de Pera, a combined structure of traditional and modern construction methods and architectural style by Ottoman Empire is reflected and today we see the small shops and cafes here.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Galata Tower, Buyuk Hendek Cad. 2, Istanbul Turkey

We will see the tower FROM OUTSIDE, due to the regulations unfortunately tour guides don't have skip the line priority here so it takes long time to wait queue. Your tour guide will make you explanation about tower.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkey

Spice Market / Mısır Çarşısı
Egyptian Bazaar is a colourful indoor bazaar and has lots of shops offering a variety of spices, handbags, flavoured teas, Turkish delight, nuts, as well as ceramics, and small souvenirs. Spice Bazaar is located in Eminonu Square which is the connection point of Bosphorus and Golden Horn.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Historic Areas of Istanbul, Istanbul Turkey

Historic Areas of Istanbul

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Balat, Istanbul Turkey

Fener-Balat Area backstreet walk
Continue exploring Istanbul’s rich religious history with a stop at the Church of St. George. Since the 1600s, the church has been the location of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and is recognised as the spiritual leader of the Eastern Orthodox Religion.
Balat District; lines of drying laundry stretch across steep, winding streets. Century-old Ottoman houses lean against each other in a combination of reds, blues, and greens. And art galleries and design shops dot the area along the water.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pierre Loti Tepesi, Idris Kosku Cad. Eyup, Istanbul 34050 Turkey

Pierre Loti Hill and Cable Car are some of the most popular sights to visit since it offers great views for visitors. Take the cable car to reach the top and enjoy the beautiful scenery while sipping your Turkish coffee or tea.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Suleymaniye Mosque, Prof. SIddIk Sami Onar Cd. No:1 Süleymaniye Mah, Istanbul 34116 Turkey

Suleymaniye Mosque / Süleymaniye Camii is the largest mosque in Istanbul and is as impressive on the inside as it is on the outside. In the garden behind the mosque, the Suleymaniye terrace offers lovely views of the Golden Horn and Bosphorus.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fener Rum Patrikhanesi, Dr. SadIk Ahmet Cd. No:44 Yavuz Sultan Selim Mahallesi, Istanbul 34083 Turkey

Orthodox Patriarch

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Balat Mahallesi, Murselpasa Cd. No:10, Istanbul 34087 Turkey

St. Stephen Church; Located on the shore of the Golden Horn, the church is also known as the Iron Church due to the fact that it’s made entirely of prefabricated cast iron in 19th century.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Rahmi M. Koc Museum, Haskoy Cad. No: 5 Beyoglu, Haskoy, Istanbul 34445 Turkey

Rahmi Koc Museum is on the northern part of Golden Horn, here we visit industrial and cultural museum built by famous family of Koc who were the leading power of Turkish Republic in industrial field since early period of 20th century.

Duration: 30 minutes

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  • Sultanahmet District
  • Istanbul Turkey 34122

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    • Sultanahmet District
    • Istanbul Turkey 34122

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