Full-Day Private Highlights of Istanbul Walking Tour

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Duration: 7 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Istanbul is one of the oldest cities in the world and has been the cradle of civilizations for millenniums. It didn’t only connect continents but also diverse cultures and traditions. This ancient city offers you more than you can expect. You are going to be fascinated with profound history, legends, myths, and untold stories, stories that connect the past with the present… To learn more about history, cultures, traditions and to discover hidden gems join our tour. Be like a local…

What's Included

Baklava tasting


What's Not Included


Private transportation

Topkapi Palace entrance fee (320.-Turkish Lira, with Harem 420.-Turkish Lira)

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • This is a walking tour, you will not need a vehicle during the tour. If you'd like to have a pick-up and/or drop-off service by our private van, please choose the option.
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.
  • Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque are closed on Fridays during the prayer.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Ayasofya Camii
Hagia Sophia, which means "holy wisdom", is the most important highlight of old Istanbul. This amazing work of great Roman architecture and engineering was a revolution in architecture. Here, you are going to learn the breathtaking history of Hagia Sophia which is accepted as one of the seven wonders of the middle ages.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Blue Mosque
Blue Mosque is one of the most beautiful works of the Ottoman era in terms of aesthetic beauty and architecture. Here you will discover famous blue tiles and learn about İslam and Islamic art and listen to the most interesting stories about Blue Mosque from your local guide.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Topkapi Palace
Topkapi Palace, which became an inspiration for lots of artists and became subject to operas, is a wonderful example from the Ottoman era. It was the main seat of Ottoman sultans and also the main center of Game of Thrones, brutal rivalries, and intrigues. Throughout history, there always have been powerful women who changed history. In the Harem section, you will hear the vital stories of powerful women.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Today, known as horse square but since from Byzantine Empire, it's been an active social area. The main activities were chariot racing, ceremonies, fights, and many other art performances. As a historical site, Hippodrome is an important place where you can see The Obelisk from Egypt, Serpent Column, German Fountain, and walled column.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Grand Bazaar
Grand Bazaar is a 550 years old market. It is very colorful and full of different streets which look like a labyrinth. Are you ready to get lost in this little paradise? We are finishing our tour here and take you back to your hotel.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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