Magical Sights of Istanbul Private Walking Tour

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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An excellent full-day private guided tour to get a comprehensive understanding of Istanbul's rich history.

Explore the mixed heritage of the city with an expert tour guide.

Visit the famous highlights such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar.

Skip the long queues with guide and make the most of your time in this magical city.

Entrance fees are included.

What's Included

Hotel pickup (central hotels only)

Museum Tickets / Entrance Fees

Private guiding service by an expert tour guide

Private tour for your family

Skip the line priority for museum tickets

What's Not Included


Lunch & Drinks


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 8
  • YOUTH: Age: 9 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 60
  • SENIOR: Age: 61 - 90

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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.

What To Expect

Sultanahmet Square
On this 7 hours tour, you will be introduced to the top attractions of the old city of Istanbul.

• Admission Ticket Free

The tour will start in the Hippodrome, which was an arena for chariot racing and public events throughout the Byzantine era. You will learn about the famous relics such as the Egyptian obelisk, Serpent Column and the Walled obelisk.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Blue Mosque
Next stop is the iconic Blue Mosque, renowned for its six minarets and beautiful handmade blue tiles. More than 20000 17th century tiles adorn the interior of the Blue Mosque and dazzle the visitors with astonishingly beautiful flower designs.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hagia Sophia Mosque
From the there we will make our way to the Hagia Sophia one of the great architectural treasures of the world. This magnificent church/mosque has been the spiritual center of Istanbul for more than 14000 years both for Christians and Muslims and is now a must-see museum located in the hearth of the Istanbul's old city.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Topkapi Palace
The next stop after the Hagia Sophia is the Topkapi Palace, which was the administration center of the Ottoman Empire and the imperial residence for the sultans and their families from 1461 to 1856.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hagia Irene Museum
Hagia Irene Church which is in the garden of imperial Topkapi Palace will mesmerize you with stunning architecture.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Grand Bazaar
Final destination is the world-famous authentic Grand Bazaar renowned being the biggest covered bazaar in the world. This colorful, one of a kind bazaar with more than 4000 shops bursting with traditional textiles, tiles, handmade products, jewelry and much more attract both local and tourists from all around the world.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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