Istanbul Old City Walking Tour

Ideal for first time travelers who wish to familiarize with Istanbul, this 3-hour sightseeing walking tour allows you to discover landmarks and legends that have shaped the modern Istanbul. You’ll stroll through Sultanahmet Square and Ancient Roman Hippodrome, and amble past Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace, Basilica Cistern, hidden areas and bustling streets of Grand Bazaar and Spice Market. Your guide will point out places to get the best local snacks and coffee, as well as show you the main points of interest along the way. Learn about art, food and architecture while discovering the city’s top rated sites from outside.Choose from morning or afternoon departure.

per adult from

$5

NZD

Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
    • Small Group
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities (Recommended)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Basilica Cistern, Alemdar Mahallesi, Yerebatan Caddesi, No:1/3, Istanbul 34410 Turkey

    Learn about Basilica Cistern and discover the mystery of Medusa heads from Greek mythology and recognize a scene in the James Bond movie From Russia with Love..

    Stop At: Historic Areas of Istanbul, Istanbul Turkey

    The historical city of Istanbul, the only city in the world located on two continents, was the capital of three great empires; Roman, Byzantine and the Ottoman Empire.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    Sultan Ahmed Mosque

    Pass By: Hippodrome, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet ParkI No:2, Istanbul Turkey

    Go to the former Hippodrome of Byzantine chariot races, see the ruins and hear the stories behind the scene

    Pass By: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    Learn about the residence and administrative headquarters of the Ottoman sultans and hear the glory of the past.

    Pass By: Hagia Sophia, Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    Admire the impressive dome one of the world's architectural masterpieces once was the world’s largest cathedral..

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

    Experience the bustle of the Spice Market and lose yourself among the spice, herbs, nuts and Turkish Delight stalls.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Grand Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

    Indulge in some shopping in Grand Bazaar. 4,000 shops are full of treasures including carpets and kilims, silks, jewelry, ceramics, icons and leather goods.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kapali Carsi, Kalpakcilar Cad. Sorguclu Han No: 22, Istanbul 34126 Turkey

    Istanbul's Grand Bazaar is high on most tourists' itineraries, and for a good reason. This enormous site is the largest covered market in the world with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops on a total area of 30,700 m², attracting between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily...

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    This was a circus that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire. Today it is a square named Sultan Ahmet Square with a few fragments of the original structure surviving.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Walled Obelisk, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    A Roman monument in the form of an obelisk. It is situated at the southern end of the ancient chariot-racing track of Constantinople


    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    House of Medusa Restaurant, Alemdar, Yerebatan Cd. No:9, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Return Detail :
    Mısır Çarşısı, Rüstem Paşa, Erzak Ambarı Sok. No:92, 34116 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Local Tour Guide Istanbul

Activity ID: V-66000P20

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