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Taksim Square (Taksim Meydani) Tours and Activities

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Taksim Square (Taksim Meydani), Istanbul’s main modern hub, is located at the end of the pedestrian thoroughfare Istiklal Avenue (Istiklal Caddesi). A popular meeting place, Taksim Square is anchored by the Monument of the Republic and buzzes with activity day and night. The area historically hosts public celebrations, parades, and demonstrations.

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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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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.21
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$60.21
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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 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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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
per group
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$120.00
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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided 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
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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$150.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.25
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$72.25
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The Eclectic Istanbul - Private Tour with Bosphorus Cruise (regular ticket)

The Eclectic Istanbul - Private Tour with Bosphorus Cruise (regular ticket)

Start the tour with the elegant Dolmabahce Palace. We next take finucular to Taksim. After a short exploration, we walk down to Galata along Istiklal Street. Your guide will tell the stories of the famous buildings. Next we climb the Galata Tower for a panoramic view of majestic Istanbul. After a lunch break at a local restaurant we explore Karakoy. A stylish, old neighborhood of Istanbul. We continue with a walk across the picturesque Galata bridge. Next we will visit the Spice Bazaar and around and continue to Rustem Pasha Mosque. Rustem Pasha Mosque is famous for its exquisite Iznik tiles from the 16th century. Our last hightlight is the Bosphorus Cruise up to the second bridge. You will discover old neighborhoods along the Bosphorus and amaze at the beautiful "Yalis" (waterfront, wooden mansions).
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.00
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$148.00
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1 or 2 Days Private Guided Highlights of Istanbul Tour

1 or 2 Days Private Guided Highlights of Istanbul Tour

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There’s so much to see and do in Istanbul, it can be overwhelming for first-time visitors. This private 1- or 2-day tour is the perfect way to maximize your time. Tick off top attractions such as Topkapi Palace; admire architectural wonders like the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia; cruise along the Bosphorus between Europe and Asia; and shop for souvenirs at the famous Grand Bazaar.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.21
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$119.21
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Istanbul Evening Food Walking Tour

Istanbul Evening Food Walking Tour

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Treat your palate to Istanbul’s exciting flavors on a 3-hour evening food walking tour. Follow a food-enthusiast guide around hidden streets and neighborhoods, and scout out the best food haunts the city has to offer. Taste treats such as 'borek' (flaky pastry); nibble on enticing ‘meze’ (small appetizers) at a ‘meyhane’ tavern, and savor ‘raki’, the locals’ beloved anise-flavored firewater. As you walk and eat, learn about Istanbul’s cuisine and the ingredients and influences that have shaped it. Numbers are limited to 12 for a more personalized atmosphere.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.76
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$105.76
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Guided Food and Culinary Walking Tour of Istanbul

Guided Food and Culinary Walking Tour of Istanbul

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Immerse yourself in the vibrant sights, sounds and most-importantly tastes of Istanbul on a personalized, private culinary walking tour. Try seasonal foods and beverages at hidden outlets that other tourists might miss, and confidently explore open-air markets with the help of your guide. Savor this delicious half-day stroll through the city, designed specifically to satisfy your taste buds.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.00
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$140.00
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One Way Istanbul Airport Transfer

One Way Istanbul Airport Transfer

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Enjoy a private transfer between Istanbul International Airport or Sabiha Gokcen airport and your hotel in Istanbul Taksim, Fatih, Besiktas, Sisli. Transfer services are available 24/7. Forget about the anxiety of transportation from/to the airport in Istanbul, with a private transfer from all airports in Istanbul to hotels in the city center or visa verse. Transfers are executed by modern, comfortable, and air-conditioned vehicles. when we pick our guests from the hotel to the airport, we make sure drop-offs at the Airport with plenty of time for your flight check-in so that you don't worry about arriving late. Free WI-FI, air conditioning in all our vehicles, experienced and highly professional, handsome drivers is what make us unique . Our Drivers speaks English, Russian and Arabic.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.09
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$27.09
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Istanbul Food and Culture Walking Tour
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Istanbul Food and Culture Walking Tour

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Sample your way through Istanbul on this small-group food and culture tour. Stroll the city’s historic streets with an expert guide, dipping into local markets and cafes along the way. Taste foods from typical streets vendors and patisseries (own expense), and peruse some local shops as well. This tour offers a great overview of Istanbul’s lively food scene. Group size is limited to 15 people to ensure a quality experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Istanbul Culinary Tour: Local Tavern and Gourmet Street Foods

Istanbul Culinary Tour: Local Tavern and Gourmet Street Foods

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Get to know the complex food culture of Istanbul on this guided street food walking tour. Explore the Pera neighborhood and visit some of the hidden passages and streets including the Flower Passage, Hazzopulo, and Asmali Mescit. Stop at traditional meyhanes and food markets and sample a wide range of cuisine, including snacks, desserts, and drinks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.88
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$81.88
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Private Istanbul Half Day Tour with Guide and Transportation

Private Istanbul Half Day Tour with Guide and Transportation

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We walk towards the modern part seeing the most crowded streets with their restaurants, bars, pubs and much more. We visit the second main residence of the Ottoman Empire - Dolmabahce Palace. We take a look at the widest and most famous square in the city - Taksim Square To feel like a bird you have to climb the Galata Tower. And your guide accompanies you from beginning to end for this half day tour in the modern area of Istanbul
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$170.00
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$170.00
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Istanbul Two Continents and Backstreets

Istanbul Two Continents and Backstreets

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Ideally suited to curious travelers, this half-day private tour covers the hidden highlights of Istanbul. Skip the crowded tourist attractions and get a local’s perspective on the bustling capital, which straddles two continents. Visit Kadikoy’s famous fish market on the Asian side, hop a ferry for a scenic ride across the water, and stroll through the city’s European-style streets in Pera. Tours include snacks and tea.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.00
Price varies by group size
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$110.00
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Highlights of Istanbul: 1,2 or 3 Days Private Guided Tour

Highlights of Istanbul: 1,2 or 3 Days Private Guided Tour

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Whether you are interested in history, architecture, or how to brew the perfect Turkish tea, our 1,2 or 3 day tours will covel all. We are ready to take you around Istanbul for one day or the duration of your trip.Our guides will fascinate you with the story of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, will wander with you in our bazaars and spice markets, and host you in our favorite restaurants off the tourist track. Istanbul is a heaven of handicraft goods, if you are interested you will have a chance to see some demonstrations of handicrafts. -Best Local Guides -The Top Attractions along with off beaten paths -Customize the itinerary according to your interest -Taste local food and desserts.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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$160.00
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Private Tour: Istanbul by Night with Turkish Dinner and Show
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Private Tour: Istanbul by Night with Turkish Dinner and Show

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Delve into Istanbul’s evening culture during a private tour where you will enjoy a traditional Turkish dinner and show. A private chauffeur will transfer you to the restaurant where you will savor a 4-course meal of traditional Turkish cuisine. Following the meal, see a 3-hour show that displays traditional Muslim culture in the form of rhythmic belly dancers, classic Turkish folk musicnand traditional dance. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.39
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$115.39
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Pearl of Istanbul Tour: 2 Day Private Guided Tour

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Pearl of Istanbul Tour: 2 Day Private Guided Tour

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Explore Istanbul with a private guide on a customizable tour. Pearl of Istanbul tour on a private 2-day walking or with van tour. Enjoy a river cruise and guided tour of the city highlights, including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, and Istiklal Street. *Private guide means a more personalized experience *Option to select a 2-day private tour by walking or VAN *Book an included tour vehicle for door-to-door service *Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city *Customize the itinerary according to your schedule
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.00
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$200.00
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$200.00
$20.00 savings
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Istanbul Food Walking Tour of Beyoglu by Night
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Istanbul Food Walking Tour of Beyoglu by Night

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Savor traditional bites on this guided Istanbul food walking tour through the lively Beyoğlu district. Beyoğlu is a maze of winding back streets with top notch grills, restaurants, and eateries around every bend. On this tour, explore with a local guide and open up your temporal senses trying an array of delicious foods like classic kebab and ‘islak’ burgers, tomato sauce-drenched rolls on either side of a burger. This night is has it all: scrumptious meze platters, cosmic fortune telling and traditional Turkish coffee. Top it off with sips of anise liquor ‘raki’ that will have you rolling.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.41
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$120.41
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.04
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$12.04
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Istanbul:Your Guide&Your Way

Istanbul:Your Guide&Your Way

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Enjoy the total freedom of customizing your own tour of Istanbul, with the help of a guide. As a local expert, your guide will be able to make suggestions to suit your interests and needs, and you can decide on the final locations. Get to know the city up-close on a walking tour, and use public transportation to reach places further afield, just as Istanbul's residents do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.00
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$145.00
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Istanbul-Ephesus-Pamukkale (5 Days Private Tour)

Istanbul-Ephesus-Pamukkale (5 Days Private Tour)

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You can visit Istanbul, Ephesus, Aphrodisias, Pamukkale and Hiearapolis. This is a perfect tour option for our guests who would like to see the best ancient sites of Turkey and meet with the local people, experience the life and taste the local cuisine. Different hotel options are available depending on your budget.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$852.11
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$852.11
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Istanbul Street Photography, Istanbul photo tour, Photo tour,

Istanbul Street Photography, Istanbul photo tour, Photo tour,

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- You will see heart of Istanbul with us - You will take good streets photos at the right places - We will give you all our experience at the street photography - You will be together with locals - You can contact and ask questions to local people - Sometimes we will be far from the tourist places - You can get some special photos of fisherman, some seller ect - We will just make point shoots in short time
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.00
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$139.00
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Local Guide Istanbul Modern City Walking Tour

Local Guide Istanbul Modern City Walking Tour

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İstiklal, where the heart of Istanbul beats, is a brimming, around 1.5 km long street. It is full of marvellous buildings sharing various stories from history with splendid architectural designs. The pedestrianized road thronged with shisha bistros, Turkish tea houses and, in particular, a portion of the city’s reputable art institutions: Galeri Zilberman, SALT Galata. Turkey’s art world from the 19th century to the current day, Abidin Dino, Ara Güler and other prominent Turkish artists who have got popularity lately. Çiçek Pasajı, one of the oldest entertainments area in Istiklal Street. Best place for Turkish raki, mezes and some music since 1876. Saint Antoine Church (1763) and its fascinating architecture. Asmalı Mescit: One of the most colorful and entertaining areas in the modern city with its concept bars, pubs and cafes. Tour ends inside the most popular gallery of Modern Art Museum; Istanbul Modern. Note: All my tours are lgbt+ friendly Istanbul city tours/ private tours.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Istanbul Small-Group Sightseeing and Culinary Walking Tour

Istanbul Small-Group Sightseeing and Culinary Walking Tour

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Explore the Beyoglu area of Istanbul on a culinary walking tour that provides a look at the city through its food and cultural attractions. Starting from Taksim Square, walk toward the Golden Horn, passing through Gezi Park and stopping at local venues to sample culinary delights.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Get Your Guide & Explore Istanbul

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Get Your Guide & Explore Istanbul

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Enjoy the total freedom of customizing your own tour of Istanbul, with the help of a guide. As a local expert, your guide will be able to make suggestions to suit your interests and needs, and you can decide on the final locations. Get to know the city up-close on a walking tour, and use public transportation to reach places further afield, just as Istanbul's residents do. A fully customizable private tour of Istanbul Receive personalized attention on a private tour just for you and your party. An ideal trip for both first-time and return visitors to Istanbul Go at your own pace and choose the destinations that interest you most.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$161.47
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$179.42
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Taksim Square (Taksim Meydani) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 59 Taksim Square (Taksim Meydani) tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Taksim Square (Taksim Meydani) costs USD 12.04. Guided Taksim Square (Taksim Meydani) tours start around USD 12.04 per person. See all 59 Taksim Square (Taksim Meydani) tickets and tours on Viator.
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