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Private Istanbul Old City Walk

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    Stop At: Historic Areas of Istanbul, Istanbul Turkey

    Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque and The Grand Bazaar.

    Duration: 7 hours

    Stop At: Hippodrome (At Meydani), Istanbul Turkey

    The Hippodrome, a center for sports activities and ceremonies and it is also famous for the chariot races during the Roman and the Byzantine era.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    The Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque is the second largest mosque in Istanbul and it was built during the Ottoman Period. It is known for its blue Iznik tiles and being the only Ottoman mosque with 6 minarets. The Blue Mosque is partly closed due to the restoration works.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Topkapi Palace, which was the main palace of the Ottoman Sultans until 1856. Many famous exhibitions are housed in the palace. The Imperial Treasury is another part of the palace and it has an 86 carat diamond on display. We will have a splendid view of the Bosporus and the Golden Horn from the palace. Please note that on Tuesdays The Topkapi Palace is closed to visitors so we visit another site such as Basilica Cistern.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    Hagia Sophia, one of the most important buildings in the history of world architecture. Built as a church by the Byzantines and decorated with mosaic tile icons, it then served as a mosque during the Ottoman era. You will definitely be impressed by being in a 1500 years old museum.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Grand Bazaar Jewelers, Alemdar Mah. Bab-I Ali Cad. Guran Han No:34 D. 4 Fatih, Istanbul 34110 Turkey

    the Grand Bazaar. It is the largest bazaar in the world with its 52 small streets and more than 4000 shops

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    Derya and her husband Furkan operate this company and I cannot compliment them enough. Derya gave our family of three a superb walking tour of the very best of the Old City including lunch, drinks, snacks, coffee, shisha. She is so informative and well-connected. A...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2019

    Dear Waterloonie. Thank you so much for your excellent review. We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with us. Derya enjoyed her time with you just as much. We hope to see you aboard another Private Istanbul Walking Tours. All the best, Furkan G.

    Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

    When the guide is not too interested, speaks to fast, walk too fast and gives unnecessary informations the beauty of Istanbul is seriously attenuated. The following day we took a food tour with a good guide made us realize the laziness of the first one....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Reviewed 5 July 2019 via mobile

    We spent our first day of our 4 week holiday around Turkey with Furkan. We had an unfortunate issue with our hotel and he was kind enough to wait while we sorted and even tried helping us in finding accommodation. He took us to a...More

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    furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2019

    Dear HB_Sara. Thank you Sara. It was a pleasure to look after you. It is so nice to hear that what we do has helped people to experience our beloved Istanbul. If you ever come back let us know. All the best, Furkan G.

    Reviewed 11 May 2019

    I contacted Furkan only a week before I was to arrive in Istanbul, but with such little notice Furkan was able to accommodate me with a private walking tour of his beloved city and organised Tibet to guide me through the two continents and back...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2019

    Dear 13519, Thank you so much for your kind words, much appreciated. It was a pleasure to guide you. We appreciate your recommendation and would love for you to visit us again sometime in the future. All the best, Furkan G.

    Reviewed 8 May 2019 via mobile

    My boyfriend and I were in Turkey for 10 very rushed days visiting Antalya, Cappadocia and finally Istanbul. Our schedule left us with essentially two half days in Istanbul, but a very long list of must see sites in the city. We booked our time...More

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    furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2019

    Dear 836karic, Thank you so much for your thorough and detailed review. It really means so much to us to hear such wonderful feedback. It has been a real pleasure. Come back to Istanbul again soon. All the best, Furkan G.

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