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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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel, Airbnb and cruise port.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Private tour
    • Old city and Taksim areas hotel pickup
    • Entrance fees of Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace.
    • Entry/Admission - Historic Areas of Istanbul
    • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Harem entrance at Topkapi Palace.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • 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
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 21 February 2018

    New Zealand couple who spent the day with Furkan whilst in Istanbul. He was very accommodating allowing us to decide where we want to go and for how long. Picked us up from our hotel room, guided us through many places around istanbul despite the...More

    Date of experience: November 2017
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    Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

    Dear Bigbhear, I am delighted to read about your experience. You really speak the language of Private Istanbul Walking Tours. It means a great deal to me and the team. Thanks ever so much for your wonderful review. All the best, Furkan G.

    Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

    We hade the honor of touring the old city of Istanbul with Derya on a cold rainy day during December. It was definitely the highlight of our trip, thanks to our fantastic guide. From the moment we met at our hotel, through lunch at a...More

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    Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

    Dear Itamar & Or, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It's so heartwarming to read such an enthusiastic review. I agree with you that Derya is a total asset to Private Istanbul Walking Tours and she really knows her stuff when it comes...More

    Reviewed 12 January 2018

    Furkan was a fantastic guide. The process from first contact to final drop-off was seamless. He took into account all our various interests and limitations in planning and executing the walking tour. Istanbul is an easy city to enjoy and a beautiful city to behold....More

    Date of experience: January 2018
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    Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

    Dear Blindman2k, Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we appreciate the time you took to write it for us. It was such a great pleasure to know you and your family. Please recommend us to anyone you know who is planning to visit...More

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