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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 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.

    Reviewed 7 April 2019

    We had an exceptional tour of the historical city of Istanbul last week with Derya. She took us to many places we would not have known, while still allowing us to view all the major sites. She created a spectacular tour for us that exceeded...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Jennifer R
    furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2019

    Dear Jennifer R. Thank you so much for your thoughtful and detailed review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Folks like you inspire us to continue doing what we most love sharing Istanbul with our guests. Please recommend us to anyone...More

    Reviewed 26 March 2019

    We booked the old city walk but tweaked it a bit to include the Asian side of Karakoy. Our guide, Derya, was great! She took us to see the Topkapi palace, Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia and shared just the right amount of information so...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
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    furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2019

    Dear Anikarr. Thank you so much for your generous feedback and recommendations for readers, it's much appreciated. Great to hear that you had a good time and enjoyed what we had to offer. We look forward to welcoming your family on our walks again. Again...More

    Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

    We had great time with our guide Derya. She did a great job by showing us around Istanbul. We visited some of the main tourist sites of Istanbul such as Basilica Cistern and Hagia Sophia then we took a ferry to Asian side to the...More

    Thank 132th_nht
    furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2019

    Dear 132th_nht. Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we all love what we do, and I think it shows in our tours. We are so pleased you enjoyed your tours with Derya. All the best, Furkan G.

    Reviewed 21 January 2019

    Furkan offered our three- generation group EVERYTHING we needed - especially great depth of knowledge, good pace, flexibility and baklava stops! He made sure we saw high points, allowed us to satisfy our curiosity, all without rushing or dawdling. I would rate him a 12...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank Christie L
    furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2019

    Dear Christie. Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience. I am delighted to read. I am so happy to hear you've enjoyed your time with us. We hope you'll come back to Istanbul again, and explore more of this...More

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