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Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour

From US$1.15
  • Take an in-depth guided walking tour through Istanbul
  • See popular attractions like Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and the Spice Market
  • Discover under-the-radar local sights with your guide
Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour
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The former capital of the Ottoman Empire, Istanbul is a vibrant city filled with magnificent architecture and a rich history as the bridge between east and west. Perfect for first-time visitors, this in-depth guided walking tour covers the main attractions like the Hagia Sophia while also venturing to hard-to-find secret spots. Leave the navigation to your guide,  who also provides illuminating commentary.
What to Expect
After meeting your guide at Sultanahmet Square, head off on a scenic stroll through one of the world’s most spectacular cities. Your guide will tell stories from the heyday of Byzantine and Ottoman rule as you wander the picturesque streets. You'll make your way through all the main historical highlights, from the sixth-century Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia—famous for its stunning gold mosaics—to the Spice Market, which boasts more than 100 shops.
But your guide will also show you less visited attractions. Take a peek at Caferaga Medrese, a 16th-century madrasa that is now a handicrafts center. You’ll also discover local haunts and learn where residents of the diverse, sprawling city go for the best Turkish coffee.
Reviews (21)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Its a good walking tour of the sites from the outside only.

It is a good tour to get an overall idea on the sites and then you can come back do these in detail later.

1  Thank madhureeta a
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile
Must-do free tour!

We managed to do the free walking tour on our 2nd day in Istanbul and it was great. Our tour guide (Erol) was super friendly - gave us a lot of recco’s - and told us all about the rich history of the city. Thanks...More

Thank Sylvia F
Reviewed September 26, 2018
Rich with historical information

An interesting free walking tour, where you can learn a lot about the history of Istanbul. It is a good way to see Istanbul if you have just a few hours, for example between flights.

Thank Mobile818333
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile
Highly recommend

We went on the free walking tour with Errol. Highly recommend this tour as Errols tour was informative and interesting. Was our favourite bit of our time in Istanbul!

1  Thank reneenz2018
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile
Great way to see the city

Our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable, showing us all the main spots around the old town and giving us an in depth insight into this historical city. Would definitely recommend!

1  Thank Liam B
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October 23, 2018|
Response from BenAltG | Reviewed this property |
Between two hours and a half and three.