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Istanbul Walk

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Marvel at the mystique of whirling dervishes as they gracefully dance the ceremonial ‘sema’ Mevlevi at the emblematic Hodjapasha Dance Theater in Istanbul. Enjoy a cultural evening in Istanbul during this age-old performance of choreographed spiritual dancing accompanied by traditional music and Persian chanting. Before the show, set the mood with Turkish delight and a drink at the bar. Then, admire the dervishes as they elegantly twist and turn in their white flowing gowns.
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from $27.06
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We invite you to having a guided visit to early 19th century palace, construction completed in about 15 years. Construction cost was about 35 tons of gold in nowadays value, which was 5 million Ottoman Empire gold liras. Ottoman Armenian architect were in charge for the design of the Palace.

The palace was home to six Sultans from 1856, when it was first inhabited, up until the abolition of the Caliphate in 1924: The last royal to live here was Caliph Abdülmecid Efendi. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey, used the palace as a presidential residence during the summers and enacted some of his most important works here. Atatürk spent the last days of his medical treatment in this palace, where he died on November 10, 1938.

Today, the palace is managed by Directorate of National Palaces of Turkish Republic. Responsible to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
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from $20.29
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Avoid the crowds and receive an intimate guided tour of the renowned Blue Mosque. Visit this incredible site constructed between 1609 and 1616, which still functions as a mosque today with daily prayers. See the impressive courtyard and magnificent interior: adorned with hand-painted blue tiles. Explore the mosque’s five main domes, six minarets, and eight secondary domes, and learn fascinating details from your knowledgeable guide.
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from $9.02
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Behold the magnificent Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque on this 3.5-hour small-group guided walking tour of Istanbul’s best monuments. You will delve into the complex culture of Istanbul as you discover its famous monuments intertwined history. Not only will you see the beauty of Hagia Sophia Museum and Blue Mosque, but explore the Hippodrome of Constantinople and the German Fountain. People are limited to 15 on this tour, so you can receive more personalized attention from your guide.
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from $39.46
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Enjoy the night panorama of beautiful shores of Bosphorus with a private boat while you will taste delicious Turkish common street food “Balık Ekmek” (Fish and Chips) on board and listening to the commentaries of your guide. Fish and Chips (Balık Ekmek) is a common street food item in Turkish street cuisine. It is a sandwich of a filet of fried or grilled fish served along with various vegetables, inside a bun of Turkish bread.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely evening boat tour by a friendly professional English speaking guide. Would highly recommend. :)

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank wolfcreep22
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Be ready and wait by 08.40 to be collected I was told ,09.15 still waiting outside hotel , bell boy asked if I was ok , explained was waiting to do excursion he phoned a mini bus came ( not mine) but did take me...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Take the tram to the top of the Divan yolu CD and alight then walk down to the amazing grand bazaar and explore the largest bazaar in the world but have a small map with y so you will know where and how to exit...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Annette D
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Turkey tour was the best tour of my life ..beside so many problems ..Turkey seems to b win..there is no problem regarding any thing in Turkey ..we enjoy it alot..our tour to Istanbul walks including golden horn,camilica hill ,ottoman palace,bosporous cruise n visit to spice...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ria G
Reviewed August 29, 2016

My husband and I booked a last minute night food tour because we only had one night in Istanbul. Our taxi driver from the airport drove around in circles for an hour and we were late to the hotel and missed our pick up time....More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank TaraHexplorer
Reviewed September 16, 2015

As noted previously, this tour company hires both excellent guides and poor ones. We unfortunately had one of the latter. This tour included visits to several of the Askenazic synagogues , the old Jewish quarter surrounding the Galata Tower, and the monument to the massacre...More

Date of experience: August 2015
5  Thank Bethesdashrink
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Serhat, our tour guide, was knowledgeable, friendly and honest. His English was superb and he really helped to bring alive some of the places we saw in the Old City. We were glad we paid a little extra for the private guide experience.

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank 328andyt
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Loved visiting this old city. Beautiful sights to see and visit. Agia Sofia is a must see!! Beautiful! So many sights, not enough time. We spent 3 days. History of the city is fascinating. Bazaar is another place not to miss

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Geopapc
Reviewed May 19, 2015

We booked private walking tour and had great time with our tour guide Mehmet Tetik. http://www.turkeytravelplanner.com/guides/tetik_m.html He is very knowledgeable and has great understanding of Turkey past and present. The tour was obviously immaculately planned ahead of time based on few emails we exchanged, so...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank alemka111
Reviewed January 10, 2015

I joined the Classic Tour on my first day in Istanbul and we first went to visit the Aja Sofia. It was a very rainy day and was very crowded inside the building. Our guide suggested to take pictures and come back to the meeting...More

Date of experience: December 2014
8  Thank PulsatillaUK
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