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Walks In Istanbul - Tours

Istanbul, Turkey
About Walks In Istanbul - Tours
WALKS IN ISTANBUL Istanbul's premier walking tour company. We are specialists in expert-led guided tours in Istanbul - our home town. Join our small group or private tours for: -Skip-the-line tickets -Expert guides -Interactive experiences -High quality and well-priced tours
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Istanbul: Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia Small-Group Tour

Join a small-group walking tour of the two most famous monuments in Istanbul: the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia.
Enjoy a scenic stroll around Sultanahmet and witness the local life with a professional guide.
Experience the splendor and charm of Islamic architecture in the Blue Mosque.
Enjoy skip-the-ticket-line access to the world-famous Hagia Sophia.
Discover the history and culture of Ottoman and Byzantine Empires.
Get tips from your guide at the end of the tour to continue exploring Istanbul independently.
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3 hours
from $43.23

Topkapi Palace and Harem guided tour with skip-the-line tickets

Discover the history and myths of Ottoman Istanbul with a small-group guided tour from an expert guide

Get priority admission tickets and avoid long lines.

See the Holy Relics, Imperial Kitchens, Royal Court and the terraced gardens with tulips.

Witness the Harem with your own eyes, the private quarters and home of the Sultans.

Admire incredible views of the Bosphorus as you look out over the city

Get tips from your guide at the end of the tour about what to see next
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3 hours
from $47.28

Bosphorus Cruise Private Yacht Istanbul

Sit back and relax during an exclusive cruise on a private yacht
Learn about the history and culture of lesser-known neighborhoods from your expert guide
Admire the famous Ottoman wooden manors, fortresses and palaces
Watch the world go by as your private yacht goes between Asia and Europe
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3 hours
from $572.97

Istanbul: Tour of Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia

Visit the two major highlights of historical Istanbul with a small group

See the Hagia Sophia from inside out and enjoy the mosaics gallery

Learn about the Ottomans as you walk through the Topkapi Palace

Visit the Harem quarter in Topkapi Palace to learn about the Sultan's family life

Have the privilege of an expert guide for priority admission and skip-the-line tickets
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5 hours
from $72.37

Istanbul: Evening food tour in Kadikoy

Discover typical Turkish flavors with a gourmet guide.
Step into Kadikoy on the Asian side for an evening experience.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Istanbul crossing the Bosphorus on a commuter ferry.
Follow your expert guide to discover where local Istanbulites go to eat and socialize.
At each stop, sample local food served alongside plates of the popular appetizers called ‘meze.’
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $89.26
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beaubo wrote a review Oct 24
Cleveland Ohio USA264 contributions154 helpful votes
We booked three tours with Walks InIstanbul and our online contact was the owner Arzu, who communicated in a timely and clear fashion. We requested a female guide and were assigned to Guzin, who was an absolutely terrific guide- friendly, charming, knowledgeable, opinionated (when we asked!!) and passionate. Our initial tour was of the original Jewish and Greek neighborhoods that are now in the midst of a pretty aggressive gentrification campaign. We then did a short Bosphorus cruise at dusk, with the highlights being the different sultans' palaces that were scattered along the straits. The following day, we covered the expansive Topkapi Palace that really had a thorough set of billboards to read about everyday life in the palace kitchen. The humongous Hagia Saphia and the equally sprawling Grand Bazaar rounded out that busy day as well. Istanbul is bursting with a colorful and complicated history, and we were grateful that Guzin really provided an unadulterated perspective of the Ottoman interaction with its minorities. We appreciated her candor. Its important to have a solid guide to provide context and and expertise and we were thrilled with Guzin as our choice.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Barbara G wrote a review Oct 10
Zurich, Switzerland4 contributions1 helpful vote
Sabih is a very experienced, pleasant and competent guide. It is a good idea to give ‚free time‘ to the group to look around by themselves. Unfortunately, blue mosque is under restauration for +ca. 3years, not much to see there.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Oara L wrote a review Sep 2020
Rome, Italy2 contributions
With guide like Guzin everything can be possible! We walked several hours throught Byzantine Istanbul, and never have I ever seen that Guzin was out of words to explain or describe the surroundings! I would definitely recommend her, as she is really social and full of knowledge!
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Tom B wrote a review Sep 2020
State College, Pennsylvania13 contributions3 helpful votes
Excellent knowledge and enthusiasm by my guide. She was thorough and asked questions to see what my interests were. Highly recommend Guzim for a great tour and multiple insights. Very satisfied.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Tom B wrote a review Sep 2020
State College, Pennsylvania13 contributions3 helpful votes
Exceptionally detailed knowledge and friendly guide in Guzim. Asked questions to custom tailor comments and insights. Included tour of the Harem, which was the best part other than the 4th courtyard. Recommend highly!
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Date of experience: September 2020