We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Free Istanbul Tours

Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Tour confusion

I booked a tour online but got no email, I went to the location anyway on the booked day; I found a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RWandSW
,
Greater London, United Kingdom
Great tour

This tour was an excellent way to explore Istanbul’s old city. The guide was friendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tom B
via mobile
Read all 66 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Overview
More
Free Istanbul Tours is a team of licensed, professional tour guides here in Istanbul ready to take you on the expedition of your dreams. We all have our degrees in Tourism and Guiding and have been providing private tours and excursions throughout Istanbul and Turkey for many years. Free Istanbul Tours has assembled the best tour guides in the business, who love their city and love their work
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Sultanahmet
Write a ReviewReviews (66)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"great tour"
in 13 reviews
"free walking tour"
in 4 reviews
"no pressure to buy"
in 4 reviews
"smoke shisha"
in 2 reviews
"great introduction to the city"
in 2 reviews
"morning tour"
in 2 reviews
"famous sights"
in 2 reviews
"turkish history and culture"
in 2 reviews
"friendly guide"
in 2 reviews
"borek"
in 2 reviews
"baklava"
in 3 reviews
"old city"
in 4 reviews
"private tour"
in 3 reviews
"turkish delight"
in 3 reviews
"small group"
in 2 reviews
"spice market"
in 3 reviews
"few hours"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 60 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I booked a tour online but got no email, I went to the location anyway on the booked day; I found a Spanish speaking tour first and then walking around and found an English tour. Initially there was only two people there and within five...More

Thank RWandSW
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour was an excellent way to explore Istanbul’s old city. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable, plus all of the locations were interesting and well explained.

Thank Tom B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oguz is one super friendly, flexible and decent guide! He is simply incredible! When it came to our “never ending” questions, he always answered with a smile while carefully making sure that we understood! From touring the old town of Istanbul all the way to...More

Thank Farah B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was quite interesting. Peri was a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. I would definitely recommend this tour. The only thing that bummed us is that there are many unclear things concerning organisation: - the name of the tour is confusing (apparently there are...More

Thank Anna_I_23
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
boon4545, Yönetici at Free Istanbul Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Anna We have no tour guide named Peri i guess you took tour with another company

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked three days of tours with these guys. Each day they met us at our hotel, confirmed the itinerary and asked if we had any places we would also like to see. We either walked or took public transportation to all...More

Thank mikel12323
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I signed up for this tour via email (info@freeistanbultours.com), and had a quick confirmation. There is also a phone number on their website. I had a great time. Our guide, Oz, was fun, knowledgeable, and we walked to places not on typical tourists sites (as...More

Thank CarmenCaracas_1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty disappointing because we had confirmation there was a tour at 3:30 for 30 May. Arrived at the meeting point 10 minutes early and no one ever came. Asked the meeting point staff if they saw the tour and she said no. Complete waste and...More

Thank Victoria L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made a booking for 2 people and it was confirmed that there will be a tour. We got there 6 minutes late because of troubles finding the meeting point and it was nobody there. Waited for 15-20 minutes and still, nobody showed. I highly...More

Thank Nikolay D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
boon4545, Yönetici at Free Istanbul Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Nikolay You didn't show up on time and you didnt inform us about being late.That's why we started tour on time(10.45)

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 18, 2018

When it comes to walking tours in Istanbul, there is not much choice, but this one is great! It is quite long (about 4 hours), but I didn't feel bored at all, as we had several breaks (including a long coffee break), and tastings (borek...More

1  Thank CXuor
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We had a great day with Oz, the tour guide. We booked the morning tour the night before and he confirmed it very quickly. During the morning he told us some stories of the places and the city and we walked around some touristic and...More

1  Thank gabicb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,204 hotels in Istanbul
Star Holiday Hotel
213 reviews
.06 miles away
Sultanahmet Hotel
178 reviews
.08 miles away
Ares Hotel
631 reviews
.09 miles away
Ambassador Hotel
1,178 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Fuego Restaurant
1,653 reviews
.08 miles away
Hafiz Mustafa 1864, Sultanahmet
467 reviews
.06 miles away
La Casita
395 reviews
.08 miles away
Tarihi Sultanahmet Koftecisi Selim Usta
256 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Hippodrome (At Meydani)
628 reviews
.07 miles away
Divanyolu Street
76 reviews
.08 miles away
Sultanahmet Mosque Information Center
56 reviews
.07 miles away
Istanbul Guided Private Tours
388 reviews
.06 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Anna_I_23
June 2, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kamal c | Reviewed this property |
You need to prebook on their website. Email them and they will respond . The free istanbul tour we took did not accept walkings.
0
Votes
Matthew James S
April 28, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from boon4545 | Property representative |
Hello if there is an old town tour it starts at 10.45,new town tours at 15.30.
0
Votes
suzypayne49
March 22, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from boon4545 | Property representative |
freeistanbultours dot
0
Votes
;