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6-Hour Walking Tour To The Stunning Highlights Of Istanbul
  • Tour Category

    Group & Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, Culture, Walking

  • Duration

    6 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Sign up for this tour to explore Istanbul's famous sites, such as the Topkapi Palace, a former administrative centre of the Ottoman and the world-famous architectural marvel Hagia Sophia. Continue to the mesmerizing Blue Mosque, admire the Basilica Cistern, the largest ancient underground cistern and end your tour at the popular Grand Bazaar with your favourite souvenirs.

  • See the collections of the Ottoman Empire inside the Topkapi Palace Museum
  • Learn more about the Byzantine world at Hagia Sophia
  • Admire the blue-ish interior of the magnificent Blue Mosque
  • Stroll around the Grand Bazaar and see handicrafts and artistic items
  • Walk along the wooden platforms of Basilica Cistern
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    • Meet your tour guide and depart from your hotel in Istanbul.
    • Visit the Hagia Sophia, formerly a church but now a mosque museum.
    • Go to the Blue Mosque, better known by natives as the 'Sultan Ahmed Mosque', a 15th-century mosque that is still used for prayer today.
    • Explore the Hippodrome, the sporting centre of the historic Byzantine Empire, which is now open to visitors as a monument.
    • Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant, and later, visit the Topkapi Royal Palace, once the residence of Ottoman Sultans and now a museum. 
    • Head on to see Basilica Cistern, the largest ancient underground cistern. 
    • Stroll through the busiest and largest market in Istanbul, Grand Bazaar, where you can shop for souvenirs and grab a bite of delicious local snacks. 
    • You will be dropped back at your accommodation in Istanbul.
What's Included
  • English-speaking Turkish tour guide
  • Tea/coffee
  • Transportation (pick-up and drop-off)
  • All entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the itinerary
What's Excluded
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
What to bring
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes for walking.
  • According to the weather forecast, you may bring a hat or umbrella.
Know before you go
  • Note: Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays.
  • To visit the mosques, you have to be dressed decently.
Meeting Point

İstanbul, Türkiye

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 20)