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The best guruwalks in İstanbul (44 / 58)

Istanbul Adventure: Old City to Lesser-Known Sites
History and Conflicts
Istanbul Adventure: Old City to Lesser-Known Sites
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Duration: 3h
Starts at: 14:00

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Guru: Istanbulian Guides
🏆 Original Free Tour in Istanbul
🏆 Original Free Tour in Istanbul
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4.50
Duration: 3h
Starts at: 10:15, 10:30 and 1 more

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Discover Islamic Culture Through Walking Tour
Art and Culture
Discover Islamic Culture Through Walking Tour
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4.91
Duration: 2h
Starts at: 08:45, 09:00 and 18 more

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Authentic Istanbul Walking Tour - Fun Cultural Highlights
Authentic Istanbul Walking Tour - Fun Cultural Highlights
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4.77
Duration: 3h
Starts at: 10:30

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Guru: Free Istanbul Tours
Balat & Fener Walking Tour(Easy Access by Ferry)
Balat & Fener Walking Tour(Easy Access by Ferry)
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4.77
Duration: 2h
Starts at: 08:30, 09:30 and 8 more

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Guru: iWalk
Quick Tour: Istanbul Essentials in 1.5 Hours!
Quick Tour: Istanbul Essentials in 1.5 Hours!
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4.94
Duration: 1h and 30min
Starts at: 10:00 and 12:30

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Guru: Istanbulian Guides
Parts Unknown-Alternative Istanbul Tour - Suleymaniye Mosque
Art and Culture
Parts Unknown-Alternative Istanbul Tour - Suleymaniye Mosque
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4.66
Duration: 2h and 30min
Starts at: 10:30, 14:30 and 1 more

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Guru: Free Istanbul Tours
Local & Middle Eastern Food Tour in Istanbul
Art and Culture
Local & Middle Eastern Food Tour in Istanbul
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4.74
Duration: 2h
Starts at: 15:30, 16:15 and 5 more

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Guru: iWalk
Free Walking Tour to Discover Street Food and Night life of Asian Side Kadıköy
Free Walking Tour to Discover Street Food and Night life of Asian Side Kadıköy
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4.81
Duration: 2h
Starts at: 10:30, 17:00 and 1 more

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Guru: Ferhat
Blue Mosque Inside and Out, Discover it with Sib
Blue Mosque Inside and Out, Discover it with Sib
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4.82
Duration: 1h
Starts at: 08:30, 09:00 and 8 more

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Guru: Sib

17,619 opinions from other walkers about İstanbul tours
4.85
17619 ratings
Fahad 10 May 2024
Copenhagen

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Great coordination before the tour and a lot of useful tips in a short time. Also helped with many useful links based on our requests. Worth it 👍.
Istanbul Old City Tour in a Small Group
Natascha 04 May 2024
Stuttgart

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Abdullah is a very nice and knowledgeable tour guide. We learned a lot about the history and the architecture of the old city.
Timeless Treasures: A Journey Through Istanbul's Old City (Free Headset Service for Group Tours)
Beklan 15 Apr 2024
Belgrade

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
It was an amazing trip, thank you very much.
Live a day as in The Ottoman Empire - 3h free walking tour
Juliette 27 Mar 2024

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Emre is a very good guide. He knows all. He was able to answer our questions. After the tour we got a lot of good tips and tricks. Emre, we really enjoyed the tour! We will recommand you. Thans you
Quick Tour: Istanbul Essentials in 1.5 Hours!
Isabella 06 Feb 2024
Sayreville

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
The guru cancelled our tour the night before due to lack of attendees, although the site says there is no minimum amount of attendees. They rescheduled to a new date that I couldn’t attend. I was able to book another walk that morning.
Best of ISTANBUL Old City - Walking Tour 2024 with a Professional Guide
Noah 16 Jan 2024
New York

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Travelled alone - Jan 2024
Garby is awesome! So knowledgeable and fun to tour with. I highly recommend. He’s the man.
Basilica Cistern Guided Tour "Skip The Line"
Arne 06 Jan 2024
Germersheim

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2024
Hilal was very nice and took time to show us everything we liked to see.
Life of The Local People On The Asian Side
Joshua 22 Nov 2023
New York

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
It was very informative, Hakan was very knowladgable about his home town. We enjoyed a lot! Especially for the first day in Istanbul it was a good orientation to the city! Highly reccomended
History & Daily Life of Istanbul
Marta 17 Nov 2023
Lleida

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
The tour was great! Fatih knows everything there is to know about local gastronomy and you get to try many types of food which you could hardly do in the touristic zone. If you are really looking to know turkish gastronomy, this is your tour.
Local & Middle Eastern Food Tour in Istanbul

Best things to do in Istanbul

Istanbul, the capital of Turkey, is one of the most intriguing destinations on the planet, as its geography makes it an interesting cross between East and West.  It was first called Byzantium and later on, was changed to Constantinople before being renamed as the current day Istanbul, an economic and cultural mecca and also the highest populated city in the country. Istanbul was a strategic location for several empires over its history, such as the Roman, Byzantine or the Ottoman. With this history, the city enjoys a rich cultural and architectural history. 


In Istanbul, the free tours take place every day, at different times of day, from the morning to the afternoon and evening so you can adapt and get to know the city at your pace. You can also choose from different tours in different languages that will take you to different monuments or neighborhoods of Istanbul. Reserving your tour is free and you can do as many tours as you’d like while you are there. 


The gurus are reviewed by other walkers who have done their free-walking tours and their opinions are all written in an easy-to-read manner online. If you want to get to know Istanbul’s iconic places like Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, the Hagia Sofia Cathedral, the Uskudar neighborhood, the Bosphorus of Istanbul and information about its boat rides, Galata Tower and its incredible views over the city, the Blue Mosque, the Hamam Aga Hamami, the Palace Topkapi and many more, you can’t miss the opportunity to do one of these incredible free walking tours that will let you discover the hidden charm of this city where East meets West.


If you would like to book tours for free in other Turkish cities, check out the available tours in Antalya, Mardin or Midyat.

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