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A step to modernity: Through Eminönü, Galata and Taksim

  • Istanbul
  • Available in: Spanish

About the guru ISTANBULHONESTGUIDE

Dear travelers Welcome to Istanbul! My name is Nur I am an explorer and knowledgeable of this great city. Join me in a great adventure to know the secret spots, to know the culture and history of Turkey. I will teach you secret passages, the best authentic food of Turkey, I will take you shopping and I will inform you about Islam, solve your doubts and much more with the be... More »

Dear travelers Welcome to Istanbul! My name is Nur I am an explorer and knowledgeable of this great city. Join me in a great adventure to know the secret spots, to know the culture and history of Turkey. I will teach you secret passages, the best authentic food of Turkey, I will take you shopping and I will inform you about Islam, solve your doubts and much more with the best local and honest guide of Istanbul. *** Recommendations *** Please confirm your assistance ****Tour without confirmation will be cancel previously to give space to others*** If you can not join cancel a day before or send me a message *** My information is in the profile***Ask me for islamic tours.

About the tour

Crossing the wonderful Galata Bridge begins the story in which the city of Istanbul is divided. Precisely between the old and the new as it was known during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Explored by the Genoeses and the Levantines, it became a Mediterranean mixture of several cultures.

This part of the city becomes the modern and secular place that continues its tradition until these days. We will see the interesting mixed between jewishs and orthodox Christian churches without forgetting the elegance and the aristocratic atmosphere that was breathed at that time.

On this tour we will visit:

* Grand Old Station

* Galata Bridge

* Galata Tower

*Orthodox Christian churches

* Ottoman Kiosk

*Jewish heritage

* Vintage and bohemians cafes of the area

* Buildings of the republican era of Istanbul.

*Istiklal street

* Taksim Square and much more on this street walking tour.

Recommendations:

**The tour must be confirmed by the user previously.**

** If you decide not to join the tour please cancel it previously 1 day before**

-Duration: approximately 3 hours. Tour starts with minimum 2 pax, Max. 5 pax

-Includes: Map, guide.

- The costs of food, transportation, tickets not included in the

tour.

-Dont hesitate to ask anything, time schedule can be flexible according to my availability.

Thank you in advance!

Hadi Görüşürüz!

MY OTHER FREE WALKING TOURS AT ISTANBUL:

1. Exploring fatih area: https://www.guruwalk.com/walks/13441-exploring-fatih-area

2. Uskudar: https://www.guruwalk.com/walks/13731-uskudar-the-pearl-of-anatolia-and-its-amazing-sunset

3. Byzantine and ottoman empire: https://www.guruwalk.com/walks/14341-istanbul-royal-road-of-byzantine-and-ottoman-empire

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Tour duration: 3 hours

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Ratings (16)

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Karina

1 day ago

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Response from ISTANBULHONESTGUIDE:

No hice tour contigo, pues nunca te presentaste.
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Manuel

8 days ago

Definitivamente fue magnífico desde el punto de comunicación previó al tour hasta el último minuto, Nur fue amable y llena de información valiosa, la conversación fue amena y los puntos de interés claves para saber cada detalle , nosotros hicimos dos toures con ella y estuvimos desde la mañana hasta pasada la tarde, llenándonos de información sobre esta bella ciudad .

Nur muchas gracias !!!!

Manuel y Ángel

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Response from ISTANBULHONESTGUIDE:

priceless :)
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Waldir Plasencia

11 days ago

El tour me ha encantado de principio a fin. Nuestra guía Nur ha sido muy detallista con las explicaciones durante todo el recorrido, y nos ha dado muchos tips importantes para el resto de nuestro viaje por Estambul.; la recomiendo 100%

Como comentario adicional, me pareció de muy mal gusto que muchas personas que habían reservado el tour con nosotros, no apareciesen y ni se tomasen la molestia de avisar, mas respeto.

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Response from ISTANBULHONESTGUIDE:

Hola Waldir que buena compania hicieron ustedes y mil gracias por t apoyo y buena vibra :) Espero que sigan disfrutando de este bello pais.
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Maribel

12 days ago

Nos ha encantado el tour, subimos cuestas, aprendimos sobre la historia moderna de Estambul y la guia genial.

Muy recomendado!

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Encarna González

19 days ago

El Tour fue interesante, Nour se ha esforzado mucho y nos ha llevado a lugares interesantes. Muy aconsejable el tour.

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Khadija

1 month ago

La guía es muy amable, simpática, agradable, recomendamos su tour al 100%.

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