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Free Tour From Constantinople to Istanbul

Your Guru: Haktan
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  • İstanbul
  • Available in English
  • 3 hours

About the Guru

Hello, my name is Haktan. I am known for my colorful pants and lively tours. I am a licenced tour guide who is in love with Istanbul! I will take you to some known places and tell you their not so well known stories :)

Hello, my name is Haktan. I am known for my colorful pants and lively tours. I am a licenced tour guide who is in love with Istanbul! I will take you to some known places and tell you their not so well known stories :)

About the Tour

The tour route also includes many hidden gems that even some locals might not know about!

Tour details:
We will meet in front of the German Fountain at the Hippodrome.

  • Hippodrome and columns on it.
  • Ibrahim Pasha Palace
  • Ottoman school building
  • Sokullu Mehmed Pasha Mosque
  • Little Hagia Sophia
  • Arasta Bazaar
  • Blue mosque (outside)
  • Hurrem Sultan's Hamam (from outside)
  • Hagia Sophia 
  • Sinan Erdebili Sufi Lodge


 Useful information for the traveler:
- The blue mosque is under restoration, but we will enter the Sokullu and Little Hagia Sophia mosques.
-No ticket is needed for any place we will enter.
-You may want to bring a scarf to enter the mosques.

 We look forward to meeting you!

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: In front of the German Fountain with a tour guide tag around my neck.

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are accepted. The maximum number of attendees per booking is 30 people.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

Tour Schedule

  • English
    Sat, 06 Nov 09:30
  • English
    Sun, 07 Nov 09:30
  • English
    Sat, 13 Nov 09:30

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (19)

Saskia 10/14/2021

Both Haktan and tour were great!! I enjoyed everything: the routes, the information, the jokes, and how he made the long tour very friendly and enjoyable, just like doing a stroll with a friend! Highly recommended and Haktan is trully a fun and great guide! :))

María 09/19/2021

Erika 09/05/2021

200% satisfied! Not just professional, he knows EVERYTHING! It is my second tour and it is amazing the amount of details, information and curiosities he can explain you and the places you would never find without his tour!

Oceane 08/17/2021

Gustav 08/15/2021

5.0(19) Ratings

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

5.0(19) Ratings