No minimum number of attendeesNo minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
Free booking and cancellationFree payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
The tour of ISTANBUL Old City; Byzantine and Ottoman Tales
We are a group of licensed, English speaking tour guides who works with History Travel. We were born and raised in Istanbul. We combine our experience in the field with our endless passion for our beloved city to create the best experience for tourists from all over the world. Do not miss our tours for fantastic walking experiences in Istanbul.
"A rollercoaster journey from mosques to crowded markets, it is a fantastic way to see Istanbul" said one of our clients in the past.
We invite you to discover one of the most amazing cities on earth. This gorgeous city has many interesting stories to be told. Listen it's stories while exploring old town in this walking tour.
Discover the Roman Hippodrome, see the famous Blue Mosque, Haseki Hürrem Baths and iconic Hagia Sophia from outside and awaken your senses at Egyptian Bazaar. Get suprised by the hidden gems, columns and cisterns. Learn the culture and customs and see Istanbul from a local's eye.
- The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts
- Hippodrome area
- Obelisk of Theodosius
- Snaked Column
- The Walled Obelisk
- German Fountain
- Blue Mosque
- Haseki Hurrem Baths
- Hagia Sophia
- Basilica Cistern
- Soğukçeşme Street
- Gulhane Park (the garden of Topkapı Palece)
- The street of Historical Restaurants of Hocapasa
- Egyptian Bazaar (Spice Market) - inner visit
- The New Mosque
- Eminönü District with views of Suleymaniye Mosque and Galata Tower.
Are you ready to fall in love with Istanbul?
RESERVATION IS REQUIRED because we have a limited space in our tours for a better experience.
We designed this tour for solo travelers, couples, small groups and families. Big group reservations(more than 6 people) are not accepted.
No interior visits during the tour except Egyptian Bazaar.
We end up the tour in front of the EGYPTIAN BAZAAR in Eminönü Square.
The tour is only in ENGLISH.
Our tours are conducted by professional and licensed tour guides, and it's totally free to book and join the group. Considering that these tours are our guide's full time job to make a living and it will be a moderate-sized group for your comfort, we recommend rewarding the guide minimum 10 € \ 10 $ \ 300 Turkish Liras per person for her\his job.
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Binbirdirek, Atmeydanı Cd. No:46, 341...Binbirdirek, Atmeydanı Cd. No:46, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
In front of the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. The guide will carry a BLUE FLAG.
1Outside visitThe museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts
2Outside visitObelisk of Theodosius
3Outside visitThe Serpentine Column
4Outside visitThe Obelisk of Constantine
5Outside visitGerman Fountain
6Outside visitBlue Mosque
7Outside visitAyasofya Haseki Hurrem Baths
8Outside visitThe Hagia Sophia Mosque
9Outside visitTopkapı Palace Museum
10Outside visitSoğukçeşme Street
11Outside visitBasilica Cistern
12Outside visitGülhane Park (Garden of the Topkapı Palace)
13Outside visitHoca Paşa
14Outside visitEgyptian Bazaar
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).