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Hidden Tastes of Istanbul
We are licensed tour guides in several languages and we do thematic and boutique tours under an official (Tursab) tour agency in Istanbul. We tell the stories of our city. In our tours, we limit the number of walkers with max 15 participants to have more motivated & connected group tours. You can always write to us about any special things you need during your visit in Istanbul. It could be about any how-to questions.
Welcome Dear Walkers and Food Hunters!
Hidden Tastes of Istanbul tour will offer you to discover unique Turkish Cuisine which is not very well known for the tourist.
While we are discovering the unique tastes of the city we will be also highlighting the important historical monuments in the tour route.
In these tours we also talk on asnwer these questions
? How Turkish Food Culture change through the year.
? Why Turkish Coffee replaced by Turkish Black Tea.
? What is the difference? Doner Kebap & Sish Kebap and Iskender Kebap
? Where the 4.000 Grand Bazaar shop owners have their lunch
? Cities of Turkey's Most Delicious Food
? What Turkish people cook at home
We keep the number of walkers between 7-12 in our tours and is not a vegan or vegetarian friendly tour.
- An Alternative Turkish Breakfast: Simit & Borek
- Less known home made desserts of Turks
- From A Bus Company into a Baklava Brand Place: Gaziantep Baklava
- A very small ice cream shop as a hall in the wall in the hidden corner of the Grand Bazaar
- Popular late-night snacks
- A unique Turkish Döner Shop (aka shawarma or gyros in some places)
- Kokorech ( Grilled Sheep's Intestines)
- Traditional malt beverage 'Boza'
- Raw Meatball point of Vefa District
- Famous beans of Süleymaniye
- Hidden Gems of Grand Bazaar and Suleymaniye District
Please note that at the end of the tour, you are expected to tip the guide minimum 10 Euros or 300 liras per person.
As it is a free tour paying for the food is on the attendees. I will be explaining culinary customs and showing the secret places for the food. Attendees may pay for the food for tasting or they can just listen and get to know about these places. It is not obligated to buy the food.
Please, if the tour hours do not suit you see the other options via guruwalk Istanbul
Tour themes #localfood #turkishcuisine #streetfood #gourmet
Meeting point:Mollafenari, Vezirhan Cd. No:16 D:18,...Mollafenari, Vezirhan Cd. No:16 D:18, 34120 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
We will meet in front of Çemberlitaş (An old Roman column next to the Çemberlitaş train station)
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).