Local & Middle Eastern Food Tour in Istanbul

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: iWalk
Quality Verified Registered on August 30, 2021

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to Istanbul Dear Food Hunters!

Our tour consists of tasting some Turkish and Middle Eastern food and drinks. We will be having selected tastes in residential areas of Istanbul's old city.

We also aim to give you some ideas on where the locals spend their time for reasonable price cafes and restaurants.

* Tour is not friendly with vegetarians!

* During the tour you need to keep with you 350 - 400 Turkish Lira to try some of the tastes.

* Tour starts next to M2 Vezneciler Metro Station and finishes at M1 Emniyet/Fatih Metro Station. So we plan it for you to make your way easy.

* Tour route will around 2.2km.

* The minimum tip for the guide (10 euros or 350 liras) can be paid only cash

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Kalenderhane, Veznecıler - İstanbul Ü...
    Kalenderhane, Veznecıler - İstanbul Ünıversıtesı, 34134 Fatih/İstanbul, Türkiye
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    We will be meeting at the exit of Vezneciler Metro Station opposite the Coffee Gutta Vezneciler.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Vefa Street
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Lady's Market
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Horse Pazar Cafes Street
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Malta Bazaar
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Aksemseddin Street

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).

Tour opinions

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Dom strand 04 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Fantastic tour- was great learning about the local food. Easy to follow and really well done. Would recommend 100%
Jonas 02 Dec 2023
Schönau am Königssee

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Nice tour with accelent food!
Julia 27 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Great tour to try different foods and also see parts of the city, which you might otherwise not visit.
Lachlan 25 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Great experience! Get to try lots different food and drinks at visit places you wouldn't find on your own
Lulu 25 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Best experience ever! I am very surprised at how many details and fun we were able to achieve within such a small period of time. The food was great. The tour guide was amazing and very well knowledgeable. And that’s very impressed. Thank you again.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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