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Authentic Istanbul Walking Tour - Fun Cultural Highlights

Your Guru: Free Istanbul Tours
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  • İstanbul
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes

About the Guru

We are a group of friends and official guides from Istanbul. We are in love with our city and we would like to share it with you. Passion, enthusiasm and professionalism characterize us and we are looking forward to seeing you in our entertaining free walking tour!

We are a group of friends and official guides from Istanbul. We are in love with our city and we would like to share it with you. Passion, enthusiasm and professionalism characterize us and we are looking forward to seeing you in our entertaining free walking tour!

About the Tour

 Welcome to Istanbul :)

 Hope so far you are having great time!

During our free tour, you will get to know the essential places to visit in Istanbul. Everything you can not miss in the city, its history, and evolution and lots of fun facts and also local recommendations.

With our guides, you will discover in the most entertaining way, İstanbul, its history, and culture, as well as some curiosities and facts.

 We will explore together the story of the city and give you an introduction to Turkey and İstanbul!

With the most entertaining and passionate local guides, you’ll get to know:

  • The essential history of Turkey throughout the streets of Istanbul
  • The historical neighborhoods of old town and visit some iconic places. 
  • Fun facts about the Turkish people, their culture, and their habits
  • Great sightseeing spots
  • A lot of smart tips to make the most of your vacation in Istanbul
  • Free Tasting of the best börek ( cheese pastry) 


On our Classic Istanbul Free Tour you will see:
⦁ German Fountain
⦁ Hagia Sophia
⦁ Blue Mosque
⦁ Hippodrome
⦁ Basilica Cistern
⦁ Nuruosmaniye Mosque
⦁ local teahouse where you can try turkish coffee or tea
⦁ Grand Bazaar


This tour is about 2,5 hours.
(The guide can adapt the itinerary depending on the weather or possible contingencies).

Note: Our tour guides are licensed, they studied 4 years to be a guide and this is their full-time job. They will give you plenty of clues that you can save time and money. 

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: He will be waiting for you with a colorful umbrella at German Fountain (Sultan Ahmet Parkı)

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are accepted. The maximum number of attendees per booking is 20 people.
Minimum of attendees:
No 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, 18 Sep 11:00
  • English
    Sun, 19 Sep 11:00
  • English
    Mon, 20 Sep 11:00

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 (146)

Sol Fernández 09/15/2021

Mi primer Guru Walk y me gustó tanto que inmediatamente reservé el siguiente. Emir fue paciente y cordial con cada persona, hubo puntualidad y amabilidad. Caminar en la zona acompañada con sus explicaciones fue muy útil para comenzar mi propio viaje. Buenos tips de parte de nuestro guía, gracias.

Pedro 09/14/2021

El guía fue especialmente amable y gracioso. Nos enseñó distintos aspectos de la vida en Estambul y sus hitos culturales e históricos. Muy recomendable!

Gosia 09/14/2021

The tour is so great! You easily get to know the city and it’s history as well as the turkish culture and religion. Yunus made the tour super fun and interesting!!

Enrique 09/10/2021

Emir es un magnifico guia. Amable, cortés y habla muy bien español. Además te da muy buenas recomendaciones y te enseña un poco de turco 😁. Nosotros hicimos 3 tours con él 😊.

ravil 09/07/2021


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