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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 borek ( cheese pastry) 


On our Classic Istanbul Free Tour you will see:
⦁ German Fountain
⦁ Hagia Sophia
⦁ Blue Mosque
⦁ Hippodrome
⦁ Basilica Cistern
⦁ Nuru Osmaniye Mosque
⦁ local tea house 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. Recommended tipping at least 10 Euros or 100 Try per person.

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 8 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
    Mon, 29 Nov 10:30
  • English
    Tue, 30 Nov 10:30
  • English
    Wed, 01 Dec 10:30

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 (289)

By category
Professionalism
4.94
Fun
4.83
Expression
4.87
Quality
4.86
Route
4.72
Rodrigo 11/28/2021

Emir is a friendly person, very fun tour!! And good knowledge!

Milica 11/28/2021

Erick 11/28/2021

Excelente tour, Emir un esforzado guía por dar datos relevantes y datos sobre el estilo de vida de los turcos.

Nuria 11/27/2021

Javiera 11/27/2021

Fue una divertida experiencia y muy informativa, Emir fue siempre muy amable y con mucha disposición a contestar preguntas, un perfecto tour también para despedir Turquía.

4.9
289 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!

4.9
289 ratings