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Authentic Istanbul Walking Tour - Fun Cultural Highlights

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4.9
503 ratings
  • İstanbul
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 2 hours and 45 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. For this reason, we have decided to offer our travelers some tours to discover its charm together. Passion, enthusiasm and professionalism characterize us and will be the perfect ingredients to make you experience Istanbul as we do.

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. For this reason, we have decided to offer our travelers some tours to discover its charm together. Passion, enthusiasm and professionalism characterize us and will be the perfect ingredients to make you experience Istanbul as we do.

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 150 Try per person.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Pudding Shop Lale Restaurant, Divanyolu Caddesi No.6 34400, Sultanahmet, Istanbul Our Guide will be waiting with yellow umbrella ( Happy Istanbul Tour sign on it )

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is not suitable for pets.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

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 (503)

4.9
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Professionalism
4.95
Fun
4.84
Expression
4.87
Quality
4.86
Route
4.77
David
15 May 2022 Almería
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Travelled alone - May 2022

Fue una experiencia genial. Un tour muy dinámico tocando aspectos culturales, religiosos, políticos y personales propios del guía

Paula
13 May 2022 Salerno
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Travelled in group - May 2022

Vinimos un grupo grande de Erasmus, el guía ha sido muy simpático, nos dio a probar varias comidas típicas de la zona. Estamos encantados

Gabriela
09 May 2022 Caracas
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Travelled in group - May 2022

Excelente, Emir habla muy bien español y además hace el recorrido muy ameno, maneja mucha información histórica. Una muy buena experiencia. Recomendada 100%

Marta
09 May 2022
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Travelled in couple - May 2022

Hicimos el tour con Emir, un guía turístico maravilloso y muy simpático. El tour fue de 3 horas aproximadamente y se nos pasaron esas tres horas volando. Emir respondió a todas nuestras preguntas y nos dio recomendaciones de lugares para comer y visitar. Volveríamos a repetir sin duda!

LOLA
08 May 2022 Zumaia
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Travelled in couple - Apr 2022

Suelo hacer casi siempre que voy free tour, algunas veces te cuentan tanto que se te hace pesado, otras veces el guía no engancha; en esta ocasión Amir lo tiene todo, simpatía, conocimientos, don de gentes ... resumiendo un ckarck

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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!