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Authentic Istanbul Walking Tour - Fun Cultural Highlights

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4.9
564 ratings
  • İstanbul
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 3 hours

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. 


İmportant note: if you are are group more than 8 people we don't accept your reservation even you make seperate bookings. Your guide has the right not to accept your group if you come as a big group. This tour is designed for solo travellers couples and small groups. Please contact us if you have a big group so we can arrange private tour for you. Thanks 

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 (564)

4.9
By category
Professionalism
4.95
Fun
4.84
Expression
4.88
Quality
4.86
Route
4.78
César
03 Jul 2022 Ciudad Real
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Valentina
03 Jul 2022
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Travelled in group - Jul 2022

Circuito entretenido, con muchos datos de historia y actualidad que te hacen ver y entender de mejor forma a la ciudad. El guía muy buena onda y con un par de datitos para seguir recorriendo Estambul.

John
03 Jul 2022 Melbourne
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

The tour guide makes the tour and Yunes delivered in style. Very knowledgeable and passionate. Enjoyed it to the max

Patricia
02 Jul 2022 Madrid
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Tour muy recomendable en el que te enseñan los imprescindibles de la ciudad de Estambul

Ricard
02 Jul 2022 La Llosa de Ranes
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022

Una persona muy atenta, formada y que hace la visita muy agradable por su simpatía y explicaciones.

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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!