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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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Make your Istanbul adventure totally unique with a 1- 2- or 3 day private sightseeing tour. Opt for a single day and see the whole of the Old City, plus the Grand Bazaar. Extend the tour to include a second day and visit the Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim, and Istiklal Street, plus a Bosphorus cruise. Please note that your guide is happy to alter the itinerary completely to accommodate your personal interests.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.00
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$120.00
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Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

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Tick through Istanbul’s highlights without hassles or getting lost, and with a guide to reveal their history on this tour. Admire and hear tales of the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and Hippodrome that you’d probably miss alone, and clearly hear the guide’s commentary.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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Full Day Cruise Tour in Bosphorus and Two Continents

Full Day Cruise Tour in Bosphorus and Two Continents

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Don’t just cross Istanbul on this full-day sightseeing tour – cross-continental lines as you explore the city’s past wonders and present attractions. The centerpiece of this tour is an easygoing cruise down the Bosphorus, the river that separates Europe and Asia. Complement your cruise with highlights on both sides of the divide. Sample Turkish Delights at the Spice Bazaar and step back into Turkey’s past at Dolmabache Palace.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.50
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$83.50
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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

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Istanbul is one of the world’s greatest cities, and this hop-on hop-off tour offers a truly flexible way to explore it. Board your open-top, double-decker bus at any stop along the two routes, and enjoy the views as you listen to the audio commentary. Then, create your own sightseeing itinerary as you hop on and off at any of the stops to visit highlights such as the spectacular Topkapi Palace, the UNESCO-protected Hagia Sophia, the Egyptian Bazaar, and more. Your ticket is valid for 1, 2, or 3 days and entry to select attractions.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.64
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Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul

Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul

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Explore the top attractions in Sultanahmet (the old city) on a full-day tour with a knowledgeable guide. Take in UNESCO World Heritage sites and famous monuments in Istanbul including the stunning Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Hippodrome. Then follow your guide through the Grand Bazaar, browsing the shops of hundreds of vendors with an array of textiles, jewelry, perfumes, spices and more. Your guide shares the long history of Istanbul with your small group, which is limited to 10 participants to ensure a more intimate experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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Day Tour - Troy Tour from Istanbul

Day Tour - Troy Tour from Istanbul

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Uncover ancient Greek mythology and the history of the Trojan War during this guided day trip to Troy from Istanbul. During a walking tour, learn about the famous archaeological site of Troy and see a replica statue of the Trojan Horse. Then, delve into the interesting era’s of Troy and discover how this settlement transformed over time. Plus, enjoy a visit to the small coastal town of Eceabat for lunch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.09
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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

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Prepare to be awed by Istanbul’s magnificent architecture, rich history, and eclectic bazaars as you discover the unmissable highlights of the Old City on this 1-, 2-, or 3-day private tour. Marvel over the glorious Hagia Sophia, learn how the Blue Mosque earned its famous nickname, and see the ancient Basilica Cistern. Tour Topkapi Palace to gain an insight into the lavish lifestyles of the Ottoman sultans and their harem, and browse the legendary Grand Bazaar, where you find everything from carpets to Turkish delight.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.00
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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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Instead of driving around Istanbul all day in a stuffy tour bus, discover the city’s beauty in style on this relaxing sunset cruise down the Bosphorus, the waterway that marks the border between Asian Turkey and European Turkey. From the open-air deck of your luxury yacht, see riverside landmarks like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque and the Rumeli Fortress, all lit by the beautiful dusk light.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
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Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

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Experience the finest attractions in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet district during this private, guided day tour of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. Marvel at these famous monuments alongside your expert guide who will give you individual attention on this private voyage.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

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Uncover the sacred practice of the mystical Sufis at an authentic Mevlevi Sema Ceremony held at Istanbul’s Hodjapasha, and witness the 800-year-old tradition that has been preserved on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Be mesmerized by the bizarre yet beautiful sight of the Whirling Dervishes as they perform their unique spiritual rituals during an hour-long show, including a live orchestra and 360-video projections.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

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Prepare for an evening of non-stop entertainment with an exciting 75-minute Rhythm of the Dance show at the legendary Hodjapasha in Istanbul. Feel the electric rhythms of Turkey as you enjoy shimmying belly dancers, energetic folklore dances and dazzling costumes, accompanied by live music and 360-degree video projections.
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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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Taste of Two Continents Food Tour

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Taste of Two Continents Food Tour

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Discover Istanbul’s European and Asian sides—and taste a range of delectable Turkish delicacies—on this full-day, small-group tour. Meet your guide in the morning in Istanbul’s Old City, and be sure to come hungry: you have a day of feasting ahead of you. Explore a spice market, and enjoy a traditional Turkish breakfast, before crossing the Bosphorus to trendy Kadikoy. Sip Turkish coffee, visit multiple restaurants, and discover Istanbul’s must-try dishes.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.47
$117.34
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Istanbul: Topkapi Palace VIP Tickets, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

Istanbul: Topkapi Palace VIP Tickets, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

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No trip to Istanbul is complete without a visit to the Topkapi Palace, which was home to Ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years. Make the most of your limited vacation time with a skip-the-line ticket. Come to the palace at your chosen time and receive essential information and a complementary map from your guide. Then you’re free to zoom past the long queue and discover the impressive 15th-century complex independently.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.40
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Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar
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Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar

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See the sights of Istanbul on a half-day tour that takes in the city’s famous historical landmarks and cultural sites. See Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar. Entrance fees are included, as is hotel pickup and drop-off for your convenience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.00
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$38.00
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Istanbul: Hagia Sophia VIP Priority Entry, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia VIP Priority Entry, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

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Arguably the most popular historical attraction in the city, you can spend upwards of an hour waiting outside the Hagia Sophia to purchase your ticket. Make the most of your limited time in Istanbul with skip-the-line admission. Come to the museum at your chosen time and get essential information from a guide. Then you’re free to zoom past the long queue and discover the impressive building independently.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.89
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Byzantine Churches of Constantinople Private Tour (Visits from Exterior)

Byzantine Churches of Constantinople Private Tour (Visits from Exterior)

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Go back in time to the Byzantine times when Istanbul was Constantinople and enjoy an 8-hour small-group guided tour of monasteries and churches. On this tour, uncover the impressive history of Christian sanctuaries that peaked during the reign of the Byzantine Empire. Visit Kariye Museum, once Chora Church, and ogle its frescoes and mosaics. See mosques converted from churches such as Pammakaristos and Pantocrator. Immerse with your guide to discover the history of palatial remains plus enjoy lunch included on this tour. Numbers on this small-group tour are limited to 15 people for a more intimate experience.
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  • 6 hours 40 minutes to 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$262.42
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Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour

Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour

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Behold the magnificent Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque on this 3.5-hour small-group guided walking tour of Istanbul’s best monuments. You will delve into the complex culture of Istanbul as you discover its famous monuments intertwined history. Not only will you see the beauty of Hagia Sophia Museum and Blue Mosque, but explore the Hippodrome of Constantinople and the German Fountain. People are limited to 15 on this tour, so you can receive more personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.71
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Historic Off the Beaten Path Tour of the Real Istanbul

Historic Off the Beaten Path Tour of the Real Istanbul

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Discover Istanbul on a full-day tour that travels on foot and public transit to historic landmarks and local cultural hubs. Start by touring the Hippodrome, Serefiye Cistern and Grand Bazaar, then take a break for Turkish coffee, pastry and hookah (tobacco pipe). Visit the book and paper market Sahaflar Çarşısı, which started in the Byzantine era, then tour Istanbul University. Continue to Suleymaniye Mosque, the Spice Bazaar and the Church of St George before winding through the districts of Fener and Balat — the old Greek and Jewish neighborhoods.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.50
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VIP Istanbul Combo Ticket: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Baslica Cistern

VIP Istanbul Combo Ticket: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Baslica Cistern

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Experience Istanbul like a pro, when you buy a skip-the-line combination ticket for the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Basilica Cistern. Upon arrival at each location, your guide escorts you past the long queue for fast entrance. After a brief overview, you’re ready to explore at your own pace. Enjoy the freedom to see the three world-famous attractions in any order that works for you. (Note: Cistern admission at 11am only.)
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.48
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Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

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As a cultural practice honored by the UNESCO Heritage of Humanity designation, the Mevlevi Semah ceremony offers a transfixing, centuries-old cultural experience. Don't miss this singular dance form with a whirling dervish show in the heart of Istanbul. Just sit down for your experience to watch the Sufi dancers spin and rotate in twisting movements, enjoy the accompanying music, and encounter one of the most popular and beautiful experiences in Turkey.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.25
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Ancient Rome Under Istanbul

Ancient Rome Under Istanbul

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Go underground and explore Istanbul’s Byzantine past on this tour. Join your guide and make your way to Constantine's Palace, Byzantine chapels, hidden ancient cisterns, and more. Learn about the Byzantine history of the city from your guide and understand why so many of the remains of it are underground.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer

Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer

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Worry free and book today a transfer With Minivan Car New Istanbul Airport, one way Private transfer Enjoy smooth friendly and hassle-free transfer service, With this private transfer your driver will be waiting at the airport just for you or hotel pickup/drop-off. We dont have any extra payments for the flihgt delay.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.24
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Topkapi Palace Skip-The-Line Entry with Guided Tour

Topkapi Palace Skip-The-Line Entry with Guided Tour

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Topkapi Palace is one of Istanbul’s top attractions, with the crowds to match. On this guided group tour, you’ll enjoy guaranteed on-the-spot entry, allowing you to bypass the long lines at the entrance. Learn how Ottoman Sultans lived for over six centuries with visits to the Audience Hall, High Court, kitchens, and relic-packed treasury.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
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Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

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Experience Istanbul’s timeless sights on a full-day tour of the city’s stunning historic places. Listen for the ancient echoes of pounding hooves and charioteers at Hippodrome Square and spot the distinctive tiles of the Blue Mosque. See the Byzantine mosaics and minarets of Hagia Sophia, then follow in the footsteps of powerful sultans, courtiers, and generals at Topkapi Palace. Finish your tour in the vibrant Grand Bazaar, browsing bright displays of handicrafts, carpets, and souvenirs.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Tours by Duration in Istanbul

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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour
"Kadir was my guide for the day! He went above and beyond with showing me everything and more. He answered all my questions and more. He also told me how to get around the city using the Istanbul card. Thank you."..."
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Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR
"Aişa was an awesome guide. I met with her and our group in the morning, then we started the tour at the blue mosque of Istanbul, Sultan's Palace, and Hogia Sophia. The Grand Bazaar was closed due to Eid celebration, so we ended the tour with and finally ended with a tour of basilica cistern. Highly recommend"..."
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Full Day Cruise Tour in Bosphorus and Two Continents
"The tour guide was very knowledgeable and good communication. We definitely enjoyed this tour and would recommend this to everyone!"..."
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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off
"Very informative and easy to find bus stops also included river cruise which was enjoyable, found the staff were helpful."..."
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Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul
"Amazing tour, the guide Emra was very nice and extremely professional, he knows every si gle details about the Mosques, Topkapi palace and every attraction related to the tour. Definitely recommend."..."
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Day Tour - Troy Tour from Istanbul
"I finally made it to Troy! Since that was the plan, and since I had googled the info & pictures beforehand, I have had a very pleasant day. We made it to the site of Troy and visited the museum, too. And there were only 2 people on the tour, including me - basically, we both almost have had a private tour :) Our guide Ensar is a very nice person, he's helpful and friendly, so it was a pleasure to meet him. The driver (sorry, I don't remember his name) was competent and drove carefully. It is quite a long way from Istanbul, but, to me, it was worth it."..."
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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour
"We had the most amazing experience and loved everything about this tour! Very knowledgeable guide, great sight seeing, a must to do in Istanbul!"..."
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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht
"Great activity for couples. Amazing tour with alot of details. You get to experience the sea in both day and night. Must do activity!"..."
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Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
"Great tour. Amazing guide who tailored the sites to our needs gave interesting and comprehensive information and was also kind and fun to talk to. We learned so much, saw so much, and had an amazing time."..."
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Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha
"Short and sweet with a quick introduction. Informative with an intimate setting. From God we receive, to humanity we give’."..."
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Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha
"The dancing was incredible. The costumes were fantastic too. The male soloist was fantastic. Well worth the money."..."
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Taste of Two Continents Food Tour
"Fabulous food, wonderful historical conversation, personals and knowledgeable guide. Highly recommend. Travelers from Texas"..."
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Istanbul: Topkapi Palace VIP Tickets, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App
"The guide was really fantastic!! He explained so much about Topkapi, shared the highlights & interesting stories! He was also funny in a stand-up comedian way and he stayed very kind & helpful (also towards other tourists) He represents Istanbul with pride, dignity & love. His name means “beloved son” (we had the tour on 4 Sept ‘21 at 12:00 hrs) Please send him our kind regards."..."
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Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar
"Great experience for our first full day in Istanbul. Our guide Chana made it one of the best parts of our trip. We ended up walking most of it since it was all so close in proximity. You could do this all on your own but the background and history would be missed."..."
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Istanbul: Hagia Sophia VIP Priority Entry, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App
"Would recommend this . Went during off peak season and there wasn’t a big queue for tickets but still had bought vip entrance to skip the line as we were with a young baby . Good English guide , friendly with good sense of humour . Brief explanation for about 30-40 min and we were given time to look around after that ."..."
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Byzantine Churches of Constantinople Private Tour (Visits from Exterior)
"Wow! Wow! And wow! This is one of the best experience to have in Istanbul. It takes an excellent guide, and be prepared with your extended distance walking shoes. Lutfallah, the guide, skillfully navigated the city. Superb!"..."
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Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour
"Great tour with a knowledgeable guide who gladly and patiently answered our questions. A lot of fun!"..."
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Historic Off the Beaten Path Tour of the Real Istanbul
"Extremely knowledgeable guide, full of detailed information you will hear nowhere else, especially as relates to the more modern history of Istanbul. I hadn’t read about any of the sites we were shown in any of the tourist guides, and would have completely missed this entire side of the city. I now leave the city feeling I have gotten a fairly comprehensive view of it considering the brevity of my stay. I never do guided tours, but I am extremely glad I did this one - worth every penny. Thank you so much for everything, especially your kindness, in sharing yourself and your experiences, n answering all our questions, and making sure we were taken care of throughout the tour."..."
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VIP Istanbul Combo Ticket: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Baslica Cistern
"The tours were informative and allowed alone time to explore and photograph on our own. Mehmet & Ogulcan were very knowledgeable and Guldeniz was bubbly and brought a sense of freshness and excitement to the experience. It was unfortunate that the Basilica Cisterns were closed however the team found a suitable replacement to view and get a sense of what the water collection systems were like in that time period. I will definitely look up this tour again with my wife when I return and by that time Guldeniz will be leading the group."..."
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Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony
"Wow, this ceremony was beyond anything i could have expected! It stirred my soul, no exaggeration. The location was beautiful and the perfect match to the event. The staff was kind and friendly and they even served us tea because it was quite chilly in the station. Being able to see this ceremony from start to finish felt so special and this was definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Istanbul. Now, that being said, I would HIGHLY suggest management to ban flash from being used during the ceremony. It took so much away from the moment and was a huge distraction to have some selfish dummy with a big fancy camera using a burst flash over and over and over and over again like he was the professional photographer and it was Harry and Meghan's wedding."..."
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Ancient Rome Under Istanbul
"This was a great tour, one of the highlights of our trip. The history of Istanbul is amazing, and we could not have asked for a better guide. AJ is the embodiment of delightful! She made the city come alive. If we return to Istanbul, we will not hesitate to see if she is available for other tours."..."
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Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer
"I had some skepticism when I first saw this on Viator but I AM SO glad to have booked them round trip. They were professional, safe and on time every time. The experience was so good that I referred them to a couple I met in Greece a few days later that were traveling to Istanbul."..."
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Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
"It was a very beautiful and educational tour, Canan, our tour guide, was awesome!. She has so much knowledge and passion for the history and beauty of Istanbul which made the tour a great experience."..."

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