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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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$65.00
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$65.00

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.70
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$51.70

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show (All Inclusive)

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show (All Inclusive)

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Set sail along the Bosphorus, the meeting point of Europe and Asia, on this evening cruise. Experience Istanbul at its most atmospheric as you cruise past the illuminated city skyline and admire landmarks including Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge, and the Maiden's Tower. While on-board, tuck into a 3-course dinner and enjoy a variety of entertainment including whirling dervishes, belly dancing, and DJs.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.34
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.45
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$57.45

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

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul 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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$150.00
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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
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$90.00
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$90.00
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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
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$51.70
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Golden Horn and Bosphorus Boat Tour in Istanbul

Golden Horn and Bosphorus Boat Tour in Istanbul

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Cruise along the waters of the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. This guided 2-hours boat tour. View the Asian and European sides of Istanbul and admire the palaces, wooden villas, bridges and all of the unique maritime landscapes.
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  • 2 hours
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Istanbul Old City: Hagia Sophia - Suleymaniye Mosque - Spice Bazaar

Istanbul Old City: Hagia Sophia - Suleymaniye Mosque - Spice Bazaar

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Discover the highlights of Sultanahmet, Istanbul's historic 'old town' on this half-day walking tour. Join your guide for a curated Istanbul experience, and avoid common Sultanahmet experiences like getting lost or being targeted by aggressive touts. Learn all about storied sites like the Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern from your English-speaking guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.72
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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
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$59.00
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Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer

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Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer

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Treat yourself to a stress-free arrival or departure in Istanbul during this private, one-way car service between the airport and your hotel accommodation. Travel comfortably in a WIFI-equipped, climate-controlled minivan with driver, with complimentary bottled water. Private rides include wait time for flight delays or traffic at no additional cost.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.99
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Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show (alcoholic Menu)

Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show (alcoholic Menu)

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Many cruises either don’t serve any alcohol or make the prices at the bar insanely expensive. This Bosphorus Strait Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show provides an alcohol menu with dinner, so you can relax and enjoy your night without worrying about shelling out a ton at the cash bar. Plus, along with dinner, you’ll enjoy live Turkish entertainment and stunning views of the area.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.96
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Bosphorus Cruise Boat Tour İstanbul 3 Hours Tour With 1 Hour Stop in Asia Side

Bosphorus Cruise Boat Tour İstanbul 3 Hours Tour With 1 Hour Stop in Asia Side

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Enjoy stunning views of historic Istanbul from the water during this narrated boat tour down the Bosphorus. Cover many of the city’s top attractions from the scenic strait, passing highlights like Galata Tower, Dolmabahce and Topkapi palaces, and Rumeli Fortress. You’ll also head to Asia and back, with a get-down stop on Istanbul’s Anatolian side and free time to explore on your own.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.83
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$21.83

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

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Istanbul is a city set on the water and to fully experience its beauty and diversity you need to get out onto the Bosphorus Strait. On this ninety-minute cruise you’ll see both the European and Asian halves of Istanbul, enjoy views of many picturesque mosques and palaces, and learn more about Istanbul’s centuries-long history through an audio guide app available in ten languages.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.49
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$11.49

Bosphorus Strait Cruise with Kücüksu Palace Or Rumeli Fortress Tour

Bosphorus Strait Cruise with Kücüksu Palace Or Rumeli Fortress Tour

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Sail between two continents and visit the extravagant Küçüksu Palace or Rumeli Fortress on this Bosphorus sightseeing cruise in Istanbul. Learn about the sights and Istanbul’s history from the onboard guide, and admire splendid views of top Istanbul attractions as you sail the strait that divides Europe from Asia. Gaze out over the domes, towers and minarets of the historic peninsula, cruise under the vast Bosphorus Bridge, float by Dolmabahçe Palace, and go ashore for a tour of either the picturebook Rumeli (Mondays and Thursdays only) or Ottoman Küçüksu.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.72
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$28.72

Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Tour

Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Tour

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Go on a journey back in time and explore the Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Square, which is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Discover the city's centuries-old Byzantine and Ottoman heritage, learn about Istanbul's rich history from your licensed guide. Highlights: - Discover Byzantine and Ottoman relics - Learn more about the fascinating history of Istanbul - Discover some of the city’s most important historical sites - Get a sense for the culture both past and present - Explore the Hippodrome with its two obelisks and the Serpentine Column - Visit the German Fountain, a gift from the German Emperor Wilhelm II - See the magnificent Palace of Ibrahim Pasha - Marvel at the beautiful Blue Mosque - Stroll through the courtyards of the Blue Mosque - Stay inside the Blue Mosque as long as you want Discover all historical buildings from outside that surround the ancient imperial square. Your guide will take you through the ages of Istanbul - from antiquity to modern times.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.19
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$9.19

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise and Turkish Dance Shows

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise and Turkish Dance Shows

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See Istanbul lit up for the night as you sail between Europe and Asia on this lively Bosphorus dinner cruise, aboard a spacious double-decker boat. Soak up the atmosphere as whirling dervishes spin and belly dancers twist and shake, while Istanbul’s historic skyline glides by. Your package includes dinner, performances and round-trip coach transfers from central hotels: alcoholic drinks can be purchased at the cash bar.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.15
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$55.15

Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour

Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour

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See Istanbul’s most notable landmarks and secret backstreets on this small-group walking tour. Learn about the city’s Byzantine and Ottoman history from an English-speaking guide. Pass by Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, and the Spice Bazaar. On this tour, learn about the attractions, but not venture inside. Discover where locals eat and drink.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.98
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Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Tour, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Pierre Loti Tour

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Tour, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Pierre Loti Tour

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See Istanbul from three different vantage points on this tour, including a sightseeing cruise, panoramic tour and cable car ride. Take a scenic cruise on the Bosphorus and admire top Istanbul attractions such as the Bosphorus Bridge and Rumeli Fortress from the water. Then, take a coach drive around the Golden Horn districts to see the former Jewish quarter, old city walls, iron-built St Stephens and other lesser-known treasures. Lastly, catch the cable car up Pierre Loti Hill to witness the stellar city views from its hilltop cafe.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.21
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$40.21

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
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$50.55
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$50.55

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show

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Get a taste of Turkish culture and see the city from the water on this night time dinner cruise. Depart from your European-side hotel and sail down Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait. Admire the views of Ottoman palaces and two transcontinental bridges. Enjoy a three-course dinner and watch a Turkish Night Show with belly dancing, folk dancing, a henna ceremony, and more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.81
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$44.81

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
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$17.23
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Istanbul: Hop On Hop Off Bosphour Tour

Istanbul: Hop On Hop Off Bosphour Tour

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Explore Istanbul at your own pace at this this Hop-On Hop-Off Boshphorus sightseeing boat. See all the famous landmarks on the Boshphorus, like the Dolmabahce Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Rumeli Fortress, Maiden Tower and the Bosphorus Bridge. Hop-On Hop-Off Bosphorus Tour More than a classic roundtrip, now you can add unique neighborhood visits along the Bosphorus with one ticket. Admire the cosmopolitan city from a completely different perspective beyond the regular tourist paths while enjoying the beautiful views around you. There are 4 points you can leave the boat and join the next one again 60 or 120 minutes later. The Hop-On Hop-Off Stops are: Kabatas (starting point) Emirgan Kucuksu Beylerbeyi Besiktas and back to Kabatas Tour Duration: Hop on and off as many times as you like. Your Ticket is valid the whole day. If you never leave the boat, the round trip will take about 100 minutes from the start to the finish.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.79
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All Inclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show from Istanbul

All Inclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show from Istanbul

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Make the most of an evening in Istanbul with a sparkling 5-hour dinner cruise experience on the Bosphorus Strait. Admire spectacular views of Istanbul’s beautifully illuminated palaces, mosques and Bosphorus bridges, and enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner with select drinks. Glittering entertainment from belly dancers, whirling dervishes and other artistes is included, along with hotel pickup and drop-off. Upgrade to an unlimited alcoholic drinks package if you wish.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
"Such a wonderful day spent with Sulchek. My friend and I were the only ones on the tour so it became a private tour! Learned so much about the history of what is now Istanbul! Definitely a must when visiting the city."..."
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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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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show (All Inclusive)
"Great time would definitely recommend to anyone look for good service and environment. We paid for all you can drink packages and it worked out perfect."..."
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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht
"I just loved everything ! I highly recommend this Sunset Cruise. The sunset was breathtaking. Also, the service was excellent."..."
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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul Tour
"We have an amazing English speaking tour guide, Hakan. His english was excellent. He had access to a lot of information both historical and technical. He was also a pleasant companion. He was on time. Our tour was on foot as all of our destinations were close to our hotel."..."
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Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR
"Superb experience with Unal, our exuberant and highly knowledgeable government licensed tour guide, covering all the highlights of Old Istanbul. Highly recommended for a stop-over visit to Istanbul."..."
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Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour
"My wife and I loved this tour, it is a great way to see the main historical sights in Turkey. Diana was the best tour guide we could ask for, she was friendly and highly knowledgeable, teaching us the intricacies and history of all the monuments along our path, and was also kind enough to take us to some of the best shops in the Grand Bazaar too. She really helped make our experience in Istanbul amazing, so big thanks to Diana for being a wonderful tour guide!"..."
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Golden Horn and Bosphorus Boat Tour in Istanbul
"It was a really good experience.the timing and the guidance was pretty good. The Bosphorus is a unique place to see"..."
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Istanbul Old City: Hagia Sophia - Suleymaniye Mosque - Spice Bazaar
"Our guide was Erol, he was really nice and very knowledgeable about the history of the city! You learn a lot during this tour."..."
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Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul
"I had a wonderful day! This tour is a great way to see and learn about many of the highlights of Istanbul. Emrah was a knowledgeable and fun guide who was so generous with his time! We managed to beat the crowds at each stop which was well planned - I didn’t feel rushed and enjoyed spending the day with my small group. Thank you!"..."
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Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer
"Very easy communication with the staff and a very comfortable ride to the airport! Will definitely be booking them again!"..."
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Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show (alcoholic Menu)
"On time pick up! Food and drinks were awesome! Show was exceptional! Entertainment between Turkish performers was above expectations with dancing."..."
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Bosphorus Cruise Boat Tour İstanbul 3 Hours Tour With 1 Hour Stop in Asia Side
"Nice ride and professional staff. We were dropped off on the Asian side of Istanbul for an hour which was the best part. Good option for solo travelers. Worth the money."..."
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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App
"Close to the Dolmabahce Palace. And a quick tour around the beautiful city if Istanbul! Definitely a must!"..."
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Bosphorus Strait Cruise with Kücüksu Palace Or Rumeli Fortress Tour
"The cruise was fascinating, the tour guide knew his stuff. The Rumeli fortress was also quite a good stop in between."..."
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Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Tour
"Our tour guide Eser was extremely knowledgeable and gave us a great overview of the Blue Mosque and surrounding area. Great value for money."..."
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise and Turkish Dance Shows
"Great entertaining cruise. Shuttle bus arrived on time, food was okay. Included appetizers, drinks, main course, tea and dessert. Views were amazing. Had on board photographers to capture professional photos"..."
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Istanbul Sightseeing Walking Tour
"This tour with Erol was more than what we expected : see all the main sights in a few hours so we can go back and take our time at the ones we wanted. The surprise was that Erol was exceptionally knowledgeable and generous sharing historical and architectural details at each sight. Highly recommended."..."
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Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Tour, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Pierre Loti Tour
"The human factor chosen in Istanbul was the great difference between good and superb. Emel Davutoglu, our guide to be, was in touch with us since the day before to the trip and from first hour in the morning of the excursion she was adapting teh shcedule of coleection from the hotels to the needs of her clients. Afterwards, she was well informed and answered our questions on a great deal of topics, with happiness and knowledge. A great professional for agreat experience. The trip, in three different tyes of vehicles (funicular, boat and minivan) is well planned and shows you very difffernt perspectives on very diverse attractions of a magical city."..."
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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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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show
"Great experience from start to finish! Dinner was served a bit cold, however drinks were flowing and great entertainment and views of Istanbul. I recommend, though don't expect too much from the food."..."
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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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Istanbul: Hop On Hop Off Bosphour Tour
"The boat tour drops off/picks up at 4 locations around the city. You can hop on and hop off, and a boat seems to come by once an hour to each stop. It's a great way to see and access other parts of the city."..."
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All Inclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show from Istanbul
"This was definitely worth doing. From the hotel pickup, the evening was flawless. Our waiter was attentive, the food was good and the entertainment was fantastic. I’d definitely do this again."..."

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