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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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$59.00

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

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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$150.00
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Ephesus Trip from Istanbul

Ephesus Trip from Istanbul

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Recall the days of ancient Rome on this full-day trip to Ephesus from Istanbul by air. With a professional guide, explore spectacular Greco-Roman Ephesus, Turkey’s archaeological showpiece. Stroll the ancient streets to marvel at the 2nd-century Celsus Library, the Great Theater and crumbled shops, bathhouses and temples. Bookend your trip with visits to the House of the Virgin Mary, Isabey Mosque and the ruined Artemis Temple. Opt to return to Istanbul or enjoy a drop-off in Kusadasi after your tour. Numbers are limited to 15 for a small-group experience.
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  • 14 to 18 hours
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$201.07
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$201.07
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Princes' Islands Tour from Istanbul

Princes' Islands Tour from Istanbul

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Escape from the busy streets of Istanbul for a full-day excursion to the Princes Islands. Cruise past Topkapi Palace, Leanders Tower and Uskudar, then glide across the Marmara Sea to reach the islands of Heybeliada and Buyukada. Learn about the princes of the Byzantine Empire who once relaxed on these islands as you take a horse-drawn carriage tour. Have lunch at a fish restaurant and enjoy free time to explore on your own, taking in the beaches and historic sites at your leisure before returning to Istanbul.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.51
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$42.51

Bosphorus Full Day Tour: Bosphorus Cruise, Uskudar and Dolmabahce Palace

Bosphorus Full Day Tour: Bosphorus Cruise, Uskudar and Dolmabahce Palace

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Cruise the stunning Bosphorus Strait and Golden Horn and experience three of the best Istanbul sights on this adventure-filled full-day sightseeing tour. This tour takes you on a boat ride on the Bosphorus Strait to savor spectacular sights of bridges, palaces, mosques and fortresses. Stop at Dolmabahçe Palace for a guided tour and explore the alluring scents and colors of the Spice Bazaar. Visit Rüstem Pasha Mosque on top of Camlica Hill and capture wide views of the skyline. Plus, enjoy a delicious 3-course meal along the beautiful shoreline.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.41
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$103.41

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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$113.75
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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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$95.00
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Daily Troy Tour From Istanbul

Daily Troy Tour From Istanbul

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Discover the ancient history of Troy on a full-day sightseeing tour from Istanbul. Travel by comfortable coach through the European side of Turkey to Gallipoli. Cross the Dardanelles Strait by ferry to reach Troy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide shows you highlights including a replica of the Trojan Horse, ancient ruins from nine different epochs, the Roman Temple (Bouleuterion) and more. Includes lunch, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00

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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Private Guided Istanbul Day Tour

Private Guided Istanbul Day Tour

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Take the time to explore Istanbul’s most magnificent sites at your own pace with a full-day, guided tour of the city's historic places and landmarks. Follow in the footsteps of charioteers and Roman soldiers at the Hippodrome, then see the arcing tiles of the Blue Mosque. Listen for the whispers of courtiers and sultans inside Topkapi Palace, then see Hagia Sophia’s stunning murals and minarets. Browse the vibrant displays at the iconic Grand Bazaar, with inside tips on the best places to find carpets, handicrafts and local souvenirs.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00

One Day Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul: Lunch Included

One Day Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul: Lunch Included

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Visit the notorious WWI battlefields of Gallipoli in just one day on this full-day tour from Istanbul, including lunch and hotel pick-up. See ANZAC Cove, where the troops first landed; visit the ANZAC Commemorative Site, where the Dawn Service is held; walk along Brighton beach; and learn about the war from both perspectives as you view the Allied and Turkish trenches at Johnston's Jolly.
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  • 17 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.77
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$90.77

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
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$252.77
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Private Layover Tour from Istanbul Airports & Hotels

Private Layover Tour from Istanbul Airports & Hotels

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Take advantage of extended layover time in Istanbul on a round-trip tour of city highlights from the airport, customized to suit your interests and schedule. Zip with ease between iconic sights such as the Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, or Topkapı Palace, and benefit from historic and cultural insights provided by your professional guide.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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$149.00
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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
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$80.43
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$80.43
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Istanbul Princes Islands Tour With Lunch

Istanbul Princes Islands Tour With Lunch

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Just off the Asian shore of Istanbul, Turkey's Princes Islands are a popular day trip for Istanbullus in the know. Relax like a local and escape the fast pace of Sultanahmet or Karakoy on this full-day tour to Büyükada, the largest island in the chain. Imagine yourself in Ottoman Turkey on this historic, car-free island which features traditional Ottoman architecture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.17
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Small Group Tour - Full Day Istanbul City Tour

Small Group Tour - Full Day Istanbul City Tour

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Experience Turkey’s Ottoman and Byzantine eras during this full-day guided Istanbul city tour in the Sultanahmet district. Aboard a comfortable coach, head to top attractions like Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and the UNESCO-listed museum Hagia Sophia. Witness the lively atmosphere of one of the world’s largest covered markets - the Grand Bazaar. Prior to lunch, enjoy engaging stories about sultans and their harems and other Istanbul lore from your friendly local guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.92
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Skip The Line:1 or 2 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

Skip The Line:1 or 2 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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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00
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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.70
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$51.70

Private Day-Tour of Ancient Battle Fields (Troy & Gallipoli)

Private Day-Tour of Ancient Battle Fields (Troy & Gallipoli)

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Visit Turkey’s most famous battle sites from ancient times to WWI on a full-day tour of Troy and Gallipoli from Istanbul. Take in the UNESCO-listed archeological dig at Troy, where Spartan and Achaean warriors laid siege during the Trojan War. Follow in the footsteps of the ANZAC troops that stormed fortified beaches along the Dardanelles, and explore their battlefields, trenches and cemeteries.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$234.00
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$234.00

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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$17.23

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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Just Hagia Sophia Tour /Skip The Lines

Just Hagia Sophia Tour /Skip The Lines

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With this tour you can skip the que.You can learn about the Hagia Sophia with our Professional Tour Guide Hagia Sophia Ticket Meeting Point : The tour starts at the right in front of the Hagia Sophia. Our guide will greet you with the GULLİVER TOUR’S Flag Hours : The approximate duration is 45 minutes Everyday :10:00 ,12:00,14:00,16:00
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.74
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Night Show from Istanbul

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Night Show from Istanbul

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Enjoy a traditional Turkish dinner as straddle two continents on a 4-hour dinner cruise in Istanbul.The leisurely nighttime route along the Bosphorus takes you past the most iconic landmarks of both the Asian and European sides of the city. While you dine, enjoy live belly dancing, folk dancing, and whirling dervish performances. Afterwards, you’re free to join in the dancing.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00
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What people are saying about Full-day Tours in Istanbul

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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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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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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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Ephesus Trip from Istanbul
"Ephesus is incredible, and this tour helped us to understand the significance of what we were seeing. Our guide, Ismail, was great and we appreciate that we’re able to experience the area like a local based on his guidance."..."
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Princes' Islands Tour from Istanbul
"The tour was really nice, we visited two islands and lunch was really nice. our tour guide Burak was very friendly and gave us a great tour experience"..."
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Bosphorus Full Day Tour: Bosphorus Cruise, Uskudar and Dolmabahce Palace
"The tour is amazing we loved it going from Europe to Asia just crossing the Bosphorus it’s very exciting 😊😊. The only thing we dislike was our tour guide he wasn’t kind enough always in a rush, telling us hurry it’s no enough time for pictures etc."..."
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Day Tour - Troy Tour from Istanbul
"Loved it. Great tour to do in the off season when it’s not so busy. Great tour guide and lovely to get to see so much of the country in the drive."..."
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Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
"knowledge of our guide, great tour, amazing places we visit, have a great lunch, speak very good English."..."
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Daily Troy Tour From Istanbul
"A must when in Turkey. Emre our guide was very knowledgable and the whole day was filled with wonder of Turkish rural areas and of course the rich and wonderful history around Troy."..."
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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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Private Guided Istanbul Day Tour
"Our tour guide is super. He is down to earth in his approach of things. Quite knowledgeable in history; able to differentiate facts and legends. Highly recommend Izler (Please correct spelling of name) to whoever is planning a trip to Turkey."..."
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One Day Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul: Lunch Included
"The guide was extremely knowledgeable and explained the history easily and succinctly. A very long day, but worth it for those wanting to understand more about WW1."..."
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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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Private Layover Tour from Istanbul Airports & Hotels
"It was great advantage in short amount time! Salii is best knowledge about historical buildings, culture and he knows about a lot off beautiful places and food restaurants! I had a great time! I’m so thankful about get from trip. I’ll love to come back Istanbul ❤️ Thank you so much him! I’m highly recommended!"..."
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Historic Off the Beaten Path Tour of the Real Istanbul
"Our tour guide was Apo. He was a really cool guy. Our tour was in spanish and he was really good with the language. Also took us some really nice places, mainly for locals, and as a tourist you wouldn't get there. It was a really great day!"..."
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Istanbul Princes Islands Tour With Lunch
"This Tour to princess island Istanbul was truly GREAT because of tour guide Dilek and how Beautiful princess island is, Dilek is GREAT, awesome, amazing wonderful so good, she is very knowledgeable and helpful.. princess island is very beautiful to visit tour was a successful because of Dilek and how nice princess island is."..."
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Small Group Tour - Full Day Istanbul City Tour
"You get to see everything in one day! highly recommended, out tour guide was very good and he explained everything of each place we visited"..."
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Skip The Line:1 or 2 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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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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Private Day-Tour of Ancient Battle Fields (Troy & Gallipoli)
"What a great tour!! Private vehicle, private guide, absolutely beautiful countryside the day was a pleasure from start to end. Spent time at both Gallipoli and troy, we were the only people at Gallipoli other than the Gardner. Cenk Guide was attentive, personable and knowledgeable, I highly recommend this tour."..."
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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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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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Just Hagia Sophia Tour /Skip The Lines
"Excellent tour of Hagia Sophia, Ismail was very knowledgeable in terms of history and culture. Our kids (8, 7 and 2) were not bored :)"..."
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Night Show from Istanbul
"very entertaining, the best boat tour ever for us. Good food, good festivity. The tour was about 2 hours which was very good time for the tour."..."

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