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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
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$38.00
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$38.00

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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$51.70

Small Group Tour - Monuments of Istanbul (Half Day Afternoon)

Small Group Tour - Monuments of Istanbul (Half Day Afternoon)

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Explore the heart of Istanbul in just a half day on this comprehensive tour with a small group. Traveling with a group of just 15 people or fewer means you'll get personalized attention from your guide and the chance to ask questions. Highlights include Sultanahmet Square, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.77
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Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia Private Tour

Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia Private Tour

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Tick off two of Istanbul's most renowned landmarks on this private, double-duty tour, which makes stops at the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Enjoy a half-day of in-depth sightseeing with your own personal guide, covering the highlights without the crowds. Tours include stops for a sampling of tasty treats along the way.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.43
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Istanbul Ottoman Tour: Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque

Istanbul Ottoman Tour: Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque

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Discover Ottoman history at the Blue Mosque and the illustrious Topkapi Palace during this guided morning tour in Istanbul. See Istanbul’s most famous monuments and enjoy a visit to the Hippodrome once the heart of Constantinople.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

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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Small-Group Tour Including Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Hagia Sophia

Small-Group Tour Including Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Hagia Sophia

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Fit all of Istanbul's attractions at the top of your bucket list into one packed day, with the help of an expert local guide. Stroll Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet neighborhood, brimming with iconic buildings and storied streets. Tour the Blue Mosque, one of the most important sites in the Muslim world. Delve into history of the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Istanbul Hippodrome as well as the 'sunken palace' of Basilica Cistern. And you won’t want to miss the and the bustling Grand Bazaar or savory 3-course lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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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
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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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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
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$27.00
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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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Small Group Tour of Istanbul Classics Afternoon

Small Group Tour of Istanbul Classics Afternoon

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Explore the major sights in Sultanahmet, Istanbul’s old city, on this afternoon tour. Learn about Istanbul’s Byzantine and Ottoman history from your guide. Visit the Hagia Sophia, a church that became a mosque and is now a museum. Admire the intricate tile work in the Blue Mosque. Stroll the route of the Hippodrome.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bosphorus Dinner & Show Cruise (All Inclusive)

Bosphorus Dinner & Show Cruise (All Inclusive)

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Book your evening cruise on the Bosphorus ahead of time; this must-do activity sells out quickly. Step on board the boat for views of Istanbul's top landmarks—including the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and the Blue Mosque—lit up for the night. Enjoy a traditional Turkish dinner with drinks, followed by entertainment.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Dolmabahce Palace Tour in Istanbul

Dolmabahce Palace Tour in Istanbul

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Delve into Ottoman luxury on this 3-hour guided Dolmabahçe Palace tour in Istanbul, plus head over the Bosphorus Bridge to see the Asian side of the city. Prepare yourself for pure extravagance as you visit the home of former sultans and nobility. See its elegant rooms such as the Crystal Staircase and Medhal Hall. Then, climb to Yeditepe or Çamlıca Hill and snap postcard-worthy photos from one of the best view points of the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.96
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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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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise An Unforgettable Experience in Istanbul

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise An Unforgettable Experience in Istanbul

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Ensure your spot on a Bosphorus River dinner cruise for a memorable night out in Istanbul. The dinner cruise includes a 4-course meal of Turkish fare, and live entertainment that features traditional music and belly dancers. Soak in the sights of the city at night during your cruise on a tour that includes the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.21
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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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Skip the Line: Hagia Sophia Museum Admission Ticket with English Speaking Guide

Skip the Line: Hagia Sophia Museum Admission Ticket with English Speaking Guide

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The Hagia Sophia, with its stunning gold mosaics dating back to Byzantine times, is one of the world’s most visited museums. Save time spent waiting in entrance queues with these pre-booked admission tickets, guaranteeing direct access into the monument known as the “eighth wonder of the world.” Admire centuries-old architectural flourishes, and learn about its history as a church and mosque. Pick up your tickets from a centrally located office in advance.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Istanbul Evening Sightseeing and Food Tasting Tour

Istanbul Evening Sightseeing and Food Tasting Tour

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Discover Istanbul’s delectable bites and illuminated sights by night on this food tour. Alongside a knowledgeable guide, head to the bustling Taksim Square, home to the mighty Monument to the Republic, in order to sample Turkish specialties from multiple eateries. Feast on Turkish dishes like icli kofte (spiced meat and nuts), sample an authentic Turkish kebab, and satisfy your sweet tooth with baklava, a traditional Turkish dessert. Round-trip hotel transport is included on this small-group tour, limited to 14 food lovers.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.94
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The 10 Tastings of Istanbul With Locals: Private Street Food Tour

The 10 Tastings of Istanbul With Locals: Private Street Food Tour

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Taste 10 of Istanbul's top culinary treats on this half-day private food tour. Your guide will walk you through a carefully curated itinerary of the best must-taste foods, including raki, durum, and baklava, among others. This private tour means undivided attention from your guide and plenty of chance to ask questions. You'll find some new favorites and places you'll want to return during the rest of your stay in Istanbul.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.02
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$85.02
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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
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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
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$50.55
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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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Evening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul

Evening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul

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Witness the beauty of Istanbul at dusk on this evening sightseeing cruise and watch the sunset over both the European and Asian sides. Marvel at all the sights as you sail past; keep a look out for Topkapi Palace, Maiden's Tower, Ortaköy & Mecidiye Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge and Cıragan Palace.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Half-day Tours in Istanbul

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Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar
"Our tour guide was absolutely amazing, honestly thank you so much!!! Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, very knowledgable and entertaining"..."
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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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Small Group Tour - Monuments of Istanbul (Half Day Afternoon)
"Our local guide, a lovely lady named Emel, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The tour bus drove all the way to the hotel and we had the most luxurious tour. Thank you, Viator, thank you, Emel!"..."
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Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia Private Tour
"Kadir was an excellent and informative guide. A good introduction and overview to two of Istanbul's top sights. He also helped us with a superb recommendation for an excellent fish restaurant and took us there and made us feel at home by explaining all the different food options available. Highly recommended."..."
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Istanbul Ottoman Tour: Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque
"Amazing tour of the main attractions in Istanbul. The tour guide Ali was exceptional and very informative"..."
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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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Small-Group Tour Including Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Hagia Sophia
"it was a perfect experience and our guide ali was excellent with a lot of knowledge, he helped us a lot and explained everything to us about all the monuments we visited. a unique experience, it is worth experiencing."..."
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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 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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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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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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Bosphorus Dinner & Show Cruise (All Inclusive)
"We had an amazing evening, it was very entertaining and they took great care of us. We are very satisfied and we will come again for sure"..."
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Dolmabahce Palace Tour in Istanbul
"Thank you Viator for the unique experience of visiting Dolmabahce Palace. It was not on our tour and yet it is one of the highlights of Istanbul."..."
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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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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise An Unforgettable Experience in Istanbul
"Had a great time on this tour with my girlfriend, food was great, service was better and the entertainment/dances were absolutely amazing!"..."
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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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Skip the Line: Hagia Sophia Museum Admission Ticket with English Speaking Guide
"Having a guide made the visit a good experience. Highly recommended this time I travelled by myself and having the guide PRE booked was great and safe. Unfortunately locals do take advantage of tourists"..."
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Istanbul Evening Sightseeing and Food Tasting Tour
"This was a excellent tour, guided by Ayhan. We tasted a variety of different food and it was a fascinating introduction to the range of dishes in the city. I highly recommend this tour."..."
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The 10 Tastings of Istanbul With Locals: Private Street Food Tour
"My tour guide was very knowledgeable and took me to few different authentic locations . The food was very good . I really enjoyed it ."..."
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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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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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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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Evening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul
"this was the best experience in Istanbul. the yacht was amazing, took wonderfull pictures from sunset, the tour guide was helpfull. and the snacks on boat were delicious snacks. I can recommend everybody."..."

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