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Highlights of Istanbul Walking Tour provided by Tematique

Highlights of Istanbul Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    House of Medusa Restaurant
    Alemdar, Yerebatan Cd. No:9, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Our meeting point is "House of Medusa Restaurant" which is on the same street with "Basilica Cistern" (Yerebatan Sarnıcı in Turkish). Only 30 meters away from Basilica Cistern. Your guide will be waiting for you in front of this restaurant.
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  • 1
    Basilica Cistern
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Hagia Sophia
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Sogukcesme Sokak
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Topkapi Palace
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 5
    Caferaga Medresesi
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 6
    Blue Mosque
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 7
    Arasta Bazaar
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 8
    Sultanahmet Square
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 9
    German Fountain
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 10
    Serpent Column
    Stop: 5 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
House of Medusa Restaurant, Alemdar, Yerebatan Cd. No:9, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Duration
3h
Return Details
Mısır Çarşısı, Rüstem Paşa, Erzak Ambarı Sok. No:92, 34116 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Small Group
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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213kelseyc wrote a review Nov 2020
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Erol was an excellent guide! Lucky me, I came during the pandemic, so I got my own private tour. First time in Istanbul, and learned so much. Erol was very knowledgeable, good at English, and super considerate - even to the point that he made sure that nothing I samples in the
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Sebastian wrote a review Mar 2020
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We covered major sightseeings. Excellent guide, very friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely recommendable...
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from tematique, Public Relations Manager at Highlights of Istanbul Walking Tour
Responded 8 Mar 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write. We are so glad that you enjoyed your afternoon with us on our Highlights of Istanbul Walking Tour. Best Wishes ..
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Hannie76 wrote a review Jul 2018
Versailles, France7 contributions
When preparing for our city trip to Istanbul I first checked the availability of free walking tours. I quickly found #tematique tours and signed up for the Sunday morning, July 1st, 9.15 AM tour. From previous walking tours I know that the local guides are always making sure to
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Anastasia C wrote a review May 2018
London, United Kingdom16 contributions1 helpful vote
Erol was an extremely knowledgable and intelligent guide who was able to offer answers to all of our questions. If it's your first day in Istanbul and you don't know where to begin I would highly recommend this tour as it gives a great background to the Sultanahmet area- as well
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Date of experience: May 2018
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DashaZG wrote a review Apr 2018
Zagreb, Croatia6 contributions1 helpful vote
Enjoyed the walking tour. Erol was a wonderful guide - enthusiastic & well-informed. Lots of the sights he pointed out are well worth an individual visit later on. This is a great way to get an overall view, and then pick and choose more in-depth exploration for later if there
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Theaussie_pt
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Great experience
Fantastic as always to explore a city with a local guide. Erol has been fantastic with social distancing, hand sani
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yuliakD2018MK
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Wonderful experience
We visited Istanbul in August 2020 and were the only ones on the tour. It was such a great experience because the
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Devyn E
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Personal and Passionate
We (2 adults) had a great experience with Erol on this walking tour. (Dec 2019) Perfect way to start off seeing Ist
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60damian
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Wonderful walking tour
We booked the day before and had a wonderful tour with Erol. He was informative and passionate. I would recommend t
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stevebrazendale
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An excellent introduction to the best of Istanbul
Erol was punctual, polite, hugely knowledgeable and an excellent host. We really appreciated his guidance on the si
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Amina_CZL
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Great guide and very knowledgeable.
We had such a great experience, the guide was so knowledgeable and had an explanation for every single place and ev
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I7301LEkenc
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Istanbul Culinary Tour:Local Tavern and Gourmet Street Foods
This was an excellent tour from the beginning to the end. Meeting up with our guide, Erol, was straightforward and
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NorthStar730440
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Great tour!
We did the walking tour on our first full day in Istanbul and can highly recommend! Errol was very knowledgeable, p
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Toni353
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Informative, fascinating and highly recommended
We booked months in advance and were surprised to find only the two of us on the tour with Erol. He said the maximu
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Travelbuddez
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Trip was cancelled without notice
Thought we would do this tour on our first day in turkey. Looking to see what time I should meet the guide tomorrow
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CHRIS W
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Excellent value ..paid the lovely girl what I thought it was worth..she and we were both pleased....spent a very en
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Flashpacker02
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Great Tour!
We did the Free Walking Tour with Erol and found it very good!! Erol knows a lot about history and culture and love
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daniellA6405OJ
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This should be your first tour in Istanbul
Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. It was great to see all the main attractions as well as where
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bebap2019
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Lovely evening food tour with Errol
Errol (guide) was waiting at the meeting point when I got there, and he found me immediately. We were joined by ju
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Mairead C
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Walking tour of Istanbul
Our guide, Erol, was extremely knowledgable and good fun as well. Excellent guide. Great tour. Definitely recommend
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  • Duration: 3h
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