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Best of Istanbul Private Walking tour

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Visit: Food Trail Istanbul Tours, Akbiyik Cadddesi No:13/A Sultanahmet, Istanbul Turkey

On this 7 hours tour you will be introduced to the top attractions of the old city of Istanbul. The tour will start in the Hippodrome which was an arena for chariot racings and public eventsthroughout the Byzantine era. You wil learn about the famous relics suc as the The Egyptian obelisk , Serpent Column and the Walled obelisk. Next stop is the iconic Blue Mosque renowed for its six minarets and beautiful handmade blue tiles.More than 20000 17th century tiles adorn the interior of the Blue Mosque and dazzle the visitors with astonishingly beautiful flower designs. From the there we will make our way to the Hagia Sophia one of the great architectural treasures  of the world. This magnificient church /mosque has been the spiritual center of Istanbul for more than 14000 years both for Christians and Muslims and is now a must see museum located in the hearth of the Istanbul's old city. Next stop after the Hagia Sophia is the Topkapı Palace which was the administration center of the Ottoman empire and the imperial residence for the sultans and their families from 1461 to 1856. Final destination is the world famous authentic  Grand Bazaar renowed being the biggest covered bazaar in the world. This colorfull , one of a kind bazaar with more than 4000 shops bursting with traditional textiles , tiles , handmade products , jewelry and much more  attract both local and tourists from all around the world.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am travelling solo in Istanbul so was reluctant to explore too much. I contacted Hatice with very little notice and she put a custom itinerary together immediately that suited my needs and promised me a great tour. The next day Hatice greeted me perfectly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hatice Kelek was the perfect tour guide: gracious, knowledgeable, and helpful. My family was provided a useful synopsis of Turkish history with the intriguing backdrop of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace. I highly recommend her to future visitors to Istanbul.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Josef Y
Hatice K, Owner at Food Trail Istanbul Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Joseph, Thank you very much for your amazing feedback. It was real pleasure guiding you all. Best Regards, Hatice

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  • Food Trail Istanbul Tours
  • Duration: 7h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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