Historic Off The Beaten Path Tour Of The Real Istanbul

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Tour Information

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 7 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Pudding Shop Lale Restaurant, Alemdar Mh., Divanyolu Caddesi No:6, 34400 Sultanahmet/Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey,
  • Return Details :
    Karaköy Pier, Kemankeş Karamustafa Paşa Mah., Rıhtım Cad. No:13, 34425 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


See Turkey like a local on this historic off-the-beaten-path tour of the real Istanbul. Go where the locals go, and experience life in the back streets of Istanbul. Wind through the hills of Fener, home to the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate Church and colorful Greek and Ottoman Houses. Meeting point isPudding Shop Lale Restaurant


Snacks and Beverages included

Small-group tour

Get off the beaten track in a 4x4

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city

Get inside tips from a local

Know More about this tour

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hippodrome (At Meydani), Istanbul

The Hippodrome of Constantinople was a circus that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Serefiye Sarnici, Istanbul

The Theodosius Cistern is one of many ancient cisterns of Constantinople that lie beneath the city of Istanbul, Turkey

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Nuru Osmaniye Mosque, Istanbul

Located next to the Grand Bazaar, Nuruosmaniye Mosque was built in the mid-eighteenth century and it is the earliest example of Ottoman Baroque architecture.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Kapali Carsi, Istanbul

The colourful and chaotic Grand Bazaar is the heart of stanbul's Old City and has been so for centuries.

Pass By: Istanbul University, Istanbul

Founded in 1933, Istanbul Universitesi (Istanbul University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Istanbul.

Stop At: Sahaflar Carsisi, Istanbul

The Second Hand Book Bazaar has been a book and paper market since Byzantine times.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Spice Bazaar, Istanbul

Vividly coloured spices are displayed alongside jewel-like lokum (Turkish delight) at this Ottoman-era marketplace, providing eye candy for the thousands of tourists and locals who make their way here every day.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul

Sleymaniye Mosque. Built by the most important architect of Ottoman times, Arhitect Sinan, this superb monument is Istanbul's largest mosque complex

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral Church of St George, Istanbul

Located in one of the oldest parts of Istanbul, in Fatih, the Cathedral Church of Saint George is a Greek Orthodox Church which is still in working order

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Balat & Fener Tour, Istanbul

Formerly Istanbul's Greek Orthodox and Jewish neighborhoods, today Fener and Balat are known for their dilapidated yet beautiful old houses and more...

Duration: 50 minutes


Light refreshment

Practice of hookah at favorite local hangout

Professional guide

Public transportation; ferry and bus

Entry/Admission - Serefiye Sarnici




Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Meeting point is Pudding Shop Lale Restaurant to departure the walking tour

Minimum capacity is 2 persons. We reserve the right to cancel a tour due to insufficient reservations. We will do all we can to reschedule your tour or a refund will be provided.

A maximum of 12 people per booking

Our tours are done by public transportation and walking so if you have any serious mobility issues, we advise you to book a private tour

Parents of children under 6 years are advised to book a private tour

On Religious Fests Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar are closed ( june 4th,5th, 6th, August 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th )

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

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