Asian Side of Istanbul: Üsküdar & Kadıköy

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Asian Side of Istanbul: Üsküdar & Kadıköy

Let’s discover the beautiful streets of Üsküdar and Kadikoy together! See the historical Mosques at Üsküdar and discover harbor buildings of Kadıköy.

Duration: 8 Hours
Live Guide: English.
Pick-up Services: Pick up is available from centrally located hotels.


  • Cross to Asia from Europe with train under the sea by Marmaray train.
  • Discover the Asian side of Istanbul with visits to some of its historic neighborhoods.
  • Enjoy the freshness of Moda Bay.
  • Taste the local & traditional foods of Üsküdar!

Full Description

At the beginning of the tour, you will be picked up from your hotel and dropped off to one of the stations of Marmaray- a modern train- on the European side of Istanbul. You will be traveling with your guide to arrive at Uskudar Marmaray Station and have a walking tour at these charming Ottoman districts, full of historic mosques and complexes. After about 3 hours of the walking tour, you will have lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, you will take Marmaray to continue Kadıköy which is known as Chalcedon's literal meaning is the "City of the Blind". You will see historical harbor buildings of Kadikoy and the narrow streets of the famous fish market and a decent quarter of Moda. Following the walk, you will be visiting churches, mosques, and mansions in the area with our guide. After that, you will take a 20-minute boat ride to cross the Bosphorus and turn back to the Europe side. On the European side, our transfer coaches will take you back to your hotel.



  • Entrance Fees.
  • Lunch.
  • Professional Guidance in English.
  • Pick up & Drop off Service from/to centrally located hotels.
  • Beverages.

Meeting point

Your hotel lobby.


Know Before You Go

  • Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.

About your Host

Istanbul Walks

Istanbul Walks is Tour Operator that organises Daily City Tours and Walking Tours in Istanbul and Turkey with its company owned vehicles. We are licensed as “A Group No 6174” from the ministry of Culture and Tourism...
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Customer Reviews

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Caleb - February 01, 2019

Very good guide

Alexander - April 09, 2019

I already read much things about Istanbul s highlight areas. All of them was mentioning about the Old City of Istanbul. That s ok, there are a lot of historical heritages but know this there is another living part of the city. Asian side.

Marc - May 06, 2019

We went to Moda Bay. A few kids were swimming there. We also used the Marmaray Train. Under the Bosphorus. Will be a nice memery.

Brandon - June 10, 2019

If you have belief, Chalcedon area will satisfy you. However lunch was delicious.

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