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...

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. Our company is member of the Association of Travel Agencies of Turkey. Istanbul Walks is part of Antonina Turizm and Travel Company Group -Turkey’s number one specialist in Cultural Tourism. Our company was established in 1997 and since then we are operating as Turkey’s number one specialist in Cultural Tourism. We have incoming and – outbound departments; Tours with Nostalgic American Automobiles known as Dolmush Cars is an innovation that our Firm has developed successfully. Our many years of experience and success in organizing cultural tours in Turkish, encouraged us to develop the English version of walking tours in Istanbul. Therefore, we proudly say that we are the first and only company organizing walking tours in Istanbul. We are the only travel agency that is able to organize more than 40 tours in English in Istanbul. ISTANBUL WALKS is listed as a recommended travel agency in 2013 editions of Lonely Planet’s Istanbul Encounter and Turkey guide books.

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Dianna - January 10, 2019

It was great to get away from the crowds and enjoy strolling around these unbelievable streets. It is a district where muslim, christian and jewish people have lived together in peace. Should be visited.

Melissa - May 20, 2019

Balat was very charming. I love the atmosphere there. A photo opportunity at every corner.

Jimmy - June 05, 2019

Old colored buildings with nice cafes all over the place. great for street photography!

Maryann - April 22, 2019

The guide was perfect. He took us to interesting streets. Unique tour with its unique route!

Dora - July 12, 2019

Informative guide who told us different stories from Byzantine times! Strolling down on the streets that normally we cannot explore on my own was a good experience fore me.

Things to do with Istanbul Walks

Half Day Old City Tour: Istanbul Classics

It’s time to discover the impressive history of Istanbul. Would you like to discover some of Istanbul's most famous landmarks with our half-day tour? ...

From €35.00 /per person

Half Day Old City Tour: Topkapi Palace & Sultanahmet District

Would you like to discover Topkapı Palace, Hagia Irene Church, Caferaga Medrese and Sogukcesme Street with an afternoon half-day trip? ...

From €35.00 /per person

Bosphorus Cruise & Sightseeing Golden Horn

Are you looking for an alternative Bosphorus Cruise? Let's visit the Spice Bazaar, Rüstem Pasha Mosque and then get on the boat for sightseeing for 90 minutes....

From €35.00 /per person

Istiklal Street - Walk in Beyoğlu

Let’s met at Taksim Square and walk together one of the most popular streets of Istanbul, Istıklal Street with its hundreds of shops, cafés, and historic sites....

From €70.00 /per person

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....

From €90.00 /per person

Night at Istanbul: Turkish Food Tour

Today, let’s eat & drink like a local! Start with Simit and Turkish Tea, go to self barbeque restaurant, drink rakı. Taste a local soup and drink Turkish coffee....

From €75.00 /per person

Galata - The Genoese Walks

Let's discover the ancient hillsides of Galata together. Walk around Galata Tower, listen to the stories, myths, and legends about the area....

From €70.00 /per person

Full Day Old City Tour: Istanbul Classics & Highlights

A full-day tour with all the highlights of the old city of Istanbul. You'll see Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and more....

From €70.00 /per person

Dolmabahçe Palace and Asian Side of Istanbul Çamlıca Hill

See the great view of Bosphorus Bridge, take awesome photos on Çamlıca Hill, and experience Ottoman Empire history at Dolmabahçe Palace....

From €35.00 /per person

Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahçe Palace with Asian Side visit

Start your day with a cruise at the Bosphorus. See the awesome view of Bosphorus Bridge, take some photos from Çamlıca Hill, turn back to Dolmabahçe....

From €70.00 /per person

Jewish District of Istanbul

Let’s take a 3 hour to walk on the colorful streets of Galata, Istanbul’s Jewish Quarter and learn about the Jewish community living in Istanbul....

From €70.00 /per person

Cruise on Bosphorus & Pierre Loti Hill

Would you like to see the most charming parts of Istanbul with a half-day guided group tour? Let’s join us to visit Pierre Loti Hill and take a boat tour. ...

From €35.00 /per person

Jewish District & Bosphorus Cruise with Pierre Loti Hill

Let’s walk together on the colorful streets of Galata and learn about the Jewish community living in Istanbul. Then see Pierre Loti Hill and join a Bosphorus Tour. ...

From €105.00 /per person

Byzantine Monasteries of Istanbul

Here is an awesome walking tour that you can see the greatest Byzantine sights. Visit monasteries, homes, and ruins with an expert guide and discover history....

From €90.00 /per person

Cruise to Princes Islands: Walk in Büyükada

Take a boat trip on the way to one of the magical Princes Islands, Büyükada. Get some knowledge about its history and take some photos in its magnificent view. ...

From €70.00 /per person

Istiklal Street & Galata - The Genoese Walks

Let’s met at Taksim Square and walk together one of the most popular street of Istanbul, Istıklal Street.Then, discover the ancient hillsides of Galata together....

From €140.00 /per person

Art Walks - The Contemporary of Istanbul

Let’s explore the magnificent examples of art and culture in Istanbul together! Visit hidden galleries, see the artworks of Turkey’s most creative artists....

From €100.00 /per person

Shopping in Grand Bazaar

In this tour, you will have 4 hours shopping tour at Grand Bazaar, which is the old commercial center of Istanbul with our expert guide....

From €30.00 /per person

Walk Along the Divan Yolu

We will have a brief stroll along Divan Yolu where the emperors returning victorious greeted with ceremonies and discover the monuments on our road....

From €70.00 /per person

Grand Bazaar - Walk in the Oldest Shopping Mall

Let’s walk along the Grand Bazaar with a local guide. Join a workshop to see how the gold is melted in the blast furnace. Sounds amazing, huh!...

From €70.00 /per person

Blue Mosque Area - Ottoman & Byzantine Heritage

Let’s explore the tourism center of Istanbul, Sultanahmet together. Walk around the area, listen to the most interesting stories that our guide will be telling you. ...

From €70.00 /per person

Orient Express Trail

Would you like to turn back to the 19th century of Istanbul? Let’s join an Orient Express Trail Walk and discover the traces of this century....

From €70.00 /per person

Süleymaniye to Vefa: In the trail of Architect Sinan

See the largest mosque complex of Ottoman Empire, Süleymaniye Musque and discover the historic Istanbul neighborhoods of Süleymaniye and Vefa with our awesome guide....

From €70.00 /per person

Fatih Mosque to Edirnekapı: The Story of the Conqueror

Let's discover the story behind The Conqueror, Mehmet II. Stroll around large Fatih Complex and see the amazing world of Ottoman Sultans. ...

From €70.00 /per person

University to Fındıkzade: The Heart of Ancient Constantinople

Let our guide show you the amazing historical part of Istanbul with a 3-hours morning tour starting from Istanbul University and ending in Findikzade....

From €70.00 /per person

Samatya: The Armenian District

Let’s join a tour that blends the different cultures. See the amazing churches of Armenians and Greek orthodox and impressive mosques....

From €70.00 /per person

Archeology Museum: Treasures of Ancient Civilisations

Would you like to have an unforgettable day in a museum awarded as "Museum of The Year" by the European Council? Here you go!...

From €70.00 /per person

Sufi Shrines of İstanbul

Let’s focus on Sufism which is a mystic that seeks to find divine truth and love through direct encounters with God and learn about Sufi practices and philosophy....

From €100.00 /per person

Eyüp - The Ottoman District

Discover Eyüp, the holy place that a huge number of Muslim visit each year. Continue to the famous Pierre Loti Hill and walk in the footsteps of the poet Pierre Loti...

From €70.00 /per person

Walk on the City Walls

Do you know where is the best place to feel the antiquities? The answer is the city walls. Lets’s take a walk back in time together!...

From €70.00 /per person

Fener: The Greek Orthodox District

Let’s stroll through the fascinating Fener districts in Istanbul for a real lesson in history and see the most interesting Byzantine church!...

From €70.00 /per person

Balat to Tekfur: Mystery walk in the Old Town

Let’s get lost in the fascinating streets of Balat! Our guide will take you to an area where a lot of cultures blend together. ...

From €70.00 /per person

Turkish Coffee Trail - Story of Turkish Coffee

This is an interesting, 3 hours guided tour that we will follow a ‘’Coffee Route’’. We will taste the best coffee and join a workshop to learn how to make coffee....

From €50.00 /per person

Bosphorus Night Cruise by a Private Boat & Fish & Chips

Would you like to taste one of the most delicious street foods in Turkey, Balık Ekmek, on board? Here you go!...

From €15.00 /per person

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