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Istanbul Tourist Pass: 2, 3, 5 & 7 Days

Istanbul's One & Only Sightseeing Pass with Free Access to Istanbul's Most Popular Attractions, Museums and Tours with Airport Transfer, Mobile Internet, Fast-Track Access and Pers...

From €95.00 /per person
  • 2 to 7 Days
  • Reviews10

Hagia Sophia: Skip the line Ticket with Guided Tour

Enjoy Skip the Line Admission + Live Guide Commentary at Hagia Sophia. Fifteen hundred years old Hagia Sophia Museum is a must see in Istanbul and here is a one time tour for you s...

From €15.00 /per person
  • 1 Hour
  • Reviews10

Topkapı Palace: Skip the line Ticket with Guided Tour

Enjoy Skip the Line Admission + Live Guide Commentary at Topkapi Palace Museum. The Topkapı Palace was the house of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, who were once ruling over lan...

From €15.00 /per person
  • 1 Hour
  • Reviews10

Guided Museum Pass Istanbul

Enjoy Skip the Line Admission + Live Guide Commentary at All Top 5 Museums of Istanbul, including Basilica Cistern. This pass has a 5 day validity....

From €50.00 /per person
  • 2 Hours
  • Reviews10

Basilica Cistern: Skip the line Ticket with Guided Tour

Enjoy Skip the Line Admission + Live Guide Commentary at Basilica Cistern. It is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul. Venture into...

From €8.50 /per person
  • 1 Hour
  • Reviews10

Half Day Old City Tour: Istanbul Classics

Take a half-day tour in the ancient district of Sultanahmet to see some of Istanbul's most famous landmarks. Explore the stunning interior of Blue Mosque, take in the history of th...

From €35.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Istanbul Classics - Old City Tour

Weave between sights in Istanbul's oldest district as you scope out landmarks around Sultanahmet. Admire the grand dome and stunning mosaics of the Hagia Sophia, examine the ornate...

From €35.00 /per person
  • 3 Hours
  • Reviews10

Ottoman Relics in Old City

Go back in time to the age of the Ottoman Empire at the iconic Topkapi Palace and Sultan tombs. These Istanbul landmarks demonstrates the finest Islamic art and they are also host ...

From €35.00 /per person
  • 3 Hours
  • Reviews10

Whirling Dervishes Show Entrance Ticket

This 800 year-old ritual in the historic Hodjapasha Dance Theater will be a breathtaking experience! World famous Heaven Dirge and whirling dervishes are on the stage. At Hodjapash...

From €19.00 /per person
  • 1 Hour
  • Reviews10

Rhythm of the Dance Show Entrance Ticket

Near the mighty Hagia Sophia Basilica and the magnificent Topkapi Palace, Hodjapsha Cultural Center is a delightful piece of the city’s striking cultural mosaic. Transformed from a...

  • 65 Minutes
  • Reviews10

Bosphorus Dinner & Show Cruise

You will have an unforgettable Turkish Night in the stunning Bosporus. ...

From €50.00 /per person
  • 3 Hours
  • Reviews10

Turkish Marbling – Ebru Workshop in Istanbul

Learn the Art of Turkish Marbling from our Turkish Teachers. Our Classes are private or small groups. We are giving introduction to Marbling Ebru art for beginners and for advanced...

From €69.00 /per person
  • 2 Hours
  • Reviews10

Half Day Old City Tour: Istanbul Highlights

Afternoon visit to major sights of Istanbul. Find Turkey's cultural history in Topkapı Palace. Outer visit of Hagia Irene and Sogukçeşme Street with Caferaga Medrese will be part o...

From €35.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Sabiha Gokcen Airport Private Transfer

Take the worry out of your arrival at Ataturk Airport with a private transfer to any Istanbul hotel. ...

  • 1 Hour
  • Reviews10

Madame Tussauds Entrance Ticket

Get closer to your favorite star and have an unforgettable experience! The Madame Tussauds Istanbul is the 21st location of the chain of successful wax museums started about to 200...

From €9.00 /per person
  • 10 Hours
  • Reviews10

Istanbul Airport Private Transfer

Take the worry out of your arrival at Ataturk Airport with a private transfer to any Istanbul hotel. ...

From €50.00 /per person
  • 1 Hour
  • Reviews10

Old City Tour: Byzantine & Ottoman Relics

Enjoy a Full Day tour of Sultanahmet Area, the historical center of Istanbul, renowned as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Explore highlights of Istanbul with your expert guide, i...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Bosphorus Cruise & Sightseeing Golden Horn

This is alternative Bosphorus Cruise for travelers that have limited time in İstanbul. You will visit the Spice Bazaar, Rüstem Pasha Mosque and then you will be on the boat for sig...

From €35.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Princes' Islands - Full Day Tour

Set sail on this epic adventure between Europe and Asia on Istanbul's beautiful Bosphorus Straight. Along your ride you will see wonders of both East and West sailing along this lo...

From €65.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Cooking Workshop with Ottoman Cuisine Chef

Let's meet for a half day course for an amazing journey through the Turkish culture and cuisine....

From €50.00 /per person
  • 2 Hrs 15 Mins
  • Reviews10

Sealife Aquarium Entrance Ticket

What else would be more fun than to meet Europe’s largest shark family! Walk through the 83m long underwater Ocean Tunnel, admire the 270 degree panoramic viewing Sea Bed, feel the...

From €9.00 /per person
  • 10 Hours
  • Reviews10

Legoland Discovery Centre Entrance Ticket

Welcome to Legoland Discovery Centre in Istanbul, the place where you can build almost anything you can imagine, just using LEGO® bricks and figures. There are lots of activities, ...

From €9.00 /per person
  • 10 Hours
  • Reviews10

Cappadocia Daily Trip with Flight

Visit Cappadocia's highlights in this daily tour from Istanbul. Starting from Devrent Valley, discover spectacular landscapes around Cappadocia. Explore Goreme open air museum and ...

From €285.00 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Reviews10

Istiklal Street - Walk in Beyoğlu

Explore the elegant Istiklal Street, with its many shops, cafés, and historic sites, while you discover the Beyoglu District. See the varied architectural styles ranging from late ...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Pamukkale Daily Trip with Flight

Visit Pamukkale and near ancient areas in this 1-day trip to Denizli....

From €270.00 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Reviews10

Xtrem Adventures Istanbul Entrance Ticket

Adventure lovers’ new addiction, Xtrem Aventures, with its action-packed courses is full of adrenaline and also extremely fun. This is an adventure park for those who like to spend...

From €11.00 /per person
  • 6 Hours
  • Reviews10

Asian Side of Istanbul: Üsküdar & Kadıköy

Stroll through Istanbul’s Üsküdar and Kadikoy neighborhoods. See the magnificent Mosques at Üsküdar and discover why Kadikoy is historically known as "Chalchedon" or the "City of t...

From €90.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Night at Istanbul: Turkish Food Tour

Enjoy a night of Turkish cuisine with an Istanbul local. Start with sweet tea and Simit bread, then feast on a Turkish barbecue with plenty of Raki! Enjoy live music and a Meze mea...

From €75.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Cruise on Bosphorus with City Tour

See the panoramic sights of the Golden Horn and get a glimpse of the Balat, the Jewish Hospital, and much more on this morning cruise. Learn true history and experience a bustling ...

From €35.00 /per person
  • 3 Hours
  • Reviews10

Gallipoli Tour: Daytrip from Istanbul

Journey back in time and visit the site of the ANZAC landings of World War I on an 18-hour tour of the Gallipoli Peninsula from Istanbul. Go to the battlefields of the Allied Force...

From €74.00 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Reviews10

Galata - The Genoese Walks

Stroll through the ancient hillsides of Galata, boasting beautiful views of the Bosphorous and Galata Tower on this easy walking tour that also takes in Istanbul’s Camondo Stairs....

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Tour to Byzantium with Patriarchate visit

Take a trip back in time, to the days of Istanbul's Byzantine era. Visit the Byzantine city walls, the Kariye Museum, the Church of Panagia of Blachernae, Anemas Dungeons, Tekfur P...

From €30.00 /per person
  • 3 Hours
  • Reviews10

Dolmabahçe Palace & Two Continents

Visit the fascinating Dolmabahce Palace, cross over from Europe to Asia with stunning Bosphorus Bridge and enjoy the view of Camlica Hill with an local expert guide....

From €40.00 /per person
  • 3 Hours
  • Reviews10

Troy Tour: Daytrip from Istanbul

Explore the ancient city of Troy on a full-day tour from Istanbul, and learn about its significance in Greek mythology. Marvel at the ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, inclu...

From €79.00 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Reviews10

Hagia Irene: Skip the line Ticket with Guided Tour

Enjoy Skip the Line Admission + Live Guide Commentary at Hagia Irene. Hagia Irene or Holy Peace, was a Greek Eastern Orthodox church built under the orders of Emperor Constantine I...

From €10.00 /per person
  • 1 Hour
  • Reviews10

Turkish & Islamic Arts Museum: Skip the line Ticket with Guided Tour

Enjoy Skip the Line Admission + Live Guide Commentary at Turkish & Islamic Arts Museum. You will see a very wide collections of articles made of wood, glass, ceramic and stone by a...

From €11.00 /per person
  • 1 Hour
  • Reviews10

Cappadocia 2 Days Tour with Flight

Visit Cappadocia's highlights in this 2 days 1 night tour from Istanbul. Starting from Devrent Valley, discover spectacular landscapes around Cappadocia. Explore Goreme open air mu...

From €365.00 /per person
  • 2 Days
  • Reviews10

Cappadocia 3 Days Tour with Flight

Visit Cappadocia's highlights in this 2 days 1 night tour from Istanbul. Discover spectacular landscapes around Cappadocia....

From €435.00 /per person
  • 3 Days
  • Reviews10

Full Day Old City Tour: Istanbul Classics & Highlights

Enjoy a full-day tour at the old city of Istanbul. You'll see Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and more. All highlights of Old city includes....

From €70.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Magnificent Istanbul - Treasures of Ottoman Empire

Visit the most important sights of İstanbul from Magnificent Century of Ottomans. After lunch, visit to Yıldız Palace overlooking the Bosphorus which became the fourth administrati...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Dolmabahçe Palace and Asian Side of Istanbul Çamlıca Hill

Drive over the first INTERCONTINENTAL BRIDGE that connects Europe and Asia. See the view of İstanbul from Çamlıca Hill and lastly see the spectacular Dolmabahçe Palace, an importan...

From €35.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahçe Palace with Asian Side visit

Experience the beauties of İstanbul for a day starting with a cruise at the Bosphorus. Drive across two continents, view the scene at Çamlıca Hill and turn back to Dolmabahçe Palac...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Jewish District of Istanbul

Explore the streets of Galata on a 3-hour walking tour of Istanbul’s Jewish Quarter, and learn about the Jewish community that has occupied the historic area for more than 1,000 ye...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Cappadocia 2 Days Tour with Bus

Visit Cappadocia's highlights in this 2 days 1 night tour from Istanbul. Starting from Devrent Valley, discover spectacular landscapes around Cappadocia. Explore Goreme open air mu...

From €225.00 /per person
  • 2 Days
  • Reviews10

Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahçe Palace & Two Continents

Starting from the Golden Horn, explore Istanbul's both sides in two continents. Enjoy the boat tour on the Bosphorus and have lunch at Turkish Restaurant. Visit the magnificent Do...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 3 Hours
  • Reviews10

Cruise on Bosphorus & Pierre Loti Hill

Enjoy a half-day guided group tour of the Bosphorus District and Golden Horn, which are among the most charming parts of Istanbul. Admire the views of this historic city by taking ...

From €35.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Jewish District & Bosphorus Cruise with Pierre Loti Hill

Explore the old existance of Jewish community around Galata, İstanbul. After a beautiful lunch, visit Pierre Loti Hill by using cable car. See the Golden horn with the panaromic to...

From €105.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Byzantine Monasteries of Istanbul

Enjoy a stunning look at the center of Byzantine Constantinople on an extraordinary walking tour of the greatest Byzantine sights. Visit monasteries, homes, and ruins with an exper...

From €90.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Cappadocia 3 Days Tour with Bus

Visit Cappadocia's highlights in this 2 days 1 night tour from Istanbul. Discover spectacular landscapes around Cappadocia....

From €315.00 /per person
  • 3 Days
  • Reviews10

Cruise to Princes Islands: Walk in Büyükada

Cruise the beautiful Marmara Sea to Princes' Island by boat. Once on the island a horse-drawn carriage awaits to take you on a full tour of the island, enjoy all this and more in t...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Ephesus Daily Trip with Flight

Starting with the House of Virgin Marry, take this 1-day tour and discover Ancient City of Ephesus. Visit the Temple of Artemis and learn about these ancient areas....

From €305.00 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Reviews10

Istiklal Street & Galata - The Genoese Walks

Explore the elegant Istiklal Street, with its many shops, cafés, and historic sites, while you discover the Beyoglu District. See the varied architectural styles ranging from late ...

From €140.00 /per person
  • 8 Hours
  • Reviews10

Taste Ottoman Palace Cuisine

Treat yourself as a Sultan. Taste the delicious menu of the period Suleiman the Magnificent....

From €25.00 /per person
  • 1,5 Hours
  • Reviews10

Ephesus & Pamukkale 2 Days Tour with Flight

Starting with the House of Virgin Marry, take this 2-days tour and discover Ancient City of Ephesus. Explore Pamukkale Travertines on the second day....

From €420.00 /per person
  • 2 Days
  • Reviews10

Golden Horn with Cable Car to Pierre Loti Hill

Visit Istanbul’s most sacred site at the Eyüp Sultan Mosque and Tomb. Discover why thousands of faithfuls visit everyday. Continue to the famous Pierre Loti Coffee house and explor...

From €30.00 /per person
  • 3 Hours
  • Reviews10

Ephesus, Pamukkale & Priene 3 Days Tour with Flight

Starting with the House of Virgin Marry, take this 3-days tour and discover Ancient City of Ephesus. Explore Priene, Miletus and Didyma. Visit Pamukkale Travertines on the last day...

From €495.00 /per person
  • 3 Days
  • Reviews10

Art Walks - The Contemporary of Istanbul

Explore the contemporary art scene of Istanbul on a 4-hour tour, and discover why it is currently one of Europe’s cultural hot spots, often seen as a gateway between the West and E...

From €100.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Culinary Walks Kadıköy (Chalcedon)

Take a walk through Kadıköy and learn about the culture and cuisine of the Asian side of Istanbul. Visit a fish market, stop at a typical delicatessen, and sample some local deligh...

From €100.00 /per person
  • 3 Hours
  • Reviews10

Shopping in Grand Bazaar

More photos Find unique souvenirs on a 4-hour shopping tour of Istanbul, and wander the craft and carpet stalls of the Grand Bazaar. ...

From €30.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Walk Along the Divan Yolu

The Divan Yolu is an ancient road scattered with a diversity of historical and architectural relics from the Ottoman, Roman, and Byzantine eras. Explore this culturally rich area l...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Grand Bazaar - Walk in the Oldest Shopping Mall

Step into the chaos of the Grand Bazaar with a local guide who will help you make sense of its nearly 4,000 shops and stalls. Enjoy a workshop on gold melting before stepping out o...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Blue Mosque Area - Ottoman & Byzantine Heritage

Explore Istanbul's history and sights with an expert guide. Discover a land of ancient history and secrets, and gain a deeper understanding for this incredible city....

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Orient Express Trail

Travel back in time to life in 19th-century Istanbul. This Orient Express Trail Walk takes you from the train station through the streets of Galata and Beyoglu. Enjoy a short Golde...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Süleymaniye to Vefa: In the trail of Architect Sinan

Stroll through the historic Istanbul neighborhoods of Süleymaniye and Vefa in the trail of architect Sinan on a 3-hour morning walking tour. Visit the largest mosque complex of the...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Fatih Mosque to Edirnekapı: The Story of the Conqueror

Stroll through the Istanbul neighborhoods of Suleymaniye, Vefa and Fatih, ending at Edirnekapi, the highest point of the former walled city. Visit Fatih Mosque, taste traditional B...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

University to Fındıkzade: The Heart of Ancient Constantinople

Take a walk through Istanbul, starting at Istanbul University and ending in Findikzade, on a 3-hour morning tour. On your way, learn about the most interesting parts of the Beyazid...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Samatya: The Armenian District

Discover the rich history of Istanbul on a guided walk through the traditionally Armenian districts of Samatya and Kocamustafapasa. Discover Latin churches, Greek monasteries, and ...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Archeology Museum: Treasures of Ancient Civilisations

Visit the awarded 'Museum of The Year' by the European Council, that was established as the first Turkish Museum. See the artifacts date from the 6th millennium and onwards. Sumeri...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Sufi Shrines of İstanbul

Focus on Sufi practises, philosophy and dargahs (sufi shrine). The Sufi movement consists of fraternal orders in which leaders train and assist disciples in the mastery of Sufism’...

From €100.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Eyüp - The Ottoman District

Visit Istanbul’s most sacred site at the Eyüp Sultan Mosque and Tomb. Discover why thousands of faithfuls visit everyday. Continue to the famous Pierre Loti Coffee house and walk i...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Walk on the City Walls

Take a walk back in time along the ancient walls of Istanbul. Discover dungeons, churches, and historical artifacts from the Ottoman Empire and let your guide show you the deeper p...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Fener: The Greek Orthodox District

Take a stroll through the fascinating Fener and Balat districts in Istanbul for a real lesson in history. See a functioning Byzantine church, a church made solely from iron and ste...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Balat to Tekfur: Mystery walk in the Old Town

Take a walk into the history of the Golden Horn with an expert guide who points out the most important parts of this Jewish quarter. Explore temples, churches, and relics of the pa...

From €70.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

Ataturk Airport Private Transfer

Take the worry out of your arrival at Ataturk Airport with a private transfer to any Istanbul hotel. ...

From €40.00 /per person
  • 1 Hour
  • Reviews10

Pocket Wifi - Unlimited Internet - Delivery to your hotel

Stay connected while traveling in Turkey with Mobile Hotspot device, and enjoy of 4G connection access on your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Avoid expensive data roaming charges an...

From €20.00 /per person
  • 2 to 14 Days
  • Reviews10

Turkish Coffee Trail - Story of Turkish Coffee

Learn the art of making the perfect Turkish coffee on a 3-hour guided tour in Istanbul. Visit a unique museum to see exhibits related to the history of Turkish coffee, then taste t...

From €50.00 /per person
  • 4 Hours
  • Reviews10

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