Turkish Coffee Trail - Story of Turkish Coffee

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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 the finest coffees in some of the city’s most historic venues.

Duration: 4 Hours
Live Guide: English
Pick-up Services: Pick up is availabe from centrally located hotels.


  • Learn how to make the perfect Turkish coffee in an old coffee shop
  • Taste delicious coffees in historic coffee houses and bazaars
  • See the old coffee storages of the Ottomans
  • Sample some authentic Turkish Delight in Kurukahvedji Inn
  • Go to the oldest coffee shop in Istanbul

Full Description

Coffee is national drink of Turkey that has a long historical tradition. Its story began in Egypt, where the Ottomans brought the first coffee beans to Istanbul in 1519. The first coffee shops were open some 30 years later in Eminonu district. There were prohibiton decrees by some Ottoman Sultans.

Our tour begins with “Coffee Route” – where we will have coffee tasting in this historical venues. Tiny streets, historical walkways, intriguing old bazaars, Ottoman coffee storages. On route we will visit Haci Bekir, Confectioner, specialized in traditional sweets such as Turkish Delight, hard candy.

Tour finishes with a Turkish Coffee making course where partcipants will get certificate at the end. And a guide that will exhilarate the past and make your day valuable is the event of this day.



  • Coffees
  • Professional Guidance in English
  • Pick up and Drop off Services from centrally located hotels.
  • Tips

Meeting point

Pick up is availabe from centrally located hotels.


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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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Ben - February 08, 2019

This tour was wonderful. Very knowlegable guide who was both friendly and professional, delicious coffee and interesting stops. Overall, well worth the money.

David - February 03, 2019

Very good tour, with an engaged guide

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