Mainstream sites plus gourmet little bites & charming little places ( inc. Bohemian Istanbul district missed by all, but you! )
Your chance to explore the hidden gems of Istanbul to remain unknown to the average visitor:
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Evening visual tour of Istanbul with great introduction for the first timer, or the seasoned. Best way to grow your sense for Istanbul as a living city while paying homage to its renowned Ottoman, Roman , Byzantine monuments. Includes the Bohemian district with streets, buildings and cafés talking their stories.
Charming cities of the world are even more so by sunset and evening time; the monuments well lit up stand out and the city even gets more impressive!
Best baklava sampling ever in your life is also available( and yes, I am aware that this sentence is a bit too strong, so the memory of this baklava would be :) ; best of middle eastern cuisine well hidden in side streets can also be included; all according to your interests! More to it, please read on!
This tour is just published, but turned into one of my most popular tours beloved by the participants with great expereince of Istanbul as a living city and visual experience of its heritage. Walk through the old town, take street car to Spice Market area, walk Galata Bridge, take the funicular to Galata Tower, walk Istiklal Street.
"Down the hill from Taksim Square in new Town, a young artist, painter, musician, a rookie is struggling (once upon a time, also your guide Oguz :) Some will disappear, some will succeed and go up the very same hill that's the famous bohemian district of Istanbul.
Down the hill in one of the houses, a love story took place, immortalized by the Nobel literature prize winner Orhan Pamuk, in his novel, "Museum of Innocence" . Yet, one of the houses of the lower part of the same hill is opened up as "The Museum of Innocence" with all the setting to the novel and the period items, lovable collectibles from 1970's Istanbul. " Oguz
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: airport ( airport pick up drop off and a little drive through the old town is included to the rating )
End location: your hotel, airport ( Airport pick up or drop off is now included to the rate)
Duration: 5 hours
Winter tour dept needs to be adjusted not to miss the sunset.
This is a walking, street car tour. If you want a tour using a Sedan car or minibus which would minimize the amount of walking please contact me for a tour designed for your needs.
( Tour departure time is of course flexible, subject to change as you wish, please specify what time you would like to begin am, or pm )
Walk through the old town, take street car to Spice Market area, walk Galata Bridge, take the funicular to Galata Tower, walk Istiklal Street.
Some of the blockbuster Hollywood movie locations as in Bond's Skyfall , Liam Neeson's Taken2 and more may also be included.
Superior dinner location overlooking the old town for a beyond your expectations Istanbul - 50$ Money back warranty - : love at first sight with Istanbul , spectecular view to be treasured.
Please kindly note that if you invite your guide to the dinner his bill is on your behalf, or he picks you up at the end of your dinner.
This tour can be extended into a full day for more sites, diversity and in depth coverage, contact me to book the full day version please.
Also least walking car transport version is available.
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Oguz is so precious and unique! We were lucky for having him picked among the others. He knows every single corner of the immense Istanbul, is extremely knowledgeable, always on time, smiling, witty, focused... you cannot have a better person around you!!