Istanbul Historical Tour with Lunch

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What To Expect

Embark on a journey following the legacy of Istanbul's famous ruler and conqueror, Fatih Sultan Mehmet, and visit ancient treasures of Istanbul as you learn more about the its history.


  • Explore Istanbul's fascinating historical sites

  • See Istanbul's beautiful treasures such as Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque

  • Discover the marvels of the Byzantium Empire


Tours in Istanbul
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Meeting Point:
Pudding Shop Lale Restaurant
9 hours
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:30 AM
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Explore Istanbul and its impressive historical sites displaying the the wonders of the Byzantium empire. In a day, visit the famous places of Istanbul and discover how intricate, magnificent its treasures are. Visit the beautiful Hagia Sophia, known as the Church of Holy Wisdom, and admire one of the world's finest buildings. Wander around the 400-year-old Blue Mosque known for its blue-tiled interior showcasing the development of Ottoman mosque for two centuries. See the grand Topkapi Palace, a large palace which served as primary residence of the Ottoman sultans. Stroll around the historical Hippodrome, the center of Byzantium and Ottoman's life, and visualize an event of chariot races. Try a typical Turkish lunch at hidden cafe where locals usually frequent. Lastly, roam around the alleys and try to bargain with local artisan in the well-known Grand Bazaar. On Sundays, explore the nearby Spice Market, filled with delectable and vibrant Turkish spices, treats, coffees, and teas.


  • Local English-speaking guide

  • Entrance fees

  • Lunch

  • Tea/coffee


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Participants must be 6 years old to join the tour.

  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.

  • This tour operates as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

  • Dress appropriately. No low-cut, sleeveless clothing, mini skirts, and shorts.

  • Women are required to cover their hair, bringing of scarf is recommended.

  • Both men and women will need to remove their shoes in some sacred places.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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