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Experience Ancient Istanbul like a Local

Experience Ancient Istanbul like a Local

Duration:6.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a civil engineer who has been a huge fan of history. I have been giving tours to my friends from allover the world. I am a local for 24 years so i know where to see and where to eat better than most people. Of course you can see istanbul yourselves but its always good to have that local friend that knows about unique places, gourmet munchies and sweets, all the good perspectives of Istanbul…
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What we’ll do

My goal is to show istanbul with its genuine sides that only a local would know, stories and myths of locations , best food spots in town and different genuine tuskish dishes and sweets. (200 year old restaurants, 600 hundred year old hookah places, thousand year old underground cities, best soup, kebab, doner and all the other turkish food spots. Shopping spots that wouldn’t try to sell you…

What else you should know

Please wear comfy shoes and come with empty stomach(first stop will be an amazing type of Turkish kebap) we will be walking during the tour

What to bring

Their valid ID’s or passports for buying museum tickets
Comfy shoes(for some walking)
Empty Stomachs:)
Valid credit cards or Cash (preferably Turkish liras since the rates are high commissioned in that part)
All the food and ticket costs belongs to guests and tour is flexible for their needs

Where you'll be

We will start the tour by Sirkeci Train station, then we will visit ancient istanbul, spice bazaar, grand bazaar(no shopping recommended due to high prices), archeology museum(Alexanders Sarcophagus and etc.) Gulhane park(200-300 year old trees), ancient city walls, hagia sophia, sultan ahmet mosque, colosseum, Basilica Cistern, traditional “Cag kebap” for the lunch (best in town), genuine tuskish sweets. Corlulu Ali Pasha medresesi oldest hookah

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Please wear comfy shoes and come with empty stomach(first stop will be an amazing type of Turkish kebap) we will be walking during the tour
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food tasting
Experience Ancient Istanbul like a Local
New experience
From ﺩ.ﺇ187/person
New experience
From ﺩ.ﺇ187/person