Private Istanbul food tour
Private Istanbul food tour…
The route of this tour will take you through the hidden cultural, historical and architectural pearls of the old city together with the journey through culinary treasures and food culture. We promise a unique private Istanbul food tour!
For one day we will leave the main grand imperial monuments behind and explore the local rhythm of the historic capital of two major empires in the Mediterranean region. During this private Istanbul food tour brought to you by Vines & Pearls you not only get to know the most delicious spots but also uncover the unknown layers of Turkish heritage. We will walk the busy streets where the regular city dwellers go around their businesses, we will savor local street foods from the vendors beloved by locals through generations, visit old and tiny yet impressive local mosques and explore the hidden gems in the old Grand Bazar.
The tour of Hidden Pearls & Real Street Food Gems of the Historical City is meant for truly curious minds. We guarantee authenticity and real insights into the local cuisine, culture, and day-to-day life of city residents.
This private food tour in Istanbul is conducted at a comfortable pace and can be easily adjusted to your wishes.
The tastings are suitable for meat lovers and vegetarians!
Come and enjoy this memorable private Istanbul food tour after all this is one of the most delicious capitals in the world! Explore it with us!
What's special about "Hidden Pearls & Real Street Food Gems: private Istanbul food tour"
Taste the best local foods from generations old street vendors and local restaurants
Discover the hidden pearls of the old city
Visit the hidden corners of the Grand Bazar
Learn about culinary heritage and Turkey's food culture
Explore small mosques, and artisan shops in the back allays
End the tour with a glass of delicious local wine in a rooftop overlooking main monuments of the citv
About this experience
Istanbul is known for its fast pace rhythm, busy streets, and bargaining culture. For centuries it has been a trade center – a place through which spices, tea and coffee, textiles, gold and jewels would reach Europe. Many of the residents in the city have benefited from its strategic importance making a living as artisans or establishing private trade businesses.
All of that has made Istanbul a true melting pot of cultures. The former is still true today. Many of the authentic craftsmen shops are still present in the backstreets of the Eminonu district and hidden corners of the Grand Bazar. As the businesses carry on through generations, their beloved street food vendors serve locals from their authentic shops with time-proven local dishes.
This is not just a regular food tour. We promise that this private food tour in Istanbul will be one of the highlights of your trip! Not only it is absolutely delicious and also rich with historical and cultural stories that will give you true insights into Turkish culture, traditions and society. We will eat our way through small busy alleys, savoring the best that street vendors have to offer, as well as visit authentic local restaurants and tea gardens. All in combination with hidden cultural and historical gems scattered around our delicious route.
Our professional guides are passionate about gastronomy and very knowledgeable about the food culture in Turkey. Further, during the private Istanbul food tour with Vines & Pearls, you will get to meet local street vendors and restaurant owners who are very welcoming and open to sharing their own stories and secrets of their cooking. Come and enjoy this private experience with Vines & Pearls!
The tastings are suitable for meat lovers and vegetarians. This private Istanbul food tour is conducted at a comfortable pace and can be easily tailored to your preferences.
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