1 Tour Istanbul Highlights Street Food & Hidden Pearls

Vines and Pearls Tours in Turkey
Vines and Pearls Tours in Turkey
Eng, Fr, It, Lt
Vines and Pearls Tours in Turkey
Private tour:
History, Food & Culture Tour


Discover the rich tapestry of this ancient city: Istanbul highlights, hidden cultural pearls nestled in its back alleys, and delectable street food delights – all on one private tour!

What's included

Vines and Pearls Tours in Turkey
Guided by Your Personal Licensed Guide
Vines and Pearls Tours in Turkey
1 glass of wine & Turkish coffee
Vines and Pearls Tours in Turkey
Tastings to fill you for lunch!
Vines and Pearls Tours in Turkey
Walking tour
Vines and Pearls Tours in Turkey
Skip the Line entrance tickets to Basilica cisterns included, visit to Hagia Sophia is optional (25 Eur per person extra)

About this experience

Welcome to our exclusive Istanbul Highlights, Hidden Pearls, and Street Food Tour – an experience that truly has it all!

Embark on a journey through the heart of Istanbul, where we’ll uncover the city’s most captivating highlights and reveal its hidden cultural treasures tucked away in the enchanting back alleys.

Your adventure begins with visits to iconic landmarks dating back to the Constantinople and Byzantine Empire era, immersing you in the rich history of Istanbul. Marvel at the awe-inspiring Basilica Cisterns, an underground pearl that served as a water filtration system during ancient times. Then, explore the historic Hippodrome, once the heart of Byzantine Constantinople’s social and political life, where chariot races and public gatherings took place.

See the majestic Hagia Sophia. Gaze upon its stunning architecture and delve into its fascinating history, from its origins as a Byzantine church to its transformation into a mosque and then a museum. While the entrance to Hagia Sophia is not included in the tour, it’s available at your request for an additional experience.

Continuing your journey, you’ll encounter the magnificent Blue Mosque, a masterpiece of Ottoman architecture adorned with exquisite blue tiles, domes, and minarets. Absorb the spiritual atmosphere as you admire this symbol of Istanbul’s enduring cultural legacy.

Next, step foot into the 1st Courtyard of the Ottoman Topkapi Palace, where centuries of royal grandeur unfold before your eyes. Explore the sprawling complex, once the residence of Ottoman sultans and the administrative center of the empire. Marvel at its opulent architecture, lush gardens, and priceless treasures housed within its walls.

As you traverse these historic landmarks, you’ll be transported through time, gaining insights into the diverse civilizations that have shaped Istanbul’s identity. Each monument is a testament to the city’s rich heritage and serves as a window into its glorious past.

But that’s just the beginning. Our tour takes you beyond the beaten path to explore the charming streets and alleys where authentic cultural pearls await. From the grandeur of the Suleymaniye Mosque to the vibrant tapestry of the Grand Bazaar, you’ll discover the true essence of Istanbul’s rich heritage.

And what’s a journey through Istanbul without indulging in its tantalizing street food? Along the way, you’ll sample a delectable array of culinary delights, from mouthwatering baklava to savory authentic meat dishes or vegetarian alternatives. And let’s not forget to raise a glass of local Turkish wine to toast to the flavors of this vibrant city.

As you taste your way through Istanbul’s streets, our knowledgeable guides will regale you with stories about the origins and ingredients of each dish, providing you with a deeper understanding of Turkish cuisine and culture.

Look no further – this is the only tour you need to truly experience Istanbul to the fullest!Join us on this unforgettable tour and experience Istanbul like never before – a journey of discovery, flavors, and cultural immersion that will leave you with memories to savor for a lifetime. Our comprehensive excursion encompasses the city’s most iconic highlights, hidden cultural gems, and mouthwatering street food delights, all in one unforgettable journey. From exploring ancient landmarks to discovering the vibrant back alleys of the old city, every moment is filled with discovery and delight. Whether you’re marveling at the grandeur of the Blue Mosque, delving into the rich history of the Hagia Sophia, or indulging in unexpected culinary treasures, this tour offers an immersive and authentic Istanbul experience like no other. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to uncover the essence of Istanbul in one unforgettable adventure!

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