Istanbul: Private imperial tour

  Istanbul, Turkey


Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and one of the famous attraction destinations for tourists in Europe for its historical buildings and beautiful views overlooking Marmara sea. Our tour will provide you with a comprehensive trip around Istanbul’s main landmarks, all dating back to Ottoman history.

This walking tour will take you through the history, we will start from at the Hippodrome, the center for sports activities and ceremonies, then we will visit the Blue Mosque which is the second largest mosque in Istanbul and it is known with its blue Iznik tiles.

Next, continue to visit the beautiful Hagia Sophia Museum, once a Greek Orthodox church, later an imperial mosque. We will also go to the Underground Cistern, which lies beneath the city and the Grand Bazaar where you can buy all the souvenirs your heart desires. 


  • Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays; will be replaced with Chora Museum
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays; additional time will be spent at the other locations

Tour highlights:

Local guide

Ideal for families

Perfect for couples

Step back in time on a history tour

Meeting point: European side & centrally located Istanbul hotels

Departure Schedule:



Duration: 4 Hours

Service: Private

Confirmation Type: Instant Confirmation

Price per: Person

Available languages:


 Allow language selection

Cancellation Policy:

  • 24 hours before tour: free of charge
  • Less than 24 hours before arrival or no show: 100% cancellation fee

What`s included:

  • Pick up and drop off
  • Local guide

What`s not included:

  • Food and drinks
  • Tips


  • Ledia Youry


    • 4

    30/05/2018 10:39

    "The tour lasts for half day only, though we head to 3 main destinations and had fun there discovering this magical city that has different scenes of both old history and present. The guide was professional and has a true knowledge."

  • Patricia Harris


    • 5

    14/04/2018 16:41

    "The private tour was absolutely outstanding. The guide Omar was extremely knowledgeable about each of the sites and knew so much about the history of Istanbul. He was lovable , and by the end of the day we felt we had a new friend. My husband and I highly recommend this tour."

  • Emanuel D.


    • 4

    03/04/2018 18:08

    "Omar was an amazing tour guide, and the tour inside old turkey was awesome I will for sure go there again"

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