Free Old Town of Istanbul

Tour information

Explore Istanbul’s Old City where the Byzas first settled, visit hippodrome, discover the challenges of charioteers, visit Istanbul’s and Turkey’ oldest and most famous mosques, gain insight to Islam. Witness haggling in Grand and Spice Bazaar .The Old City tour covers 10,000 years of almost unbelievable history, packed with laughs and crazy stories – discover how truth can be stranger than any fiction on this Istanbul City Tour!

This tour includes:

German Fountain — Hippodrome- Blue Mosque — Grand Bazaar — Old Book Bazaar — Sulemaniye Mosque — Spice Bazaar — And more!

Traveler Reviews

  • “Perfect free walking tour”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on January9, 2016

    We scheduled a tour on the website, and Oz got back to us quickly via email. We ended up being the only ones on our day. The whole thing took about 2.5 hours. At the end, Oz took us on the train and…

  • “Excellent free tour in Instanbul”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on November 13, 2015

    I stumbled upon this free tour while googling for my short weekend visit in Istanbul. Signing up was simple and the tour company responded right away that I was the only one signing up for the tour…

  • “Insiders Look at Istanbul — Great!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on November3, 2015

    My boyfriend and I booked Oz´s free tour during our stay in Istanbul because we saw his great recommendations on Tripadvisor. Unlike other free tours,it was just two of us so we got a very…

On arrival

The exact meeting point and detailed directions will be provided upon booking.

Things to note

On this walking tour we visit a variety of mosques. To respect this and for your own comfort we recommend modest clothing, Ladies and gentlemen are required to dress appropriately by covering their shoulders and ensure coverage past their knees. Ladies will need to cover their heads. Scarfs are available at the mosque, but feel free to bring your own scarf to use.

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From 10:45 to 14:45
Sultanahmet, on the main tram line
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