Guided tour

Istanbul: Walking Tour of Local Markets and Rooftops

Istanbul: Walking Tour of Local Markets and Rooftops

From US$ 11.62 per person

Explore famous rooftops, learn how to bargain at markets like a local, see some of the city's highlight attractions and taste some local delicacies.

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Duration 2 hours
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Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit the best instagram spots in Istanbul
  • Discover locations off the regular tourist path
  • Explore authentic markets and try Turkish Delights
  • Gain insider tips from a local expert
  • See Istanbul from an amazing rooftop
Full description
Meet your expert guide at the Column of Constantine across the entrance of the Grand Bazaar. Immediately dive into the beautiful world of colorful and skilled Turkish handcrafts. There will be ample opportunities to capture unbelievable pictures from rooftops, a visit to a local food market to try spices, herbs and shop for local delicacies, and of course, a stop by the Spice Bazaar to have a taste, or two, of the world famous Turkish Delights. If you’re not exhausted after this 2 hour walking tour, you can continue exploring with your guide. The next stops lead to Taksim and the Galata area, on your way, passing by the fishermen of Galata Bridge. The bridge stretches over the Golden Horn and Bosphorus, and lends itself as a location where you can capture amazing pictures. In the Galata neighborhood you will follow in the footsteps of the Italian, Greek, Jewish, Austrian, Russian and German cosmopolitan cultures which once resided here and discover famous sites such as the Galata Tower, Dervish Lodge and Tunnel Square.
  • Tour of the city
  • Professional guide
  • Food tasting
  • Tea break
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

The meeting point, the Column of Constantine, is just across the Tram Stop T1. In Turkish this stop is called '' Cemberlitas ''. Look at the meeting point for the red dressed tour guide.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Grand Bazaar is closed on sundays - on sundays you will see the Bazaar from outside only.
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