Guided tour

Istanbul: Walking Tour of Grand Bazaar & Spice Market

Activity provider: Istanbul Welcome Card

Istanbul: Walking Tour of Grand Bazaar & Spice Market

Activity provider: Istanbul Welcome Card

From US$ 21.57 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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Live tour guide
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

Discover Istanbul like a local alongside a local expert guide. Visit markets and learn to haggle, and taste regional delicacies like Turkish delight. Learn about the culture and history of the area, and visit a Dervish Lodge.

Meet your Istanbul Welcome Card guide, at the Hürrem Sultan Hamam. Immediately dive into the beautiful world of colorful and skilled Turkish handcrafts.

Enjoy ample opportunities to capture unbelievable pictures from rooftops, a visit to a local food market to try spices, and herbs and shop for local delicacies. Stop by the Spice Bazaar to taste local dishes including Turkish delight. If you're feeling energized to keep exploring, continue 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 is an ideal place to capture amazing pictures. In the Galata neighborhood, 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

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Meeting point

Meet your Istanbul Welcome Card guide (dressed in red), at the Hürrem Sultan Hamam. It is located below the trees, next to the newspaper kiosk and across from the Hagia Sophia. If you can not find him please call the emergency number provided by the company.

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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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A great discovery with good company! Thanks to “Mélodie” (the guide will understand lol)

November 3, 2021

Product ID: 400753