Tour overview

Sights to visit in today’s Istanbul Tour; Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, Rustem Pasha Mosque

Welcome to Istanbul city which was once Constantinople,

Today we will visit most important highlights of Istanbul as a part of daily life from Ottoman age such as shopping, bargaining and praying,

You will see relics of both world empires to comprehend history in depth with explanations of your professional local tour guide in 4 hours,

Accompany of a local and knowledgeable person during your tour here will make you more comfortable and give you a chance to learn more both about trade, culture, life, and citizens of the city.

Your tour guide will meet you at *Starbucks Coffee Sultanahmet and make your way to Grand Bazaar and Spice Market which is also known as Egyptian Bazaar.

Important Information;

Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays, so we can replace it with Arasta Bazaar on Sundays.


  • Private Tour
  • Private Professional Tour Guide

Not Included

  • Transportation
  • Guide Tips
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Meeting With Your Guide

Meeting point is entrance gate of *Starbucks Coffee Sultanahmet to start your tour in historical peninsula. Your guide will have tour guide badge/license on his/her neck for notice.

Grand Bazaar

Explore narrow streets of largest bazaar complex of the city, Grand Bazaar which is also known as Kapalı Çarşı and Grand Covered Bazaar is the heart of trade in Istanbul city. Despite some of the shops can be astonishingly small at first glance, ten percent of Turkish economy is shaped in this circle. Grand Bazaar is the gold center of Turkey both as a precious metal and work of art, you will see all kinds of bracelets, rings, necklace and jewelries in the bazaar along with spice, carpet, kilim and leather works.

Spice Market

Discover L shaped Egyptian Bazaar of Istanbul w,th your tour guide who will tell you the story of spice journey leaning from India to the Europe via Istanbul. In Spice Bazaar you can find finest quality of saffron and all kinds of herbs and spices along with Turkish delight, baklava and Turkish coffee. In recent years with expanding demand on market some hamam shops are opened to see Hamam culture selling pestemal, soaps and other elements to decorate your bathroom.

Rustem Pasa Mosque

Enjoy the second finest quality of Ottoman tile works which are known as Iznik tiles in international circle. Rustem Pasha was the grand vezier of Magnificent Suleiman of Ottoman Empire and the most famous architect of Turkish history, Mimar Sinan was responsible for this construction. Today you will witness the history of art designing a mosque which is a living museum.

End of Your Tour

Your tour will be completed here and please feel free to contact us if you would like to extend your tour with our alternatives and visit other wonders of Istanbul.

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