Istanbul Local Guide Modern City Walking Tour

memories for a lifetime

explore Modern city


Detail about the package

What's included

Tour Type: Private, Walking
Duration: 3 Hours

Taksim Square, Beyoğlu Street, Galeri Zilberman, SALT Galata, Borusan Art, Saint Antoine Church, Modern Art Museum, Nevizade, Asmalı Mescit.

İstiklal, where the heart of Istanbul beats, is a brimming, around 1.5 km long street. It is full of marvellous buildings sharing various stories from history with splendid architectural designs. The pedestrianized road thronged with shisha bistros, Turkish tea houses and, in particular, a portion of the city’s reputable art institutions: Galeri Zilberman, SALT Galata, Borusan Art.

Presentations at the well-known displays frequently change. You may let your guide inform you about  the most intriguing spots to visit for you on that day. 

Exhibitions from Turkey’s art world from the 19th century to the current day, Abidin Dino, Ara Güler and other prominent Turkish artists who have got popularity lately, may be displayed in some of these galleries. 

Çiçek Pasajı is one of the oldest entertainment areas in Istiklal Street. Best place for Turkish raki, mezes and some music since 1876.
Saint Antoine Church (1763) and its fascinating architecture is a must to see.

Asmalı Mescit: One of the most colorful and entertaining areas in the modern city with its concept bars, pubs and cafes. 

Tour ends in front of the most popular gallery of modern art museums; Istanbul Modern. 


Everyday, 365 day in a year.


During your walking tour professional guide will be leading you.


Tipping for the guide is minimum 15-20% of total fee.

No Hotel & Tıckets & Tansportation Services

Accomodation or transportation services aren't included.

no Food & Beverages

Food service and personal expenses aren't included in the fee.

Meeting point

Your Hotel, port, oldtown - if your hotel is not in the city center you should come to meeting point by yourself.

Ending point

Your hotel, port, oldtown - if your hotel is not in the city center you should return to your hotel by yourself.

We’ll be walking around modern city without entering the museums. Please inform us earlier whether you’d like to extend duration and visit the museums, too (tour fee increases).

Please Note:

1- During Religious Eids and National Holidays, All Bazaars are closed. 

2- Museums are closed on different days of the week.

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Maps & Location

It’s a walking tour so we recommend you to wear comfortable shoes. 

Try some street food along the walking route.

Do not cancel without informing your guide. Canceling 24 hours earlier in any situation is fair enough.


Professional guide is a well educated, licenced, and experienced person who works full time in tourism sector. Licenced guides fee is decided by the Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture.

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