Exploring History & Culture in Istanbul, Turkey
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- From $60
Istanbul City TourGroup TourExplore the top attractions in Sultanahmet (the old city) on a full-day tour with a certified and knowledgeable guide. Take in the UNESCO World Heritage sites and famous monuments in Istanbul including the stunning Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Hippodrome. Then follow your guide through the Grand Bazaar, browsing the shops of hundreds of vendors with an array of textiles, jewelry, perfumes, spices and more. Your guide shares the long history of Istanbul with small group, which is limited to 10 participants to ensure a more intimate experience.
- From $33
Whirling Dervishes at HodjapashaGroup TourUncover the sacred practice of the mystical Sufis at an authentic Mevlevi Sema Ceremony held at Istanbul’s Hodjapasha, and witness the 800-year-old tradition that has been preserved on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Be mesmerized by the bizarre yet beautiful sight of the Whirling Dervishes as they perform their unique spiritual rituals during an hour-long show, including a live orchestra and 360-video projections.
- From $123
Private Turkish Bath Experience at a HammamPrivate TourEnjoy a Turkish bath in true Ottoman style when you book this private package to a 600-year-old hammam designed by the architect who built the Topkapi Palace. Your private room is just for your group and is disinfected before each appointment for a safe and hygienic experience. Package includes round-trip private transfers, signature steam and scrub, and soft drinks, tea and coffee: upgrade to add a massage.