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Explore Istanbul: Galata Guided Walking Tour & Galata Tower Entrance

Duration

1.5 hours (Approx)

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

15 people

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Guide Language

Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Overview

We are inviting you to a short walking tour in Galata, one of the most interesting neighborhoods of Istanbul. We will enjoy the great scenes of the Bosphorus from the top of Galata Tower along with the information and stories told by our professional guide. We will take a walk along the lively streets, get to see Pera that has been the host of many different cultures for centuries and admire the historical buildings. We will experience a ride in one of the oldest subways of the world in Istiklal Street.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Marvel at the Bosphorus and amazing city view of Istanbul from the top of Galata Tower, a medieval tower dating back to the Genovese era
  • Explore the lively neighborhood of Galata on a guided walking tour
  • Witness the great, centuries-old cultural diversity on the vibrant streets between Taksim and Karaköy
  • Take a ride on one of the oldest subways in the world
  • Enjoy the private service designed only for you and your loved ones

Itinerary

This is a private tour designed only for you and your loved ones. Our tour starts right in front of the Galata Tower on the previously determined time. Our guide will introduce the area and the tower as we head toward the elevators together. We will enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of Istanbul with best panoramic view from the balconies. Looking down, we will get to see the splendid landmarks of Istanbul such as Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, and the Topkapi Palace, as well as the unique geography of Istanbul around the Bosphorus.

After some free time on the balconies, our tour continues with a walk along the streets of Galata Then we will hop on one of the oldest subways in the world for five minutes to see the famous Istiklal Street. Galata and Pera has been home to the living memory of different cultures, nationalities, and religions. On our way, we will have chance to see various temples and buildings of many architectural styles, and hear stories about the local people.

This tour on this part of Istanbul gives us a new perspective about the cultural background of the city. The walking tour ends back around the tower. Our guide will tell US how to reach different transportation options and get to our next destination. The areas covered on the tour also include very popular shopping and eating establishments; after the tour, we can continue exploring this interesting area on our own.
Prepare for the activity
Meeting point
In front of the Galata tower

What to bring
Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• At the Galata Tower, the elevators will take you up to the 7th floor and then all visitors must walk the last two floors to the top

Not suitable for
People with mobility impairments
Wheelchair users

Included/Excluded

  • Entry to Galata Tower
  • Walking tour with a licensed guide
  • Metro ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

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