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  • Location:Istanbul, Turkey
  • Duration:12 hours (approx.)

Istanbul Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Turkish Dinner and Show

Discover the enchanting city of Istanbul on this convenient two-in-one tour that saves you 10% off the normal price. By combining two of Istanbul’s best-selling tours, you’re guaranteed to see the best of this historic city in one convenient trip. Don’t miss sites like the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Take advantage of some time on your own to explore, then savor a 4-course Turkish dinner and with belly dancing and live traditional Turkish folk music. 


  • Combine two best-selling Istanbul tours for a discounted price
  • See top Istanbul attractions on a city sightseeing tour: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar
  • Explore the Basilica Cistern where scenes from the James Bond movie From Russia with Love were filmed, and visit Istanbul’s Hippodrome
  • Enjoy the perfect introduction to Turkish culture and cuisine with a dinner and show combo
  • Relax over a 4-course traditional meal and watch a live belly dancing and Anatolian folklore performance

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What You Can Expect

Istanbul Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Turkish Dinner and Show

Istanbul Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Turkish Dinner and Show

Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour (8 hours):
Your 8-hour daytime Istanbul tour begins with by meeting your professional guide and boarding your mode of transportation, a luxury coach bus. First up, cruise over to the Sultanahmet area where you will visit the remarkable Hagia Sophia Museum, an UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Stroll the grounds of one of the oldest churches in the world, that became a mosque, and is now a museum. Admire the Ottoman and Byzantine architecture, then walk to the neighboring, one of the most important structures in the Muslim world. Snap a photo in front of this iconic building, with its six signature minarets, then venture inside where you’l marvel at walls of Iznik tiles. 

Follow your guide to the Basilica Cistern, and underground palace. Listen as your expert guide illuminates the site with fascinating historical anecdotes, including its appearance in a James Bond film. 

Refuel with lunch at a Sultanahmet restaurant, then continue ton your tour. Next up is Topkapi Palace, one of the oldest and largest palaces in the world. Explore the intimate passageways and even stop for a photo op in one of the famed harem rooms and the Imperial Treasury. Your guide will fill you in on all of the juicy and historic details of this site. Onward, to Istanbul’s Hippodrome. 

Hear tales of the fames polo matches, regal celebrations, massacres, and chariot races that once happened here. Finally, hit the Grand Bazaar , one of the world’s largest covered markets. Peruse the charming storefronts, filled with carpets, blankets, clothes, and other wares. Return to your coach bus, and then recoup at your hotel for two hours until the second portion of your tour begins. 

Istanbul by Night: Turkish Dinner and Show (4 hours):
Once you’ve rested up, await your chariot, a luxury coach bus, and travel to your fine-dining traditional Turkish restaurant. Admire the city’s sparkling skyline from your seat, as your bus travels through the city at its most dazzling hour. Savor a 4-course dinner with wine, beer, or non-alcoholic drinks. After dinner, watch a tantalizing belly dancing performance set to the tune of traditional Anatolian folk music. After the show, your guide will take you back to your central Istanbul hotel.

Please note: Topkapi Palace (Closed on Tuesdays; will be replaced with Istanbul Archaeology Museum), Hagia Sophia (Closed on Mondays; will be replaced with Chora Museum), Grand Bazaar (Closed on Sundays; additional time will be spent at the other locations).

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The guide was awesome! This is by far the best trip we've had. He knows everything about Istanbul and was happy to impart it on us. The Turkish dinner and show was nothing to shout about. In fact, the shows were a bit disappointing. The belly dancing was not as mesmerizing as I thought it would be.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The tour is great. The Turkish and Dinner show is entertaining!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was a great tour! We saw all the major sites in one day with a relaxing dinner and show in the evening. We were only in Istanbul for 2 days so this was perfect. Highly recommend ! Our guide was great!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Wonderful tour guide- Omar. Great tour if you have limited time in this fabulous city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great Tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Brilliant tour and guide. Went out of her way to answer questions about Istanbul in general.
Provided us with Vegetarian meals as both my wife and myself had requested it. The evening show was very good and they dropped us back to our hotel late at night. Definitely would recommend this tour and the company Viator had appointed.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

City tour was so great! They pick you up right at your hotel on time, the guide is so friendly and informative, and you see all the major sites without feeling rushed. Definitely recommend.

The belly dance show was a little cheesey, but still a lot of fun. Food was just so so.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

Istambul is a wonderful place to visit!! I picked Monday to do the sighseeing tour and some places were closed, nevertheless, I was lucky enough to see very interesting places and I also had a good time with the other people on the tour, they were very nice. The guide was not that friendly and he did not talk a lot during the time we were moving from one place to another, but at the end due to the traffic jam he was very kind and he walked me to my hotel, otherwise I had been lost. The dinner and turkish show is a very nice experience, the restaurant is a very interesting place and the show includes the traditional turkish songs and moves, I wouldn't like to give more details because I want you to be surprised as I was, definately the best of the day!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

great, knowledgable tour guide. extremely informative

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Tour was very informative and a good place to begin our time in Istanbul.
We were very pleased about the dinner and show. We thought Oh we'll just do this with a very low expectation about the event. So we were very happily surprised at quality of the show, fast moving, very much fun and made it a very funfilled evening. Very witty emcee and others. Like all the variety.
Eugene Bartell

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