Venture into Istanbul’s legendary Grand Bazaar, one of the world’s biggest and oldest covered markets, on this 4-hour small-group walking tour. Enjoy an insider look at the labyrinth of more than 3,000 shops and stalls, stopping to meet the craftsmen, sample Turkish sweets and re-fuel with a cup of traditional Turkish coffee. As well as learning about the bazaar’s colorful history, you’ll have plenty of time to hone your haggling skills and pick up some unique souvenirs, from handcrafted jewelry to fine carpets, to boxes of Turkish Delight.
4-hour behind-the-scenes tour of the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul
Meet artisans in the market who have worked there for generations
Explore the back streets in and around the bazaar
Learn about the site’s history from your guide, who has written a book about the Grand Bazaar
Enjoy four samples of local street food and sip on Turkish coffee
Practice the art of bargaining, and receive a publication from your guide
Small-group tour with a maximum of eight people ensures a personalized experience
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
Less breadth than depth, this expert-led tour focuses only on the Grand Bazaar, with tasty stops along the way.