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Turkish Bath Package in Istanbul at Aga Hamami

Turkish Bath Package in Istanbul at Aga Hamami

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Experience a traditional Turkish bath at a hamam in Istanbul — a must-do activity when visiting Turkey. Choose from three options: the standard, massage, or full package. The full package includes the exfoliating full-body scrub and foam bath, a 20-minute oil massage, and a face mask, and lasts about two hours. Towels, slippers, and tea are provided.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.28
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US$30.28

Contemporary Art Walk: Istiklal Street, Modern Art Museums

Contemporary Art Walk: Istiklal Street, Modern Art Museums

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Dive headfirst into Istanbul’s modern art scene on this 3.5-hour walking tour. Learn about Turkey’s rich art history as you follow your enthusiastic guide around the districts of Tophane and Karaköy, stopping to browse a selection of the city’s most interesting contemporary art galleries, including SALT Galata. Finally, learn about popular Turkish artists like Abidin Dino and Ara Güler, and view cutting-edge temporary exhibitions at the Istanbul Modern Art Museum. This small-group tour is limited to 15 for a personalized experience and includes hotel pickup.
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  • 3 hours 20 minutes to 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$121.11
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Turkish Marbling - Ebru Workshop

Turkish Marbling - Ebru Workshop

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Our experience will begin by meeting in our workshop studio in a heritage building near the Galata Tower. You will have an introductory documentary about Turkish Marbling - Ebru in English and Chinese ( the other language-speakers can also easily understand). After that, the practice of Turkish Marbling - Ebru will begin with the well known Turkish Marbling Artist Tüzin Tiryaki. The fundamental techniques and usage of traditional tools will be shown by the teacher. Each participant will start creating the first pieces on Ebru tray. Towards the end of the workshop, your first Ebru papers will dry. Meanwhile, we will bring you to our terrace for watching the 360-degree view of Istanbul; historical peninsula and Bosphorus. You will enjoy the scene with Turkish coffee and delights. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to take your Ebru works with you, take as many photos and videos as you wish. And you will have a Certificate of Attendance to the Turkish Marbling Art Workshop.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$73.60
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Traditional Turkish Bath Experience in Istanbul

Traditional Turkish Bath Experience in Istanbul

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Have a true Turkish experience at a centrally-located Turkish bath, known as a hamam. Experience the full range of options, including a body scrub with a special peeling glove that removes dead skin, a face mask to open your pores, a foam massage, and an aromatherapy oil massage for relaxation.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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US$71.06
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Turkish Calligraphy Workshop in Istanbul

Turkish Calligraphy Workshop in Istanbul

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Learn about the ancient art of Islamic calligraphy, the beautiful script derived from the Qur’an and used by the Ottomans, on this 2-hour Turkish calligraphy workshop in Istanbul. Guided by a talented local artist, you’ll use a traditional kalem (bamboo reed pen) to create a unique artwork to take away with you. This small-group experience is suitable for all skill levels and is limited to eight people, so you’ll benefit from personalized instruction.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$155.00
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Dolmabahçe Palace Guided Museum Visit

Dolmabahçe Palace Guided Museum Visit

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We invite you to having a guided visit to early 19th century palace, construction completed in about 15 years. Construction cost was about 35 tons of gold in nowadays value, which was 5 million Ottoman Empire gold liras. Ottoman Armenian architect were in charge for the design of the Palace. The palace was home to six Sultans from 1856, when it was first inhabited, up until the abolition of the Caliphate in 1924: The last royal to live here was Caliph Abdülmecid Efendi. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey, used the palace as a presidential residence during the summers and enacted some of his most important works here. Atatürk spent the last days of his medical treatment in this palace, where he died on November 10, 1938. Today, the palace is managed by Directorate of National Palaces of Turkish Republic. Responsible to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

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Prepare for an evening of non-stop entertainment with an exciting 75-minute Rhythm of the Dance show at the legendary Hodjapasha in Istanbul. Feel the electric rhythms of Turkey as you enjoy shimmying belly dancers, energetic folklore dances and dazzling costumes, accompanied by live music and 360-degree video projections.
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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$33.33
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Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

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Uncover 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.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Fener - Balat- Piere Lotti and Golden Horn Experience

Fener - Balat- Piere Lotti and Golden Horn Experience

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This tour is to the neighborhoods far away from main touristy parts of the city and it is about experiencing the real Istanbul. In this afternoon walking tour, we take you away for an introduction to the local life style of Istanbul. We will start with experiencing of using all sort of public transport as tram, bus and cable car. Visiting the residential neighborhoods which will give you the chance to see how locals live in this cosmopolitan city. We will sit at the local cafes to sip cay tea and see how local get social. We will pass through the local markets, bakeries, tea houses. We will learn how the Constantinople was concurred by Ottoman in 1453. And finally we will be on top of the Piere lotti hill to watch the view which inspired the French poet to write the book titled Aziyade. We will have a coffee break here on top of the hill to watch Istanbul over the Golden Horn ( natural harbor ) and we can count Istanbul’s seven hills together.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$84.78
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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

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Prepare to be awed by Istanbul’s magnificent architecture, rich history, and eclectic bazaars as you discover the unmissable highlights of the Old City on this 1-, 2-, or 3-day private tour. Marvel over the glorious Hagia Sophia, learn how the Blue Mosque earned its famous nickname, and see the ancient Basilica Cistern. Tour Topkapi Palace to gain an insight into the lavish lifestyles of the Ottoman sultans and their harem, and browse the legendary Grand Bazaar, where you find everything from carpets to Turkish delight.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$150.00
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Hagia Sophia: Entry with Guided Tour

Hagia Sophia: Entry with Guided Tour

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The Hagia Sophia is one of Istanbul’s most popular attractions, with the lines to match. Shave off potentially hours of wait time on this skip-the-line guided tour, which lets you jump to the front of the queue for an in-depth introduction to the 1500-year-old Orthodox church-turned-mosque—now a must-see museum.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Local Photographer in Istanbul

Local Photographer in Istanbul

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I will be teaching you how to look at the camera naturally while being confident with your self-image. Let's have great and a joyful time during our little photography! We will start our photoshoot in the old city around the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet), Hagia Sofia, In between, we will discover some streets, shops, and buildings usually unnoticed by most people. I learned in fashion photography such as how to pose, how to look to the camera and how to interact naturally . You can bring different outfits and change between shoots. I will teach you some things.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$115.06
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2 days 1 night Gallipoli and Troy Tour from / to Istanbul

2 days 1 night Gallipoli and Troy Tour from / to Istanbul

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Combine two of Turkey’s most visited historic sites on this 2-day tour to the Gallipoli Battlefields and the ancient city of Troy, including overnight accommodation. Walk the notorious WWI battlefields of Gallipoli, including Brighton Beach, ANZAC Cove and the Johnston's Jolly trenches, then discover the legends of UNESCO-listed Troy as you see the Trojan Horse, the Sacrificial Altars and the Houses of Troy I.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$181.67
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6-Day Turkey Tour from Istanbul: Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale and Cappadocia

6-Day Turkey Tour from Istanbul: Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale and Cappadocia

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Discover the very best of Turkey on a six-day sightseeing tour from Istanbul. In addition to an action-packed itinerary, every detail has been arranged for you. Six nights accommodation, most meals, domestic flights, and entrance to all attractions are included in your tour. Experience Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus, and more with a private guide.  In between sightseeing, you’ll enjoy comfortable air-conditioned transportation with the rest of your small group.
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$1,211.15
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Istanbul Photography Tours

Istanbul Photography Tours

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Capture incredible Istanbul on this private photographer tour: great for budding photographers or those wishing to brush up on their skills. Photograph sensational spots around the city, with the assistance of a documentary photographer working in the area for over 13 years. Wonder down Istiklal Street, enticing side streets and the vibrant area of Kadikoy. See incredible views from Uskudar Pier, Princes’ Islands and more: capturing moments as you go with the assistance of your guide.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$138.67
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US$138.67
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Turkish Glass Art Workshop Istanbul

Turkish Glass Art Workshop Istanbul

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Glass making art workshop gives you a lifetime experience that you will always remember! You will discover how the glass is made and shaped in different forms and you will be able to create your own! Once the process is completed, you will have a chance to take your own creation with you! If you are ready, let's make art!
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$155.28
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Istanbul Street Photography, Istanbul photo tour, Photo tour,

Istanbul Street Photography, Istanbul photo tour, Photo tour,

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- You will see heart of Istanbul with us - You will take good streets photos at the right places - We will give you all our experience at the street photography - You will be together with locals - You can contact and ask questions to local people - Sometimes we will be far from the tourist places - You can get some special photos of fisherman, some seller ect - We will just make point shoots in short time
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$139.00
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Istanbul by Night: Turkish Dinner and Show

Istanbul by Night: Turkish Dinner and Show

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Immerse yourself in a wild evening of traditional dancing and music during a dinner and show in Istanbul. During a typical night in Istanbul you’ll see brightly lit mosques, but tonight savor Turkish fare and enjoy a show of rhythmic belly dancing and more!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.00
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Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

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As a cultural practice honored by the UNESCO Heritage of Humanity designation, the Mevlevi Semah ceremony offers a transfixing, centuries-old cultural experience. Don't miss this singular dance form with a whirling dervish show in the heart of Istanbul. Just sit down for your experience to watch the Sufi dancers spin and rotate in twisting movements, enjoy the accompanying music, and encounter one of the most popular and beautiful experiences in Turkey.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$23.61
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Day Tour - Troy Tour from Istanbul

Day Tour - Troy Tour from Istanbul

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Uncover ancient Greek mythology and the history of the Trojan War during this guided day trip to Troy from Istanbul. During a walking tour, learn about the famous archaeological site of Troy and see a replica statue of the Trojan Horse. Then, delve into the interesting era’s of Troy and discover how this settlement transformed over time. Plus, enjoy a visit to the small coastal town of Eceabat for lunch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.90
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Traditional Luxury Hamam Experience with one way Transfer included

Traditional Luxury Hamam Experience with one way Transfer included

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Deep cleanse your body and mind during a 2-hour traditional Turkish bath experience at Istanbul The Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamami, was designed and built by Mimar Sinan, the chief Ottoman architect. It was built at the request of Hurrem Sultan (Roxelana), the wife of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in the 16th century. As authentic as cultural experiences get, a Turkish bath experience remains much the same now as it was during the Ottoman era. Relax on a marble slab in a steamy bath chamber, have a vigorous and exfoliating scrub to strip away dead skin cells, and then relax in a cooler room. Hotel pickup from hotels on the European side of Istanbul are also included. Scrub and foam massage services are around 45 minutes to 1 hour. You can relax at hamam and use hot waters at remaining time.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
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Ephesus Trip from Istanbul

Ephesus Trip from Istanbul

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Recall the days of ancient Rome on this full-day trip to Ephesus from Istanbul by air. With a professional guide, explore spectacular Greco-Roman Ephesus, Turkey’s archaeological showpiece. Stroll the ancient streets to marvel at the 2nd-century Celsus Library, the Great Theater and crumbled shops, bathhouses and temples. Bookend your trip with visits to the House of the Virgin Mary, Isabey Mosque and the ruined Artemis Temple. Opt to return to Istanbul or enjoy a drop-off in Kusadasi after your tour. Numbers are limited to 15 for a small-group experience.
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  • 14 to 18 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$242.23
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2 Day Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul

2 Day Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul

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Visit Turkey’s Cappadocia region with ease from Istanbul on this 2-day tour with overnight accommodation and meals. Transfer directly from your Istanbul hotel to the airport and fly to Cappadocia. Spend the first day exploring the southern part of the region, including the Pigeon Valley, the underground city of Derinkuyu, and Ilhara Valley. Explore the northern part on the second day and spot by Uchisar Castle, Goreme Open Air Museum, and the town of Avanos.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$484.46
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