• Tour code: 7055P10
  • Location: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Go behind the scenes of the Grand Bazaar and into the workshops of some of Turkey’s finest artisans on a half-day tour led by a knowledgeable guide. Discover the hidden treasures of Istanbul’s legendary market and meet artisans who create fine handcrafted jewelry, carpets, ceramics and more. With translation provided by your guide, have conversations with the artisans to get an intimate perspective on their story and their craft. Your guide also shows you the largely unknown rooftop spots where you can enjoy another vantage point on this beautiful city.


  • Half-day tour of the artisan workshops in the Grand Bazaar, in Istanbul
  • Follow the local guide for an insider’s look at the Grand Bazaar
  • Meet top artisans in their workshops and learn about their work
  • Visit the workshops of carpet weavers, metal-smiths, jewelry designers and more
  • Find secret rooftop access points that allow for great views of the city
  • See the rooftop where the chase scene in the James Bond movie ‘Skyfall’ was filmed

What You Can Expect

Artisans and Rooftops Tour: Behind The Scenes At The Grand Bazaar In Istanbul

Rooftop View

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