All About Istanbul
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New openings in 2024

The St. Saviour in Chora (Kariye) is re-opened after years of restorations as a mosque and a museum.

Entrance fees in 2024

As of 1st of March 2024, many State museums' fees are set in Euros, to be paid its equivalent in Turkish Liras.

Museum Pass

You can buy the "Museum Pass" for foreigners which is valid for 5 days in various museums of Istanbul.

Museums open 7 days

Many State museums in Istanbul operate 7 days a week, except Topkapi Palace.

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Tours in Istanbul

Several excursions can be arranged in Istanbul, there are many historical sites, religious sites, and museums. This magnificent city offers you everything from modern sites to historic places, you can enjoy walking in old neighborhoods along wooden houses and meet local people, or just spend your time in many ultra modern shopping malls ahead of European cities. If you follow the links on the right, you can find some example itineraries of major excursions. Some of these tours are run on regular basis daily all year around and some are only on private basis depending on the number of participants.

Apart of the ones you can find in those links, so many custom made itineraries can also be arranged upon your request as well as tours outside of Istanbul on daily or overnight options; Religious Tours (Seven Churches of Apocalypse, Following Foot-steps of Saint Paul, Antioch, Nicea, Ephesus, Cappadocia, Jewish Heritage, Ottoman & Islamic Arts, etc.); Sports & Adventure Tours (Hiking, Rafting & Canoeing, Hunting, Jeep Safari, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Parachuting etc.); Bare-boat Renting, Private Boat Cruise, Gullet Charter, Rent-a-car, Limousine Hire, Restaurant or Hotel Reservations, Translation Services, Private Guiding Services, Rent a helicopter, photo locations, and so on...

Note that all travel services such as organized tours, hotel bookings, rent-a-car, rent-a-boat, tours etc. will be provided by an official & reliable local travel agency in Turkey in order to secure your customer rights and fulfilling local regulations. I give guiding services and work as an official professional tour guide licensed by the Government. Some of the regular group tours are conducted in English, Italian, and Spanish, but other languages (Russian, Arabic, Japanese etc.) can also be arranged upon your request, on private basis usually. Please call for prices, quotes and other information on traveling in Istanbul or around Turkey.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Me and all licensed tour guides in Turkey are vaccinated against Covid-19! We use face masks during the tours and request that our guests do that too! Due to Pandemic, I don't guide large groups or group tours, but only private tours!

Hope to see you soon in Istanbul.