Overview

A day full of Art and Food. On this tour you will visit historical sights of Istanbul as well as have the chance to taste delicious Istanbul street food. The highlights and sites you will get to see are the Turkish and Islamic Art Museum, the Rustem Pasha mosque, and the Spice Market. You will also go to Asian side of Istanbul and have time to explore the Fish Bazaar along with the different kinds of street foods such as doner, midye dolma, kokarec, lahmacun and much more...

8 Hours 28 Sep, 29 Sep, 30 Sep, and more Kadıköy, İstanbul
Highlights

Turkish and Islamic Art Museum :

  • This museum contains some of the finest carpets from the Islamic and Turkish world and is one of the largest museums in the world. The museum houses over 40,000 works of art that range from carpet art, wooden works, and stone art collections.

Rustem Pasha Mosque : 

  • The Rustem Pasha Islamic cultural center was designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for the Grand Vizier Rustem Pasha, the husband of one of the daughters of Suleyman the Magnificent. The Rustem Pasha Mosque is famous for its large quantities of İznik tiles.

Spice Market :

  • Spice Bazaar is one of the most famous covered shopping complexes and has a total of 85 shops selling spices, Turkish delight and other sweets, jewelry, souvenirs, and dried fruits and nuts.

 

Itinerary

You will begin your tour with a visit to Turkish and Islamic Art Museum, one of the largest museums in Turkey. You will continue to Eminonu and visit the Spice Market, famous for its different spices from all over the world, Turkish delight, and other sweets. After visiting Rustem Pasha Mosque, you will pass to the Asian side of the city on a ferry. In Kadikoy you will have a walking tour in the Fish Bazaar and explore the street foods like doner, kokarec, midye dolma, lahmacun, cig kofta and much more. 

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Lunch on Full Day tour 
  • Private Tours with licensed professional English speaking guides

  • Admission tickets to sites and museums

  • Private VIP transportation per tour itinerary

  • Parking, portage, toll roads

  • Coordination and attentive customer service throughout the tour by Sojourn staff

  • Required Association ofTurkish Travel Agencies Foreign Visitors Insurance 
(a basic mandatory policy and not an adequate replacement for purchasing your own travel insurance.) 
  • Optional Domestic flights with extra cost, you may add during the booking process

What is not included in the tour

  • Drinks at lunch and dinner
 Sodas or alcohol
  • Optional gratuities to guides, drivers, etc.
  • Entry Visa to Turkey
  • Travel insurance
  • Laundry, and personal items
  • International flight tickets

  • Optional programs listed in the itinerary 
Price
Participants
Price per participant
1
$195
2
$135
3 to 5
$110
6 + 
$90
8 +
$85
10 +  
$80
Single Supplement
$NA
Map
Osmanağa, Kadıköy Balık Pazarı, Güneşli Bahçe Sokak, Kadıköy/İstanbul, Turkey View on Map