Escape the airport: see Istanbul on your layover
Escape the airport: see Istanbul on your layover
Escape the airport: see Istanbul on your layover
Escape the airport: see Istanbul on your layover
Escape the airport: see Istanbul on your layover
Escape the airport: see Istanbul on your layover
Escape the airport: see Istanbul on your layover
Escape the airport: see Istanbul on your layover
Escape the airport: see Istanbul on your layover
  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 5 hours

  • Matched to your ideal host

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: French, German, Italian, Korean, Spanish)

  • Meet at your accommodation or a central location

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Reviews

    My son-in-law and I just finished a wonderful night tour of Istanbul with Devanshu as our guide. It was obvious to see that Devanshu knows and loves his city, and even though we only had a few hours he was able to show us many of the sights. If we are in Istanbul again we will definitely book another tour. Thanks to Devanshu and Tours by Locals!

    January 2020

    Thomas L

    I was flying through Istanbul and decided to do a layover tour with CityUnscripted instead of just hanging out in the airport for 8 hours - it was one of the best decisions I have ever made! My tour guide was Ezgi, and she was absolutely fantastic! She picked me up from the airport and then we drove to the Sultanahmet neighborhood, where we walked around and toured the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. After that, we drove to the Galata neighborhood and saw the Galata Tower. Lastly, we walked to the Galata bridge and had a delicious Mediterranean lunch at a restaurant under the bridge. The lunch consisted of a lot of small appetizers, or 'meze', including dolma, sardines, shrimp, deniz borulcesi, haydari, and fresh bread. To finish off the meal, we had some fantastic Turkish tea and coffee. After lunch, we drove back to the airport and I made my flight with plenty of time to spare. If you have a long layover in Istanbul, or if Turkey is your final destination, I can highly recommend CityUnscripted. In addition to the layover tour, they also offer a variety of half day and full day tours. Lastly, I cannot say enough good things about my tour guide, Ezgi - she was punctual, kind, knowledgeable, and a joy to talk to. I will definitely be using CityUnscripted again!

    July 2019

    Douglas T

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