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  • 7 hr

Emerce in the local food culture and discover authentic culinary gems the city has to offer on this private food tour in Istanbul! The route of this private culinary experience will show you the entire spectrum of Turkish culinary heritage. You will try everything from street vendors to local canteens, tea gardens, and luxury restaurants, wine tasting included! Moreover, you will discover all the hidden cultural and historical gems of the old city. You will see places tourists don't often get to visit: small boutique galleries, local hidden mosque, historic cemetery and much more! On this private food tour you will discover local restaurants and street vendors beloved by locals through generations and taste the best Turkish foods! The tastings also include local quality wine. Wine-making traditions in Turkey are older than recorded history and wine tasting is an absolute must when discovering local culinary heritage. The tastings are suitable for meat lovers and vegetarians!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Vines and Pearls

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Grand Bazaar

You will explore the hidden pearls of the world famous Grand Bazar

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rustem Pasha Mosque

See the cozy and undescovered Rustem Pasha mosque

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Eminonu Square

A historic district where you will explore street food vendors, and local restaurants and discover cultural hidden gems with a help of the professional guide

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Sultanahmet District

You will explore hidden pearls of the historical Sultanahmet district and visit culturally significant spaces such as old cemeteries, small gallery spaces, and corner shops.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market)

Walk through the spice market and explore eastern spices and learn how they are used in the Turkish cooking traditions.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Blue Mosque

Depending on the season and your guide's itinerary you will pass by the iconic Blue Mosque

Pass By: Hagia Sophia

On your route you will pass by the iconic Hagia Sophia, the route may vary on the seasonality and the judgment of your guide

Pass By: Topkapi Palace

While enjoying your glass of wine glimpse at the historic Topkapi palace.
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