Best Istanbul English Guided Tours (2020 No Regrets Insider Advice)

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Visit Istanbul’s most visited attractions and sights on one of these top Istanbul English guided tours. Take this sightseeing and landmarks tour of Istanbul and learn from the professional guides as they show you the best places to explore in the city. Enjoy the exciting historical and cultural facts about the city on these famous landmarks, museums and city walking tours, etc.


Which Guided Tour Should I Attend to?

Here, we only suggest the proven tours and top rated ones with travelers’ comments. And they are only English.

Highlights of Istanbul: 1 or 2-Day Private Guided Tour

This is Get Your Guide’s top selling and certified tour, which means it has gained one of the best traveler experiences. Has great traveler ratings and comments.

You’ll discover the magic of Istanbul on a private 1 or 2-day walking tour with skip the line tickets. Enjoy a river cruise and guided tour of the city highlights, including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, and Istiklal Street.

Duration: 7 hours – 2 days
Live tour guide: English, Spanish, German, Japanese
Pick-up from the front desk of your hotel in Istanbul

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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts


Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

This is also Get Your Guide’s top selling tour. Has great traveler ratings and comments.

You’ll see the sights of Istanbul that most interest you on a customized tour with private guide. Marvel at some of the city’s most significant sights including Topkapi Palace, Chora Church, Basilica Cistern, Fener-Balat neighboorhood, and many more.

Duration: 7 hours – 3 days
Live tour guide: Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Pickup is available from centrally-located hotels in Istanbul, by your guide on foot.

Book Istanbul 1, 2 or 3-Day Guided Tour

Just click the red button above to buy your 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour of Istanbul online. We recommend you book in advance to guarantee your place.

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts


Istanbul in One Day Highlights Tour

This is our collaborator Istanbul Welcome Card, providing in-depth guided tours in English to Istanbul’s most visited attractions. Has great traveler ratings and comments.


You’ll visit the iconic sites such as the Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque, Spice Bazaar, Topkapi Palace and Harem, learn the highlights of Istanbul from a local guide and discover the historical peninsula and learn the whole story of Istanbul.

Your local guide picks you up at 09:00 from your Hotel in Sultanahmet or Taksim area and together you will start discovering the city like a local with public transportation.

A 6-7 hours tour. A great value for money. You can cancel the reservation free of charge 14 days before departure.

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A Tour of Hagia Sophia Museum

Best Istanbul English Guided Tours (2020 No Regrets Insider Advice)This is our collaborator providing in-depth guided tours in English to Istanbul’s most visited attractions. You’ll save time with skip the long queues. A great value for money. And free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance.

You’ll enjoy Hagia Sophia with one of the few historian guides available in Istanbul, who will tell you about each detail and story about the museum, and you’ll have a detailed look at the architecture, mosaics, construction, the imperial dome, upper galleries and the decoration from the past and today that tell the story of Hagia Sophia.

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A Tour of Topkapi Palace Museum & Harem

Best Istanbul English Guided Tours (2020 No Regrets Insider Advice)This is our collaborator providing in-depth guided tours in English to Istanbul’s most visited attractions. They offer Topkapi Palace and Harem guidance with fast track entry tickets. You’ll save time with skip the long queues. A great value for money. And free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance.

You’ll enjoy Topkapi Palace and famous Harem section with one of the few historian guides available in Istanbul, who will tell you about each detail and story about the museum, and you’ll have a detailed look at the rooms, gardens, galleries, collections and the decoration from the past and today that tell the story of Topkapi Palace.

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A Tour of Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Square

Best Istanbul English Guided Tours (2020 No Regrets Insider Advice)This is our collaborator providing in-depth guided tours in English to Istanbul’s most visited attractions. You’ll discover and enjoy all the historical buildings from outside that surround the ancient imperial square of Istanbul. Between the monuments, your guide will take you through the ages of Istanbul – from antiquity to modern times. A great value for money. And free cancellation with a FULL REFUND up to 24 hours in advance.

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Galata Tower and Walking Tour

Best Istanbul English Guided Tours (2020 No Regrets Insider Advice)This is our collaborator providing in-depth guided tours in English to Istanbul’s most visited attractions. You’ll experience and enjoy the city from one of the best point of views on top of the Galata Tower. You’ll also enjoy a short walking tour with a guide along the touristic Galata neighborhood. Galata has the living memories of different cultures, nationalities, religions.

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A Tour of Istanbul Archaeology Museums + Mosaics Museum

Best Istanbul English Guided Tours (2020 No Regrets Insider Advice)This is our collaborator providing in-depth guided tours in English to Istanbul’s most visited attractions. You’ll enjoy the essentials of Greek Mythology and Byzantine Culture through these two museums, mesmerize with the statues of ancient gods and goddesses with this 3 hours guided tour, which are one of the most important gateways to the heart of the mythology in Istanbul.

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Online City Pass – Istanbul Welcome Card

The is an innovative city pass. It includes fast track entry to 12 museums (Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Harem, Basilica Cistern, etc), 3 tours with historian guide, 20 rides with public transportation (IstanbulKart), Bosphorus Cruise and digital guide book and city map. It also offers 20% discounts at the most important Istanbul attractions on their shop. With this card you’ll skip the long ticket lines and not have to pick anything up.

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Our website visitors will get 5% extra discount.

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Tourist Discount Cards & Tickets Advice

Istanbul has several tourist discount cards. You’ll have access to variety of major Istanbul attractions and services with a fixed price and save a lot. This is by far the most practical and cheapest way to explore Istanbul, as well as get airport transfer, public transportation card, unlimited internet, etc. Below you can see our recommendations. There is also Museum Pass for museum lovers.

Online City Pass – Istanbul Welcome Card

The is an innovative city pass. It includes fast track entry to 12 museums (Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Harem, Basilica Cistern, etc), 3 tours with historian guide, 20 rides with public transportation (IstanbulKart), Bosphorus Cruise and digital guide book and city map. It also offers 20% discounts at the most important Istanbul attractions on their shop. With this card you’ll skip the long ticket lines and not have to pick anything up.

Buy Your Istanbul Welcome Card Deluxe

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Our website visitors will get 5% extra discount.

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Online City Pass – Istanbul Tourist Pass

This is a digital travel discount pass that is delivered to your phone upon your purchase online, and will be ready to use at your arrival. It includes 30+ attractions and services including skip the line access and guided museum tours, dinner cruise, hop-on & hop-off Bus, airport transfer, unlimited mobile internet, etc.

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