A Locals Guide to Istanbul

Turkey, Istanbul Guide (B): A Locals Guide to Istanbul

Sure, a visit to Istanbul wouldn’t be complete without visiting all the major attractions of the Old City, the Asian side, and the European side. But, if you have a spare day in Istanbul, make like a local and take the path less tourist-trodden or just wander the streets. You might just like Istanbul from a local’s perspective.

A private tour with an Istanbul Local Guide will show you the best things to see in Istanbul as well as where the locals eat, shop, drink, explore and relax.

There’s a new breed of tour guide on the travel market. They are young, mostly university educated and well-informed in local and world affairs. They are up with popular culture and what is fashionable. This means knowing the latest local fads in food, fashion and socialising.

As well as sharing an in depth, educated knowledge of local history, art and architecture, they can guide you to the hottest restaurant, art exhibition or off the tourist trail markets.

Book a private full or half day tour with a local, and you are bound to see much more of Istanbulthan you will find in the guidebooks. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store and Google Play. You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Sights Map

Guide Name: A Locals Guide to Istanbul
Guide Location: Turkey » Istanbul
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kate O'malley
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.vagrantsoftheworld.com/guide-to-istanbul/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Panorama 1453
  • Kariye Museum
  • Suleymaniye Mosque

Useful Travel Guides for Planning Your Trip


Istanbul Shopping Guide: 16 Turkish Items To Bring Home

Istanbul Shopping Guide: 16 Turkish Items To Bring Home

Istanbul, known throughout history as Byzantium and Constantinople, has been a major center of commerce and trade, a place where merchants and general folk would rush to regularly in search of exotic things. In our days, modern travelers to Istanbul are also bound to enjoy a truly magnificent...