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Guided Tours

Walking Tour of Grand Bazaar

    Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar is one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world! Learn of its history and cultural impact on this 1.5-hour guided walking tour. Leave with beautiful memories, and perhaps even souvenirs.


    • You will learn the ins and outs of the Grand Bazaar on this short walking tour with an expert English-speaking guide.

    • Get the chance to bargain like a local, try some famous snacks, and find out all about the historic market.

    • Your guide will tell you the best stores to hit up in this massive place, from hidden gems to popular wares.

    • Drinking water will be provided during this tour so you can keep up with the bustling environment.


    • Small group walking tour of Grand Bazaar

    • English-speaking tour guide

    • Drinking water

    Cancellation policy

    These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

    A Grand Cultural Immersion

    Meet your expert guide at the entrance of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, and begin your journey into the labyrinthian marketplace. This vividly colorful and atmospheric place spans over 30,000 square meters, with over 4,000 shops in 60+ aisles!

    You will be taken through the maze of stalls with vendors selling everything from carpets and lamps to jewelry, accessories, snacks, and sweets. Feel free to stop and taste some of the local wares or try your hand at bargaining for some souvenirs.

    & A Guide That Knows What’s Up

    You won’t leave with just physical souvenirs. Along the way, hear all about the history and cultural significance of the bazaar, and even pick up some insider information about the best stalls and wares found here. Pro Tip: If you’re looking for something in particular, be sure to let your guide know so they can help you out.

    Important Information

    • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.


    • Tues, Thurs, Sat: 9am, 1pm, 3pm
    • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

    • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

    • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

    Meeting Point

    • Meet your guide at Entrance of Grand Bazaar.

    • Address: Beyazıt, Kalpakcılar Cd. No. 22, Fatih/İstanbul, 34126.

    • Look for a guide wearing a TripGuru shirt or holding a TripGuru sign.​.

    Get Directions to the Meeting Point

    Getting There

    By Bus

    • The closest bus stop is Beyazıt. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

    • Board buses 94A, 97G to get you there.

    By Tram

    • The closest tram stop is Beyazıt - Kapalıçarşı. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

    • Board tram T1 to get you there.

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