Culinary Walking Tour In Istanbul

Culinary Walking Tour In Istanbul
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$80
Duration: 6 hours
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Join a small group walking tour ( max 8 people) to discover Turkish food through Istanbul's old city around the Spice Market, Suleymaniye and Kadıkoy on the Asia side with a professional guide.
You will visit local venues and markets along way, and experience the back streets of Istanbul's old city while tasting the street food.
Join the locals on a commuter ferry across the Bosphorus to Kadıkoy on the Asia side! Walk the farmer's market brimming wth fresh produce and marvel the abundance of food in Turkey.
Eat where the locals eat and learn about the unique Turkish food culture.
Taste delicacies you haven't heard of and visit food joints in this very residentail neighbourhood where only a few tourists frequent.

Begin your day at the Spice Market in Istanbul. This area is Eminonu and it's the busiest location for food shopping. You'll see lots of locals trying to buy the best, fresh produce before afternoon sun sets in. The Spice Market has an extraordinary array of spices, dried nuts, herbal teas, sweets and Turkish delights.

During this walking tour, visit old neighborhoods and taste authentic food. After Eminonu, you will pass through Tahtakale which sells items in specific quarters. Climbing up the 3rd Hill of the city, you'll reach the Suleymaniye neighborhood taking its name from the famous Suleymaniye Mosque.

You will go to a local restaurant for lunch that only shopkeepers and University students typically frequent. Have tea in a secluded mosque garden. It is a delight walking around observing as you eat your way through a very special food culture.

Once you have completed your tour of the old city, take a commuter ferry to Kadıkoy to experience a local market, brimming with all sorts of food. The local ferry will sail the Bosporus into Asia and you'll see the Maiden's Tower, Uskudar and suspended Bosporus bridges.
As you eat, you can walk into into mosques or any other historical building you feel like having a look at. Samplings can include: baklava, kebabs, desserts, Turkish delights, simit, tea, mezes, and much more. Vegetarian options are available.

Join a small group walking tour ( max 8 people) to discover Turkish food through Istanbul's old city around the Spice Market, Suleymaniye and Kadıkoy on the Asia side with a professional guide.
You will visit local venues and markets along way, and experience the back streets of Istanbul's old city while tasting the street food.
Join the locals on a commuter ferry across the Bosphorus to Kadıkoy on the Asia side! Walk the farmer's market brimming wth fresh produce and marvel the abundance of food in Turkey.
Eat where the locals eat and learn about the unique Turkish food culture.
Taste delicacies you haven't heard of and visit food joints in this very residentail neighbourhood where only a few tourists frequent.