Complete Guide for Istanbul Tour
What to do in Istanbul – Top destinations, foods and prices
If you’re looking for a city that’s rich in history and culture, look no further than Istanbul –one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Keep reading to discover the best things to do in Istanbul and Complete Guide for Istanbul Tour.
Explore the iconic Hagia Sophia and the spectacular Blue Mosque. Visit the tomb of Sultan Ahmet in the majestic Sultanahmet Mosque, then stop by one of the delicious cafes nearby.
Taste traditional Turkish delights at the Grand Bazaar or the famous Spice Market! The possibilities are endless…
Did you know that there are over 2000 mosques in Istanbul? Each mosque is unique in its own way, with ornate decorations and beautiful prayer halls. But which one should you visit first? Here’s our handy guides to help you choose the right one for your tastes and budget!
How to travel in Istanbul
Istanbul is a huge city, so there are plenty of ways to get around. The if you want to save a bit of money and have a bit more flexibility, there are buses and subways available as well. Also you can use Martı or BinBin which are electric scooters in some areas of the city. And if you’re looking to venture outside the city center, there are also ferries available that will take you to different places along the coast. For all transportations, our professional guides offer the best and fun alternative to reach your destination. Resfeber protects you from overhigh transportation costs and swindler taxi drivers. We can also provide transportation from airports in Istanbul.
What to eat in Istanbul – Prices, places and everything
If you’re thinking of visiting Istanbul, the city that never sleeps, then it’s important to know what foods to try. Here’s a guide to some of the best Turkish foods in Istanbul:
This sweet pastry is made of layers of filo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup. The dish dates from the Byzantine Empire and is enjoyed all over Turkey today.
A traditional dessert made of sugar, flour, butter, spices and tahini, a type of sesame paste. Popular in the Middle East, it can be eaten plain or topped with nuts or pistachios.
From Turkish-style meat kebabs to spicy chicken skewers, these Turkish street foods are a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Try adana kebab made with minced lamb patties and spices or a juicy steak with hummus and vegetables.
These stuffed dumplings are typically made from either cheese or meat and come served in a variety of sauces, such as garlic and yogurt.
Thin-crust pizza made in a variety of toppings. It’s one of the most popular dishes in
Turkey and it is typically served straight from the oven, charred and crispy on the outside with a chewy interior. The most famous one is Lahmacun
This unique coffee is another delicious traditional drink of Turkish people, which is prepared through a special brewing process and includes spices to create a fragrant aroma and taste.
Lokum: A unique candy popular in Turkey and other Middle Eastern countries, usually eaten at the end of a meal as a sweet treat. It is generally made of sugar, starch, butter, anise oil and rose water.
The prices depend on where you eat. There are a lot of restaurants across Istanbul in different places but not all of them offer delicious and feasible foods. We can easily say that Resfeber’s Food Tour is the best alternative for a qualified Istanbul Food Tour. Our professional and experienced guide’s suggestions will appeal to your taste buds. Come and check the Resfeber’s Food Tour and our gastronomic guides
Where to stay in Istanbul
If you are looking for a luxurious stay in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Istanbul is definitely worth considering. The city’s rich culture and breathtaking architecture make it a great place to spend a few days exploring everything that it has to offer. There are many great hotels to choose from, but some of the best are located in or near Taksim Square and the Bosphorus Bridge. So where should you stay in Istanbul?
Innova Sultanahmet Hotel:
The great place to stay and great place to visit. The hotel is in the heart of Istanbul. Its unique location and experience focused services make Innova Sultan Ahmet Hotel the best option for your Istanbul trip. You can reach many touristic points from the hotel just by walking
This antique hotel offers you a specialized staying service. Metro station and the bus options make its location better than other hotels. The hotel also has a pool so you can enjoy the pool after a long walking tour.
For further details please contact us. We can offer you personalized experience in every step of your Istanbul Trip. If you sign up for one of our tours, You can also get discounts from many hotels and restaurants.
Where to shop in Istanbul and what to shop in Istanbul
If you’re looking for an eclectic mix of traditional and modern Turkish goods, Istanbul is the place to be. You’ll find handmade silk scarves, hand-stitched leather goods, Turkish tea, and more at the city’s many markets and boutiques. Here are a few places to start your shopping adventure:
Spice Bazaar (Mısır Çarşısı):
Located in the Beyazıt Neighborhood. The spice bazaar is one of the largest covered markets in the world. Merchants sell spices, dried fruits, nuts, beans, and herbs all under one roof. Some of the items you might find include pistachios, candied fruits, and spices like cumin and paprika.
the central shopping district of Istanbul is full of high-end clothing stores, cafes and luxury brand stores. You can find the latest fashion trends here. Be sure to check out Tarlabaşı Street for trendy cafes and shops.
The city center is where you’ll find most of the shopping opportunities in Istanbul. From the designer brands and boutiques on Istiklal Avenue to the local shops in Gulhane Park. You will always find something interesting to see or do here
Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi)
Located close to the Sultan Ahmet district. The Grand Bazaar is one of the largest covered markets in the world. It sells everything from jewelry to fabrics to ceramics to clothing and much more. This is a great place for souvenir shopping.
This popular shopping and dining district is a great place to find unique local goods and souvenirs. You’ll find artisan studios offering workshops in jewelry making, painting, glass blowing, and more.
The main shopping district of Besiktas is known for its chic bars and hip restaurants. There are also some excellent shopping options in this area. There are boutique shops and traditional Turkish bazaars. If you’re looking for something more upscale, you should visit the Nişantaşı area.
We love shopping and love to help people to guide them across thousands of sellers. Our Shopping Tour and experienced guides offers you the best sellers which has the best prices and the best qualified products. Lets not spent your time among high price and low quality product, meet our Shopping Tour Guides and find the best places to shop.
Costs of transportation, food etc in Istanbul
The public transportation card of Istanbul is called Istanbulkart. You can access the all public transportation system of Istanbul with Istanbulkart. Istanbulkart’s price is 25 TL (No credits). The cost of 1-ride is 7,67 TL
Restaurant and food costs in Istanbul