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Istiklal Street Tours

Istiklal Street is one of the most famous streets in Istanbul. It's a lively pedestrian street full of restaurants, cafes, and shops. Istiklal Street also has a rich history dating back to the Ottoman Empire. If you're visiting Istanbul, be sure to check out the Istiklal Street Tours and check out all the sights and sounds it has to offer.

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Last Updated: 7th Jun 2024
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  • Explore the 1.4 km long street famous for its pubs, clubs, cafes, restaurants, shops and hotels. The street is alive with activity 24/7 & is considered as the heart of the city.
  • Roam around in the streets filled with pubs and bars and beautiful boutique restaurants.
  • Visit the world famous high school, founded in 1481.
  • Get a chance to witness one of the most impressive structure in Istanbul; St Antuan Church.
  • Get to see the ancient Galata Towers, built in 528 A.D. 

What To Expect

Istiklal Street is one of the most famous streets in Istanbul. It's a lively pedestrian street full of restaurants, cafes, and shops & has a rich history dating back to the Ottoman Empire. It spans all the way from Taksim Square in the north to Tunnel Square in the south, covering Galipdede Street, the Dervish Lodge & the famous Galata Tower in-between. This is a must-visit for all tourists planning to visit Turkey. 

My Tickets

  • You will receive a confirmation of the booked tour within 15 minutes of the booking request on your email.
  • In case you do not receive any confirmation on our end, please check your spam folder or notify us via our email address.

Insider Tips

  • If you’re hungry during the tour, consider dining in at one of the two finest options on the street: Yeni Lokanta & Ece No.9.
  • You can also visit Alex's place, Propaganda and Munferit if you are someone who loves visiting a bar.
  • Not to mention that if you get tired while walking along the Beyoglu‘s main shopping mall, consider using the tram as your mean of transport.
  • You can also take the tram in one direction, and then walk back along the Istiklal Street for a closer look, stop at one of the boutiques, restaurants, bars or cafes of your choice.
  • People in wheelchair will have difficulty accessing the area.
  • Near public transportation.
  • Most travellers can participate.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers.
  • Child & Adult will be charged a flat ticket price of $15.

Know Before You Go

Entry & Services

  • Admission tickets to all of the areas are free.
  • Ticket price for all individuals, regardless of their age, is the same.
  • The tour is of approximately 2 hours & a guided tour will explain each and everything as you go along.
  • An inside view of the Galata Tower & snacks are not included.
  • There is only one time at which the tour is operated i.e. at 5:30 PM.

Ticket Related Information:

  • You can show your e-ticket or printed ticket to the guide on departure point to get started.
  • Ticket price for children and adult are same.
  • Ticket prices are the same throughout the year.
  • Individuals from 0-90 years old can take part in this tour.

Covid-19 Updates & Safety Measures:

In the wake of Covid-19, the city administration is adopting all possible safety measures for its visitors' well-being. If you're planning on booking this tour anytime soon, we recommend you go through the safety guidelines to avoid any hassle at the.during the journey:

  • Face masks required for travellers & guides & these face masks will be provided for the travellers.
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience.
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms.

How To Use

  • Present your printed ticket or mobile ticket, both are acceptable, to the tour operator at Taksim Monument


Taksim Square, Gumussuyu, 34435 Beyoglu/istanbul, Turkey
Get directions on Google Map

If you are staying at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel, then take a right after leaving the hotel premises and then a left as soon as you see a roundabout. Keep going straight till you see the Contemporary Istanbul Art centre. On the corner of the street, cross the road, and take a left. Then keep going in a straight line until you come across Taksim Square. It is a 16-minute walk from the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus. 


  • Are there any age limits?

    People from anywhere between 0-90 years old can take part in this tour.

  • What places are included in this activity?

    While roaming the Istiklal Street, we will be going through Nevizade, Cicek Pasaji, Galatasaray High School, Passage Hazzopulo, St. Anthony of Padua, AsmalImescit Art Gallery & the Galata Tower.

  • How long before the scheduled departure time should I arrive?

    You should be there at least 15 minutes prior to the departure time. Please make sure you plan your schedule accordingly.