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The 10:00-16:00 tour will no longer take place as of April 15. TourAsia will begin a new tour on April 22, from 09:00-18:00.



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Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dolmabahçe Palace

Turkish Breakfast

Taksim Square

Aqueduct of Valens

YeniKapı Harbour

City Walls

Eminonu District

Photo break on the Galata Bridge to capture views of the Historical Peninsula

Golden Horn

Balat with ancient houses

Fener Greek Orthodox College

Bulgarian St. Stephen Church

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dolmabahçe Palace

Turkish Breakfast

Taksim Square

Aqueduct of Valens

YeniKapı Harbour

City Walls

Eminonu District

Photo break on the Galata Bridge to capture views of the Historical Peninsula

Golden Horn

Balat with ancient houses

Fener Greek Orthodox College

Bulgarian St. Stephen Church

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dolmabahçe Palace

Turkish Breakfast

Taksim Square

Aqueduct of Valens

YeniKapı Harbour

City Walls

Eminonu District

Photo break on the Galata Bridge to capture views of the Historical Peninsula

Golden Horn

Balat with ancient houses

Fener Greek Orthodox College

Bulgarian St. Stephen Church

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dolmabahçe Palace

Turkish Breakfast

Taksim Square

Aqueduct of Valens

YeniKapı Harbour

City Walls

Eminonu District

Photo break on the Galata Bridge to capture views of the Historical Peninsula

Golden Horn

Balat with ancient houses

Fener Greek Orthodox College

Bulgarian St. Stephen Church

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dolmabahçe Palace

Turkish Breakfast

Taksim Square

Aqueduct of Valens

YeniKapı Harbour

City Walls

Eminonu District

Photo break on the Galata Bridge to capture views of the Historical Peninsula

Golden Horn

Balat with ancient houses

Fener Greek Orthodox College

Bulgarian St. Stephen Church

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dolmabahçe Palace

Turkish Breakfast

Taksim Square

Aqueduct of Valens

YeniKapı Harbour

City Walls

Eminonu District

Photo break on the Galata Bridge to capture views of the Historical Peninsula

Golden Horn

Balat with ancient houses

Fener Greek Orthodox College

Bulgarian St. Stephen Church

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dolmabahçe Palace

Turkish Breakfast

Taksim Square

Aqueduct of Valens

YeniKapı Harbour

City Walls

Eminonu District

Photo break on the Galata Bridge to capture views of the Historical Peninsula

Golden Horn

Balat with ancient houses

Fener Greek Orthodox College

Bulgarian St. Stephen Church

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Istanbul Museum of the History of Science and Technology in Islam

Lunch

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Blue Mosque

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Golden Horn and Bosphorus Cruise

Dolmabahçe Palace ( Outside visit )

Lunch

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

Grand Bazaar

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Lunch

Istanbul Museum of the History of Science and Technology in Islam

New Mosque

Spice Bazaar

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

Istanbul Museum of the History of Science and Technology in Islam

New Mosque

Spice Bazaar

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

Grand Bazaar

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Blue Mosque

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Golden Horn and Bosphorus Cruise

Dolmabahçe Palace

Late Lunch

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Caferaga Medrese

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

Grand Bazaar

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Topkapı Palace

Lunch

New Mosque

Spice Bazaar

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Uskudar Square

Camlıca Mosque

Walking on the Coastline of Uskudar

Turkish Television Series Film Studios

Lunch

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Walk Around the Film Studios

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Beylerbeyi Palace

Beykoz Glass and Crystal Museum

Turkish Television Series Film Studios

Lunch

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Walk Around the Film Studios

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Beylerbeyi Palace

Beykoz Glass and Crystal Museum

Turkish Television Series Film Studios

Lunch

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Walk Around the Film Studios

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Beylerbeyi Palace

Beykoz Glass and Crystal Museum

Turkish Television Series Film Studios

Lunch

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Walk Around the Film Studios

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Beylerbeyi Palace

Beykoz Glass and Crystal Museum

Turkish Television Series Film Studios

Lunch

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Walk Around the Film Studios

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Beylerbeyi Palace

Beykoz Glass and Crystal Museum

Turkish Television Series Film Studios

Lunch

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Walk Around the Film Studios

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Breakfast

Beylerbeyi Palace

Beykoz Glass and Crystal Museum

Turkish Television Series Film Studios

Lunch

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Walk Around the Film Studios

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from Istanbul Airport

Visiting Historical castle and palace sets

Forging activity

Archery activities

Toy museum


Traditional glass art workshop

Lunch

Free time

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Return to Istanbul Airport


Departure from Istanbul Airport

Visiting Historical castle and palace sets

Forging activity

Archery activities

Toy museum


Traditional glass art workshop

Lunch

Free time

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Return to Istanbul Airport


Departure from Istanbul Airport

Visiting Historical castle and palace sets

Forging activity

Archery activities

Toy museum


Traditional glass art workshop

Lunch

Free time

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Return to Istanbul Airport


Departure from Istanbul Airport

Visiting Historical castle and palace sets

Forging activity

Archery activities

Toy museum


Traditional glass art workshop

Lunch

Free time

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Return to Istanbul Airport


Departure from Istanbul Airport

Visiting Historical castle and palace sets

Forging activity

Archery activities

Toy museum


Traditional glass art workshop

Lunch

Free time

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Return to Istanbul Airport


Departure from Istanbul Airport

Visiting Historical castle and palace sets

Forging activity

Archery activities

Toy museum


Traditional glass art workshop

Lunch

Free time

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Return to Istanbul Airport


Departure from Istanbul Airport

Visiting Historical castle and palace sets

Forging activity

Archery activities

Toy museum


Traditional glass art workshop

Lunch

Free time

Show Time (Journey of Turkish People in the History)

Return to Istanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Lunch

Pierre Loti Hill& Coffe house

Eyüp Sultan Mosque

Byzantine City walls

Ayvansaray Sahaba Tombs

Church of St Mary (Panagia-Blachemae)

Balat with ancient houses

Bulgarian St Stephen Church (Outside Visit)

Ahrida Synagogue

Fener Greek Orthodox College (Outside Visit)

Patriarchate of İstanbul

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Lunch

Dolmabahçe Palace

Ortaköy Square

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Lunch

Dolmabahçe Palace

Ortaköy Square

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Lunch

Taksim Square

The Statue of Liberty

Consulate General of France

Aya Triada church

Aga Mosque

Saint Antonine Church

Galata Mevlevihane

Galata Tower ( Outside Visit)

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Lunch

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Lunch

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Caferaga Medrese

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Lunch

Blue Mosque

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Caferaga Medrese

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Column of Constantine

Nuruosmaniye Mosque

Grand Bazaar

Tomb of Mahmud the 2nd

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Blue Mosque

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Dinner

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Column of Constantine

Nuruosmaniye Mosque

Grand Bazaar

Tomb of Mahmud the 2nd

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Blue Mosque

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Dinner

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Column of Constantine

Nuruosmaniye Mosque

Grand Bazaar

Tomb of Mahmud the 2nd

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Blue Mosque

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Dinner

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Column of Constantine

Nuruosmaniye Mosque

Grand Bazaar

Tomb of Mahmud the 2nd

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Blue Mosque

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Dinner

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Column of Constantine

Nuruosmaniye Mosque

Grand Bazaar

Tomb of Mahmud the 2nd

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Blue Mosque

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Dinner

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Column of Constantine

Nuruosmaniye Mosque

Grand Bazaar

Tomb of Mahmud the 2nd

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Blue Mosque

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Dinner

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

Departure from İstanbul Airport

Column of Constantine

Nuruosmaniye Mosque

Grand Bazaar

Tomb of Mahmud the 2nd

Hippodrome: German Fountain

Egyptian Obelisk

Serpentine Column

Walled Obelisk

Blue Mosque

Ayasofya Mosque (Outside Visit)

Dinner

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of the Dolmabahçe Palace

Bosphorus Cruise

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of the Dolmabahçe Palace

Bosphorus Cruise

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of the Dolmabahçe Palace

Bosphorus Cruise

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of the Dolmabahçe Palace

Bosphorus Cruise

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of the Dolmabahçe Palace

Bosphorus Cruise

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of the Dolmabahçe Palace

Bosphorus Cruise

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of the Dolmabahçe Palace

Bosphorus Cruise

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of Dolmabahçe Palace

Shopping at Galataport

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of Dolmabahçe Palace

Shopping at Galataport

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of Dolmabahçe Palace

Shopping at Galataport

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of Dolmabahçe Palace

Shopping at Galataport

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of Dolmabahçe Palace

Shopping at Galataport

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of Dolmabahçe Palace

Shopping at Galataport

Arrival at İstanbul Airport


Departure from İstanbul Airport

Dinner in the courtyard of Dolmabahçe Palace

Shopping at Galataport

Arrival at İstanbul Airport

As TourIstanbul, we reserve the right to change itineraries listed above in case of unexpected weather conditions, heavy traffic, major events in the city, etc.

About Touristanbul

If you have a connecting international flight in İstanbul, and a layover between six and 24 hours, you can take advantage of our complimentary Touristanbul service to discover İstanbul.

You can select one of the eight tours offered by Touristanbul according to the time frame best suited to your flight arrival and departure schedule. During the tours, you can visit İstanbul’s most notable historical sites and enjoy authentic Turkish cuisine. In the city that never sleeps, Touristanbul offers an unforgettable experience.

After landing at İstanbul Airport, you will be picked up by a vehicle and driven back to the airport at the end of the tour.

Although the tour times are carefully arranged and planned, if a guest is unable to make their flight in cases that are our responsibility, we will ensure that the passenger reaches their destination smoothly via the next flight.

How to book Touristanbul

If you are on an international flight that connects through İstanbul with a layover between six and 24 hours, you can enjoy the Touristanbul. After your Turkish Airlines connecting international flight lands in İstanbul, you can sign up for Touristanbul at the Hotel Desk in the International Arrivals Terminal of İstanbul Airport or from our Touristanbul Desk Office in the Transfer desk area.

Passengers can take advantage of free tour using their ticket number only ıf issued by Turkish Airlines ticket number starting 235. Touristanbul is available for Turkish Airlines’ flights including codeshare flights.

Before visiting Türkiye, you can obtain an e-visa at www.evisa.gov.tr/ website. Please check your country’s requirements to see if it is necessary to obtain a visa to enter Türkiye.

If you are eligible for an e-visa you may obtain it from the Turkish Airlines Sales / Ticket Desks before or on the day of your departure.

Welcome to İstanbul

To take advantage of Touristanbul during your layover, simply proceed through the passport and customs control points after you arrive at İstanbul Airport. You can book a tour at the Touristanbul Desk, located in the International Arrivals Terminal or from the Touristanbul Desk office. Touristanbul is the opposite of the arrival hall of the Turkish Airlines and opposite the passport control at the Transfer Desk area. After you book your tour, a guide will pick you up.

Discover İstanbul

Touristanbul takes you to İstanbul’s most iconic sites and monuments. You’ll see some of the world’s most prominent structures and experience a taste of the city, as well as a fabulous view of the legendary Bosphorus!

Discover the beauties
Enjoy your meal

Enjoy your meal

During your tour, you will have the opportunity to sample traditional Turkish and Ottoman cuisine at an elegant restaurant.

See you soon

Thank you for joining our tour. We hope you enjoyed your time in İstanbul and we look forward to seeing you on another Turkish Airlines flight!

See you soon