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Istanbul: Galata Evening Food Tour for Cruise Ship Visitors

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Visit the historical Galata area in Istanbul with a small group expertly led by a gourmet guide. Try Turkish food samples and meet the locals. It's the perfect way to relax and spend the evening in Istanbul if you're on a cruise ship.
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Duration: 3 hours
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  • Visit the historical site of Galata in Istanbul led by a gourmet guide
  • Try Turkish food samples on a small group tour
  • Discover Istanbul by night on this walking food tour
  • Explore the stunning architecture of Galata and enjoy Istanbul from a different perspective compared with the old town
  • Learn the rich history of Turkey’s world-famous cuisine with delicious samples
Full description
Meet your local, expert guide at the port for this evening tour and discover the food of Istanbul. Leave the ship for the perfect outing and learn the rich history of Turkey's world-famous cuisine. Start your walking tour on a route leading up the hill to the Galata Tower area and famous Beyoglu. Explore the cobbled streets, historic alleyways, and vibrant food culture. Learn about the area's stunning architecture inspired by Europe and compare it with oriental Sultanahmet. 

You'll get to sample different kinds of street food including superb Turkish pastries, doner kebab, and authentic baklava. As you visit traditional food stores, try mouth-watering olives, cheese, and Turkish coffee. There will be plenty of other food will be sampled along the way as well. Desserts, Turkish delight, simit, Turkish tea, mezes, olives, delicatessen stops, pastrami, clotted cream, cheese, and more.

Afterwards, you can choose to spend some more time in Galata or follow your guide back to the ship.
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • All food samples
  • Professional, local guide
  • Small-group tour or private tour (depending on option chosen)
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks

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Meeting point

All cruise ship passengers will be met at the dock. Please leave the terminal and make your way to the exit. Your guide will have a sign that says "Walks in Istanbul". You must advise the local partner of your ship details so pickup can be organized.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Vegetarians can be catered for
• Minimum drinking age is 18
• Please provide your ship name and details about your arrival and departure
• Please provide your preferred starting time and the local partner will contact you via email for confirmation

From £66.76 per person

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Product ID: 360350