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Exploring Bohemian Cihangir/Istanbul

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Experience hosted by Arzu

3 hours
Includes food
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English, Russian

What you'll do

Bohemian part of Istanbul - Cihangir - named by last son of Magnificent Sultan Suleyman. Amazing area with its sophisticated cafes and restaurants, antique shops and design boutiques. A pearls in the middle of the Istanbul where each building roof open you amazing view to Bosporus and Constantinopole. The stomping ground for artists, writers and intellectuals since the 1970s. We will have about 3 km walking tour, starting from Cihangir, visiting all famous places: rainbow stairs, narrow streets, hidden cafes on roof top of old buildings with stunning Bosporus view, French street, cukurcuma with its antique shops and finish our tour at the best baklava shop in the city - Gulluoglu. Walking tour will be following with my stories about Istanbul and historical facts.
Bohemian part of Istanbul - Cihangir - named by last son of Magnificent Sultan Suleyman. Amazing area with its sophisticated cafes and restaurants, antique shops and design boutiques. A pearls in the middle of the Istanbul where each building roof open you amazing view to Bosporus and Constantinopole. The stomping ground for artists, writers and intellectuals since the 1970s. We will have about 3 km walking tour, starting from Cihangir, visiting…

What's included

  • Food
    Snacks on the street,
    Glass of wine,
    Dessert Baklava
    Turk...
From £36
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Arzu

Host on Airbnb since 2012
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I was born in Soviet Union, raised in Russian culture and education. I moved to Istanbul 20 years ago and traveled more than 30 countries around the world.
I live in the historical part of Istanbul and truly love amazing Istanbul. I know every corner of the city with its magic historical facts.
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Where you'll be

We will meet at Cihangir Cafe, while drinking Turkish coffee and enjoying amazing Bosporus view you'll get resume information about Istanbul and Cihangir area. Then we will start our walking tour from famous rainbow stairs, great opportunity to make amazing photos, and the according to map exploring Cihangir area with brakes for drink and some snacks.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

More tips

Please take comfortable shoes