Walking in Europe and overlooking at Asian Continent

(76 reviews)
Galata bridge , Istanbul, Turkey
60 mins

About the tour

Lets walk together on the Galata bridge from Karakoy neighborhood to former Constantinople!! On one side there will be Asia and on the other side European continents. The walk will be at the point where two continents meets and where the Silk Road ended. We will be facing to the historic peninsula which couldn’t be shared through centuries and became the cause of many wars. We will see some of the İstanbul’s highlights from the distance as Suleymaniye mosque ( 1550), New Mosque ( 1664), Galata Bridge, Istanbul fish sandwich boats and street vendors. The walk will make you feel that you are touching the heart of Istanbul by watching the fishermen on the bridge, ferry traffic across the Bosporus and the Golden Horn, local rushing between bazaars and ferry piers, Istanbulies staying in line to get the delicious fish sandwich and more...

Meet your local guide


Salih lovse guiding and introduce the lovely Istanbul to people from different parts of to the world. He has been living in Istanbul for more then twenty years and feels it is his home from the first day he saw it. Salih started work as a guide in 2007 leading the groups in all over Turkey and since 2012 he's back to leading small group tours in Istanbul only. Beside showing the highlights of Istanbul he likes showing the hidden Istanbul, food markets and the selected restaurant and cafes. Salih feels blessed to live in this unique city which is the home for about sixteen millions of people and it manages very well to be great host. He's here to help his guests see this lovely city in the best way with providing a great selection from secrets and the highlights of Istanbul.

Salih has been guiding since Apr 2007

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Istanbul with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Istanbul. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Rachael B.

02 March 2021

an interesting look at the harbour - stunning views

Alina B.

01 March 2021

The tour was very interesting. I got to know a slice life and customs of local people. I would prefer a walk along the bridge was shorter.

Paula E.

01 March 2021

Very enjoyable introduction to Istanbul, and Salih was a great guide, but I'm looking forward to doing more tours with him where we can get closer to the beautiful mosques and palaces. I enjoyed our glimpse into the fish market and seeing the 'fish sandwich' stalls where the locals eat, but the views we had of the mosques and palaces were mostly too far away to get any impression of how incredible they are!

Eyyup K.

01 March 2021

It was great tour with Salih. His knowledge and about city and guiding skills were excellent.

Carol G.

01 March 2021

Interesting Thanks

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