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Turkish Delights Walking Tour

Duration: Full Day
Budget: $40

Discover the romantic charm of Istanbul with your partner on this low-cost, all-day walking tour. From savoring traditional Turkish delights to exploring ancient historical sites, this date provides an intimate and engaging adventure within the heart of Turkey's most captivating city. Perfect for December weather conditions and suitable for those who prefer a mix of history and indulgence during their romantic outings.

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  • Your day will begin in the rustic streets of Istanbul where you will explore historic alleyways and charming cobbled streets. Along the way, you and your partner will indulge in a variety of classic Turkish delights from local sellers, experiencing the vibrant flavors of the city.
  • After experiencing the sweet side of the city, you will move on to explore its historical side. Visiting ancient sites such as the Hagia Sophia or the Blue Mosque. The grandeur of these historical landmarks offers a perfect backdrop of romance for a mid-afternoon stroll.
  • To conclude the day, you will be part of an authentic Turkish dinner hosted by a local family. Sitting by the warmth of a fireplace, you will savor a homemade meal, while engaging in lively conversations with your hosts. This wholesome experience ensures you end your day full of delicious food and cherished memories.

Preparation steps:

  • Plan your route for the day and list down the possible Turkish delight shops you wish to visit.
  • Carry some Turkish Lira for smaller purchases throughout the day.
  • Read a brief history about the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque to enrich your visit.

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Some tips:

  • Dress in layers to easily adjust to the different indoor and outdoor temperatures.
  • While shopping, ask the name of the Turkish Delights you like and note them down for future reference or as possible gifts.
  • Be respectful while visiting the religious sites. Refrain from loud conversations or behaving in any inappropriate manner.

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