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Fast and convenient access to the Cistern and detailed guided tour

The meeting point is very clear then a quick visit to the Basilica Cistern. The guided tour was at 3 different points inside the cistern and the guide was detailed and informative, the tour took about 30 min then we were left on our own to explore further or leave. The cistern is not too large so spent about 20 mins walking around and taking some photos. This ticket definitely saves time as there was a decent line for the general admission tickets.

Istanbul: Basilica Cistern Skip-the-Line Guided Tour Reviewed by Anonymous, 17/08/2019

Our guide was very knowledgeable, personable, and beyond expectations!

Had never used Get Your Guide before and found it on a Google search when arrived in Istanbul. The guide was found exactly where indicated in our emailed information, he had answered the phone number provided when we had a question before the tour, he led the tour at a leisurely pace on a very hot day and provided more useful information on the sights than I could have ever imagined. He was the best guide I have ever had on an excursion!

Forget the fish sandwich. The cruise is short but good

The boat is comfortable and the guide is entertaining. It was much shorter than the 150 indicated just above one hour on the water, but you see all splendor at sunset and at night. The fish sandwich is not good and the chips are probably the worst we have tried in a long time. If the name of the activity were not “fish and chips cruise” it would be less embarrassing. Tame you expectations on that and you will be fine

Istanbul: Bosphorus Night Cruise Reviewed by Vicente, 07/08/2019

Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, wonderful trip!

Fantastic! My guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and interesting to listen to. He took us to all the interesting spots and filled us in with the relevant history. Far better than seeing it on your own. We went to the Tokapi palace and the Hagia Sophia. He was also kind enough to see us onto the bus going back to the airport once it was over.

Spoilt by unnecessary and irrelevant photo corner.

It was great to skip the line. Well organised and easy to book on my phone. Our guide was very good. The Basilica was amazing but the atmosphere was seriously degraded by the unnecessary tacky area where tourists could dress up in costume for photographs. Slinging that outside would improve the experience by a mile.

Istanbul: Basilica Cistern Skip-the-Line Guided Tour Reviewed by Anonymous, 22/07/2019