Experience the life of an Istanbul local for a day with this fun day tour that takes you to two of the city's busiest and most colorful districts. Get picked up at your hotel in the morning, them immediately head off to Taksim Square in Beyoglu, situated in the city's European side. Known as the heart of modern Istanbul, there's no better place to start off your immersion to the city's unique culture! Check out the various consulates in the area, including the French and British offices, as you explore it with your English-speaking tour guide. Marvel at the architectural beauty of the Cercle d'Orient and St. Anthony of Padua Church, followed by a visit to Galatasaray High School, one of the most influential high schools in modern Turkey. You'll also get to stop by some museums in the area that showcase the cultural and artistic heritage of Istanbul, as well as the iconic one-mile stretch of shops at Istiklal Street, where you can pick up the perfect souvenir to bring back home, before the tour concludes and you get dropped off back at your hotel.