Tours for WEC 2016 Participants

6 hours

Pick-up from Istanbul Radio (very close to ICC Congress Center)

Professional tour guide

Museum entrance fees

Drop-off to ICC Congress Center


Lunch and other personal expenses

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World Energy Congress 2016, Istanbul (WEC 2016)

The 23rd World Energy Congress will be held in Istanbul between 8-13 October 2016 in Istanbul Congress Center (ICC). World Energy Congress (WEC), focuses both on national and global energy strategies, brings together a very broad and high-level international member network to reshape and develop global/national energy strategies. WEC's focus is not limited with massive projects - from renewable energy ecosystems to fossil fuels the congress has a very rich spectrum. You can find more information and detail on the official website of World Energy Congress Istanbul, 2016.

Special Istanbul tours for WEC 2016 participants

We designed a special Istanbul sightseeing tour for the participants of WEC 2016 Istanbul Congress. The congress will be held between 9-13 October; meanwhile our small group tours for WEC 2016 Istanbul Congress participants (and/or their families) will be available between 8-14 October, 2016.

Starting our one day tour in front of Istanbul Radio Building in Harbiye (TRT Istanbul Radyosu in Turkish - see on Google maps) which is only two minutes walking distance from Istanbul Congress Centre (ICC) you will visit the most fascinating sights of Istanbul.

Which monuments are we going to visit on this tour?

From the soaring grandeur of the Hagia Sophia and exquisite ceramic tiles of the Blue Mosque to the atmospheric ‘sunken palace’ with its mysterious Medusa heads and the world’s largest covered markets, this tour takes in Istanbul’s biggest sights and goes beyond them to show you the bustling energy of the city’s tea gardens, bazaars, and traditional workshops.

Take a journey through the history of one of the world’s greatest cities with a professional guide bringing its secrets to life. 

Small Group Tours starting at 10am between 8-14 October

We will be organising small group One Day tours between 8-14 October 2016. Each tour will be limited with 15 participants. Alternatively, you can book a private tour, you can choose your own tour day and starting time. In either tour option, no waiting in ticket lines is just one of the many reasons to join this tour.

Why should I book this tour?

  • This is a small group tour which means you can choose one of the sessions below:
      • Small group tours will be held from Saturday October 8th to Friday October 14th. We will have departures at 10am in front of Istanbul Radio Building in Harbiye - which is only two minutes walking distance from ICC. (see on Google maps)
    • The small group tour will be in English
    • Museum ticket fees are included in the price
    • No waiting in ticket lines

Which sights* do we visit on this tour?

*Alternatively we offer private tours in 10+ different languages such as German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic.

Who is this tour for?

  • For the participants of World Energy (WEC 2016) Istanbul Congress
  • Anyone interested in the history of Istanbul (Byzantine Empire, Christianity, Ottoman Empire, Islam)
  • The tour will also give locals perspective on everyday life of Istanbul

Why book with Istanbul Tour Studio?

  • Istanbul Tour Studio is rated "Excellent" on Tripadvisor. Click to read the latest reviews about us.
  • We make you feel at home! Our tours give you the feeling that you are walking around Istanbul with local friends. 
  • A team of knowledgeable personnel that are trustworthy, friendly and always on time.
  • Fast-track at museum entrances and no waiting in ticket lines.

How much is the tour per person?

  • Small group tour price is $125 USD/person.
  • Our prices are quoted per person and include VAT.
  • We give 50% discount for children between 7-18 years old; meanwhile our tours are free for kids under 7 years old.

 Contact us for more information

Tour Curator
Istanbul Tour Studio
Travel agency based in Istanbul
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