Genuine cultural immersion

Istanbul Neighborhoods

Explore the Lesser-Known
Gems of Istanbul.

Since our inception in 2011, The Other Tour has been redefining the meaning of travel and exploration in Istanbul. We don’t just take you to the Instagram-worthy spots, but rather let you experience the true essence of the city in its lesser-known neighborhoods. Journey with us through the hidden lanes of Istanbul’s diverse districts, as we introduce you to a side of the city few tourists ever see. Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?




Experience the vibrant pulse of Istanbul in Kadıköy, where every corner invites you to explore eclectic boutiques, savor delectable local eats, and immerse in a lively atmosphere that celebrates the city’s modern allure and timeless traditions.

Discover the bohemian heart of Istanbul in Cihangir, where quaint streets beckon with artistic allure, enticing cafes offer a sip of modernity, and every step unveils a neighborhood where history and today dance in a timeless embrace.

Embark on a nostalgic journey in Balat & Fener, where colorful facades narrate tales of bygone eras, whimsical cafes extend warm welcomes, and every alleyway is a gateway to Istanbul’s richly woven cultural odyssey.

Explore the serene elegance of Istanbul’s Bosphorus neighborhoods like Arnavutköy, Bebek, Emirgan, Kanlıca, and Kuzguncuk, where the rhythmic lull of waves accompanies your stroll through charming lanes, offering glimpses into a harmonious blend of the city’s opulent history and contemporary grace, one delightful café and picturesque vista at a time.