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Ipek Baltutan

Ipek Baltutan

Ipek was born in Istanbul; the daughter of a painter, Ipek has loved painting, drawing and photography for her whole life. Ipek studied Spanish linguistics and literature at Istanbul University, and received a scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies in art history at University of Granada. She has traveled extensively in France, Italy, Mexico, and Guatemala, among other places. She loves Turkish home cooking – dishes like manti, meat dumplings, and dolma, rice wrapped in grape leaves.

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February 18, 2016

Two Markets, Two Continents

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Istanbul --

Two Markets, Two Continents

$125/person USD
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Start/End: 9:30am-4:00pm
  • Duration: about 6.5 hours
Our favorite Istanbul experiences include exploring the eateries in local markets and crossing the Bosphorus on the public ferry. The “Two Markets, Two Continents” route draws from our best-of list in the European side’s Karaköy neighborhood and the Asian side’s Kadıköy, tied together by a Bosphorus crossing. Read more