Istanbul Highlights: The Royal Adventure

4.13 (15 ratings)
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Reconquer Old Istanbul on a thrilling adventure filled with fun challenges. This route will take you on a journey around the historical peninsula of Istanbul. 

Along the way, we will guide you through Istanbul’s most characteristic attractions and explore the turbulent history of the city.
We will begin from Eminönü Square and end the route in the beautiful Gülhane Park, where you can take a walk or relax in an ambient cafe in celebration of completing your quest.


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

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  • Take a walk around the beautiful Hagia Sophia, admiring its majesty.

  • Stroll through the city’s world-famous Grand Bazaar.

  • Learn about the Column of Constantine and what secrets lie buried beneath it.

  • Immerse yourself in the magic of the city that blends Eastern and Western traits, tradition and modernity.


The year is 1703. You are Ali Pasha, a handsome peasant who, through charm and intelligence, has earned himself a comfortable place in the palace. Sultan Mustafa has appointed you as his Grand Vizier, and given you his daughter, Princess Emine’s hand in marriage.

Your life is the original rags-to-riches fairytale, that is, until one day you start to hear rumors of rebellion forming within the palace walls! 
Can you uncover who is planning this revolt and stop them from overthrowing the Sultan?

Experience's route


Places you will visit


It will take you

48-78 mins

You will walk

6170 steps

Total distance

4.7 km

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Sophie Bowen

27 Jun 2024
seen so much of this side of the city

Mohammad Amroabadi

15 Apr 2024

Amin Mahdavi

15 Apr 2024

Michelle VanVoorhis

11 Jul 2023


25 Sep 2022
Great stuff. The Spice Market almost kidnapped me with its treats, but glad I eventually continued.

Questo Originals

Questo team
26 Sep 2022
Hey Stefan, no worries, stopping on the route is perfectly fine, hope you enjoyed the game! See you soon ✨

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