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Istanbul

Istanbul - where two continents meet and football giants clash

Istanbul has been at the forefront of history for over 2000 years – and this city shows no signs of slowing down.

This is the place where Europe and Asia collide. Where the mythical spires of the Blue Mosque will blow your mind. And where 15 million people live, work, and play.

In a city this big, huge football clubs come with the territory – and Istanbul is home to the meteoric three-way rivalry between Galatasaray, Besiktas, and Fenerbahce. 

Three monstrous clubs with massive fanbases, crazy atmospheres, and derby days full of noise and colour.

If you’re looking for a truly exhilarating football experience – don’t look any further than Istanbul.

Why choose Homefans?

Experience it the local way

Get to the heart of Istanbul’s football culture with your local guide.

Meet like-minded fans

Have a blast with your football-mad guide and other fans from across the world. 

Hand-picked experiences

Go behind the scenes at our partner clubs and join local guides on unique football tours.

Club Experiences in Istanbul

Day tours in Istanbul

Meet some of our local Istanbul hosts

Galatasaray tribune

Ibrahim

Ibrahim is a passionate football fan from Istanbul who supports Galatasaray. He loves to show travellers around in his city and show the local football culture of his club on match days.

Mustafa

Meet Mustafa. He is a passionate Fenerbahce and sports fan. He has been traveling around the world for the last 10 years. And now, he is showing travellers his city Istanbul and the football experience the way he likes to experience.

Ogulcan

Ogulcan is a passionate Fenerbahçe & sports fan. He has been to over 100 national and international stadiums all around the world. Olgulcan enjoys a lot introducing his team to guests from all around the world and showing them how they live football in Turkey.