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Address: Macka MeydanI Sok. Ruya Apt. 34/3 | Besiktas Istanbul TURKEY, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 259 1040
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Description: Istanbul is a city not to miss. Since you are here we would love to show...
Istanbul is a city not to miss. Since you are here we would love to show you everything that Istanbul can offer. Here beside the museum tours we offer you some tour that you can feel the real atmosphere of Istanbul.
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Excellent custom layover/photography tour!

With a four hour layover Mr. Ugur gave us a wonderful tour of the city in the evening, including dinner and snacks along the way. On top of the great sights and delights, we left... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

With a four hour layover Mr. Ugur gave us a wonderful tour of the city in the evening, including dinner and snacks along the way. On top of the great sights and delights, we left with great photos as well, thanks to Mr. Ugur`s tips. So glad we left the airport!

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Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

y wife and I spent a great afternoon/evening with Emre. He was genuinely engaging ad showed us sites and places we would never have found in the time we had in Istanbul. I now have photos of Istanbul that I am very proud to show friend and family. Emre cannot be recommended highly enough.

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Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We join another couple with Emre, for the night photograph shooting in Istanbul, before boarding the cruise ship the night before. We been to Istanbul a few time before, but never venture out at night on foot for photo shooting other than dinner (taxi out and back). To start off with a dinner at local eatery, nothing fancy but very... More 

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UgurMalgil, Manager at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Walter B, We are very glad to hear for your very useful comment who had been to Istanbul a few times before. Your comments shows that Istanbul can still offer interesting tours even you had been there before. Also the Night Photography Tour can offer an interesting night for the guests who visits Istanbul with Cruise Ships. Your comment... More 

Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our two photography tours of Istanbul with Emre. He was very knowledgeable, patient, and thoughtful. The photography day tour was extensive. We saw so much of the city that we wouldn't have seen by ourselves. Lots of interesting neighbourhoods, sites, and snacks. We took the tram, ferry boat, and cable car. The night photography was just as... More 

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UgurMalgil, Manager at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi thyme4us, Thank you very much for this great review; that is exactly what we designed those two photography tours. During the day photography tour, we want to take our guest to the different parts of the city that would be difficult to explore by themselves and enjoy the view of the city from that angle. And during the night... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Thanks very much to Bitinya tours for making our stay in Istanbul a wonderful experience. Based on a recommendation from a friend, we asked for Betul Basak as our tour guide (private tour for 3 full days) and very happy we did. Betul was incredibly knowledgeable about virtually everything related to the sites, history, food and culture of Istanbul. She... More 

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UgurMalgil, Manager at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Michael F, Thank you for this wonderful comment about BITINYA TOURS and our guide Betul. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Istanbul; our staff and our guide made this visit so pleasant. As we are specialized on private tour; beside the knowledge, the flexibility and communication skills of our guides plays a very... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

From Ayasofya in Istanbul to Ayasofya in Iznik. From the mosques of Istanbul to the glorious mosques of Bursa, Bitiniya hit just the right notes. Both Claire and Ugur had the knowledge and the patience to put what we saw into just the right historical setting. If you are looking for a sense of the rich history of this amazing... More 

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UgurMalgil, Manager at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi John L, Thank you very much for this wonderful comment for BITINYA TOURS and our guides. It is a great feeling for us to hear that you have great memories of our country. It was a great fun to have tour with a group who is so interested in history. You should be proud of your students. Hope to... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I had an awesome experience in Turkey, largely due to Bitinya Tours. There is so much to do and see in Istanbul and the surrounding area that without a tour guide I'm afraid one wouldn't truly appreciate the history and culture of the region. Our tour guides, Ugur and Claire, were knowledgeable and great to be around. I would recommend... More 

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UgurMalgil, Manager at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Patrick G, Good to hear from you. It is great to hear your wonderful comments about us and about our tour guides. That is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time and history of our country. We also enjoyed a young group who knows a lot and willing to learn more. You made the time very special for... More 

Evansville, Indiana
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The tour guides from Bitinya did a wonderful job, and I had a great experience with them. My two guides were Claire and Ugur. Claire knew her history very well and did a great job in the Istanbul area as we toured mosques and churches. I would argue that the Bitinya tours company adds a significant level of enjoyment to... More 

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UgurMalgil, Manager at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi DHurley08, That is a wonderful comment about BITINYA TOURS and about our guides; thank you very much. It is always a wonderful feeling to hear great comments from our guests after they return home. That means they have great memories about our country and we did a great job ... Yes you are so right; both meat-ball places where... More 

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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Thank you so much for the great time in Istanbul. We had two guides...Ugur and Emre.......They were phenomenal.....we had so much fun with them and they were patient and kind and generous to us while we were under their care. We had elderly people in our group and Ugur and Emre remained focused on making sure things were not too... More 

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UgurMalgil, Manager at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kurtis L, Thank you for your great comment about BITINYA TOURS. Also thank you for the wonderful comment about our guides; they make the tour a real experience. We try to make the tour more comfortable for everyone in the group; caring the seniors in the group is part of it. It is a great feeling to know that... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Recently traveled to Istanbul as part of a cultural immersion and regional expertise program with two Professors and a few other student's from our university. The service provided by Bitinya Tours was outstanding, easily making our trip twice as informative, enjoyable, and efficient as it would have been without them. If you are seeking in depth and informative tours of... More 

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UgurMalgil, Manager at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Mitchell G, Thank you for your wonderful comment. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed not the history but also the daily life both in Istanbul and Bursa. We are very proud of our guides as they make a big difference of the quality the tour and making a visit special. Also, it was a great fun... More 

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Address: Address: Macka MeydanI Sok. Ruya Apt. 34/3 | Besiktas Istanbul TURKEY, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 259 1040
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

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