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The Other Tour

Arnavutkoy Mah. Tekkeci Sk. No:8/3 | Besiktas, Istanbul 34345, Turkey
+902125628353
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Ranked #12 of 364 activities in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: The Other Tour offers unique one day cultural experiences in Istanbul. It has 1 aim: to get people into real Turkish environments. Our mission is to... more » Owner description: The Other Tour offers unique one day cultural experiences in Istanbul. It has 1 aim: to get people into real Turkish environments. Our mission is to provide curious, open minded travelers with the opportunity to discover how Turkish people live and thrive in Istanbul. Away from typical tourist attractions, we dive deep into Istanbul (a city of over 16 million people) to immerse ourselves in the lives of local residents. During this guided adventure our Turkish neighbors open their hearts and homes to us, sharing with us their customs and traditions. « less
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Tour started at 9am in the morning. We had Bosphorus Cruise, we went to Asia. We visited local market place, elementary school, Fethi's mum's home, turkish cafe place, turkish bath and dinner place. Everything was wonderfull !!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The weather was rainy but The Other Tour has been really perfect experience of my life. Fethi's and Soner's mothers cooked for us and lunch was really delicious. We visited some places where local people live. I can recommend to everybody who wants to see real İstanbul.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The connection built over the day is wonderful. Great eating freshly prepared food and having contact with family members. Appreciated the insight into Istanbul from local folk. My memories are peopled! This is the best part of travel. Highly recommend the tour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Fethi's 'The Other Tour' was an amazing experience. Fethi was relaxed, fun and knew exactly where to go and when. The best restaurants, the best views, the best everything! Was a great way to see parts of a city as big as Istanbul which I would otherwise not have had the opportunity to see!! If you really want to know... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We spent 23rd February with Fethi and friends and had a great time. We saw a variety of neighborhoods, strolled the streets, had a delicious lunch at Fethi's mom, played board games, and went on a boat trip. We'll be back in Istanbul for sure! Absolutely, the best travel day I have ever experienced.Best guides, most fun, totally amazing and... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This day with The Other Tour was one of the most amazing days we had eperienced in Turkey.the key to make a tour like this work - one that is all about meeting Turkish people and getting in touch with them in a natural environment - is the friendliness and openess of the turkish people. Looking back, despite all the... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I did not think there were many places in Istanbul I had not been too since I have lived there for some years but our tour guide took us to some places that i never even knew existed! We went on the Lunch which full of delicious food in Fethi’s (guide of The Other Tour) childhood home made by his... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

“An incredible experience” We are from Cyprus and we spent a week in Istanbul, and found The Other Tour by searching for "unique experiences in Istanbul" on google, and The Other Tour definitely fulfilled its promises. Without giving away too much, we were immersed in the local culture, and had the chance to see the parts of Istanbul that tourists... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I have been lucky enough to have been on this tour more than once, and I must say that it was still one of the most unique and rewarding travel experiences I have had! The guides are incredibly warm and bring a unique perspective to Istanbul, Turkey, and the experience of traveling in itself! I love the way that people... More

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We're two guys who travel around the world.Currently, we're in Istanbul. With three weeks to explore the city, we've had time to hit all the major tourist sights. And also have been able to discover a lot of the quieter neighborhoods and lesser-known monuments with AMAZING The Other Tour.We have visited sights which don't often appear on the traditional Istanbul... More

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