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Istanbul Guided Private Tours

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Address: Firuzaga Mah. Bogazkesen Cad. No 34/1 | Tophane Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 244 7160
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Description: Daily city tours in Istanbul with private guidance. Our tours include the...
Daily city tours in Istanbul with private guidance. Our tours include the most visited sites in Istanbul such as St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace as well we also offer you many types of tour options that are totally different than the other itineraries you have been offered. All of our tours are conducted by dynamic, licensed and expert local guides with many years of experience behind them. They are attentive and keen to share their knowledge about the sights and Turkish culture. Flexible private tours offer many unforeseen benefits - having a personal guide means that a tour itinerary can be easily modified to pursue newly developing interests, spontaneous events, or special requests on the go and at a pace that suits you.
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We highly recommend Istanbul Guided Private Tours! This agency is not only trustworthy, professional and qualified, but also fast, perfectly organized and very friendly. We will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We highly recommend Istanbul Guided Private Tours! This agency is not only trustworthy, professional and qualified, but also fast, perfectly organized and very friendly. We will surely come back to Istanbul and to Istanbul Guided Private Tours. Thanks to our guide Tarik, who made it a perfect day and to Metin, who answered our questions by email within minutes :-)... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We went to Istanbul knowing it was historic but not knowing much about its many sites. We hired Hulya as our tour guide. That was a great decision because Hulya was terrific, knowledgeable, and very patient. Hulya was full of knowledge about Istanbul, its sites and history and of Turkish history. With her encyclopedic knowledge and ability to explain facts,... More 

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Kusnacht, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I had booked a two day excursion with Istanbul Guided Private Tours and we felt to be in best hand since the beginning. To begin with there was some may 1st Problem int the Pera Area so that Zekiye suggested to swich the program. We were shown so many places and guided to avoid queuing and waiting. In our opinion... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had a very interesting day in Instanbul using Istanbul Guided Private Tours. The private Guide showed us and told us about the highlights of the sights in very good English. In one day we saw more than we would in a week if we had made the tour our self, and really found the sweet spots of Istanbul. A... More 

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brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

I did the classic walking day tour of Sultanahmet with Tarik as my guide. His knowledge is amazing. He was extremely professional and also very personable. The itinerary was set but extremely flexible and everywhere we went was fabulous. Especially lunch! The booking process was very easy and the communication with Metin and the Tour Company was nothing short of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My husband and I visited Istanbul recently and were delighted to have chosen a private tour for a day and half with Tariq. The first day was Classical Istanbul and it was an excellent way to see the main attractions of the city and most importantly, avoiding queues where possible. Tariq is highly knowledgeable, friendly and professional and quickly understood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We took the Classical Istanbul Tour and The Bosphorus River tour and had a wonderful time. Tayfun's knowledge was limitless and entertaining. We had limited time in the city and with a guide, we were able to see and learn as much as possible. Worth every cent. And being able to bypass the lines was wonderful. Wade and Faye

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had an excellent tour of the old city with Mr Tayfun (pronounced Tyhoon). He met my wife and I at our hotel - the Pera Palace - and then looked after us for the rest of the day showing us all around the city. We made our way into the centre by taking the venicular railway and then the... More 

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Province of Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Furkan could not have been more helpful He was extremely informative The van was luxurious and our driver very kind and patient (one of our party could not drag herself away from the Grand Bazaar!) We loved everything about our trip and Istanbul We will be returning soon and will certainly engage Furkan again

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had a fantastic time with this tour. Istanbul was a last minute addition to our long tour of Greece, and we decided with short notice to find a tour guide to maximize our time there. Our guide was courteous, informative, and hilarious...and he went with our group's rhythm (we were traveling with friends who brought kids, whose attention spans... More 

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