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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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Private Istanbul tour guide Levent Yumul

We had the good fortune of using Levent Yumul as a private tour guide for the 2 days that we were in Istanbul on an Eastern Mediterranean cruise. Levent was extremely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Bev S
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Saskatoon, Canada
Istanbul Sightseeing Pass|Includes entry to 4 iconic attractions
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
Hagia Sophia Museu...
Topkapi Palace
Topkapi Palace
Bosphorus Strait
Bosphorus Strait
Golden Horn
Golden Horn
Sultanahmet District
Sultanahmet Distri...
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A fantastic trip . The driver met us at the Hotel at 9AM and we drove along the shore of the Bosporous to meet Furkan our guide near Beciktas. This was a private tour of the classic sites primarily in Sultanamet and the bazaar quarter of Istanbul in the old city. There is no doubt that without our personal guide... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had the good fortune of using Levent Yumul as a private tour guide for the 2 days that we were in Istanbul on an Eastern Mediterranean cruise. Levent was extremely knowledgeable, professional and patient with our group of 10 cruisers. Levent showed us many highlights of Istanbul and he was open to whatever our group wanted to see and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We had two days in Istanbul and were determined to make the most of it by hiring a guide. Furkan met us at our hotel at 9am sharp on both days and proceeded to deliver two days of wonderful touring. Day One was classical Istanbul, visiting the Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar etc and day Two was a visit to the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We did two tours with Furkan in Istanbul. First day was the key sights. Second day was walking to Taksim, and ferry to Asian side. Furkan met us exactly on time and was very passionate about his work and telling us about Turkey and especially Istanbul. It was an excellent tour and good to walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Having arrived on the afternoon of Saturday, we had pre-booked a Classical tour for the Sunday. Tarik arrived at our hotel promptly as promised. The Classical tour included the promised itinerary, but it was far more than just a guided tour. Tariks knowledge of the city and understanding of the culture, his friendly professional nature made this a superb start... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Tarik was a wonderful guide, from the time I was met at my hotel till the day was over. I saw every highlight and really enjoyed myself. I would only ever do a guided tour from now on. I would recommend highly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I recently had my birthday so my friend and I decided to go on a trip to Turkey. I have been several times but it was her first time. After reading reviews in trip advisor I decided to contact Istanbul Guided tours and arrange a few tours for my friend and I. The highlight for me was their Istanbul Food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Sultanahmet is an amazing place. When we visited Istanbul in January we had the opportunity to take a guided tour of the old city with "Istanbul Guided Private Tours" Our guide took us to see the Blue mosque, The Sultans Palace and Hagia Sophia. All of these wonderful sites where very near our hotel but we would have missed a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Furkan was a great guide for this private tour. He said it was our tour and we could stop for comfort breaks / coffee when we wanted to, a great relief for me. Furkan knowledge for this tour was extensive and also his English was perfect. The tour was a combination of walking and also a car but as most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Furkan was patient and knowledgable. We were 20 minutes late, and he waited for us. Then we wanted to go quickly, so he moved us along from site to site, keeping us completely enthralled with the culture and history of the lovely Istanbul.

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