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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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Great tour! Excellent tour guide! Outstanding city!

If you are looking to experience all Istanbul has to offer, I highly recommend an Istanbul guided private tour. Furkan showed us all of Istanbul's highlights from the old city... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

If you are looking to experience all Istanbul has to offer, I highly recommend an Istanbul guided private tour. Furkan showed us all of Istanbul's highlights from the old city museums to the vibrant fish markets. On the second day we travelled from Europe to Asia by ferry which was a unique experience. Furans local knowledge of Istanbul allowed us... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My friend and I were in Istanbul for just a weekend. We booked a full day tour on Saturday and 1/2 day on Sunday before our late afternoon flight. Tarik met us at our hotel on both mornings. He took us to all of the key sights in the Old Town on Saturday. Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We are very happy to reccomend Furkan Gokcel anyone. He took care us and our guest in Istanbul and Cappadocia. Every day was amazing from the time he picked us up from airport. We spent two days in Istanbul first day Classical Istanbul tour in the old city and second day Europe and Asia Walk which took us to a... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I used this company for guided tours of Istanbul in November. We did three days of tours and enjoyed them all immensely. Our guide Furkan did an excellent job showing us the highlights of the city and finding wonderful restarants. I had two children ages 8 and 4. He was attentive to their needs as well as that of the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We arrived in Istanbul on Holland America Line. My wife and I took the Classical Istanbul Tour with our two friends. We were met by Tarik Saylan as soon as we exited the pier. During our tour we visited Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar. Tarik also stopped at a local coffee shop for Turkish Coffee, apple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

l would like to thank Furkan and his team for our amazing tours in Istanbul, Epehesus and Cappadocia. Furkan was friendly and flexible. He knew so much about the sites, historically and current events. Everything was well organized and reliable. It was so nice not having worry about anything. He also knows all the best restaurant in Turkey. You'll want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We were in istanbul for 3 days and our guide Tarik who really made our wish come true. We had memorable 3 days in istanbul. Thanks to Tarik and Metin. If you wish to visit istanbul, you will absolutly love the tours provided by istanbul guided private tours. Cynthia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My girlfriend and I went on an Istanbul guided private tour led by Furkan for two days. First day we did the old city walk and the second day we did the off the beaten path. The second hand shop, lunch place and apple tea break was amazing. Highly recommend it. Thank you Furkan for the tour. Wonderful!

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Serif Yenen was our guide for a superb tour of Istanbul highlights. Exceptional experience had by our party of 5 and led by a man who is highly experienced, professional and deserving of his acclaimed reputation (has guided the Pope and Oprah). The 1/2 hour overview, which was supported with maps and books (produced by Serif) to supplement the historical... More 

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Meilen, Switzerland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We booked a private classic tour on December 24th to visit the major highlights of Istanbul. The tour guide spoke perfect English and guided us through the wonders of this historic city. He was very competend and friendly and accommodated us very well. Thanks for a perfect tour!

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