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Sophora Travel Day Tours

Alemdar Mahallesi Incili Cavus Sok. | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34660, Turkey (Formerly Bosphorus Travel Day Tours)
+905322251078
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Ranked #61 of 364 activities in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Welcome to Turkey.Turkey Tour Agency is Professional Travel Agency by TURSAB (association of Turkish Travel Agencies. Our Travel Agency consists of a... more » Owner description: Welcome to Turkey.Turkey Tour Agency is Professional Travel Agency by TURSAB (association of Turkish Travel Agencies. Our Travel Agency consists of a group of professional and licensed tour guides who are dedicated to share their passion and knowledge about the art, architecture, history and daily life of this amazing country. For Turkey Travel Agency most important values are trust, hospitality, acknowledge, humor and kindness. Our aim is to make our guests to enjoy their stay and return home with memorable experience of Turkey. « less
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Vancouver
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36 reviews 36 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We've booked Aykut for only a few hours in the evening after embarkation for a cruise. We did not have much time but wanted to get a feel for the local food around the port area and we were not disappointed. He is kind , friendly,knowledgeable and fun to hang out with, which is what happened. We hanged out in... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We booked Aykut many months before our arrival in Turkey. He seemed so flexible and willing to accommodate us....almost too good to be true. And he was!!! We actually had him booked for two days with two different groups of people which I was initially a little concerned about in the event he wasn't to our liking. However, he didn't... More

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

A very good private tour with knowledgable guide. A good way to see Istanbul if time is limited. No line ups at sights as the guide takes you right in!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

I had never been to Istanbul before so contacted Sophora Travel to organise guided tours - and it was the best decision I ever made! I travel quite a lot and usually use a guide book accompanied by my own knowledge of the place I'm visiting. Unfortunately, my knowledge of Turkish history and Istanbul isn't really up to scratch so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

After a disappointing overnight for my husband due to food poisoning I ventured out with Necip on my own. He met me at our hotel and proceeded to head to old town. We covered Hagia Sofia, the Cisterne, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque and the Arabat Bazzar. As well as finding me the perfect carpet. He was friendly, easy to... More

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Toronto
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Arriving on a cruise ship two weeks ago my wife and I had one day to tour the highlights of Istanbul. Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, The Cistern, Topkapi Palace, The Hippodrome and the Grand Bazzar. Our guide, Medit Yilmaz was outstanding. He proivided great overviews and explanations of each site. His thorough knowledge of Islam helped him to put... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We had a guided tour with Necip in the mosque : perfect ! Good rythm, good explanations, not too many, just the right tempo ! If you buy tickets from Necip you don't have to line up ! So you save probably more than 30 mn !

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

I went with Sophora tour agency to book our Cappadoccia tour. We were three young ladies out in Turkey on a budget. Sophora took care of EVERYTHING for us. Even as it was the end of Ramadan, which meant it was hard to find us a bus, Sophora pulled through with their many contacts and got us the last three... More

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I would love to share my thanks for a guided day in historic peninsula of Istanbul! We all enjoyed to have you with us during that day..For our' non-easygoing group' I would not imagine a better day:)While travelling with a group of people from different backgrounds, the comfort you look for is a solution oriented guide..So there he is! Fatma... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Yilmaz knows his way around Istanbul! We visited in July and Yilmaz took us around the city and it was amazing and he knew the city and the sights very well. I highly recommend you call him if you are planning on touring the city and the sites. His English is very good in case you need that as well.... More

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