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Address: Halaskargazi Cad. No:1 Kat:4, Istanbul 34373, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 537 346 6020
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Description: We are a travel agency, specializing exclusively in private guided tours...
We are a travel agency, specializing exclusively in private guided tours in Istanbul. We are passionate about Istanbul and that is why we do what we do.
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Joakim

I had a free day in Istanbul during a recent work trip. Organized a tour of the city with Eda. The tour was excellent - Eda perfectly picked the right places to see, and she has a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had a free day in Istanbul during a recent work trip. Organized a tour of the city with Eda. The tour was excellent - Eda perfectly picked the right places to see, and she has a terrific knowledge of the city, it's history and also current affairs. I sincerely enjoyed the tour. She also gave me a number of... More 

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Just back from a wonderful long weekend in Istanbul with Eda as our guide for 2 days. Eda's knowledge of the city itself, its history and culture is outstanding. She was enthusiastic throughout the 2 days and never tired of our questions. I would highly recommend Eda and Istanbulite to anyone planning a trip to Istanbul.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful two day tour of the historical sights of Istanbul with Eda. Eda is extremely knowledgeable and made the tour very interesting with her expertise and insights into the history and culture of Istanbul. I highly recommend her services.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I was in Istanbul for a high profile business meeting and I had the pleasure to meet Eda and to make use of Istanbulite's services. Eda, who has founded the firm, provides support for foreigners visiting Istanbul and she did a great job guiding our group through the city in a very interesting way, outside of the usual touristic approach.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We spent a wonderful day with our guide Eda Sokmen, who was fun, knowledgeable and well organized. We only had a short time available to cover a lot of ground, and Eda got us everywhere we wanted to go, including a wonderful lunch in the middle. We were all impressed by her knowledge, but especially her knowledge of Byzantium mosaics,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Had a wonderful private walking tour of Old Town Istanbul this past Thursday (May 21, 2015) with Eda Sokmen. It was a perfect overview of the major sites. We were staying at the Four Seasons Sultanahmet (specatular hotel!) and Eda met us there - exactly on time. We walked, had lunch, toured a bit more and ended up back at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

An enlightening one day tour of major and minor sights in Istanbul accompanied by a fun and knowledgeable guide: Eda navigated the old city efficiently and we learned something new every minute - it was a true pleasure to be around her!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A wonderful, well organised and fascinating full day tour of Istanbul. Our guide, Tolon Sokmen, had an amazing 51 years experience as a guide and proved an entertaining and charming host. We visited the Asian and European sides of the Bosporus, Topkapi, Blue Mosque and many other less well known but fascinating sites and buildings. Also we did not feel... More 

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I had the pleasure of working with Eda on a professional level when we asked her to be part of an American travel program. She accompanied the hosts of our show to magnificent Istanbul locations while providing historical and cultural information. She has a vast knowledge of all things 'Istanbul' including architecture, history, gastronomy and culture. The fact that she... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Not sure what else can be said about Eda and the wonderful way she conducts her tours in Istanbul. We were travelling with a family member with reduced mobility and Eda was extremely sensitive and adept at gauging the tour appropriately and ensuring we got to see mostly everything we wanted to. As has been said before in previous reviews,... More 

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Address: Address: Halaskargazi Cad. No:1 Kat:4, Istanbul 34373, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 537 346 6020
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul

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