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Address: Incili Cavus Sokak 15, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Phone Number: 534 200 5565
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Description: See the local places and local faces of Turkey with My Local Guide...
See the local places and local faces of Turkey with My Local Guide Istanbul. Istanbul is a melting pot of European and Asian influences, a mix of the traditional and modern worlds and the best way to explore the city is with My Local Guide Istanbul. Immerse yourself in the heart and soul of the only city in the world that crosses two continents. Walk in the mazes of local streets, visit hidden historic destinations, drink tea with the locals and taste the rich and flavoursome cuisine of the region. My Local Guide Istanbul, with five years experience in leading tours for english-speaking International travellers, offers tours designed and delivered by local people with a passion for Turkey and travel. We specialise in tours for the independent traveller who likes to walk side by side with the locals and explore places that are not easy to discover on your own.
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Knowledgeable, fun, & surprising! Don't hesitate!!

This was more like an outing with friends. One of the best tours I have taken, highly recommend any of the tours from this group. I took the Secrets of Istanbul as well as the... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This was more like an outing with friends. One of the best tours I have taken, highly recommend any of the tours from this group. I took the Secrets of Istanbul as well as the Food on Two Continents which was really astonishing!. Secrets was off the beaten path, definitely a look at the local culture as well as the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Our guide Yunus was both informative and personable - it felt like we were experiencing Sultanahmet with a friend. I have used My Local Guide during both of my trips to Istanbul and highly recommend their services. They are also very accommodating in customizing the tours!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a nice trip on Feb 2015 on the "secrets of Istanbul" tour with Latif - our local guide who was just excellent, knowledgeable,really helpful giving us interesting tips and advices during our stay.Looking forward to coming back ... I recommend... Go for it blindly...! 👍

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

getting to know Istanbul by the eyes of local people. Very interesting with guides that really now their job and help tourists to find the best of Istanbul. I strongly recommend!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

My wife and I joined two of these Tours on our recent visit to Istanbul. Both tours were excellent. Both guides (sorry I can't remember names) were personably and knowledgeable. Thank you helping us make the most of our time in this fantastic city. Ivan and Jan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

...Rumi said it best. Your experience with My Local Guide Istanbul encapsulates the very essence of the above quote. Both Yunus & Salih's professionalism & approach to their field of expertise will further reinforce this for the tourist in "all of us". Was my first time in Istanbul. Did all of their recommended tours. Best & only way to describe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

There are many things to see and do in Istanbul, but you really have not done Istanbul until you take one of these tours. Its very easy to be the casual tourist going to all the usual sign posted landmarks and getting the pictures you would expect. However this tour will make you see the hidden depths of Istanbul and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We had a memorable private tour of the Old City, customized to fit our wish-list, and are so glad we went with My Local Guide Istanbul. Our guide Yunus couldn't have been more professional and informative, but also thoughtful and considerate, as well as a lot of fun! It began to snow during the day and we had to walk... More 

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Indore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A tour with Salih does not feel like any other tour I've been on. In most tours, you're in a huge group, you are shepherded around to all the well-known postcard-type locations, and the tour guide gives you a packaged speech at each stop. With Salih, it feels like you just made a new friend and he's going to show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Just completed excellent Secrets of Istanbul walking tour with Salih. Really great tour, very informative and interesting. Perfect balance of seeing some big sights, finding some areas we would have never got to by ourselves, and soaking up some real Turkish atmosphere over tea, shisha, and other local treats. Salih is very relaxed and shares his good humour. Really enjoyable... More 

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