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Napoleon Bonaparte once said: "If the world were a single state Istanbul would be it's capital." There's a lot to see and do in Istanbul then just its history. Istanbul also a modern city with thousands of cafes, vintage stores, bars and many famous...more
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Istanbul 34757, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are planners but when plans changed this 50-something yo couple turned to TripAdvisor to help find a last minute night time layover private walking 🚶tour of İstanbul 🕌. Called Furkan on WhatsApp and tho he was exhausted from just finishing an all day tour...More

Thank DrTaras
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear DrTaras. What a fabulous review, thank you so much. It is so satisfying to read about your experience, this not only helps our business to grow but will be helpful for travelers wondering what Private Istanbul Walking Tours are all about. We hope you'll...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was definitely a highlight of our trip to Istanbul. Furkhan was kind enough to accommodate our last minute booking and changes. Derya spoke fluent English and was a delightful companion. The food was fantastic and the scenery was stunning. This tour was so much...More

Thank queeniev335
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear queeniev335, Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your words of recommendation. It means a great deal to us. Please come back again soon. All the best, Furkan G.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Furkan was wonderful. He flexed the schedule with us because we had already seen the Blue Mosque the day before so we went to the Basilica Cisterns instead. He was a wealth of knowledge and a great communicator.More

Thank suneeconly
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Suneeconly, Thank you for reviewing us, we all love what we do. We take pride in personalizing our tours as much as possible. I am delighted you enjoyed your time in Istanbul and we hope to see you again soon. Al the best, Furkan...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had very long transits in Istanbul on my way to and from Central Asia. I’ve been to Istanbul few times before and I am familiar of most of the main attractions. I wanted a to experience off the beaten path parts of the city....More

Thank aliabdulla77
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear aliabdulla77. It was such a great pleasure to know you. So happy to read your wonderful review. Thank you for taking the time - much appreciated. Please visit again soon. All the best, Furkan G.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Derya was our guide, and did we ever have fun. Just two of us, my friend Tom and me. I'm widowed and he's divorced, so we're traveling buddies. We have different tastes in food, but all our experiences were heavenly and enjoyed by all. Derya...More

Thank Dallas D
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dallas D. Thank you so much for your considered and detailed review. It's a pleasure organizing activities for such enthusiastic travelers. I'm sure your wonderful words will make Derya's day. We can't wait to take you on a tour again soon. All the best,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day with Furkan on a food tour through Istanbul, Turkey and then consequently asked him to take us the next day as well because we just enjoyed him so much the first day! The food tour was a highlight for us! Furkan...More

Thank Kate V
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kate V. Thank you so much for your thorough and detailed review. It was a pleasure to guide you. I am really glad you booked that tour. If you are ever back in this corner of the world, please let us know. All the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a female solo traveller it was great to have a female guide. Derya’s English was excellent as was her knowledge of Istanbul! She made the city come alive and was extremely kind and thoughtful helping me with the tram (air conditioned) and recommending the...More

Thank karen S
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear karen S. Thank you for your wonderful review. Derya enjoyed her time with you just as much. We are very proud of the service we provide and receiving reviews like yours motivates us to strive forward. Hope to see you soon for round 2....More

Reviewed June 11, 2018

Highly recommended way to experience different aspects and areas of Istanbul. Don't have a large meal before the start as the food you will experience is fantastic. The guide we had Furkan was great at explaining the different foods we tasted as well as giving...More

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Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Dear Aidancooney163, Thank you so much for your kind words. I enjoyed my time with you just as much, it's a pleasure organizing an activity for such enthusiastic travelers. Please visit again soon. All the best, Furkan G.

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Furkan was an incredible tour guide. He was knowledgeable and was great to answer our many questions about the history of Istanbul. We felt it was a perfect pace and we were able to see most of the sites we wanted to visit (the Blue...More

1  Thank Brittany W
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Dear Brittany W Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with us. If you are ever back in this corner of the world, please let us know. Again thank you for choosing Private Istanbul Walking Tours. All the...More

Reviewed May 26, 2018

We had a WONDERFUL quick layover tour with Furkan this week. We landed early (!) in Istanbul and Furkan was there waiting for us. He quickly grabbed our driver and off we went. Instead of sitting in the front and talking over the seat, he...More

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Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Dear 5pepers. So happy to read your wonderful review. We love it when our guests appreciate the finer details of our beloved Istanbul. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and really appreciate you taking the time to review us. It means...More

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tedinc899
June 29, 2018|
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Merhaba Tugce Hanim. Iletisim detaylarimizi size TripAdvisor mesaji olarak ilettik. Mail ya da WhatsApp uzerinden bizimle iletisim kurabilirsiniz. Tesekkurler, Furkan G.
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pagedebby
March 25, 2018|
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Dear Debby, Thank you for your interest in our services. I have sent you a TripAdvisor message. Please kindly check your inbox. All the best, Furkan Gokcel
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Chaitanya D
March 10, 2018|
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Dear Chaitanya D, Thank you for your interest in our services. I have sent you Private Istanbul Walking Tours contact information and, the information you asked for, over a TripAdvisor message. Please kindly check your... More
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