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Istanbul Life Jewish Heritage Tours - Senguler Travel

Ishakpasa Caddesi No : 6 Cankurtaran Sultanahmet | Cankurtaran Sultanahmet Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 533 738 58 62
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Excellent tour full of fascinating historical information, highly recommend!

Mr. Alp is an excellent tour guide and we learned so much from him. I highly recommend this... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Cairo2013
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Great tour

Our guide Alp was friendly, very knowledgable about Jewish practice and the Istanbul Jewish... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
Ethan G
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We are doing Jewish Heritage Tours since 2007.and we are ready to help you.We have more than one tour options about Jewish Heritage Tour .Our agency is recommended in TripAdvisor by our clients
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Ishakpasa Caddesi No : 6 Cankurtaran Sultanahmet | Cankurtaran Sultanahmet Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Mr. Alp is an excellent tour guide and we learned so much from him. I highly recommend this fascinating and educational experience!

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Our guide Alp was friendly, very knowledgable about Jewish practice and the Istanbul Jewish community and was very responsive to our particular interests. I would certainly recommend this company for anyone interested in the Jewish history and current Jewish life in Istanbul. We took this...More

Thank Ethan G
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

I was very happy with my Jewish heritage tour of Istanbul. It included a knowledgeable English-speaking guide with good personal connections to Istanbul's Jewish community, and transport around the city (a must given how spread out the synagogues and sites of interest are). You will...More

Thank Daniel L
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

The tour guide Mr Alp was very good.It was nice to participate in the morning prayers of the Ashkenazi Synagogue.The museum was a definite highlight and Mr Alp did an excellent explanation of Jewish integration and contribution to Turkish life. But Euro 260 I think...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit to Jewish museum and synagogue Neve Shalom. Documents the history of Jews in Turkey including the sultan's welcoming (he believed that is was demanded by Allah and good for the Ottoman empire) of the Jews when they were expelled from Christian Spain...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2016

I was delighted with our half day Jewish Heritage Tour. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. We visited synagogues and a small Jewish museum. Part of the tour was on foot which gave me a chance to see and savor the neighborhood slowly. Toward the...More

Thank Pamela F
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Reviewed April 24, 2016

Istanbul is famous for its tolerant Muslim culture that has welcomed people of all religions. Whether called Constantinople or Istanbul this city has been amazingly diverse for over 2500 years. Only in the last 15 years or so has antisemitism lead to a rapid decline...More

Thank Barak B
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Reviewed April 16, 2016

Our guide, Mr. Alp, was not only knowledgeable but highly articulate and personable. He made the history come alive for us and gave us wonderful insights into the Jewish experience in Istanbul/Constantinople from their earliest days.

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Reviewed January 5, 2016

We scheduled this private tour for the morning of our third day in Istanbul. Our guide and driver were great and picked us up promptly at our hotel. We were able to visit the interiors of both the Ashkenazi Synagogue, and the Ahrida Synagogue. Neve...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2015

We did this tour on our first day of a four day visit to Istanbul. As has been mentioned, before, Alp, although not Jewish is very knowledgeable about the Jewish culture, religious services, and Jewish society. As well as touring the synagogues, and even attending...More

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it is called istanbullife.organization or istanbuljewishheritagetours. you can find the link in tripadvisor link
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lanstey
March 15, 2015|
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Hi... If you want we can make a half day walking tour for you.. Do you want the tour on the 20th of March ? Yes you can send your passport copies.. We have time.. Thanks
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January 18, 2015|
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Yes surely we can help you... When do you want to take this tour ? how many people will you be ?
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