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Zeki Ciftci - Istanbul Tour Guide

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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I am a professional and licenced private tour guide based in Istanbul. I have been working as a tour guide since 2008 and offer guiding services in Istanbul and all over Turkey. If you want to discover and learn about Istanbul and Turkey, you can...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Iskender Pasa Mah. Sofular Cad. No:8/4, Istanbul 34080, Turkey
Fener & Balat
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+90 537 325 72 04
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After reading multiple reviews of various companies, we decided to go with Zeki because his company met the key criteria I look for in a guide: local (not an international tourism company with a branch in Istanbul), an emphasis on historians as guides, no cheesy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sjgjess1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience with Zeki was extraordinarily good. We had a great full day with him visiting the beautiful Istanbul. He prepared a great custom visit plan for us. He took his time with providing very informative, extensive and entertaining information about every historical site we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth every Lira. Zeki speaks terrific English, has a sense of humor, and is a wealth of knowledge. Well worth the 50 Lira per person which also allowed is to cut the line. Thank you!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ahmed Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great English speaking tour guide. Very informative and entertaining. Enjoyed the tour of Hagia Sophia so much that we hired him for a second tour of Topkapi Palace!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mir A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 17 people - childhood friends who visited Turkey in December. We met Zeki outside Hagia Sophia and hired his services for the day. We found him very knowledgeable, resourceful and engaging. He helped us jump queues and took us through...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend him . He had a lot of knowledge and he sold me to come back to Istanbul. He was friendly and very warm.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 577angads
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour! Very efficient! Every single details organized! We have not lost any time in the que, the tickets was bought before the tour. interesting history knowledge! Well done

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We had the opportunity to take a tour in November with Zeki in Istanbul on foot, tram, private car as well as a very nice private yacht, he really knows his history, was able to accommodate a group with diverse ages as well as interests,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Zeki's services were outstanding. He is a smart, knowledgeable and kind person. Fully fluent in English. Very professional. We were especially pleasantly surprised with how well he managed the kids in our group. At our request, Zeki designed a three day itinerary that helped us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Zeki was very helpful during my boss visit to Istambul. Since my first contact, the answer cases fast and detailed. Through all the planning and specially during the tour he always was present, even though he wasn’t the principal guide, but his friends, as he...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Fener & Balat
This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of
Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community,
the patriarchate of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and
some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art
in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to
witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving
ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene
shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid
...More
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