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Real Istanbul Tours
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Top Sites Of Istanbul: Half Day Small-Group tour
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Owner description: Real Istanbul Tours is a boutique travel agency in Istanbul, Turkey. In a city like Istanbul, the tours are only as good as the guides. Real Istanbul Tours give you the opportunity to experience the city through the eyes of a local. We offer best day tours, layover tours, private tours, walking tours in Istanbul and Turkey with licensed tour guides. You can customize any tour with our travel experts.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed January 16, 2014

I have always been attracted by Istanbul.And last summer i had chance to visit this amazing city with my girl-friend.We spent 5-lovely days there.During our stay,our guide was mr.Oz a young college student.He was friendly and informative besides he has good sense of humour.If you are planning to visit Istanbul,i certainly recommend his services.

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Reviewed December 31, 2013

We booked online based on reviews in Tripadvisor and shopping around rates and responses.
Via Turca was prompt to reply, answer questions, and provide detailed information.
Our guide when we arrived was Semih; he spoke excellent English, was informative, knowledgeable, and a nice guy.
Since we were doing a whirlwind tour during a stopover, most attractions were closed at the time of our arrival as we had been prepared for, but Semih still took us to see the sights from the outside as we had requested, including a beautiful rooftop view of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia from the rooftop of a neighboring hotel - something we wouldn't have known to do on our own.

The tour was exactly what we had requested for the price agreed, delilvered in a straightforward, efficient, and friendly manner. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed December 27, 2013

We spent lovely 2 days in Istanbul with a company called Via Turca.First day we joined Historical-Peninsula tour to see famous attractions like Hagia-Sophia and Underground City.Thanks to our guide we didnt have to wait on long ticket lines.Second day we travelled to Asian side of the city and explored off-beaten paths of Asian side and for a dinner we visited local family...which was highlight of our trip.We really enjoyed time we spent on city.We recommend Via_Turca and our guide Oz

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Reviewed November 27, 2013

Absolutely fantastic choice, a lot of fun and huge dose of useful knowledge. This was Turkey I was looking for, with great hospitality and special sense of humor. Our gide (Oguz) was well prepared and his funny jokes made that trip even more pleasant. See you next year let's hope!!!

Thank Tomasz S
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

We had a great tour with our guide Oz. He met us promptly at our hotel and off we went through the Sultanahmet district of Turkey. Toured the Hagia Sophia, the Topaki Palace, and spent time on the bosphorus cruise with our very knowledgeable guide Oz who spoke unbelievable English. I thought he learned to speak English from school but boy was I surprised when he told me that he picked it up from american video games. He showed us some other sites that are more frequent by the natives. Covered a lot of ground in the day that we spent with him. Learned about food, politics and religion of the region. Oz was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He made the visit very enjoyable and entertaining. Highly recommend him and Via Turca

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