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Private Istanbul Walking Tours

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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
Sultanahmet
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Reviewed yesterday

Derya provided us with a wealth of information on the city of Istanbul, its culture, traditions, history, and character. Do not mistake this experience to be typical, however. The hospitality and attentiveness of Derya results in an experience of Istanbul that is as authentic as...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The tour was good orientation to Istanbul, especially for first time visitors. I felt like I got a surface level introduction and understanding to the city.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Furkan is a great person. We did do the food tour on the Asian side of Istanbul. He brought us to places we would never go without him. We did taste things we never tasted before. We are very thankful to him and would love...More

Thank 877ilsek
furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear 877ilsek, How absolutely lovely! Thanks so much for your kind review. We take pride in personalizing our tours as much as possible. Don't hesitate to get in touch the next time you're in Istanbul and thank you for your kind words again. All the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Furkan was simply excellent. His attention to details is outstanding. We were met at the airport and toured the Hagia Sophia, the cistern, and an extensive tour of the bazaar. If you want personal service and an outstanding tour, Furkan is the best!More

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furkangokcel, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Daydream53449479968. Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure to guide you in Istanbul. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Again, thank you for choosing Private Istanbul Walking Tours, we hope it won´t be your last. All the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tour on the last leg of our honeymoon. He met us in the hotel and we walked the streets all day. Saw everything my Husband wanted to see and we had a great day just chatting. There is no easier way to...More

1  Thank Kayleigh W
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kayleigh W. Thank you so much. Delighted to read your review. It was a pleasure to guide you. I wish you both to fall in love again and again. Make your honeymoon most memorable. Take care of each other! All the best, Furkan G.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Derya was just amazing! I had just finished 25 days on the Silk Road and visited Cappadocia and Istanbul with Derya and she was by far one of the best guides we had the entire journey! My Husband and I travelled through Turkey with his...More

Thank Courtney H
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Courtney H. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed and considered review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experiences with us. Thanks for your recommendation and please keep in touch. All the best, Furkan G.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a private walking food tour with Derya. She was an excellent guide who is very knowledgeable. We had an amazing experience with her roaming the streets and trying food at cafes, hole in the wall places, and sit down restaurants; places we would...More

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Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Amir S. Thank you so much for your thoughtful and detailed review. We all love what we do, and I think it shows in our tours. Thanks again for your lovely review. If you are ever back in Istanbul please do get in touch....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Derya for the unforgettable experience !!! Same as cities like Amsterdam, Havana, Bangkok..., Istanbul has it's own unique vibe. Whether you visit a mosque, local restaurant, bazars, sail on Bosporus or just walk up and down the streets, you can feel it. But...More

Thank Amalia P
Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Amalia P. Thank you for taking the time, much appreciated. Derya enjoyed her time with you just as much. Please recommend us to anyone you know who is planning to visit Istanbul. Hope to see you soon for round 2. All the best, Furkan...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Furkan is a great guide who is always flexible with the itinerary. We started off with telling him what we'd already eaten and tried in Istanbul so he took care of showing us the rest. We booked this tour because we wanted him to help...More

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Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Dear Sunflowii. Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we appreciate the time you took to write it for us. Private Istanbul Walking Tours is a bespoke private company offering tailor-made solutions for our guests, certainly not an off the shelf tour company. Thanks...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

My mum and I were visiting Istanbul for a short break and we began our holiday with this fantastic walking tour. Furkan was so informative and helpful, his knowledge of the city was very comprehensive and we got to try so many delicious foods. This...More

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Furkan G, Manager at Private Istanbul Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Dear Spoiltrottengirl. Thank you so much, we are so glad you enjoyed your tour with us. We truly appreciate your words of recommendation. We hope to see you another Private Istanbul Walking Tours tours very soon. All the best, Furkan G.

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tedinc899
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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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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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