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Istanbul Urban Adventures

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Address: Ticarethane Sok, HakkiBey Apt, No 11, Istanbul 34421, Turkey
Phone Number:
+90 532 641 2822
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Istanbul Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around...

Istanbul Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Istanbul. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Istanbul. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.

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See Istanbul as the locals do!

We did a nigh trail food tour the day we arrived in Istanbul and it was the best thing we could have done! We came to Istanbul a few days after the failed military coup, not too... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We did a nigh trail food tour the day we arrived in Istanbul and it was the best thing we could have done! We came to Istanbul a few days after the failed military coup, not too long after some bombings and spending time with a local gave us such confidence to explore this amazing city!!! We learnt so much... More 

Thank katierang
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We went to the food tasting tour of Istanbul during the evening on 1st October 2016. Our guide Emre was very courteous and helpful, and stay with us for even longer than planned. We never felt rushed to go to the next site, and had an overall lovely evening. The spots were all great, and the experience was very memorable,... More 

Thank Afra A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic experience. We got to try all the local favorite foods and see the sights at the same time. Our guide Emre was very knowledgeable and could answer all our questions about local customs, traditions, religions, foods, etc. He worked hard to make sure our tour was customized just for us. We will absolutely recommend this tour and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Istanbul during the Festival of the Sacrifice, which meant that the tours we wanted to do were not available. Upon contacting the company, we had a "compilation tour" made to show us what they could. Cumali was our guide and he was fantastic! He had such great knowledge of the history and modern aspects of the city.... More 

Thank Simon C
UAIST1, Operations Manager at Istanbul Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Simon and Rana we are happy that you were able to enjoy your time in the city over the Sacrifice Holiday and had some fun with Cumali. We are always happy to accommodate private tours and have lots of suggestions, we look forward to welcoming you back to Istanbul in the future. More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We took the 'in focus tour' towards an ngo/community center called 'The Olive Tree'. Two fantastic ladies (volunteers) guided us through the Capa district in Istanbul, towards The Olive Tree were we were warmly welcomed by Syrian ladies. Had time and opportunity to discuss with both volunteers and the Syrian ladies, whilst enjoying a wonderful meal cooked by the Syrian... More 

Thank chantal19652016
UAIST1, Operations Manager at Istanbul Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Chantal it was such a pleasure to host you and Ingrid at the Olive Tree dinner and thank you so much for the review. We hope to meet you back in Istanbul in the future. The Syrian ladies at the centre will welcome your kind words and I will pass on this review to them. Raising awareness and understanding is... More 

Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We took the food tour, and our guide Burak was cheerful and helpful The food selection was diverse and you get a taste of everything Worth the price!

Thank hk_ll
UAIST1, Operations Manager at Istanbul Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review, we love our Night Tasting Trail, and happy to hear that you did to. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful evening .It was me and two awesome persons and our great guide Ekrem who intrdouced us to an amazing family with great hospitality . I enjoyed everything from the food to the various discussions we had . Sending my love and thanks to everyone involved :D .

Thank Yasmin M
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had an interesting time with Ekram who guided us around Istanbul. He gave us historical information & showed us some sights we would have missed if we'd been walking through Istanbul alone

Thank dinabrad15
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

hey folks... just spent a beautıful and really nıce day around Istanbul, knowıng a lot of the hıstory and culture of the place... amusıng tıme... my lovely guıde EKREM SEYHAN, took all enjoyable places ın a tour that was just AWESOME, hıghly recommended, plus he would be goıng along wıth your crazyness. Most ımportantly, always havıng a smıle, patıence and... More 

Thank Nayibe B
Oakland, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

It was a very nice morning with Urban Adventures. I enjoyed the opportunity to speak with a local and learn about life in Istanbul. A great idea for a solo traveler.

Thank AmyGotliffe

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