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Touring Istanbul with Safiye

Loved, loved , loved our time with Safiye. Loved her so much that we booked her for an additional... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike P
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Houston
Touring Istanbul with Hanifi

Hanifi spent two days with us touring beautiful Istanbul in May 2018. His knowledge, energy, and... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
pdwilhelm
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Manhattan Beach, California
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ToursByLocals connects travellers with local guides throughout Turkey, and 158 other countries around the world. In Turkey, our guides are available in Istanbul, Ephesus, Ankara, Antalya, Antioch, Bodrum, Canakkale, Gallipoli, Cappadocia, Cesme...more
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Cumhuriyet Cad No:179/12Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
Sisli
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+90 535 360 67 31
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved, loved , loved our time with Safiye. Loved her so much that we booked her for an additional day primarily to take my wife to the good shops (spices, jewelry, rugs, etc.). I cannot offer a higher recommendation, her command of English is excellent...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Hanifi spent two days with us touring beautiful Istanbul in May 2018. His knowledge, energy, and love of Turkey engaged all five our our family (two adults and three teenagers). Hanifi was on time (including airport p/u and d/o), went the perfect pace, gave us...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Dilek is fabulous. We went on a walking tour with her and she was a pleasure to be with. She showed us everything and was extremely knowledgeable about all the sites. She is also a really nice, fun person. She made our day really special....More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

To start, Dilek is a nice person period, and she was knowledgeable, informative with easy personality. She was able to adjust daily walks to meet our taste. We felt comfortable with Dilek that we had dinner with her husband ( very nice man) and her...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Neslihan was great, she was very accommodating to our needs and was wonderful with our children (5&8). Our daughter was delighted to share her love of cats and we occasionally stopped to feed cats too. It was a really easy day out for us. My...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

After reading the reviews we booked our imperial tour with Cem Balsun and i have to say it was, without doubt, one of the best tours ever. We are a family of four with two kids (8 and 11) who are very hard on tour...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Our guide was Neslihan and she was beyond amazing and of course beyond our expectation. She met us at the Istanbul airport and to be honest, it was like meeting a family member. Neslihan was so wonderful, so full of energy and so knowledgeable and...More

Thank Jim J
VanBCLocal, Manager at Turkey Tours By Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thanks for sharing this glowing review! This is the sort of feedback we love to hear: when your guide feels more like a close friend than anything else. We're so glad you had a wonderful day with Neslihan in Istanbul.

Reviewed 15 March 2018

My wife and I toured Istanbul for 3 days with Aykut. He was flexibile with our preferences, making adjustments for time and interests that suited us. We covered a LOT of ground by foot, taxi, bus, tram, subway and ferry, which kept things interesting. He...More

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VanBCLocal, Manager at Turkey Tours By Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks for leaving a thoughtful and detailed review of your time in Istanbul with Aykut. We're so glad to hear you had 3 full and interesting days with him!

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Great layover tour. Hanifi met us at the airport and drove to the old city where we enjoyed a Turkish pastry and then walked to the major sights of interest. Hanifi was ready to customize the stops. He is very personable and we had a...More

Thank Listu
VanBCLocal, Manager at Turkey Tours By Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

What a great use of layover time! We're so glad you made the most of it with your ToursByLocals guide, Hanifi. Thanks for sharing your review here.

Reviewed 28 February 2018

I have used Tours By Local all around the world - Neslihan was the absolute best guide I have ever had. I needed to cut my tour time down by two hours and she effortlessly made the transition to accommodate my needs and never made...More

Thank Brian D
VanBCLocal, Manager at Turkey Tours By Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience here, Brian! We're so glad you had a wonderful (albeit shortened!) time with Neslihan in Istanbul.

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Sisli
For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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