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My Local Guide Istanbul

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See the local places and local faces of Turkey with My Local Guide Istanbul. Istanbul is a melting pot of European and Asian influences, a mix of the traditional and modern worlds and the best way to explore the city is with My Local Guide Istanbul...more
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Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and explanatory walking tour visiting the highlights of Istanbul and including a lunch. Our Guide Gurzin picked us up at our hotel. She was knowledgeable, polite and friendly and we spent the whole day in her company. We learnt a lot from her about...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I (ladies of a certain age) are doing a bonding trip that started in Istanbul. What a great tour! Semih Onerbay is personable, knowledgeable and a lot of fun. He took us to the major sites, managed to get us in quickly...More

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Salih B, General Manager at My Local Guide Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

One of many benefits of having a local guide is to skip all the long tourist lines and walk strait into the sights. And of course eating at the local restaurants where the local eat. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your company...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My colleague and I were in Istanbul for work and had some time on the weekend to be tourists. We didn’t just want to wander around aimlessly so a private guide was going to be the best option for us. I found Salih on Tripadvisor,...More

Thank Samantha D
Salih B, General Manager at My Local Guide Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

There is nothing better then your guide choose a good restaurant for you and make you feel like a local. Kunefe is a dessert we all love it and we love to make our clients to taste the same food we foodies like. Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have had an amazing day on a private guided tour with Salih. We have visited lots of interesting places including the Galata Tower, Istiklal Street, Taksim Square and the Dolmabahce Palace. We had a fabulous lunch at the fish market and walked up Pierre...More

Thank yv0nnescully
Salih B, General Manager at My Local Guide Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review. Salih loves guiding and he wouldn’t care to work extra hours to make sure his clients enjoyed their tour. We are proud to have him in our team. Thank you for choosing to travel...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

We had a wonderful day with Salih Batkin as our informative and resourceful guide! Salih took us to various locations including the Blue Mosque, Aya Sofya, the Basilica Cistern and the Chora Church. At each stop he provided lots of information, but also took care...More

Thank Jill K
Salih B, General Manager at My Local Guide Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the excelent review. We are glad to see you enjoyed the accompany of Salih’s excelent guiding. He is one of our best. He loves his job, and he likes go beyond the itinerary to show the local life, off the beaten paths...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I got this tour guide info from my friend who had a great experience previously. The last minute reservation made me nervous that I cannot get the best tour guide in Istanbul with the good English speaking. To conclude the whole walking trip that I...More

Thank ambuciciaradhea
Salih B, General Manager at My Local Guide Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. We do our best to provide a good customer service with a Profesional licensed guides who speak good english in order to understand and manage to read what our clients expect from a...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My tour guide, Salih, was absolutely great! it was easy to communicate with him through whatsapp, and I'm beyond happy to have taken this private guided walking tour. All the information was very concise and thorough yet compact, and we were able to see several...More

Thank Kara B
Salih B, General Manager at My Local Guide Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you for your nice review Kara. It is always a proud for us to read the lovely review from our guests who enjoyed their time with our guiding style like you did. We love Istanbul and we love to share it with our guests....More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best tour guides I have ever had. Very professional and knowledgeable of the city. He really listened to what we wanted to experience, and showed us the real Istanbul experience as well as the main touristy destination, which are a must. He...More

Thank AdrianoG1164
Salih B, General Manager at My Local Guide Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you for the great review Adriano G. We agree with you that a good guide should be the one who read what their guests wants and lead the tour accordingly. Thank you for choosing us for your three days tours. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

I don't generally prefer tours but this was guaranteed to be a small group and I was traveling alone so I thought it would be nice to have some company. The guide was very knowledgeable and fun and taking this tour means that I didn't...More

Thank Sage P
Salih B, General Manager at My Local Guide Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you for the great review. We are happy to hear you that enjoyed your tour with us. Yes skipping the long lines is a huge benefit in hot summer days. We hope to have the chance to see you travel with My Local Guide...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

For my 2nd visit to Istanbul, I was very fortunate to arrange a private tour for our group of 8pax with Salih of My Local Guide Istanbul. We agreed to visit Galata Tower, Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, Spice Bazaar and Grand...More

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Salih B, General Manager at My Local Guide Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for your nice review. Salih takes a big place in our team and he is good at his job. A good tour should be organized in a way to skip lines, visit the top sights but also not forget that you need to...More

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musaddiq86
14 May 2018|
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Response from Salih B | Property representative |
Hi Lodi, thank you for your interest in My Local Guide İstanbul. Please go to our website where you just can google the company name as lm not allowed to share the link here. Once you are in the website you can check our... More
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Hi Leo, we have designed ourselves all of the tours we have on our website. To see the details please go to our website which you can click “ website “from the Tripasvisor page or just type My Local Guide Istanbul in google... More
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Solange A
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Hello Solange, Thank you for your interest in My Local Guide Istanbul. Unfortunately, we don't have any guide who speaks Portequise. Please let us know if you would like to have a tour in English.
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