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My Local Guide - Istanbul

Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 534 200 55 65
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Istanbul food and city experience

We had an evening tour and enjoyed interesting food and city tour in two continents. Recommended... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vilnensis
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Vilnius, Lithuania
a reliable, trustworthy, and fun guide

We chose this guide because of the reviews here and were very pleased. We had not been to Turkey... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
apivoyager
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San Francisco, California
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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. Immerse yourself in the heart and soul of the only city in the world that crosses two continents. Walk in the mazes of local streets, visit hidden historic destinations, drink tea with the locals and taste the rich and flavoursome cuisine of the region. My Local Guide Istanbul, with five years experience in leading tours for english-speaking International travellers, offers tours designed and delivered by local people with a passion for Turkey and travel. We specialise in tours for the independent traveller who likes to walk side by side with the locals and explore places that are not easy to discover on your own.
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“private tour” (55 reviews)
“baklava” (40 reviews)
“walking tour” (43 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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+90 534 200 55 65

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an evening tour and enjoyed interesting food and city tour in two continents. Recommended for those, who have free evening in the city and would like to spend time effectiveley.

Thank Vilnensis
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed our accompany for your evening food tour tour with us . We hope to see you travel with My Local Guide Istanbul again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this guide because of the reviews here and were very pleased. We had not been to Turkey before and we didn't know where to start but at this point in my life i want to be picked up from the airport after 14...More

Thank apivoyager
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking time to write this lovely review. We are glad to see you enoyged your tour with Salih. He is an expert at his job and we are lucky to have him in our team. We do make sure that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose the Istanbul Heritage walking tour as I wanted to see another facet of the fantastic city of Istanbul. I picked mylocalguide as their walking tour was interesting & seemed to suit me best on how to spend an afternoon off the tourist trail....More

Thank ludo70525
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for you lovely review. We love to hear how much you enjoyed your tour with Salih who is in love with his job. He is a good at in every different level of knowledge such history, iconography, local cuisine and more....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked Secrets of Istanbul (half day walking tour). My friend and I enjoyed this tour in our first day in the city. Mehmet, our tour guide, showed us the most touristic places but also the non common places you would go. Mehmet was really...More

Thank Ester D
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Ester. We are glad that you liked Mehmet's honest, friendly and professional guiding. We love to take our guests to non touristy restaurant where they get the real local taste. We hope to see you travel with My Local...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a very good experience with Salih's Walking Tour in Istanbul. He is very knowledgeable and fun guy who gave us a good tour and review of the city. He even went outside of the standard itinerary to give us a unique Turkish adventure....More

Thank Peter S
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this nice review Peter. We love the way Salih can go outside the itinerary for the convenience of his clients as that comes for first. We hope to see you traveling with My Local Guide Istanbul again in the future.

Reviewed 19 September 2017

This was our first time in istanbul me and my friend. We wanted to see istanbul from a different view and engage more with the local life. Everything was professional and organized as we chose the istanbul heritage afternoon walk. We met our great guide,...More

Thank Rasha S
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Hello Rasha, Thank you for this lovely review. We are glad to see that you had fabulous time enjoyed with Yunus Emre during Istanbul Heritage tour. Thank you for choosing to travel with My Local guide Istanbul. We hope to see you in istabul again.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

I booked The Taste of Two Continents Evening Food Tour and could not be more happy with my experience! I was the only one booked the evening of my tour, but my guide, Yunus, still took me around Istanbul on my own private tour! We...More

Thank Kevin T
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review Kevin. We really appreciate all our clients who take their time and write reviews even we know that is not and eas my thing to do after the vacation end. Yes, we always run tours even when only one...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We did the The Ultimate Old Istanbul Tour (full day private tour). We did this on our 1st day in Turkey. Great introduction to the city that hit everything you want. Yunus was our guide. He was great. Knowledgeable, likable, and professional. He tailored it...More

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mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for taking your time to write this nice review. We are glad to see that you were happy with the service from Yunus and our team offered to you. We love the way that Yunus can talk about anything about Turkey and he...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Evening food tour across both European and Asia continents of Istanbul. Had a great time with guide Salih who is very knowledgeable and friendly. By the end of the night we were discussing everything under the sun like 2 good friends. Definitely recommended!More

2  Thank holeybaloney
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review. Our guides like to give the feeling of being friend rather then just a guide. And when they do that, they also don't forget that they're your guide and they need to do their...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had such a great tour with Yunus. He took us all around the old city, and was really friendly and knowledgeable. We were really impressed with this knowledge of world history. Awesome Tour.More

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mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for taking your time to write this nice review. It is a great feeling for us to to receive your feedback and hear that you enjoyed your tour with lovely Yunus. He is an expert and loves what he does. We hope to...More

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Solange A
15 November 2017|
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Response from mylocalguideistanbul | Property representative |
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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Aerim S
15 November 2017|
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Response from mylocalguideistanbul | Property representative |
Hello Aerim, yes we can run tours for people on wheelchair and kids below 5. To give you a tour quote and a tour programe please go to our website ( My Local Guide Istanbul )send us an email and let us know : How many people... More
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drukrina
13 August 2017|
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Response from mylocalguideistanbul | Property representative |
Hello Drukrjna, We have tours in two different ways: 1.) We have tours depart daily with smal groups of 4-6 people from our meeting point. These tour are rasonable for single travelers to keep the tour prices low. 2.) We... More
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