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My Local Guide - Istanbul

Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 534 200 55 65
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Awesome evening food tour

Evening food tour across both European and Asia continents of Istanbul. Had a great time with guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
holeybaloney
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Great Tour!

We had such a great tour with Yunus. He took us all around the old city, and was really friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
andd_ff
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Istanbul, Turkey
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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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Travellers talk about
“private tour” (57 reviews)
“baklava” (40 reviews)
“walking tour” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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+90 534 200 55 65

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank holeybaloney
mylocalguideistanbul, 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. 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 2 weeks ago

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

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

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend this tour guide service. Our trip was made easier because of their services. First of all, my husband and I called Salih the founder of the company from San Francisco to discuss our trip. Instantly he emailed us and was prompt and...More

Thank Sadash
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this lovely review Sadash. Yes, being with us is not only learning from the guide but our guide also manage to take in the to sities with skipping all the long tourist lines. Yunus is also a food expert besides being a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Local Guide is extremely well run. Communciation pre tour with Mehmet was effieicnt and helpful. Yunus was our guide - he speaks first class English and is clearly extremely knowledgeable about all the places we visited. These tours are not inexpensive but you get...More

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

Hello Emily, Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review. We are glad that you were happy with our service we provided for you. Istanbul is a lovely city which help us to achieve our clients' expectations. Thank you for choosing us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I emailed the company for an enquriy & Mehmet responded in a very short time with a detailed program, price & all required info. Our guide Yunus Emre met us in our hotel he was prompt on time, friendly, so knowledgeable, perfect command of English,...More

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

Hello Mona, Thank you very much for asking your time to write this lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed our time with lovely Yunus. He is a sort of guide who have answer for everything. 😊 Thank you for choosing us. We hope...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

I had a wonderful experience with Salih and My Local Guide. Email communications prior to my visit were always prompt and detailed. The driver was at the airport waiting for me just as we'd agreed--even though my flight was delayed 4 hours. On my first...More

Thank annezwe
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hello Anne, thank you very much for your nice review. Yes your flight was delayed for four hours but we still wait and would wait longer if it was necessary. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the service we provide for you. We...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We travel globally quite a bit, and this year it was my turn to pick all the destinations we would visit. My top destination was Istanbul! We had 8 nights in Istanbul, so I did some internet looking and found My Local Guide Istanbul. I...More

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mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hello Jeannine, thank you very much for this lovely review. We are glad to see you are happy with our all sort of services ( mail response, transfer and guiding). We believe that hospitality is like a chain and each worker is a link of...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Yunus was very knowledgeable and speaks English very well. Tour was not rushed so you get to appreciate the places and small details that Yunus share. Also appreciate the chats in between the tours as you feel the warmth and hospitality of Turkish people. We...More

Thank aldhel a
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We really appreciate the time you shared to write this review. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your time with Yunus. We love to take our guest to non touristy restaurants and make them feel special. We...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Mehemt(Salih) was the absolutely best guide for this solo traveler. From being extremely knowledgeable to flexible, I highly recommend him for a unique, fun and amazing experience touring the beautiful city of Istanbul. On flexibility, I contacted My Local Guide - Istanbul at the last...More

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mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review. We are happy to see that Mehmet managed to get you in Blue mosque in it was out of the visitors time. We are glad that he managed to show you istanbul in a good way. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We had amazing time with our tour guide. Our 1st tour was on the Istanbul side and got to learn a lot about the history of Istanbul as well as an insight on how the locals live. Salih was witty and extremely charming. We loved...More

1  Thank An V
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your tour with the accompany of our team. Salih Çam is one of our best and we are lucky to have him in our team. He is truelly an expert of Istanbul and...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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glynda51
26 March 2017|
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Response from mylocalguideistanbul | Property representative |
Hello Glynda51, We are a small travel agent whicn run tours only in Istanbul. Unfortunately, we don't organize the tour in your request list. Please check our website of My Local Guide Istanbul and see you can see the... More
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jmholt21
31 December 2016|
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Response from mylocalguideistanbul | Property representative |
Hello Balarat, yes we have tours available all year round. Tour details and prices are abailable on our website My Local Guide Istanbul.
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