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My Local Guide - Istanbul

Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 534 200 55 65
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Wonderful tour and incredible tour guide!

My mother, myself and another friend all traveled to Istanbul in mid-October of 2017. We had been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NapaGirl1850
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San Diego, California
Highlights of Istanbul

I ended up being an only person for a Highlights of Istanbul on a Monday in December. It is low... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martha_FL
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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” (59 reviews)
“baklava” (40 reviews)
“walking tour” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 534 200 55 65
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother, myself and another friend all traveled to Istanbul in mid-October of 2017. We had been in Turkey the previous year but due to the unfortunate political situation that was occurring in this ancient city we had to skip Istanbul. This past year we...More

Thank NapaGirl1850
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Victoria, Jane and Linda. It such a pleasure to read your review. Thank you for taking your time to write it. We believe the tour should be conducted in a fun way. Not only talking about history but talk about all other things which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ended up being an only person for a Highlights of Istanbul on a Monday in December. It is low season, and the old town was quite empty (a plus!). I appreciated they did not cancel my booking, though they easily could. The guide, Salih,...More

Thank Martha_FL
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. We would never cancel the tour once it is booked even we don't make a profit from that tour. So we were happy to have you even there wasn't any others because of low...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Istanbul during the New Year’s Eve holiday with family and friends. We are very happy with our guide(s) Yunus (First day) and Salih (Second day). Both of them are very professional and they provided us with a lot of information during the private tour....More

Thank Kenny C
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kenny, Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review. We are pleased to see that you liked the tours which were provided by our professional guides Salih and Yunus. We hope to see you traveling with My Local Guide Istanbul again...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

I went to Istanbul during the off-season and was the only person to book in for the tour that day. Even though I was the only person they still held the tour for me and gave me a day I won't forget. The knowledge of...More

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

Thank you very much for taking your time to write this lovely review. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your tour with us. Yes, we have the guaranteed departure and even if only one person book the tour he/she will get the service...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

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.

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mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

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 30 October 2017

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 November 2017

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 19 October 2017

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

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mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

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 16 October 2017 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

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mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

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 13 October 2017

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 16 October 2017

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.

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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 An V, the tour you had was a walking tour for those who can walk. But our services is not limited with only that particular tour as we also organize private tours according to people's needs and walking abilities.
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drukrina
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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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