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Turkey Tours by Local Guides
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Turkey Tours by Local Guides is a company run by licensed tour guides providing private Istanbul tours, shore excursions, day trips to Ephesus, Cappadocia, Bursa, Iznik, Edirne, and many more places in Turkey. Provided by Fast Book Travel License...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Istanbul 34112, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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+90 538 439 78 11
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I am writing this to especially mention all the guides who were with us on our tour of Turkey.Ms Serap Aga of Reliable Tour and Travels is a very kind,patient, considerate person who made sure that as senior citizens we were comfortable during the tour...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

It was 150 USD for a half day walking tour and we ended up being left in an unfamiliar part of the city that was far from our hotel, which quickly became the most frustrating and negative part of our stay. However, cost and logistics...More

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Ozkantheguide, Owner at Turkey Tours by Local Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

We want to thank '' Historyteachers'' for posting this wonderful and interesting review. Although I sympathize with them ,I cannot accept the expensive part. They emailed us and asked for a private tour and we agreed on the price. We did not force them to...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018

I contacted Ozkan Bicer (info@constantinopleguide.com) couple of weeks before coming to Istanbul and he was always prompt in his replies. By mistake I had mentioned the wrong month(we were coming on May but my email said June), when I called him the night before, he...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We started planning our trip to Turkey in Jan 2018 from Vancouver, Canada. I came across Turkey Tours by Local guides on Trip advisor while I was trying to put together an 18 day trip across Turkey with my wife and two 14 and 16...More

5  Thank Sami M
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

My family consisting of myself, my husband and three adult children recently took a one day tour of Istanbul with Ozkan on the first day of our four day visit there. It was not only an excellent orientation to the city, it’s history and culture,...More

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Ozkantheguide, Owner at Turkey Tours by Local Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Dear Aedamar, Thanks for your kind words. Hope to see you all soon.

Reviewed 31 March 2018

It was a great tour Experience with Haqqi tour & Travels I want to suggest this tour agency to all good arrangement , cooperation , good behavior and no complaint I will give five star for Haqqi tours, thanks Mr. Haqqi to conduct a memorable...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We were very much impressed with how polite and helpful people to Istanbul were and we were fortunate enough to have "the pick" of them as our tour guide. Necdet Agir is a true gentleman and patient enough to deal with all nine of us!...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went with Martin who can be contacted on metinkoca@gmail.com to see the Hagia Sophia he is a professional tour guide who knows his subject which makes your visit so much more memorable and interesting.So happy were we that we asked Martin to guide us...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

My family and some friends went to Istanbul in June. We had a wonderful time and the experience was further strengthened by Ozkan and his team at Tours by Local Guides. He went out of his way to make sure that we saw all of...More

2  Thank Kyle N
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My wife and I had the privilege of spending a day touring Istanbul with Abdil Bicer. We thoroughly enjoyed Abdil's historical commentary on the places that we visited along with his very thoughtful personal perspectives on being a citizen of Turkey. I really appreciated he...More

2  Thank Jeff J
Ozkantheguide, Owner at Turkey Tours by Local Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thanks a lot for your kind words. We hope to see you again real soon.

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osillah
5 July 2018|
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Response from Ozkantheguide | Property representative |
please email us your travel dates.
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659mariana
20 April 2018|
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Response from Ozkantheguide | Property representative |
hi, ozkan at constantinopleguide dot kom is our email address. we would be happy to help you with all your travel arrangements in Turkey. thanks, Ozkan Bicer
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659mariana
20 April 2018|
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Response from Ozkantheguide | Property representative |
hi, Tripadvisor is limiting my messages so I cannot send you an email address directly. Please try to read between the lines. ozkan at constantinopleguide dot c*o*m
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