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Walks In Istanbul - Tours

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WALKS IN ISTANBUL Istanbul's premier walking tour company. Personal / Small/Authentic. We offer customized walking tours with scholarly local guides. We organize and lead the most impressive series of walking tours for you in Istanbul, our hometown...more
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Yerebatan Caddesi, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 533 382 60 47
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 May 2013

After reading the glowing reviews on this site, I got in touch with Arzu to book two days of guiding for a group (we were six people between the ages of mid-20s to mid-60s). She wasn't able to take us but she offered her colleague...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 June 2014

On reading the previous reviews of this company, I feel we must have met Arzul on a very bad day for her as our experiences were nothing like this. We joined a walking tour of Istanbul arranged through a fellow passenger on our cruise ship....More

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walksinistanbul, Owner at Walks In Istanbul - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2014

Thank you for your response. I am extremely sorry for your discontent, my business is too small for such failure. After I read this, I've done a lot of thinking around the tour we did and went many times through our correspondence with the organiser...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great tour, with our guide Chitin who was so so helpful and I couldn’t recommend him more. We were filming for a school documentary project and he allowed us to film him and did extra research etc, taking us to the unique amazing...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Mustafa was a wonderful guide to experience these neighborhoods with- I was continually impressed with his depth and breadth of knowledge on all topics related to Turkey. This tour delved into the religious history of Istanbul and I would recommend taking this tour if that...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We did a full day tour with Ebru, the first half with 5 of us doing the Topkapi Palace and the afternoon just with two of us to tour the Hagia Sofia, a smaller mosque (Nuru Osmaniye), and the Serefiye Cistern. Ebru has an incredible...More

1  Thank Jillpn
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My husband and I had a delightful tour of Fener and Balat with an amazing, knowledgeable guide, Ebru. She opened our eyes to the history and magic of the city and brought so many historical sights and surprises... to life. Warmly recommended for anyone who...More

2  Thank Rose W
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I visited Istanbul at the end of August. As it was my first time, decided to take a tour. I was looking through several tour companies and chose Walks in Istanbul, because they were the only company doing Armenian Heritage tour. The tour exceeded my...More

1  Thank minasyandiana
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We got to learn about Istanbul's Orthodox Christian heritage. The Chora church with its mosaics was magnificent and Ebru our guide painstakingly took the time to explain the mosaics (and a few frescoes) in detail. I also like how we started with a boat trip...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

It is a privilege to feast off the knowledge of a private guide and for me it is the best way to explore a city, especially on foot. I have used the services of Walks In Istanbul before and always been impressed by their professionalism,...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I took two tours with Walks in Istanbul - the full day Byzantine Tour and the two-day Grand Tour, both of them with Etem. My experience was somewhat unique, because while I didn’t book a private tour, no one else had signed up for those...More

1  Thank Jack N
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Arzu came highly recommended. When we started to plan my trip it became obvious Arzu would be away on a family holiday, sensing my disappointment she interrupted her plans and flew back to Istanbul to guide me. For that I remain extremely embarrassed and always...More

1  Thank jll748
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Mrs Arzu Altinay, has organized for us Mr. Etem Öztürk, an amazing guide who knows so much abt every place we saw with many details and history. Very interesting. Even myself discovered so many details abt my past and city. I can highly recommend him...More

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6 October 2015|
Response from Arzu a | Property representative |
Istanbul is not tropical and we do have a cold winter starting mid December and extending well into mid March. It may snow for days or not at all. There may be days with glorious sunshine or lots of rain! If you are ready... More
25 June 2015|
Response from Arzu a | Property representative |
Hi, please write us an email through our website Thank you, Arzu
25 June 2015|
Response from Arzu a | Property representative |
Please contact us through walksinistanbul website. Thank you, Arzu