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Intrepid Urban Adventures Istanbul

Istanbul 34421, Turkey
+90 532 641 28 22
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Istanbul Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Istanbul. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Istanbul. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.
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“walking tour” (34 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Istanbul 34421, Turkey
+90 532 641 28 22
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I wish every visitor to Istanbul would take advantage of this chance to meet the people behind this project, which helps Syrian refugees who have settled in Istanbul, and some of the participants in its programs. Although I was aware of this group before my...More

Thank LMR6478
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

After having spent 2 days in Istanbul last year, we decided to go back this year and do a 15 day Intrepid trip. We arrived a day early so booked an Urban Adventure taking us to Topkapi Palace. Ekrem was our guide and he was...More

Thank Simon C
UAIST1, Operations Manager at Intrepid Urban Adventures Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thanks so much Simon and Rana we loved hosting you again in our city. There is still a lot more to see so don't rule out a third visit.

Reviewed 9 July 2017

I booked three tours with Urban Adventures: 1. Half-day "picnic on two continents" -- explore the Spice Bazaar, pick up local treats, and take the ferry to Usukudar to have a scenic, wonderful picnic along the Bosporus while learning about the city. 2. Full-day "Istanbul...More

Thank crmaloney
UAIST1, Operations Manager at Intrepid Urban Adventures Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thanks for the great review Chris was great to host you during your short visit to the city and great to meet and share the Olive Tree with you. Your support is very much appreciated. Will send you some regular updates on the centre. Cheers...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Originally, the tour was supposed to be for dinner with the Small Projects Istanbul center. However, as they were moving locations that time, it was moved to lunch time, which was ok with me as it fitted my schedule too. So thanks Jen for accommodating....More

Thank Jp S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I had booked a half day tour with Urban Adventures Istanbul and met my guide Ekrem outside the Pudding Shop (perhaps we could meet inside next time and sample their wares before starting the tour?) which was really easy to find. Ekrem introduced me to...More

Thank skiwiman
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A truly heart lifting experience! With a world that seems to be going a little bit gaga at the moment, this tour and Small Projects Istanbul will help restore your hope in humanity. The volunteers are so passionate about restoring some normality back in to...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Such an amazing tour. Our guide was very friendly and a wealth of Knowledge of the area. Me and my friend were the only two on the tour and by the end it felt like we were just hanging out with an old friend. I...More

Thank Kirsty J
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Visiting a city, it is not enough to see the famous attractions and stop right there, thus, it is very important to see how locals live and dining with a Turkish family is one way to do it! The tour Urban Adventures organised was great...More

Thank yasminamuta
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Tolga gave us a magnificent walking tour of Old Town Istanbul. Such a fascinating layered city - you are in safe hands, very informative, it will make you fall in love with Turkey and set you up for an amazing trip.

Thank Dylan C
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Great experience. Got the chance to travel in tram and walk through some streets that otherwise a tourist wont visit. The local market full of fruits and vegetables was really interesting. The tour guide Ekrem was very knowledgeable and was explaining everything along the way...More

Thank rosebuds007
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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