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Istanbul Urban Adventures

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Address: Ticarethane Sok, HakkiBey Apt, No 11, Istanbul 34421, Turkey
Phone Number:
+90 532 641 2822
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Istanbul Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around...

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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US$49.30*
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Eat Like a Local: Istanbul Food and Culture Tour with Dinner at Local Family...
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US$43.94*
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In Focus: The Olive Tree of Istanbul Including Delicious Home Cooked Syrian Meal
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US$34.30*
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Istanbul Sightseeing Tour Including Grand Bazaar, Suleymaniye Mosque and...

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Fantastic tour in Istanbul!!

We were in Istanbul during the Festival of the Sacrifice, which meant that the tours we wanted to do were not available. Upon contacting the company, we had a "compilation tour... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
Simon C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Istanbul during the Festival of the Sacrifice, which meant that the tours we wanted to do were not available. Upon contacting the company, we had a "compilation tour" made to show us what they could. Cumali was our guide and he was fantastic! He had such great knowledge of the history and modern aspects of the city.... More 

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UAIST1, Operations Manager at Istanbul Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Simon and Rana we are happy that you were able to enjoy your time in the city over the Sacrifice Holiday and had some fun with Cumali. We are always happy to accommodate private tours and have lots of suggestions, we look forward to welcoming you back to Istanbul in the future. More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We took the 'in focus tour' towards an ngo/community center called 'The Olive Tree'. Two fantastic ladies (volunteers) guided us through the Capa district in Istanbul, towards The Olive Tree were we were warmly welcomed by Syrian ladies. Had time and opportunity to discuss with both volunteers and the Syrian ladies, whilst enjoying a wonderful meal cooked by the Syrian... More 

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UAIST1, Operations Manager at Istanbul Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Chantal it was such a pleasure to host you and Ingrid at the Olive Tree dinner and thank you so much for the review. We hope to meet you back in Istanbul in the future. The Syrian ladies at the centre will welcome your kind words and I will pass on this review to them. Raising awareness and understanding is... More 

Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We took the food tour, and our guide Burak was cheerful and helpful The food selection was diverse and you get a taste of everything Worth the price!

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UAIST1, Operations Manager at Istanbul Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review, we love our Night Tasting Trail, and happy to hear that you did to. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful evening .It was me and two awesome persons and our great guide Ekrem who intrdouced us to an amazing family with great hospitality . I enjoyed everything from the food to the various discussions we had . Sending my love and thanks to everyone involved :D .

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had an interesting time with Ekram who guided us around Istanbul. He gave us historical information & showed us some sights we would have missed if we'd been walking through Istanbul alone

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

hey folks... just spent a beautıful and really nıce day around Istanbul, knowıng a lot of the hıstory and culture of the place... amusıng tıme... my lovely guıde EKREM SEYHAN, took all enjoyable places ın a tour that was just AWESOME, hıghly recommended, plus he would be goıng along wıth your crazyness. Most ımportantly, always havıng a smıle, patıence and... More 

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Oakland, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

It was a very nice morning with Urban Adventures. I enjoyed the opportunity to speak with a local and learn about life in Istanbul. A great idea for a solo traveler.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Ekram was a wonderful guide who got us somewhat off the beaten track to explore Istanbul. He shared insights of his country and provided candid answers to our searching questions. This is a terrific tour if you have already explored Istanbul and would like to experience something a little different discovering a new perspective through the eyes of a young... More 

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Guangzhou
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Just 2 of us and Ekrem the young local tour guide! I have been a frequent visitor to Istanbul and am a foodie myself. It was good to be able to ask a local some questions. For me, the tour was just the tip of the amazing cuisine that Istanbul has a result of my experiences during my stopovers. For... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

this was an all day adventure our tour guides name was Atilla Ersan and did this gentalman know his stuff we saw the sultons pallace, the blue mousk the grand bizzare did a little shopping , horse square, the cankurtaran, also Ayasofya, at lunch time we ate at local restante and had an authintic muslium dinning experance

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