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My Local Guide - Istanbul

Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 534 200 55 65
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My Local Guide is extremely well run. Communciation pre tour with Mehmet was effieicnt and helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Emily B
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London, United Kingdom
Beyond Excellent! Highly recommended

I emailed the company for an enquriy & Mehmet responded in a very short time with a detailed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mona M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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” (56 reviews)
“baklava” (39 reviews)
“walking tour” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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+90 534 200 55 65

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My Local Guide is extremely well run. Communciation pre tour with Mehmet was effieicnt and helpful. Yunus was our guide - he speaks first class English and is clearly extremely knowledgeable about all the places we visited. These tours are not inexpensive but you get...More

Thank Emily B
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Emily, Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review. We are glad that you were happy with our service we provided for you. Istanbul is a lovely city which help us to achieve our clients' expectations. Thank you for choosing us...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I emailed the company for an enquriy & Mehmet responded in a very short time with a detailed program, price & all required info. Our guide Yunus Emre met us in our hotel he was prompt on time, friendly, so knowledgeable, perfect command of English,...More

Thank Mona M
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Mona, Thank you very much for asking your time to write this lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed our time with lovely Yunus. He is a sort of guide who have answer for everything. 😊 Thank you for choosing us. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful experience with Salih and My Local Guide. Email communications prior to my visit were always prompt and detailed. The driver was at the airport waiting for me just as we'd agreed--even though my flight was delayed 4 hours. On my first...More

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

Hello Anne, thank you very much for your nice review. Yes your flight was delayed for four hours but we still wait and would wait longer if it was necessary. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the service we provide for you. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel globally quite a bit, and this year it was my turn to pick all the destinations we would visit. My top destination was Istanbul! We had 8 nights in Istanbul, so I did some internet looking and found My Local Guide Istanbul. I...More

1  Thank JeannieTexas
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Jeannine, thank you very much for this lovely review. We are glad to see you are happy with our all sort of services ( mail response, transfer and guiding). We believe that hospitality is like a chain and each worker is a link of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yunus was very knowledgeable and speaks English very well. Tour was not rushed so you get to appreciate the places and small details that Yunus share. Also appreciate the chats in between the tours as you feel the warmth and hospitality of Turkish people. We...More

Thank aldhel a
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We really appreciate the time you shared to write this review. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your time with Yunus. We love to take our guest to non touristy restaurants and make them feel special. We...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Mehemt(Salih) was the absolutely best guide for this solo traveler. From being extremely knowledgeable to flexible, I highly recommend him for a unique, fun and amazing experience touring the beautiful city of Istanbul. On flexibility, I contacted My Local Guide - Istanbul at the last...More

2  Thank ekojj
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We had amazing time with our tour guide. Our 1st tour was on the Istanbul side and got to learn a lot about the history of Istanbul as well as an insight on how the locals live. Salih was witty and extremely charming. We loved...More

1  Thank An V
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Yunus and Salih are truly incredible. Not only do they give you such a local feel to their tour, but they are truly the nicest guys you will meet. They understand the beautiful history of Istanbul, and vividly describe it perfectly. I did 4 tours...More

1  Thank Yousef A
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I went on the Highlights of Istanbul tour with Eunus. We visited all the major sites in an efficient manner and this tour was great for those with time restrictions in Istanbul. We spent just the right amount of time in each site, and Eunus...More

2  Thank amehta08
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Hello Ametha, Thank you for this great review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with our lovely guide Yunus. He is an excellent guide and a history lover. Thank you for choosing to travel with My Local Guide Istanbul.

Reviewed 11 June 2017

We have not had much time for the tour in Istanbul. However My Local Guide was able to tailor the traditional private tours they usually provide based on our short time limit and personal preferences on sightseeings we would like to see. The tour guide...More

1  Thank Begemoth
mylocalguideistanbul, General Manager at My Local Guide - Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Hello Begemoth, Thank you for your review. We are grateful we could make you enjoy your time in Istanbul even it was a short time during a layover. We are happy to see you enjoyed the service we provide for you. We hope to see...More

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glynda51
26 March 2017|
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Response from mylocalguideistanbul | Property representative |
Hello Glynda51, We are a small travel agent whicn run tours only in Istanbul. Unfortunately, we don't organize the tour in your request list. Please check our website of My Local Guide Istanbul and see you can see the... More
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jmholt21
31 December 2016|
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Response from mylocalguideistanbul | Property representative |
Hello Balarat, yes we have tours available all year round. Tour details and prices are abailable on our website My Local Guide Istanbul.
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Amarbi
20 October 2016|
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Response from shazzie10aust | Reviewed this property |
Yunis was great but Suhli was equally as good, apologies for the spelling of their names. Contact their website and I believe they can arrange the transfers as well.
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