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Istanbul
Turkey

Population: 8,803,468
Language: Turkish
Currency: New Turkish Lira (YTL)

Information about Istanbul

Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and has a borderline Mediterranean climate, humid subtropical climate, and oceanic climate, as a result of its position on a transitional climatic zone.  Istanbul is a phenomenal location to visit because of all it offers vacationers.  

Tourists greatly enjoy attending the Istanbul Biennial that take place every two years.  It features Turkish visual art as well as the works international artists.   Istanbul has an impressive selection of shopping centers, traditional and also contemporary. The Grand Bazaar, in business since 1461, is one of the world's oldest and most expansive covered markets. Mahmutpasha Bazaar is an outdoor market that has been Istanbul's chief spice market since 1660.  In addition to usual Turkish cuisine such as kebab, Istanbul is also well-known for its remarkable seafood restaurants. 

For guests who enjoy spending vacation days in the sun, Istanbul has more than twenty beaches with crystal clear water to make their selections from.  Providing even more enjoyment of the outdoors is a vast amount of spectacular parks in order to see further beauty of nature. There are also interesting museums that guests are pleased to visit. The Istanbul Archaeology Museums consists of three museums. 

These museums are the Archaeological Museum, Museum of the Ancient Orient, and the Museum of Islamic Art.  An excess of one million articles representing almost all of the time periods and civilizations in the history of the world.  Istanbul is a wonderful city for vacationing and we hope you keep it in mind.

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Ali

(Member Since 2013) Excursions/tous in the following cities: Istanbul Languages: English

On your next vacation to Istanbul, Turkey, Private Guides has professional tour guides interested in making the most of your time. Find one in the area you will be visiting to have a tour designed around your specific interests. If you are a fan of Turkish food, historic places, architecture, or shopping, our certified, knowledgeable guides can plan a route that will highlight the best sights.

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Salim

(Member Since 2014) Languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Arabic, Russian, Italian

Our agency founded by a group of Professional Tourist Guides here in İstanbul. By doing this we start to give our Professional services tou our clients more organized in our agency. One of our main key was having guides for any necessary languages and today we serve in more spoken languages.

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Emre

(Member Since 2005) Excursions/tous in the following cities: Istanbul, Cappadocia Languages: English, French, Italian

I am a licensed tour guide. I am guiding in english, french and italian since 20 years. For my daily city tours I can provide an air-cond. luxurious†Mercedes Mini Van.

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Oguz

(Member Since 2007) Excursions/tous in the following cities: Istanbul

Tour and Talk Turkey! :)) with Oguz:Join me for a great time, the most charming, rare as well as common background, all at the right dose. (if you end up on the wrong tour you may end up listening to a guide...

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Onur

(Member Since 2022) Excursions/tous in the following cities: Istanbul Languages: Turkish, English

Onur is born in Mersin but moved to Istanbul in his early 20s due to the passion he holds for the city. Onur grew up admiring history, philosophy, and archeology. From a young age, he spent time learning...

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Ozkan

(Member Since 2009) Excursions/tous in the following cities: Istanbul, Cappadocia Languages: English, Turkish

I am a licenced tour guide in Istanbul, Turkey. I love meeting new people and guiding them in my beloved city. Making your holiday unforgettable is my priority. My specialty is the Ottoman history. But it does not mean that I do not know anything about the Byzantines.

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Ozlem

(Member Since 2006) Excursions/tous in the following cities: Istanbul Languages: english - advanced, spanish - basic

WORK EXPERIENCE: Soktas textile companyCustomer representativePlanet travel Dubai Marketing representativePlanet travel Dubai - franchise of gullivers travel associates and octopustravelArea business...

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Salim

(Member Since 2014) Languages: English, French, Spanish

I am a professional tourist guide since 2007 here in istanbul and all around Turkey. I live in istanbul and this city is my passionate city. I offer guiding services in English, French, Spanish and Portugues. Our fascinating city istanbul which is on top of two continent, Europe and Asia wellcomes you to have nice tours with our services.

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Serkan

(Member Since 2009) Excursions/tous in the following cities: Istanbul Languages: English

Because Anatolia has been a cradle for many civilizations, history and tourism have always been my biggest passion. I have been working as a free-lance professional tourist guide in Anatolia since 1995 and I have more or less covered every square inch of my country. Our professional tour guides are at least 5 years experienced and they all have a wonderful background at vip, private or group tours.

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Suleyman

(Member Since 2006) Excursions/tous in the following cities: Istanbul Languages: English

I am an easy-going person, I have guided many people in Istanbul and every part of Turkey, I still enjoy meeting people and telling them about our wonderful country. It will be a real pleasure to share it with...

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Private Guide in Istanbul - Tolun

(Member Since 2005) Excursions/tous in the following cities: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Amasya, Ankara Languages: Turkish, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, German

I am a multilingual archaeologist, tour guide and driver. My Attributes: I speak fluent Turkish, English, French, Italian, Japanese and I can communicate in Russian, Chinese (Mandarin) and German. I can conduct tours in every region of Turkey. I have worked as a tour guide for various tour operators and have traveled extensively with American, European, Canadian, Japanese and Chinese groups conducting tours in their own languages. I have an E-class driverís license for driving passenger vehicles in Turkey and New Zealand with unblemished driving records. I consider safe driving is one of the most important aspects of my work. My Experience: I started to conduct tours in 1983 and have performed over 500 tours, traveled over 850,000 km, I worked for more than 20 travel agencies, including, Cox & Kings, Kuoni, Marmara, I Viaggi Del Ventaglio, Deren Koray Travel etc., conducted archaeological, and cultural tours. I am also conducting tours in Europe, New Zealand, former Soviet countries and North America. Organizations: I am active member and supporter of Greenpeace in Turkey. I am on the translation team and act as an interpreter during some of their projects in Turkey. Personal info: I divide my time in Turkey and Estonia. I am a vegetarian but sometimes in summer while traveling I keep a fruitarian diet, consisting of eating only fruits and nuts from the trees. I was born in Istanbul and grew up in Ankara. While in Turkey I sometimes live in Cappadocia region, located in central Anatolia. In my free time I do body building, take walks in the valleys and plant fruit trees, or work for the maintenance of my old 7-room Cappadocian cave house consisting of both caves and regular rooms.

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