An Istanbul Native, Cuneyt started already in the 80’s to work as a certified Tourist guide. After getting his degree in Business Administration from the Bosporus University, he worked for several national & international companies of the travel industry till 2001.
Today he is not only a professional guide, yet also a lecturer in the university, educating the future travel professionals and a consultant, serving companies around the world in business & management related fields.
In his spare time he enjoys to travel around the World and already been in most of the countries in Europe, North- & South America as well as Far-East and Africa. He speaks fluently German & English and has a higher education for his Master Degree in Capital Markets & Stock Market. He is a member of TUREV, Foundation of Turkish Tourist Guides and in the senior management of Kultur Tourism & Travel
Tour guide services/sample itinerary:
All our programs are tailor made and we do not have a standard approach for everyone. With our experiece since 1974; we could asisst you nearly everywhere in Turkey, Izmir, Bursa, Ankara, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Troy... However if you have other places in mind we will gladly take you there.
Istanbul is one of the most exiting places to visit in the entire world. People from all over are coming to see the capital of the two biggest empires in the history. If you are here for the first time and have only one day for sightseeing and shopping, than we would recommend the classical itinerary.
Ottoman & Bzyantine Treasures in Istanbul-The Classical
After meeting your guide, an unforgettable day in the old city will start.
Your program includes;
-Hippodrome, the former center for sports and political activities of Constantinople; with the Obelisk from Egypt; the Serpentine Column, and the German Fountain of Wilhelm II;
-Blue Mosque from the 17th century, a magnificent mosque called Sultan Ahmet, famous with its six minarets
-St. Sophia, is the magnificent Byzantine church of all times built in the 6th century, mosque during Ottomans and museum today.
-Topkapi Palace, the former imperial residence from where the great Ottoman Empire was once ruled. It was built in the 15 century and was in use for the next 400 years.
At the end of the day you could enjoy the Nuruosmaniye Street ,with a wide variety of goods from hand-made carpets to jewelry. Covered Bazaar is an experience of a lifetime The construction started in the 15th century, right after the conquest of Istanbul by Sultan Mehmet, and galleries were added during the years to form today's labyrinth of shops, grouped in streets according to the trade. It is one of the world’s most picturesque and enchanting bazaars.
Transportation by tour guide:
Transportation can be arranged upon request. With a wide variety of vehicles in our partners fleet, we can meet all kinds of tour and transportation needs. The fleet consists of different models of cars, vans, minibuses and buses from standard up to deluxe category for a comfortable and enjoyable ride. (Kultur Licence # : TURSAB A-0934)
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