Istanbul

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Photo of EMRE OZKARA

EMRE OZKARA Licensed

  • 5 stars 38 Reviews
  • 120 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Istanbul (primary)
Languages:
Turkish (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

Hi there ! If you intend to visit the main sights of Turkey with an experienced tour guide, just send me a mail. I am a licensed tour guide for leading tours in all over Turkey with 12 years of experience. I can provide you a comfortable tour itinerary according to your needs and interests. Tour guiding is my full-time job and I have a BA degree on tour guiding and travel management department. I usually take private excursions with small groups of Americans in Ephesus, İstanbul and Cappadocia. I also lead round trips drive and guide in the western TURKEY. I lead private tours of big companie Learn more

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Dilek Camurcu Orube Licensed

  • 5 stars 38 Reviews
  • 115 Bookings

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English

Dear travellers who whish to see my beautiful country, I have both relevant education which enable me to travel all over Turkey’s major destinations (beaches and immeasurable historical cities) and extensive work experiment of incoming and congress department in Istanbul which takes up million of tourists per year; . I studied to become a tourist guide in Turkey. As a graduate from Guiding, we are qualified on history, mythology, archaeology, history of religion, history of art, I am fully licenced guide approved from the Ministery of Culture and Tourism of Turkish Republic. During the time Learn more

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Nesime Kaya Tanış Licensed

  • 5 stars 36 Reviews
  • 100 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Cappadocia (primary)
Languages:
Turkish (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Kurdish (Basic)
  • Portuguese (Basic)

Hello I am Nesime. But you can simply call me Nesi :)
Who am i ( Nesi )?
I am funny
Patient
Joyful
Simple
Mysterious
Smily:)
Talktive
Silent
And more over of all , i am
extra willing to share my knowledge about my extremely rich country in history, culture and natural beauty..Set up and come to the cradle of civillizations! But let your first stop be istanbul ; the capital of civillizations :))
Loves,
Nesime Kaya Tanış
Professional licenced tourist guide
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NESRIN ULUPINAR Licensed

  • 5 stars 43 Reviews
  • 93 Bookings

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Turkish

Hi! My name is NESRIN. I am an experienced and licenced English speaking tour guide. I graduated from university the tour guiding deparment in 2004 and on the same year I gained my guiding licence from The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. I have been doing tour guiding as a full time job for the last 10 years. I am running daily city tours in Ephesus and Istanbul. I am originally from the central part of the counrty which is called as Cappadocia. The reason of my choosing this profession is meeting with new faces from different countries and showing my country to them. So let's see th Learn more

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Safiye Kaban Licensed

  • 5 stars 31 Reviews
  • 76 Bookings

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English (primary)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

Hi Everybody!!
My name is Safiye. I was born in small town in Black Sea but I live in Istanbul.I am an official tour guide in Istanbul. I graduated from Adnan Menderes University in Kusadasi. I have received training at the Departmant of Travel Management and Tourist Guiding for 5 years. I organize cultural, historical, shopping, walking and food tours. Also I interested in photography, I can show it to you good spots to take nice pictures. We can explore the city by walking.. I am very patient, friendy, young and energetic. i am enough experienced to do my job! I know Istanbul very well and
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Emine Filiz Licensed

  • 5 stars 24 Reviews
  • 61 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Istanbul (primary)
Languages:
English

Dear Guests! My name is Emine. I'm a licenced English speaking tour guide in Istanbul. I graduated from Gazi University Travel Management and Tourist Guidance department. I have been guiding private groups throughout Turkey for 5 years. I was born and raised in Bursa which is the first capital city of Ottoman Empire. I'm a resident of Istanbul since 2007. I work with various travel agents in Istanbul and assist American, Canadian, Australian guests. You don't have to rush in a large tour group but can discover the city individually. I'll be happy to assist you for a unique experience in Istan Learn more

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OVUNC D. OZSOY (OZDEMIR) Licensed

  • 5 stars 28 Reviews
  • 53 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Istanbul (primary)
Languages:
English

Hello Everyone!
I am a passionate Tour Guide with an on going BA education on History of Art to lecture about all over Turkey’s major destinations and 15 years of experience in providing excellent tour practice for travellers in Turkey. I am fully licensed approved from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkish Republic.
Having worked as Trip Leader for America's leading tour company Overseas Adventure Travel's 21 day trip to Turkey's Magical Hideaways program for seven years, I now am usually guiding private small groups according to tailor made itineraries. My popular topics in
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Neslihan Akin Licensed

  • 5 stars 18 Reviews
  • 44 Bookings

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English

Hi!
I am a professional tour guide in Turkey. I'm living in a marvelous city. ISTANBUL!!! I love my country with its diversity of culture,food and people.I welcome you to explore the charm, mystery and majesty that live in every corner of this city.While you are making tour with me,you will not discover just historical part of Turkey you feel also daily life.For unforgettible memories you should visit Turkey.
Hola,
Soy Neslihan.Puedo hablar Espanol tambien.Yo aprendi Espanol en Argentina. Vivo en Estambul.Trabajo como independiente guia turismo.Estoy aqui si desea hacer de sus vacacio
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CEM BALSUN Licensed

  • 5 stars 14 Reviews
  • 44 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Istanbul (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Italian (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)
  • Portuguese (Basic)

Now that you are reading my info, you are very close to discover Istanbul.
Visiting Istanbul with me, you will not only see the main attractions but you will also become acquainted with the history, the culture and the daily life style of this extraordinary city.
Currently studying history at Istanbul University, I offer you the opportunity to grab unique historical information about the intriguing and glorious past of the city. Having grown up in the old city makes me the right choice to discover its most authentic side.
For those who like sports, I arrange several bike tours which will
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soner tufan Licensed

  • 5 stars 10 Reviews
  • 39 Bookings

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Turkish (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

Hi there,
My name is Soner Tufan.
I am an experienced English speaking licensed professional tour guide. I have been doing guiding as a full time job for the last 8 years, studied 4 years university of professional tour guiding in Cappadocia ( one of the highlights of Turkey).
During University years i got chance to work and travel in Us.
After having graduated from university I have started guiding in Istanbul. I mostly work with the cruise lines such as Celebrity, Norwegian, Crystal, Holland America, Oceania, Princes, Azamara, Msc and Costa. If you are visiting Istanbul by a crui
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Maksut Celebi Licensed

  • 5 stars 6 Reviews
  • 35 Bookings

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English

I am a freelance Professional Tour Guide officially licensed by Ministry of Culture and Tourism. I am also a member of the Federation of Turkish Tourist Guide Associations and Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Istanbul. Since 2001 I have worked as a tour guide in Istanbul and all around Turkey (also known as Anatolia and Asia Minor) both for individual travelers and group tours with visitors from throughout the world.
I studied professional tour guide department and graduated from Ankara University in 2001 and that same year I also earned my Professional Tourist Guide license from Minis
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Atakan Ceyhan Licensed

  • 5 stars 12 Reviews
  • 18 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Istanbul (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Portuguese (Fluent)
  • Turkish (Fluent)

Merhaba (Hello in Turkish) from Istanbul, Turkey...
My name is Atakan. I'm a licensed and experienced English speaking tour guide living in Istanbul. I am originally from Cappadocia which is a famous region of Turkey with "fairy chimneys". After working for long years in Cappadocia I've moved to Istanbul and serving as a full time tour guide. I love every corner of this beautiful country and trying to do my best for my valuable guests. I am running daily sightseeing tours in Istanbul and also the round trips in the country from east to west, north to south. Come and explore the beauty and
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ORBAY Sayu Licensed

  • 5 stars 9 Reviews
  • 15 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Istanbul (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • French (Fluent)
  • Turkish (Fluent)
  • Italian (Basic)

i've been guiding people from all around the world for more than 20 years, proudly with my professional batch on my chest.
FRANCAIS and ENGLISH are two languages that i speak as fluent as my mother language Turkish, though I may also be very helpful to ITALIANs who are not ready to communicate by other than their own language.
having my high school diploma from GALATASARAY Lycee, I had my SOCIOLOGY major in ex-ROBERT COLLEGE of Istanbul...
these two best schools of Turkey bestowed me the quality to act as a person with you rather than a GUIDEBOOK,
however, CiNEMA and TV appears as a seco
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Hatice Aydın Licensed

  • 5 stars 9 Reviews
  • 14 Bookings

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Languages:
English (primary)
  • Portuguese (Fluent)

Hello! My name is Hatice. I was born in Izmir province which is famous for it's ancient city Ephesus but I live in Istanbul. I studied tour guiding at Ege University and graduated at 2011. At the same year I got my license from the Ministry of Culture & Tourism and since that time I've been doing full time guiding for the people from every part of the world. Guiding is not a job, it is a passion for me. I like to meet new people, new faces, different cultures and really enjoy to introduce my country to the others. I will be happy to answer any question you have related to the history, traditi Learn more

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Guided Istanbul Tours & Transfers Licensed

  • 5 stars 7 Reviews
  • 13 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Istanbul (primary)
Languages:
Turkish (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • French (Fluent)
  • German (Fluent)
  • Italian (Fluent)
  • Russian (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

Welcome to ISTANBUL!!! (Read our excellent reviews on TripAdvisor: Guided Istanbul Tours) Want to customize your day tour? Choose us! Tour guiding is our full-time job. We lead private tours of guests from cruise lines such as OCEANIA CRUISES, MSC, ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES, NORWEGIAN SPIRIT, COSTA, WINDSTAR, AIDA, WORLD, HOLLAND AMERICAN LINE. With our tours, you will not only be given the history but also reveal what it is like the real life in Turkey, the traditions, myths, locals, customs. You will wander around the city to be amazed by monuments. You will eat at a local and typical Turkish Learn more

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