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Photo of Sinan Tortum

Sinan Tortum Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 3 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Istanbul (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Norwegian (Fluent)
  • Swedish (Basic)

I am a licensed turkish tour guide in english and norwegian.I also speak svorsk ( a mixture of norwegian and swedish). I am graduate of Istanbul-Bogazici University, Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Department of Politics ( 1987) and Norway-Trondheim University, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Social Sciences ( 1991).
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I have been licensed tour guide in Turkey since 1997.
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In addition to history, I give much emphasis on the sociology and the politics of Istanbul and Turkey. I START MY TOURS FROM ISTANBUL, IZMIR, KUSADASI and CESME.
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Yavuz AYDIN Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 2 Bookings

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

Saludos , soy Yavuz, guía profesional y oficial en idioma turco y Español y Portuguese con nociones también de Inglés. Trabajo desde 1999 en diversas áreas del sector turístico en Turquía y en el otras paises. Se ofrece un servicio personalizado y de calidad en las rutas, Organizo excursiones en Estambul y Capadocia. Sé muy bien todas las ciudades de Anatolia. Paseos por la naturaleza, visitas culturales, visitas arqueológicas, excursiones actividad, viaje azul,… etc y con posibilidad de innovar en ellas y crear otras nuevas según las necesidades de los clientes.
Donde yo trabajo; Todos regi
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Ugur Yavuzturk Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Ephesus (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Dutch (Fluent)

I was born and rised in Ephesus-Selcuk and the ancient city of Ephesus was kinda my playground. I went to the High School of Selcuk-Ephesus. After graduating from high school, I studied Electronics and Computer Aplications at Selcuk University in Konya - Turkey for one year in 1982. The next year I decided to study English as a Second Language at Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey. In 1986 I went to Glenside , Phil.-PA, USA with the references of my Full-Bright professors to study American English at Beaver College. After a month of staying in Glenside , I decided to move to New York City an Learn more

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Nese Yanik Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

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English

Hello travellers! My name is Nese and I have been conducting private tours around Istanbul for over 18 years. I am fully licensed by the Turkish Government. I specialize in private day tours that include places like Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque plus many others. All of my tours are private tours so it's just your goup alone. This means that you can tailor your tour as you go - there's no one else you need to worry about, we can change the itinerary on the fly just as you like. Istanbul is a wonderful historic city and with many exciting and interesting sites to visit. Let Learn more

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ilker avci Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kusadasi (primary)
Languages:
English

my country itself is full of great attractions and you will easily find me as contributing all of the beauties around. The major thing is understanding each other. This is %100 guaranteed. Feel the country with the assistance of a local guide. You will never regret. Learn more

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Yusuf Kılınçcı Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

Guide Locations:
Istanbul (primary)
Languages:
English

Another Istanbul enthusiast here;
Yusuf does not even remember how to become a guide. But he thinks that he has started to make the best of it after so many years. Experienced in most regions of Turkey, Balkan peninsula and Greece. Specializing at alternative routes and bird watching tours in Istanbul.
Smiles are for free!
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Sinan Yazgi Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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Languages:
English (primary)
  • German (Basic)

I have lived, studied and worked in Los Angeles, CA for almost six years. I have done some office jobs after I returned from the US but tour guiding, hanging out with people coming from different countries and backgrounds is more fun than my previous office jobs. I enjoy guiding and I want you to have an enjoyable experience in Istanbul, too. Learn more

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Sanem Yucesoy Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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Languages:
English

Hey there, I'm Sanem, State Licenced Professional Tourist Guide and Photographer for self-entertaining. Since 2011 I'm working as full-time active tour guide professionalized in Istanbul.
Exploring lifes on backstreets and bazaars, visiting popping up new places, trying new tastes, being lost in thousands years old history in this city, criss crossing Bosphorus are meanings of my life.
When i was at College, studying Tourism Guidance, i was dreaming to travel all around the world. So then i thought, "Why Frank Sinatra didnt compose a song for Istanbul?" Because if you can do it there, you c
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OZGUR SEZER Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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English

Starting to lead groups on different trails and mountains all around Turkey (including Cappadocia region and Taurus & Ararat Mountains) in 90ies, I have experienced the pastoral life in Anatolia. After becoming a country-wised Cultural Guide in 2007, I guided many groups in Eastern and Western Turkey. Working as a teacher for ten years helped me to organize things better. Spending lots of time with photographers gave me a peculiarity to select the best time of the day to be somewhere... Learn more

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Bora Sertbaş Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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

It is possible to have fun and learn the history! Specially in Turkey with me :)
You will be surprised to find out so much of the Western Literature and Visual arts have roots in these grounds where Turkey is at the moment.
I acquired my National Professional Tour Guide License in 1998.
Later completed my BA in Comparative Literature.
I am still taking my self on private tours in this majestic city and can even surprise my self, this is an on going never ending study, as they say "Rome was not built in one day".
Whether you want the classical sites or off the beaten path is up t
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ILAYNUR SAFAK Licensed

  • 4.5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 7 Bookings

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Languages:
Turkish (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

I was born and raised in Izmır - known as Smyrna in the ancient times- I have been living in Istanbul since after my graduation from Adnan Menderes University Tourism Guidance Department.I have been working in tourism sector during 9 years with different positions such as operations executive and licensed tour guide by Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
I have unending desire to travel so it makes you feel as though it is my first visit just as it is yours.I am always keen to facilitate interaction between you and turkish people.
Sharing my knowledge and experiences you feel as if you could s
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Tolga Kinas Licensed

  • 2 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

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Turkish (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

I was born in Samsun which is biggest city in Black Sea Region,Turkey. I gratuated at Tourism and Travel Managent in Akdeniz University in Antalya. I have worked at some of travel agencies in Bodrum,South Coast of Turkey. I love archeology,history and mythology, specially about of Turkey. I live in Istanbul since January of 2010. I like to communicate with people which are from different cultures and different countries. I would like to welcome to my beatiful country. Learn more

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Murat Dinc Licensed

  • 8 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Cappadocia (primary)
Languages:
Turkish (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Japanese (Fluent)

Hello. I am Murat from Cappadocia. As a professional licensed tourist guide since 1998, I guide in English and Japanese
It is my privilege to share with you what I've come to love and respect for 18 years.
The Turkish heritage is so abundant that it is a challenge to pass this on to my guests in the few days (or hours) that we have to share.
My hometown is Nevsehir Cappadocia. After becoming a heritage of UNESCO in 1985 has been very much improved and became among the historical regions of Turkey. You will find Deluxe or boutique hotels, various valleys with interesting rock formations, ca
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Cezmi Akar Licensed

  • 5 Bookings

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Languages:
English

Hi, my name is Cezmi and I was born in Ahmetli where is near the ancient city of Sardes in 1981.After 8 years primary education, I started studying in tourism. Before university education, I completed Tourism Management High School in Turgutlu where is the old Smyrna region, is ancient city of LydiaIn 2005, I had graduated from high school and the same year, preferred to study in Kocaeli University School of Travel Agency Management and Tourist Guiding Program in İzmit. I have AA degree from this program. I studied Archaeology & Anatolian Civilizations, Byzantion Art, Art of Seljuks, Ottoman Learn more

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EMRE ÖNAL Licensed

  • 4 Bookings

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

I SPEAK ENGLISH,FRENCH, ITALIAN and TURKISH
IF NEEDED ; WITH AN EXTRA COST I HAVE AN AIR-COND. MINI VAN THAT I AM USING FOR MY PRIVATE TOURS .
COME TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST ISTANBUL SIGHTSEEING TOURS WITH YOUR LOCAL TOUR GUIDE.
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