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Circle Istanbul

Inonu Mah, Akkarga Sokak No: 32-4, Istanbul 34100, Turkey
+90 877 424 8282
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Nice time

Went with my son and it was nice. Nice to see Istanbul off beaten path. Tour guide was really nice... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
San Jose, California
via mobile
The only way to see and feel Istanbul up close!

We did two tours a few days apart- The Circle Istanbut tour- and the Old City walking tour, with... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Seattle, Washington
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Circle Istanbul is a 360° look at the world’s most complex city, seen from the sidewalks, cafes, hilltops, and doorsteps. Expect to spend your day away from the tour buses, museums, crowds and souvenir shops - we'd rather show you the ENTIRE city as the locals see it! Allow us to present our Istanbul, the real Istanbul.
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“turkish bath” (43 reviews)
“old city” (20 reviews)
“asian side” (19 reviews)
Inonu Mah, Akkarga Sokak No: 32-4, Istanbul 34100, Turkey
+90 877 424 8282

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Went with my son and it was nice. Nice to see Istanbul off beaten path. Tour guide was really nice. We saw parts of Istanbul we never would have seen on our own.

2  Thank ItsMeandSon
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We did two tours a few days apart- The Circle Istanbut tour- and the Old City walking tour, with Ozcan on day one and Polat on day two. We can't say enough about how great it was to see the city this way. Our Circle...More

1  Thank ctgwold
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We did 2 tours the old city walking tour and circle Istanbul with Polat and Ozcan! Both were fantastic, friendly and very knowledgeable! A great way to skip the queues and see such a varied view of Istanbul! Would highly recommended booking with these guys...More

1  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Circle is not like any other tour I've been on. Rather than being hit with a tirade of facts and things to look at, Oz made the tour feel like we were a group of friends exploring the city together (granted, Oz had an encyclopaedic...More

1  Thank Hiphipapotanish
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing your, the best we had on our two week trip. Polat was a great guide, very friendly and willing to personalize the tour to the groups interests. All of the stops were great, he gave us the perfect amount of history...More

1  Thank Alishya B
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had a truly wonderful private day long tour of Istanbul with Ozcan Davascan. He was booked for us through our tour company (Medhills). He is extremely knowledgable, listens to what your provide in terms of guidance for the things you care about most, is...More

2  Thank jccphd
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I have only 1 day so I check the TA reviews. I select Circle Istanbul and the Old City tour, 0505 455 5164 is the local cell number and get to the meeting place 10 minutes early for my 8 hour tour. My guide is...More

1  Thank Jon P
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This was an excursion unlike any other we have experienced in other cities. We were able to see the local community and how they live and experience life in a city that is one of the largest in the world. Our guide, Polit had us...More

1  Thank johnsturm24
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We had never visited Istanbul before so decided to do the "Classic Istanbul tour" with our 2 young teens in tow. Ozcan Davascan was our guide for the day. He had a wealth of knowledge and interesting stories that really helped make each attraction come...More

1  Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We had such a fantastic day touring the city with Polat last week. As people who love a local experience, after reading the reviews on trip advisor, we knew we had to take this tour. We started with a delicious Turkish breakfast and then set...More

2  Thank Nikki M
For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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20 September 2015|
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Response from Dale47_11 | Reviewed this property |
I would send them an email. We paid in advance for the full version, but perhaps you can pay for the short version and pay the extra. Having said that, I know it is an expensive day, but we wouldn't have missed the full... More
Sasha R
21 August 2015|
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Response from auntyedna | Reviewed this property |
I did it on the second to last day. The idea was to go back to places I'd seen on The Circle for a final day of shopping. The Circle is essential - just do it!
Donna P
6 June 2015|
Response from CenanYunus | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your message. Circle Istanbul tour doesn't run on a strict schedule, which is why there is no room to customize anything. Decisions are made based on the date, group and many other factors. Keep in mind... More