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Istanbul private tours

Istanbul Private and Small Group Guided Tours

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Long known as the city where East meets West, Istanbul’s cosmopolitan past as the meeting point of nationalities, traditions, and regions has ushered in a wonderfully rich present.
Modern Istanbul first opened to the West in the 19th century as the fading Ottoman Empire began a program of rapprochement with European powers. The interplay of those influences today remains visible in a wonderfully diverse mix of neoclassical architecture, Art Nouveau Parisian-style covered passages, Turkish souks, and a vibrant street life of cafes, shops, and fine restaurants. Immerse yourself in dynamic Istanbul with Context's Istanbul private tours, guided by our local Istanbul private guides.

Istanbul Private Tours

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Hulya was an excellent guide. I think we may have tasted almost every flavor in Istanbul! From the Spice Bazaar to the local markets of Kadikoy, Hulya made sure we had good experiences with the most authentic of Istanbul foods. Five stars to Context and Hulya. Thank you!
Sulaymaniyah was excellent! Not only did he have tremendous knowledge about Topkapi, he also provided us with extensive relevant historical information. He was extremely pleasant, letting us take our time based on our interests. Highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Istanbul as well as all history enthusiasts.
Aylin was greeted by the shopkeepers with delight. They too recognize her as an authority and great fun.