Turkey, Istanbul Guide (B): A Locals Guide to Istanbul

A Locals Guide to Istanbul
Want to experience the best of Istanbul like a local? Then take a local’s guide to Istanbul tour.

Sure, a visit to Istanbul wouldn’t be complete without visiting all the major attractions of the Old City, the Asian side, and the European side. But, if you have a spare day in Istanbul, make like a local and take the path less tourist-trodden or just wander the streets. You might just like Istanbul from a local’s perspective.

A private tour with an Istanbul Local Guide will show you the best things to see in Istanbul as well as where the locals eat, shop, drink, explore and relax.

There’s a new breed of tour guide on the travel market. They are young, mostly university educated and well-informed in local and world affairs. They are up with popular culture and what is fashionable. This means knowing the latest local fads in food, fashion and socialising.

As well as sharing an in depth, educated knowledge of local history, art and architecture, they can guide you to the hottest restaurant, art exhibition or off the tourist trail markets.

Book a private full or half day tour with a local, and you are bound to see much more of Istanbulthan you will find in the guidebooks.

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Guide Name: A Locals Guide to Istanbul
Guide Location: Turkey » Istanbul
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Panorama 1453   Kariye Museum   Suleymaniye Mosque  
Author: Kate O'malley
Read it on author's website: http://www.vagrantsoftheworld.com/guide-to-istanbul/

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