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Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen

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Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen "All travellers are tourists but not all tourists can be travellers. To be a traveler you need to go beyond the regular, mix with locals and immerse into the local culture." I am a tour guide, writer...more
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Soganci Sok. 3/3 | Cihangir, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
Beyoglu
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Reviewed today

We had a bespoke tour of the cisterns, back-streets and terraces around the covered market, and street food. Sherif is an amazing guide. He is incredibly knowledgeable and has amazing access to different experiences: our friends did a private visit with whirling dervishes the following...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

He really made our trip to Istanbul an amazing one! We did a two day tour with him and his knowledge of the history and expertise of the city really made it a remarkable experience. Also he really knows the best spots to get food!...More

Thank Alex D
SerifYenen, Owner at Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Alex, thank you so much for taking the time and writing this beautiful review. It was a great pleasure to know you. I hope we can meet again for a longer time. I wish you best.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 6 had a two-day tour with Serif in October, 2018. We covered most of the great attractions and experiences. My wife and I travel all over the world, using guides often to give us unique insight into a city. Serif is the...More

Thank Paul O
SerifYenen, Owner at Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Paul, you have wriiten a wonderful review, thanks. Now I have to work harder to deserve these words:)

Reviewed 11 September 2018

My wife and I heard Serif lecture at the Smithsonian in Washington so booked a one day tour of Istanbul with him. It was excellent he took us to places we never could have found and tailored the day to our interests. He was well...More

Thank virginiatraveler953
SerifYenen, Owner at Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Dear Phil and Tanya, thank you so much. First, I was so glad you joined my two lectures at the Smithsonian in Washington DC, then I became even more pleased to tour the unique places in Istanbul together. It was a pleasure. Thanks. Hope to...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

After careful research, we hired Serif Yenen to lead a private tour for a group of clients who are History buffs, avid travelers who have a thirst for knowledge. Serif was extremely helpful in all aspects of the trip; I worked directly with him to...More

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SerifYenen, Owner at Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you so much Sarah. It was a great pleasure to work with you. Please give my best regards to everyone in the group.

Reviewed 17 August 2018

We booked customized tour (Istambul) with Serif, for our family of 6 people, his in-depth knowledge about Turkish history and heritage makes all the difference when you hired a experienced tour guide. He mingled with our family like one of our family member, due to...More

Thank khans66
SerifYenen, Owner at Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Dear Shehzad, Thank you for taking the time and sharing your review. You have a beautiful family and it was a pleasure for me to get to know each member and tour with you all. Thanks a lot.

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Started well with a good introduction to Turkish geography and history (if a little long and at times condescending), saw a few interesting underground archeological sites, but then the energy waned and I was left feeling this guide just wanted to take a break at...More

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SerifYenen, Owner at Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Aedin, Thank you for taking the time and writing a review. First of all I apologize for any inconvenience that I might have caused. I personally wrote you directly, but I have never heard back from you. Your review has been the worst review...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

My daughter aged 15 and I were in Istanbul for over a week before we did our tour with Serif on the very last day. And I am so glad we did! Serif met us with some great maps that he has published and first...More

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SerifYenen, Owner at Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Manisha, your 15-year-old daughter was one of the best guests for me. She was so curious to know, so careful while listening and so communicative. You and your daughter are great travelers. I would like to thank both of you for such a nice...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

As a 29-year higher ed member, I embrace and appreciate lifelong learning. Learning doesn’t just take place in classrooms and it never ends either. Learning is a forever thing. My wife and I had the opportunity to recently visit Istanbul, Turkey (our first time) and...More

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SerifYenen, Owner at Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Jonathan, you have written such a nice review from a very different aspect, thank you so much. It is my pleasure if I was able to teach you something. Hope to stay in touch. Kind regards.

Reviewed 29 March 2018

My mother and I went to Turkey in 2016 and decided to visit Istanbul once more in 2018. This time, we met Serif and did three tours with him. All of them were unforgettable. First, we must point out that we felt very safe and...More

Thank Cecília A
SerifYenen, Owner at Discover Istanbul & Turkey with Serif Yenen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Dear Cecilia, thank you so much for your beautiful words. It was such a great joy to tour Istanbul with you and your mother Cristina. As I said to Cristina as well, I hope we can cross our paths to discover more secrets of Istanbul...More

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