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Istanbul Life Jewish Heritage Tours - Senguler Travel

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Address: Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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+90 533 738 5862

We are doing Jewish Heritage Tours since 2007.and we are ready to help...

We are doing Jewish Heritage Tours since 2007.and we are ready to help you.We have more than one tour options about Jewish Heritage Tour .Our agency is recommended in TripAdvisor by our clients

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Great way to discover Jewish Heritage in Istanbul

Our guide, Alp, was exceptional! He picked us up promptly at our hotel and we were off to discover our Jewish roots in Istanbul. We visited several synagogues, cultural museum... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2015

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Reviewed 6 August 2015

Our guide, Alp, was exceptional! He picked us up promptly at our hotel and we were off to discover our Jewish roots in Istanbul. We visited several synagogues, cultural museum, old Jewish quarter among sites and had delightful coffee break with delicious pastries. Not to be missed by those interested in finding Jewish culture in Istanbul. Great half day!

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Palo Alto, CA
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Can't say enough good things about our half day tour of the Jewish community. Saw three synagogues, the neighborhood of the first Sephardic immigrants from Spain, and enjoyed the Jewish museum as well. Our guide, Alp, was super knowledgeable and really helped us understand the community, its challenges and the color and flavor of Jewish history in Turkey. Highly recommend... More 

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

My family recently had enjoyed this amazing tour. Our guide, Alp, was extremely knowledgeable and informative and was great. We could not have asked for a better guide !! What an interesting tour. Highly recommended !!!

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San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Whenever I have clients visiting Istanbul, my tour company of choice is Istanbul Life. They do an outstanding Jewish Heritage Tour, covering all the historically important as well as current sites of interest. My clients have always been thrilled with their guides! I also use Istanbul Life for general Istanbul tours and again, they offer a quality of service which... More 

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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Our guide, Alp, was extremely knowledgeable and the trip was very informative and fun! It was a private tour and took our preferences into account.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Excellent tour. We have done Jewish Heritage tours in many cities and found this tour comparable.We were fortunate to have a Jewish guide, who shared with us the history and its impact in a personal way. We are interested in both the historical and current way of life. If other touring of Istanbul is being done, a 1/2 day tour... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this full-day tour. It was so special to experience the important Jewish heritage of Istanbul. It was extremely easy to book through Hakan and Alp was most knowledgeable about the sites we visited and Istanbul's Jewish community. Highlights were the morning minyan at the Askenazic synagogue and an informative chat with a father and... More 

Thank bobsposts
Beachwood, Ohio
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Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Loved our guide and experience with Alp! Great day, very knowledgable and approachable. Walked by one of the synagogues and would never have seen it without the benefit of the tour. Hidden Gem!

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Reviewed 22 June 2015

I was worried that someone would not come to the ship since we docked so late, but everything went as smooth as silk. They ask for payment at the end of the tour, btw. John (spelled Can Gunay) was knowledgable of the Jewish life and synagogues and spoke excellent English. The tea and sweets included were a nice touch. Highly... More 

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Reviewed 20 June 2015

We had a lovely half day tour with Alp of Jewish Istanbul. We booked at the last moment the evening before and our tour was handled beautifully. Right on time we were picked up at our hotel and whisked away to the Ashkenazi synagogue where we enjoyed Shabbat morning services. My husband and his father were given aliyot and we... More 

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