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Istanbul Life Cultural Tours/Day Tours - Senguler Travel

#65 of 407 Tours in Istanbul
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Address: Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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+90 533 738 58 62
11:00 - 02:30
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Sun 11:00 - 02:30
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 19:00
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 17:00

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Sahaba Tours!

We really enjoyed the Sahaba Tours - Dervaish Baba is very knowledgeable and full of stories. The translator Ali was really friendly and helpful. It was a very spiritually... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed the Sahaba Tours - Dervaish Baba is very knowledgeable and full of stories. The translator Ali was really friendly and helpful. It was a very spiritually uplifting visit. It's a very busy schedule as there's lots of Ziyarahs to see. Jazakallah to Hakan who helped organise it! Well Recommended!

Thank SM05081997
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

They send me very good young talented driver who knows all places very well and on time who stays up to late! I strongly recommend him ask for Abdullah.

Thank Naqeeb S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We had the privilege of this being our second visit to the blessed Sahabe of Istanbul. The blessings received are priceless. I would totally recommend anyone visiting this beautiful city not to leave without doing ziyaret of the blessed Sahabe. This company is thoroughly professional & it is commendable that they are keeping alive the history of the blessed Sahabe... More 

Thank nasim3911
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We spent between 10am and 4pm visiting the tombs of Sahabas. It was a remarkable opportunity and with guidance from Dervish Erol it was a visit to remember. Dervish Erol has conducted these tours for many many years and know the history behind each Sahaba at his finger tips. Turkey has done a magnificent job in keeping the tombs /... More 

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Terlingua, Texas
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

I felt so honored to be part of a real Whirling Ceremony. This is NOT a show, this is a first hand experience where you have the opportunity to see how real people from the community get together to pray. I was welcome as part of their own. Very touching and of course the whirling ceremony part 100% authentic and... More 

Thank Lucy G
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Both days were amazing experiences. First up the sahaba tour, we had Hakan and the knowledgeable dervish as guides. Throughout the day we were able to visit respectfully the graves of the companions of prophet Muhammad all around Istanbul listening into the stories of how they arrived and what took place on the expeditions. Interesting to see the different locations... More 

Thank Azmat S
Bethpage, New York
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I had seen the dervish at a dinner show a few months back and it was cool but this - was incredibly authentic. We were given background and history of the dervish and were escorted to a monastery by a former dervish himself. We got to witness a prayer ceremony before the dancers began - overall very powerful and memorable.... More 

Thank allie824
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Istanbul Life did a great job organizing my personal itinerary 9 day tour in Turkey. I saw many of the highlights of Istanbul (Bosphorus Tour and Classic Tour and a free day for shopping at the Grand Bazaar), Ephesus, Pamukkale and Cappadocia (North and South Tours). All transfers, flights and hotels were confirmed in advance and I was always taken... More 

Thank Susan H
Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2016

A city steeped in centuries of history, Istanbul/Constantinople is the crossroads of Europe and Asia and the many cultures it represents. Anyone who is researching for a tour of Istanbul's many treasured sites already knows what there is to see. What is needed is a knowledgeable tour guide who can impart an understanding of each and our guide, Mrs. Tulay,... More 

Thank can8tiv2010
Beirut, Lebanon
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We had contacted Hakan from Senguler Tourizm Agency via email to book in advance tickets for a Galatasaray game. The service was great. Hakan was always available via email, and very helpful. He took care of everything, and offered us turkish coffee that we had on the rooftop of his agency, which has a spectacular view on the Bosphorus. We... More 

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