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Istanbul: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Product ID: 43464
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Explore Istanbul at your own pace on board a double-decker, open-top, hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. See all the famous landmarks, from the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque to the splendors of the Ottoman Empire, including Dolmabahçe Palace.
About this activity
Duration 24 - 72 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Turkish, English, French, German, Italian, Arabic, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Istanbul's Byzantine and Ottoman architecture by bus
  • Hop off at more than 15 different stops to explore Istanbul's most famous sites
  • See Turkey in miniature at the child-friendly Miniatürk model park
  • Marvel at the minarets and dazzling blue tiles of the Blue Mosque
  • Savor the warm aromas of the Spice Bazaar
  • Cross the Bosphorus Bridge into Asia
  • Watch the fishermen on Galata Bridge
Full description
See all the sights of Istanbul on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Choose between flexible Classic and Premium tickets. Save money with a family ticket and take the kids to child-friendly sites such as the Dolphinarium or the Miniatürk model village, where Turkey’s most important monuments are recreated in miniature.

You will have access to 2 routes. Buses come regularly and frequently on both routes. Informative recorded commentary is available in 8 different languages, including English, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Complimentary earphones are provided.

Jump off at any of the stops on the Red Route and see architecture from the Byzantine and Ottoman eras. Cross the Bosphorus Bridge to Asia to see the Beylerbeyi Palace and watch all the activity of the Bosphorus Straits. Marvel at the old city wall of Constantinople and the Roman Aqueduct on the Golden Horn/Blue Route, which also includes the iconic Blue Mosque.

The City Tour (Red) Route:
• Sultanahmet Square
• Galata Bridge
• Tophane
• Port
• Dolmabahçe
• Naval Museum
• Beylerbeyi Palace
• Akaretler / W Hotel
• Taksim Square
• Egyptian Spice Bazaar

Golden Horn/Blue Route:
• Sultanahmet Square
• Galata Bridge
• Patriarchate
• Cable Car
• Dolphinarium
• Miniatürk
• Transport Museum / Rahmi Koç Museum
• Egyptian Spice Bazaar


Includes
  • Classic (24-hour ticket), Premium (48-hour ticket) or Deluxe (72-hour ticket) hop-on hop-off bus ticket
  • Audio commentary and complimentary headphones
  • Free WiFi onboard the buses
  • Free Big Bus İstanbul route map
  • Miniaturk entrance fee
  • Naval Museum entrance fee
  • Bosphorus boat tour

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Tours start in Sultanahmet Square between Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia next to the main road

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Important information
Know before you go
You will have access to both the The City Tour/Red Route and the Golden Horn/Blue Route. Buses come regularly and frequently on both routes.
Save up to 10%

From £41.14 £37.02 per person

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Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 373 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.2/5
Value for money
3.9/5
Safety
4.4/5

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Big Bus Tours Istanbul

Product ID: 43464