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  1. Turkey
  2. Istanbul
  3. Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour with Local Guide

Product ID: 107050
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Explore the highlights of Istanbul, where Turkey’s Ottoman and Byzantine Empires located before. Visit the fascinating Dolmabahce Palace, breathtaking Camlica, Ortakoy, a historical Rustem Pasha Rescue and famous Spice Bazaar with an expert guide.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the line through express security check
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English

Pick-up included

At your accommodation in the city center.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore an authentic Spice Bazaar
  • Cruise from Rumeli Hisarı Fortress along the famous Bosphorus Strait
  • Visit the Great Dolmabahce Palace with marvellous Ottoman and Byzantine architecture
  • Have lunch at top of Camlica Hill with a wonderful view
Full description
Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) was built between 1597 and 1664, also it is the second oldest covered bazaar in the city. You can find exotic aromas and various spices. It contains fruit vegetable, flower and fish shops inside.

Rustem Pasha Mosque, for a tour. It was built by a famous Bosnian, Rüstem Pasha and designed by -one the most famous architect in history- Mimar Sinan. One of the most famous mosque in Istanbul for her interior design. Dolmabahce Palace, was the first European style palace. It was built by Ottoman Sultans between 1843 and 1846.This is the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Also famous with the great collection of European antiquity. Ataturk lived the final part of his life in the palace and died there. Bosphorus Strait connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and splits the European and Asian sides of Turkey. Bosphorus Bridge, pass through the bridge and watch the beautiful view. It is 1704m long and was the 4th longest bridge around the world. Don’t miss this unique chance to pass from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.

Camlica Hill, the highest point in Istanbul, exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul city and Bosphorus. Take a little break for lunch here and enjoy the view while you are eating your tasty meal. Ortakoy, is a cosmopolitan area, bordering waters of the Bosphorus. Turks, Greeks, Armenians and Jews are leaving here. The neighbourhood hosts many different religious. It is also a popular spot for locals with art galleries, night clubs, and restaurants.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Monday ( Replaced with Galata Tower )
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 4 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
5.0/5

Organized by

TURISTA TRAVEL AGENCY

Product ID: 107050