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Enjoy a full-day tour of Beylerbeyi Palace and a cruise on the Bosporus in Istanbul.
With this full-day tour that includes lunch, you have the rare chance to travel to two continents in one day as you explore both Istanbul’s European and Asian sides.
Enjoy a scenic 1.5-hour cruise along the Bosphorus, passing famous sites like the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, while touring the opulent Beylerbeyi Palace, strolling through the energetic Spice Bazaar, and visiting these attractions.
The Fourth Crusade broke through the walls for the first time in 1204, and Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror’s cannons and troops did so again in 1453.
The Golden Horn has been crucial to the growth of Istanbul because it is a natural and exceptionally safe harbor. The inlet divides the European coastline into two sections. The entrance from the Bosphorus is where it is the widest, measuring about 8 km in length. At the far end, two streams empty into this inlet.
Egyptian Bazaar of Spices
The aromas of mint, thyme, caraway, saffron, cinnamon, and every other imaginable herb and spice permeate the area.
Boat Trip on the Bosphorus
A breathtaking trip along the Bosphorus between Europe and Asia, passing the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden mansions, and other buildings, and continuing up to the Rumeli Fortress
The Rumeli Fortress, seen from the water with no access to the interior
Istanbul had endured numerous sieges before Mehmet the Conqueror captured it in 1453, but with the aid of the Roman city walls, it was able to defend itself.
Lunch (Drinks available on extra cost)
One of the world’s top producers of leather is Turkey, which is a great place to shop.
Discover the summer palace of the Ottoman Sultans, complete with real furniture, gorgeous gardens, and a harem on the Asian side.
Take a look at Çamlıca Hill, one of Istanbul’s highest points. At the top, there are lovely traditional-landscaped gardens where you can relax while taking in the breathtaking views of Istanbul and the Bosphorus
Enjoy an eight-hour tour of Istanbul that takes you to Camlica Hill, the Spice Market, and a cruise on the Bosphorus.
Explore the Spice Market
Become familiar with the history, architecture, and art of the area.
Visit the Beylerbeyi Palace, which an Ottoman sultan constructed in the nineteenth century.
View Istanbul's stunning cityscape from Camlica Hill's summit.
View the beautiful city of Istanbul while on the Bosphorous River boat tour.