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Bosphorus Cruise & Asian Istanbul Tour

Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
Highlights: Spice Bazaar, Rustem Pasha Mosque, Bosphorus Cruise, Bosphorus Bridge, Camlica Hill, Ortakoy, Dolmabahce Palace.
Operates: Maximum of 24 guests - Guaranteed daily departure from all Istanbul city hotels & cruise port.
Price: 51.99 Euro p/p (Small group guided tour - including lunch).

Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar): Built between 1597 and 1664, it is the second oldest covered bazaar in the city. You may find there mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish etc..

Rustem Pasha Mosque: MimarSinan built this mosque in 1560 for RustemPasha,son-in-law and the grand vizier of Suleyman the Magnificent. Its particular beauty lies in Iznik tiles covering it,both inside and outside.

Bosphorus Cruise: The Bosphorus strait connects the sea of Marmara to the Black Sea and separates Europe and Asia, making Istanbul one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the only one built astride two continents; this romantic cruise along the Bosphorus will allow you to admire the Dolmabahce Palace, the Beylerbeyi Palace, the Ciragan Palace and the Rumeli Fortress, ancient wooden villas and bridges and all the wonderful and unique maritime landscapes.

Bosphorus Bridge: Drive on the bridge and enjoy the beautiful view when crossing the bridge from Europe to Asia. It is 1704m long and was the 4th longest in the world when completed. Unique chance to step 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 from the best point of view.

Ortakoy: Is a cosmopolitan area, bordering waters of the Bosphorus with communities of Turk , Greeks, Armenians and Jews. The neighborhood hosts many different religious. It is also a popular spot for locals and tourists a like with art galleries, night clubs, restaurants, sitting by the waterfront for drink tea and coffee.

Dolmabahce Palace: Was the first European style palace built by Ottoman Sultans between 1843 and 1846. This is the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier. Ataturk lived the final part of his life in the residential part of the palace and died there. (Closed on Monday & Thursday - Replaces with Chora Museum)

Why Tour Istanbul With Us?
* Special designed day trips/excursions with best price guarantee.
* Professional & reliable travel services.
* Informative, responsible & specialist tour guides.
* 24/7 Local support.
* Accredited by Association of Turkish Travel Agencies for Istanbul & Turkey. License No. A-7639 Alazmu

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* If you book one of our Turkey day tours or attractions, and then you find the same product for the same date on an other website, at a lower price..we'll refund you the difference!!

Please take note of the following:
* We aim to respond to all travel requests within 12 hours.
* Children: {0 - 2} free, {3 - 7} 30 % discount.
* In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited

Included services for this Istanbul city tour:
* Pick up & drop off from Istanbul hotels (on European side of Istanbul only) & Istanbul cruise port.
* Transportation with A/C non-smoking deluxe vehicle throughout the trip.
* Professional tour guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism.
* All entrance fees to the archaeological sites and museums, parking and road tolls.
* Lunch at local restaurant (set menu - vegetarian meals available - drinks extra).
* Local taxes.