The Best Day Trips in Istanbul, where you can recommend to everyone and see all of the sights in a day; Explore the highlights of Istanbul, where Turkey’s Ottoman and Byzantine empires are located before. Visit the fascinating Dolmabahce Palace, breathe taking Camlica Hill, Ortaköy, famous Spice Bazaar with an local expert guide. Learn more history about sultans and discover Ottoman and Byzantine era architecture. You will be taken in the morning and cruise along the Bosphorus Strait by boat. Also, you will visit Spice Bazaar, the last residence of the Ottoman Empire’s, Dolmabahce Palace and Rüstem Pasha Mosque. We will also cross the Bosphorus Bridge and have lunch at Camlica Hill to see the two sides of Istanbul better.
Bosphorus Cruise; Bosphorus Strait connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and splits the European and Asian sides of Istanbul. This romantic cruise along the Bosphorus will allow you to admire the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Beylerbeyi Palace the Ciragan Palace. Ancient wooden villas and bridges and all the wonderful and unique maritime landscapes.
Dolmabahce Palace; Dolmabahce Palace, is the first European style palace for Ottoman. It 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. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk lived the final part of his life in the palace and died there.
Spice Bazaar; Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Markets) is 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.
Camlica Hill; Camlica Hill, is the highest point in Istanbul, exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul city and Bosphorus. Give a little break for lunch here and enjoy the view while you are eating your tasty meal.
Bosphorus Bridge; Bosphorus Bridge, pass through the bridge and watch the beautiful view. It is 1704m long and it is 4th longest bridge around the world. Don’t miss this unique chance to pass from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.
Rüstempasha Mosque; Rüstem Pasha Mosque, for a tour. It is 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.
Ortaköy; Ortaköy, 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. (No stop, see from boat)
Rumeli Fortress; is built in 1452 by Sultan Mehmet II, it is the largest and strongest fortress of the Middle Age. (No stop, see from boat)
We can organize various programs according to the wishes of our guests. Social distance rules are followed in all our tours. All our vehicles are cleaned hygienically regularly. All of our tours are organized in small groups. If you want to participate in this tour, just contact us.
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