Cruise on Bosphorus & City Sightseeing

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Cruise on Bosphorus & City Sightseeing

"Visiting Golden Horn and Bosphorus with seeing some important points. Experience of Cable Car on Pierre Lotti Hill."

Duration: 6 Hours
Live Guide: English
Pick-up Services: Pick-up service is available from centrally located hotels.

Highlights

  • Cruise over Bosphorus and visit Kucuksu Palace.
  • Discover the Old City with bus tour.
  • Enjoy the Cable Car ride.

Full Description

"Your blue tour will begin in the morning with your transfer service from your hotel lobby to Kasımpasa Pier where you will get on your boat. Your golden experience will begin from Golden Horn and continue to Bosphorus. During the cruise which has 2,5 hours duration on Asian side we will have a stop on Kucuksu Palace. Most of old Turkish movies have at least one scenary in this place. Wish you to feel like an old actor/actress? The area is located on Asian side of Istanbul. We will enjoy to see Kucuksu Palace which is located between Göksu and Kucuksu Rivers. With the order of Sultan Abdulmecit it has been built by the Armenian architect Nikogos Balyan on 1856. From the boat we will watch Istanbul outside and have information about some sightseeing points of Golden Horn and Bosphorus sea side like Galata Tower, Galata Bridge, Süleymaniye Mosque, and more others. Than we will have a break on KUCUKSU PALACE. Most of old Turkish movies have at least one scenary in this place. Wish you to feel like an old actor/actress? The area is located on Asian side of Istanbul. We will enjoy to see Kucuksu Palace which is located between Göksu and Kucuksu Rivers. With the order of Sultan Abdulmecit it has been built by the Armenian architect Nikogos Balyan on 1856. You will also have free time to hide nice memories in your photos. And we will go back to our boat than begin to learn some life stories of some Ottoman Empire buildings like Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace and other famous points like Ortaköy, Maiden's Tower, Uskudar etc... Our boat cruise will end at Eminonu Pier where we will start our Old City Buss Tour with the tour guide. First we will give a break on Pierre Lotti Hill where you can watch the beauty of Golden Horn. We will enjoy on our free time before lunch and Cable Car experience. After Cable car we will go back to our vehicle to continue our tour. While our tour is ending we will go to see the Cit Walls which have been done on Theodosius the ll's period. At the end of the we will say goodbye to you on the heart of Old City, Sultanahmet Square."

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Includes

  • Pick up shuttle service
  • Entrance fee of Kucuksu Palace and Cable Car Ticket
  • English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Private Boat and Bus for our groups.
  • Drop-off service
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments

Meeting point

Lobby of your hotel

Location

Know Before You Go

  • Kucuksu Palace is closed on Mondays & Thursdays and instead is replaced with Rumeli Fortress
  • Tour terminates at Sultanahmet Square
  • Itınerary may change due the weather condition

About your Host

IBO Tour

IBO Tours was founded in 2010 by Muzaffer Ibrahim “Ibo” Şamcı. Ibrahim had worked in the tourism industry in Turkey for over ten years, and from his experience, he saw that he could offer a better experience to tourists coming to Istanbul...
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Customer Reviews

9.00 Superb Based on 4 reviews
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Dieguito - February 05, 2019

Hemos pasado un excelente día visitando Estambul por tierra y por mar. El único inconveniente fue el tráfico de la ciudad

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Joanne - August 23, 2019

Very well designed a palace, Pier Loti mountain is unbelievable. Cable car is another experience. Should be tried!

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Tony - July 23, 2019

While we embark our boat we saw very nice small boats on Golden Horn. When i asked to our guide, he said they are Sultan Boats. In my mind. Should be investigated before we back to home.

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Cathy - April 16, 2019

I got lots of knowledge about the buildings located on Bosphorus shore. As architectural nice palaces.

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