Two Continents of Istanbul (Full Day)

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Two Continents of Istanbul (Full Day)

Explore the Byzantine and the Ottoman Empire's highlights in Istanbul.

Duration: 8,5 Hours.
Live Guide: English.
Pick-up Services: Pick-up is available for centrally located hotels. Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.


  • Explore Rustem Pasha Mosque, Ortaköy and Spice Bazaar
  • 1.5-hour Istanbul Bosphorus cruise
  • Cruise from Rumeli Hisarı Fortress along the famous Bosphorus Strait
  • Visit the Great Dolmabahce Palace and its marvellous Ottoman and Byzantine architecture
  • Driving on the Bosphorus Bridge between two continents

Full Description

Explore the Byzantine and the Ottoman Empire's highlights in Istanbul. Visit Dolmabahce Palace, have lunch at the highest hill of Istanbul at Çamlıca with a fascinating panoramic view of the city and Bosphorus. One of a kind shoreline Ortaköy, and visit historical Rüstem Pasha Mansion and famous Spice Bazaar with an expert guide. Learn all history about the luxury life of Sultans and discover Ottoman and Byzantine era architecture.

You will be picked up from your hotel around 8 am in the morning and you will start your day with Bosphorus Cruise. You will also visit the Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, and Rüstem Pascha Mosque. 

Lunch will be at Çamlıca Hill, and we will reach there by bus through the Bosphorus Bridge. You will able to see both the Asian and European sides of Istanbul. After our tour is complete, you will be transferred back to your hotels around 5 pm. 



  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Meeting point

You will be picked up from your hotel.

Know Before You Go

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Monday ( Replaced with Galata Tower )

About your Host

Turista Travel

Since 1982 we have been operating in the tourism sector. We organize tours in Istanbul and Cappadocia with our own vehicles. Our mission is always to make our guests happy to come to our country.
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