Bosphorus Cruise with Dolmabahce Palace & Istiklal Street

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 7 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This 7 hours tour offers history, culture and marvelous scenery. Get incredible views of the city's outstanding buildings, fortresses, Ottoman waterfront mansions, and lush gardens. Learn about the history of the opulent Dolmabahce Palace. Dive into the colorful world of spices and aromatic herbs in Spice Market. Marvel at the 19th century Neo Classical and Art Nouveau architecture in Istiklal street.

What's Included

Private guiding service by an expert tour guide

Private tour for your family

Skip the line priority for museum tickets

What's Not Included



Museum tickets

Public ferry tickets


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Dolmabahce Palace
A beautiful palace from 19th century blending different architectural features such as Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassical. It served as administrative center of the Ottoman Empire until 1922.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Bosphorus Strait
The Bosphorus Strait, which splits the European and Asian sides of Turkey, is one of the world’s busiest waterways. On one side is Europe, on the other Asia – both shores are lined with Ottoman palaces, lush gardens, historic yali/pavilions (seafront mansions) and have loads of attractions.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Restless district of Besiktas which is also home of famous football team bearing same name we will be explaining the district from the boat we will take.

• Admission Ticket Free

Rustem Pasha Mosque
This mosque, designed by the famous Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan in 16th century, is a hidden gem in Istanbul. Rustem Pasha Mosque is famous for its hand made Iznik tiles, set in a very wide variety of beautiful floral and geometric designs, which cover not only the facade of the porch but also the mihrab, minbar, walls, columns and on the facade of the porch outside.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Istiklal Caddesi
Istiklal Street gives a great opportunity to experience the unique energy and spirit of Istanbul. The street boasts shops with every product imaginable, cafés and restaurants, live music, bars, historic cinemas, art galleries, consulate buildings, churches and much more.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Misir Carsisi (Spice Market)
Spice Market known as Egyptian Bazaar in Turkish is one of the oldest covered bazaar in Istanbul. During the Ottoman period It remained a hub of trade for centuries with goods brought in from the Anatolian heartland and former Ottoman dominions, from the Balkans to the Arabian Peninsula on sale. It is the best place to taste Turkish delights, various spices, nuts and dried fruits.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Eminonu Square
Historical Eminonu Square will be seen during tour.

• Admission Ticket Free

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