Evening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Begin a special evening in Istanbul with this sunset cruise. Witness breathtaking views over the shimmering waters of Istanbul's magnificent Bosphorus. Cruise past ornate Ottoman palaces, grand villas, mosques and mansions. See the great domes and elegant minarets which grace Istanbul's skyline. Witness the spectacle of Istanbul's city lights dancing across the water from Europe to Asia.

What's Included

120 min. cruise

Local snacks and fresh fruits

Luxury Yacht

Unlimited soft drinks, coffee and tea

What's Not Included

Hotel pickup and drop off

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

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

Topkapi Palace
You motor out of the Golden Horn past Topkapı Palace, covering the hill at the tip of Saray Burnu (Palace Point).

• Admission Ticket Free

Dolmabahce Palace
The façade of this great Ottoman palace (1853) is nearly a quarter of a mile (400 meters) long.

• Admission Ticket Free

Rumeli Fortress
This three-towered fortress was built in 1452 on the Bosphorus to protect the narrow waterway from advancing ships.

• Admission Ticket Free

You've probably seen photos of the Mecidiye Mosque (1854).

• Admission Ticket Free

Beylerbeyi Palace
2.5 km (1.5 miles) northeast of Üsküdar, is a "small" Istanbul summer palace overlooking the Bosphorus from its Asian shore

• Admission Ticket Free

KIz Kulesi
The largest Asian district, directly across the Bosphorus.

• Admission Ticket Free

Bosphorus Bridge
Ever since the Persian emperor Darius built his bridge of boats acoss the Bosphorus in 490 BC, rulers of Istanbul have dreamt of a bridge between Europe and Asia.

• Admission Ticket Free

Yildiz Park
The swath of green forest behind Ciragan is Yıldız ("Star") Park.

• Admission Ticket Free

Bosphorus Strait
Its English name "Bosporus" comes from mythology. Zeus had an affair with a beautiful woman named lo. When Hera, his wife, discovered his infidelity, she turned Io into a cow and created a horsefly to sting her on the rump. lo jumped clear across the strait.

Beyond the Bosphorus Bridge there's plenty more to see: The village of Cengelköy, Kuleli Naval Academy, Arnavutköy with its photogenic Ottoman yalıs (wooden Bosphorus seaside mansions), Rumeli Hisarı (the mighty Fortress of Europe), the town of Bebek with its pretty bay, and Bosphorus University.

• Admission Ticket Free

Yildiz Palace Museum
Currently closed but stunning to see from the water

• Admission Ticket Free

Mecidiye Mosque
The Mecidiye Mosque, built in 1911 in the time of Sultan Resat, is an example of late Ottoman architecture. The interior of the mosque is illuminated by tall, wide windows. The mosque with a capacity of 400-500 people is open to worshipers.

• Admission Ticket Free

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