Must – See Bosphorus Stops 1 +2 (Europe + Asia)

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Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

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We strongly advise you our Whirling Dervish Ceremony: Go on a Spiritual Journey Half Day Tour in order to enrich your Istanbul holiday!

- Start the day with Spice Bazaar, listen to the miracle of the herbs and taste delicious Turkish delights here.
- Crossing from Besiktas to Uskudar by boat and have lunch here in a local restaurant.
- In the afternoon, visit the famous mosques of Uskudar district. Start with Semsi Pasha Mosque from 16th century, designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan.
- Continue with Yeni Valide Mosque from 18th century.
- The last mosque we see here is another masterpiece of Mimar Sinan, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque.
- Before crossing back to European side by boat, we visit local Fish Market.
- And finally, last stop of the day is Dolmabahce Palace. We will also visit Harem of Dolmabahce Palace.

What's Included

3-course lunch

Air-conditioned vehicle

Dolmabahce Palace entrance fee

English speaking licenced & professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Roundtrip boat transfer between European& Asian Side

What's Not Included

Beverages in lunch

Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 6
  • ADULT: Age: 7 - 99

Additional Info

  • Dolmabahçe Palace is closed on Monday, it will be replaced with Galata Tower and its neighbourhood
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

We drive on the southern shores of Golden Horn that makes this tour unique. Churches, mosques, Byzantine city walls, mousoleums to see enroute.

• Admission Ticket Free

Misir Carsisi (Spice Market)
This Bazaar is a historical place to visit that is still use for purchasing spices, turkish coffee, herbs etc.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bosphorus Strait
Bosphorus Strait is the hoghlight of Istanbul. We spent 90 minutes on the boat but we see the Bosphorus most of the time during the tour

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Yeni Valide Mosque Complex
Yeni Valide Mosque is an 18th century Ottoman mosque

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mihrimah Sultan Camii
This mosque is another masterpiece of Mimar Sinan, dedicated to the daughter of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dolmabahce Palace
Dolmabahçe Palace is a 19th century palace that was constracted by sultan Abdulmecit. The architect is Balyan and it was styled in Baroc and Rokoko. Wonderfull paintings, handmade carpets, furniture. Your guide explains the history, legends, architecture..

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Semsi Pasa Mosque Complex
This 16th century mosque is designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for Grand Vizier Semsi Pasha

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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