Bosphorus Cruise with Dolmabahce Palace & Istiklal Street

This  7 hrs 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  Dolmabahçe 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.

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  • What's included :
    • Private tour for your family
    • Private guiding service by an expert tour guide
    • Skip the line priority for museum tickets
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Museum tickets
    • Public ferry tickets
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Dolmabahçe Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Bosphorus Strait
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Dolmabahçe Palace, Vişnezade, Dolmabahçe Cd., 34357 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey

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

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    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 yalıs (seafront mansions) and have loads of attractions

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Besiktas, Istanbul Turkey

    Restless district of Besiktas which is also home of famous football team bearing same name

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Rustem Pasha Mosque, 62 HasIrcIlar Carsisi Eminonu, Istanbul Turkey

    This mosque ,designed by the famous Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan in 16th century is hidden gem in Istanbul. Rüstem 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 façade of the porch but also the mihrab, minbar, walls, columns and on the façade of the porch outside.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Istiklal Caddesi, Istiklal Street Taksim Beyoglu, Istanbul Turkey

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

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkey

    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

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Eminonu Square Eminonu Square, Istanbul, Istanbul Turkey

    Historical Eminonu Square will be seen during tour

  • Departure Point :
    Dolmabahçe Palace, Vişnezade, Dolmabahçe Cd., 34357 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick up from centrally located Sultanahmet or Sirkeci hotels, for non-central hotels meeting point can be set by guest affter bookingPorts
    • ISTANBUL PORT enterance, Kılıçali Paşa, 34433 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
    Return Detail :
    Mısır Çarşısı, Rüstem Paşa, Erzak Ambarı Sok. No:92, 34116 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Food Trail Istanbul

Activity ID: V-101884P10

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