Highlights / Info
- Discover the magnificiant Bosphorus
- Cruise along “Palace & Yali”
- Learn abouth the particular architecture
Tour Duration : 7 hours
Live Guide : French, English, Spanish, German, Portuguese
Pick Up service: From the hotel
A day to be dedicated to mytical Bosphorus, cruise on the waters connecting Black Sea to Sea of Marmara.
Departure on the boat and discovery of sumptuous architectural palaces and « Yali » reflecting the magnificient period of Ottomans. On the occidental bank, you will see the fortress of Roumeli Hisar, built in 3 months by the young Sultan Mehmet II to conquer Constantinople, then we will cross the sea and reach to the Asian bank and visit the Palace of Beylerbeyi. Summer residence of last Ottoman Sultans.
Our pursuit will continue with the disccovery of old neighbourhood of Asian side of Istanbul. Uskudar, another cachet Oriental of particular ambiance with its narrow streets and two masterpieces of famous architect « Sinan » : Mihrimah Camii, built for the daughter of Soliman the Magnificent, and the charming petite mosque of Chemsi Pacha.
At the end of the day, exciting discovery around the Grand Bazaar and Egyptian Market (So called Spice Market). You will also have the chance of seeing one of the signature master pieces of «Sinan»: the biggest architect of Ottoman Empire `Mosque of Rûstem Pasa`.
Terms & conditions
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service (transportation depending on your hotel location)
- Services of a private guide
- Cruise ticket
What’s not included
- Lunch & drinks
- Personal expenses
Pick up from the lobby of the hotel.
*all tours to be booked at least 72 hours in advance, subject to availability.