TOUR 6 – BOSPHORUS & DOLMABAHÇE PALACE - 70€ per person
- Cruise on the Golden Horn
- Cruise on Bosphorus
- Rumeli Fortress (From the sea)
- Fly over by Cable Car
- City Walls
- Dolmabahçe Palace
- Bosphorus Bridge
- Çamlica Hill
Full day city tour with lunch and entrace fee included
Cruise along the Golden Horn and see the historical heart of the city and principal harbor of Byzantium,Constantinople and Istanbul for over 2.000 years.
The Cruise on the Bosphorus which will give you the best chance to view the finest palaces and pavillions along the shores.
The biggest fortification ofIstanbul can be seen dearly during our Bosphorus Cruise. ** Pierre Loti Hill The hill was named after the French novelist and naval officer Pierre Loti who visited Istanbul several times and stayed many years.
Enjoy the beautiful view from the cable car all the way down to the hill.
Constantinople’s great city walls were breached only twice in 1600 years. The first breach occured in 1204 during the fourth Crusade; the second breach was led by “Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror” in 1453 with cannons and troops. Before having lunch there will be an optional shopping opportunity.Constantinople’s great city walls were breached only twice in 1600 years. The first breach occured in 1204 during the fourth Crusade; the second breach was led by “Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror” in 1453 with cannons and troops. Before having lunch there will be an optional shopping opportunity.
Dolmabahçe Palace was home to six sultans from 1856. When it was first inhabited, up until the abolition of the Caliphate in 1924. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey, used the palace as a presidantial residence during the summers and enacted some of his most important works here after the new republic has been established.
Overshadowing Istanbul’s traditional architecture is one of the world’s largest suspension bridges, the Bosphorus Bridge, linking Europe and Asia.
The highest peak in the Istanbul vicinity is the 288m Çamlica Hill.It commands a magnificent view that embraces theBosphorus and old Istanbul.