Bosphorus Cruise & Sultanahmet District

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: Turkey, Turkey, Istanbul
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  • 8 hours
  • Istanbul
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This tour captures the highlights of some of Istanbul's famous landmarks in the old city giving a great

introduction. Fill your senses at Egyptian Bazaar (spice market). Continue with a boat trip along the Bosphorus, the strait which separates Europe from Asia where we can enjoy views of the stunning forests of Istanbul, its palaces and the yalı (wooden palaces) adorning both sides of the river.

Visit the Sultanahmet district, home to the Byzantine Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque - the most unique amongst all the Ottoman mosques having 6 minarets, and the splendid Hagia Sophia dating back to the 6th century - once a church, then a mosque and now a museum.

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

Spice Bazaar with a strong Egyptian influence, exotic aromas of fruits, flowers and, of course, a multitude of spices fill the air and flood the senses. Be sure to purchase some for yourself.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Bosphorus is a natural strait connecting the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara. You will hop on a boat and cruise leisurely down the Bosphorus past the marble palaces and ancient wooden villas, which date back to the Ottoman Empire.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul Turkey

The heart of historic Istanbul is Sultanahmet Square, once the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, which was the city's original name

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

One of the most striking buildings in the city, the Blue Mosque is known as Sultanahmet Mosque is renowned for its' six minarets and blue-tiled interior.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hagia Sophia Museum, Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Dating from 537 AD, the magnificent Hagia Sofia Museum began as an Eastern Orthodox Cathedral, then became an Ottoman imperial mosque in 1453 and finally opened as a museum in 1935.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Bosphorus Strait
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Museum

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up service is available only in hotel located in Sultanahmet Aksaray Sirkeci Beyazit and Taksim areas


Departure Time

8:30 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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