Full-day tour of Istanbul with Bosphorus cruise. Of course, the sea can pass through the borders of many cities. However, Istanbul will be separated from the others in terms of crossing the sea from the very center of the city. Full-day Istanbul city tour
What to see during the Bosphorus Istanbul Asia and Europe full-day tour?
What to expect during the Bosphorus Istanbul Asia and Europe full-day tour?
Full-day tour with Top things to see in Istanbul, with Bosphorus cruise
The Roman Emperor ordered the establishment of the city on 7 hills due to 5 planets, the sun, and the moon in the sky. For this reason, Istanbul is known as the “7 hilly cities.
Istanbul is the largest and most spectacular city in Turkey. And with its glorious historical background, modern face, and many other exceptional features, it is a city worth seeing and exploring at all times. At the same time, it is worth exploring the beautiful and majestic city.
The name Istanbul comes from the Greek phrase “Eis ten polin”. The meaning of this phrase can be translated as “towards the city”. This is a term used to describe the road to Istanbul in ancient times. It took its current name from there.
When Fatih Sultan Mehmet conquered Istanbul, the continents of America, Australia and Antarctica were not yet discovered in the world.
Before the conquest, the population of Istanbul was 50 thousand. 2 years later, according to the census conducted in 1455, the city reached 100 thousand people.
According to data from the Statistics Institute of Turkey, by the end of 2013, Turkey’s population of 76 million and 677 thousand people. 18 percent of this, 14 million 160 thousand people live in Istanbul
Istanbul has a population of more than 130 countries, including Greece, Portugal, Sweden, Tunisia, and Austria.
65 percent of Istanbul’s inhabitants are on the European continent and 35 percent are on the Asian continent.
In this full-day tour, we will first take a tour of the Golden Horn area along the city walls by tour bus. Our guide will give you information about Istanbul.
Then we will go to the world-famous Egyptian bazaar. You will love the delicious spice scents here. We will have free time to wander among the shops in the Spice Bazaar with the great scent of spices. The Egyptian market was built in the 17th century and has 6 entrances. There are 86 shops in the bazaar.
From here we will go to the pier for the Bosphorus boat tour and get on the boat. We will make a nice boat trip with the historical and modern views of the magnificent Istanbul. During our boat trip, we will pass Çırağan Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress, and Historical Military High School and go to Beylerbeyi Palace. Our visit to Beylerbeyi palace, which has unique architecture, will take about 1.5 hours.
From here we will go to Çamlıca hill. Çamlıca Hill has a magnificent view of the Bosphorus with its height of 262 meters. You can admire the unique views of Istanbul while sipping your coffee in the cafeteria here. There is no other Istanbul!
At the end of the tour, we will leave you back at your hotel.
What is included in the Cost of the Bosphorus Istanbul Asia and Europe full-day tour?
- Entrance Fee
- All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
- English Tour Guide
- Boat Cruise
- Excursion Transfers
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off transfers
- Lunch without Beverages