istanbul bosphorus cruise

>> Bosphorus and Beylerbeyi Palace ( Full day )

Bosphorus Bridge
Unique chance to drive from Europe to Asia with breathtaking view of Bosphorus.

Camlica Hill

Highest point of Istanbul with an absolutely magnificient view, which makes it well worth to climb. It gives you a unique chance to view entire city in a single picture.

Beylerbeyi Palace

Beylerbeyi Palace is the largest and most elegant Ottoman Palace on the Asian Shore of the Bosphorus. Beylerbeyi Palace and the neighbourhood was named for a beylerbeyi, a title which menas " lord of lords", this was Mehmet Pasha, Governor of Rumelia ( Turkish Territory in European Side. The first sultan who resided here was Mahmud II. It was constructed in 1861-65 by Sarkis Balyan, a famous Armenian Architect. 5000 people from all over Anatolia including the best masters worked for the construction. There will be optional shopping opportunity before having Lunch.

City Walls

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.

Cable Car to Pierre Loti

Enjoy the beautiful view from the cable car as you climb the hill to the cafe named after the famous French writer Pierre Loti, birth name Louis Marie Julien Viaud (1850-1923).

Cruise on the Golden Horn

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.

Cruise on the Bosphorus

The Cruise on the Bosphorus which will give you the best chance to view the finest palaces and pavilions along the shores.

Rumeli Fortress ( From the Sea )

The biggest fortification of istanbul can be seen clearly during our Boshorus Cruise.

Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday.
It will be replaced by a visit to Chora Church ( Museum ) on those days.