Full Day / Private Tour / Code: IST05

    Along the Bosphorus the strait that lies between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, and separating Europe and Asia, lies a number of neighborhoods each with a different character palaces of the late Ottoman period, and parks.

     Places to Visit:

    • Dolmabahce Palace Museum.
    • Bosphorus cruise by public tourist boat.
    • Shopping at Historical Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar).
    • Yeni Camii (New Mosque) in Eminonu Area.
    • Cevahir Shopping Mall.

     Dolmabahce Palace

    Dolmabahçe Palace located in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, on the European coastline of the Bosphorus strait, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922.

     Ortakoy Mosque

    Ortaköy Mosque, officially the Büyük Mecidiye Camii (Grand Imperial Mosque of Sultan Abdülmecid) in Beşiktaş, Istanbul, built in 1856, it is situated at the waterside of the Ortaköy pier square, one of the most popular locations on the Bosphorus.

     Rumelian Castle

    Rumelian Castle is a fortress located in the Sarıyer district of Istanbul, on a hill at the European side of the Bosphorus. It gives the name of the quarter around it. It was built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 and 1452, before he conquered Constantinople.

     Maiden’s Tower

    The Maiden’s Tower, also known as Leander’s Tower (Tower of Leandros) since the medieval Byzantine period, is a tower lying on a small islet located at the southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait 200 m from the coast of Üsküdar in Istanbul.

     Spice Bazaar / Egyptian Bazaar

    The Spice Bazaar in Istanbul, is one of the largest bazaars in the city. Located in the Eminönü quarter of the Fatih district, it is the second largest covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar. Spice Bazaar has a total of 85 shops selling spices, Turkish delight and other sweets, jewellery, souvenirs, and dried fruits and nuts.

     What’s Included:

    • Air-conditioned private minivan transport throughout.

     Good to Know:

    • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
    • Spice Bazaar is closed on Sundays.
    • All entrance fees. (20 $ per person)


    • Bosphorus Tour program starts at 10 am and finishes at 8 pm. (10:00-20:00).
    • Children below age of 6 free and %50 discount for 7-12 ages.
    • Meals, drinks and other extra personal expenses not included.
    • Tour programs and prices may change without any notice.
    • Please contact us for more information.

     Total Price for 2 persons: 126 $ / 63 $ per person

    Total Price for 4 persons: 126 $ / 31 $ per person

    Total Price for 6 persons: 126 $ / 21 $ per person

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