We will pick you up from your hotel (city centre hotels), then you will meet with your group and guide at the meeting point. We will visit, Dolmabahce Palace, Royal Garden of Dolmabahce Palace, Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan Mosque, The Clock Tower, Bosphorus By Boat, Rumeli Fortress (from the sea), Pierre Loti Hill, Cable Car, Golden Horn (by bus), City Walls (by bus). End of the tour we will drop you off to your hotel.
Dolmabahce Palace-Situated on the Europian shores of the Bosphorus. It was built between 1843-1856. by Karabet Balyan, the architect of Sultan Abdulmecid with elements of rococo, baroque style. The palace witnessed some of the key events in Turkey’s recent political history. In 1877. The First Parliament convened in the Grand Hall. Ataturk died in room number 71.
Royal Garden of Dolmabahce Palace-Beautiful garden where you can walk and enjoy the view of palace and Bosphorus.
Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan Mosque-Located next to Dolmabahce Palace. The mosque was built for the Sultan Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan, the mother of Abdulmecid. Decorations were inspired by the French empire style.
The Clock Tower-Stands in front of Dolmabahce Palace. It was built during the reign of Abdulhamit II. Clock tower such as this in that period was built to inform people when is time for praying.
Lunch (Drinks are extra)-You can choose kebab, pide, desserts such as baklava and other delicious Turkish traditional food.
Bosphorus By Boat-An amazing cruise between Europe and Asia, along the Bosphorus (you will see from the boat Rumeli Fortress, Ciragan Palace, Ortakoy Mosque, Military High School, Bosphorus Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace).
Pierre Loti Hill-Located in Eyup, district of Fatih, on Europian side of Istanbul. The name was given by French author of famous novel ‘’Aziyade’’. It is said that the Aziyade was the name of Ottoman woman who Pierre fall in love. The name of the hill was given by him because of his support to the Ottoman Empire. On the hill, there are tea houses, restaurants with a panoramic view of the old and new part of Istanbul.
Cable Car-From Pierre Loti Hill to the Golden Horn.
Golden Horn (by bus)-It has long been a natural harbour of the city and favoured meeting of the sweet waters.
City Walls (Byzantine Walls by bus)-Were built by Constantine the Great, they have surrounded and protected the city of Constantinople.
Hotel pick-up & drop-off service are available only from the hotels located in the city centre. There may be an extra charge for transportations from other locations or airport.