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Golden Horn (Haliç) Tours and Activities

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Thank the natural harbor of the Golden Horn (Haliç) for the rise of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. The inlet separates Istanbul’s Sultanahmet district from Beyoglu, and is spanned by the Ataturk, Halic, and Galata bridges. An ages-old thoroughfare, ferries ply the Golden Horn to historical neighborhoods including Fener, Balat, and Eyup.

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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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Instead of driving around Istanbul all day in a stuffy tour bus, discover the city’s beauty in style on this relaxing sunset cruise down the Bosphorus, the waterway that marks the border between Asian Turkey and European Turkey. From the open-air deck of your luxury yacht, see riverside landmarks like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque and the Rumeli Fortress, all lit by the beautiful dusk light.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.92
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Bosphorus Full Day Tour: Bosphorus Cruise, Uskudar and Dolmabahce Palace

Bosphorus Full Day Tour: Bosphorus Cruise, Uskudar and Dolmabahce Palace

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Cruise the stunning Bosphorus Strait and Golden Horn and experience three of the best Istanbul sights on this adventure-filled full-day sightseeing tour. This tour takes you on a boat ride on the Bosphorus Strait to savor spectacular sights of bridges, palaces, mosques and fortresses. Stop at Dolmabahçe Palace for a guided tour and explore the alluring scents and colors of the Spice Bazaar. Visit Rüstem Pasha Mosque on top of Camlica Hill and capture wide views of the skyline. Plus, enjoy a delicious 3-course meal along the beautiful shoreline.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.86
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Fener - Balat- Piere Lotti and Golden Horn Experience

Fener - Balat- Piere Lotti and Golden Horn Experience

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This tour is to the neighborhoods far away from main touristy parts of the city and it is about experiencing the real Istanbul. In this afternoon walking tour, we take you away for an introduction to the local life style of Istanbul. We will start with experiencing of using all sort of public transport as tram, bus and cable car. Visiting the residential neighborhoods which will give you the chance to see how locals live in this cosmopolitan city. We will sit at the local cafes to sip cay tea and see how local get social. We will pass through the local markets, bakeries, tea houses. We will learn how the Constantinople was concurred by Ottoman in 1453. And finally we will be on top of the Piere lotti hill to watch the view which inspired the French poet to write the book titled Aziyade. We will have a coffee break here on top of the hill to watch Istanbul over the Golden Horn ( natural harbor ) and we can count Istanbul’s seven hills together.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.89
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Princess Islands and Bosphorus Tour(Heybeli and Buyukada)With Lunch and Guide

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Princess Islands and Bosphorus Tour(Heybeli and Buyukada)With Lunch and Guide

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Full day trip from Eminonu to Heybeli and Big Island by boat. Discover the biggest island of Istanbul with a professional tour guide. Heybeli and Big Island are the most fascinating summer resorts with lots of wooden mansions and a fantastic sea
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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The Sunset cruise starts from Kabatas Pier with a nice, decorated luxury yacht, sail up to second bridge of the Bosphorus from European part of Bosphorus Strait. While you are having your drinks with snacks enjoy the panoramic views that you wouldn’t see otherwise, and access excellent photo opportunities of Dolmabahce Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, the Rumeli Fortress, and many more local landmarks. After reaching to second bridge sail up from opposite direction to the Asian part of Bosphorus Strait. Watch the views of wooden houses and have information about all beautiful spots of Bosphorus by our legendary guide. You are now at Maidens Tower in the middle of the sea one of the best iconic point of Marmara Sea. With this beautiful tower you will have the opportunity of shooting some pictures of sunset on Bosphorus. We will end up our Sunset Cruise with some picture opportunity of old city at Kabatas pier where we start.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Golden Horn and Bosphorus Boat Tour in Istanbul

Golden Horn and Bosphorus Boat Tour in Istanbul

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See Istanbul on a half-day tour that includes a boat cruise on the Bosphorous River, and a cable car ride up Pierre Loti Hill. You'll also learn about the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires as you take in the walls of Constantinople, and make a stop at Chora Church, know for its frescoes and stunning examples of Byzantine art.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise ((3 Hours))

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise ((3 Hours))

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If you visit Istanbul there are several things you must do. The most important one is to have a Bosphorus Cruise where you can see the highlights of Istanbul from the sea while you have a cup of tea or Turkish coffee. Bosphorus is not just border between Asia & Europe. It’s one of the main arteries of the city and one of the most beautiful sites in all of Turkey.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.97
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Semi Private Tour - Golden Horn and Miniaturk Park Tour in Istanbul
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Semi Private Tour - Golden Horn and Miniaturk Park Tour in Istanbul

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Venture to the Miniatürk model park and see views of the Golden Horn during this 3-hour guided tour of Istanbul’s European side. You will explore the famous Eyüp Sultan Mosque and cruise up to Pierre Loti Café on board a vintage cable car. With your expert guide, discover the beautiful natural harbor of the Golden Horn and marvel at the intricate models of Turkey’s iconic monuments at Miniatürk.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.95
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Bosphorus Luxy Yacht sightseeing, up to 10person, optional swimming or rental

Bosphorus Luxy Yacht sightseeing, up to 10person, optional swimming or rental

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During the Bosphorus tour, we will have the opportunity to see the palaces, towers and other architectural works that history has left us both on the Asian and European sides. Bosphorus ride is a lifetime experience everyone should do for once. The oldest way to watch Asia and European side from Ottoman Sultans or Byzantine emperor”s eyes. ADD-ONS; we can organize a special tour for your special days, the services we will provide; private guide, wedding proposals, wedding anniversary, lunch or dinner, birthday organization, corsage/flowers, laser pointer, belly Dance show, balloon decoration.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

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Gaze over land and sea on this guided Istanbul city tour with a Bosphorus Strait sightseeing cruise. Aboard a comfy coach, discover the lively neighborhoods of Fener and Balat, and drive along the Golden Horn for spectacular views. With your expert guide experience the vibrant Spice Bazaar and then board a charming sightseeing cruise to traverse the Bosphorus viewing highlights like the Bosphorus Bridge and Rumeli Fortress.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.95
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Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Tour, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Pierre Loti Tour

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Tour, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Pierre Loti Tour

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See Istanbul from three different vantage points on this tour, including a sightseeing cruise, panoramic tour and cable car ride. Take a scenic cruise on the Bosphorus and admire top Istanbul attractions such as the Bosphorus Bridge and Rumeli Fortress from the water. Then, take a coach drive around the Golden Horn districts to see the former Jewish quarter, old city walls, iron-built St Stephens and other lesser-known treasures. Lastly, catch the cable car up Pierre Loti Hill to witness the stellar city views from its hilltop cafe.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Istanbul Boat Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace & Two Continents

Istanbul Boat Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace & Two Continents

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Admire beautiful architecture and capture stunning views of illustrious palaces during a full-day tour in Istanbul including a Bosphorus cruise. Aboard a cozy coach explore the highlights of Istanbul including the Walls of Constantinople, views of the Golden Horn and witness the lively Spice Bazaar on foot. You will then experience a must-do in Istanbul, a Bosphorus Strait sightseeing cruise. The cruise concludes with a visit to the beautiful Dolmabahce Palace where Istanbul’s late sultans once resided. Plus, you will gaze over this east-meets-west city for eye-popping views at Yeditepe or Çamlıca Hill.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Afternoon Bosphorus Boat and Bus Tour with cable car from Pierre Loti Coffee

Afternoon Bosphorus Boat and Bus Tour with cable car from Pierre Loti Coffee

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This combination tour in Istanbul gives you the chance to see different sides of the city with logistics planned for you so you don't have to worry about booking your own transportation. On a Bosphorus cruise, admire views of city sights such as Dolmabahce Palace and Maiden's Tower. You'll see more attractions on a bus tour, plus enjoy a cable car ride at Pierre Loti Tepesi.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bosphorus Cruise & Golden Horn Sightseeing Morning Tour

Bosphorus Cruise & Golden Horn Sightseeing Morning Tour

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Take a boat ride along the Bosphorus Strait and Golden Horn and wander the Spice Bazaar on this guided tour in Istanbul. Discover the colorful Spice Bazaar and elegant Rüstem Pasha Mosque before spending the rest of the day sightseeing on the Bosphorus, a must-do in Istanbul. Explore the inlet to the Golden Horn, which divides European Istanbul, and capture amazing sights of Rumeli Fortress, Bosphorus bridges, and Dolmabahçe Palace. With serene coastal views of the Old City it’s no wonder people can’t seem to put their camera down as they cruise the Bosphorus Strait.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Full Day Istanbul Old City & Bosphorus Cruise Tour incl Lunch & Tickets

Full Day Istanbul Old City & Bosphorus Cruise Tour incl Lunch & Tickets

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Take in the highlights of Istanbul and maximize your time with skip-the-line entrance at the most popular attractions. Enjoy guided visits to the Hagia Sophia Museum and the Blue Mosque; browse the stalls at the Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar; and tuck into tasty Turkish cuisine at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, discover Istanbul’s European and Asian sides on a Bosphorus sightseeing cruise.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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 All in One Day Istanbul - Historical Tour of Istanbul with Bosphorus Cruise

All in One Day Istanbul - Historical Tour of Istanbul with Bosphorus Cruise

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A PERFECT DAY IN ISTANBUL If you have limited time in Istanbul and you want to make the most of it, we have planned a perfect day for you in which you can see the most important sights such as Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar and finish with a relaxing sunset cruise on The Bosporus. Avoid the long lines for the main sights with fast entrance accompanied by your guide, witness the rich history of Istanbul with commetary of our knowledgeable guide and put a classy end to the day with a sunset cruise on a luxury yacht. Your Most Personalised Bosphorus Cruise Experience in Istanbul Witness the enchantment of Istanbul with a 2.5-Hour evening cruise along the beautiful Bosphorus! Aboard the glass-encased luxury yacht, enjoy the city’s main attractions at dusk with informative commetary of your guide, savor a delicious tradational Turkish drink and canapés as you cruise the strait and delight in the magic of Istanbul’s urban shoreline as night falls.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Bus & Boat Combo Tour With Dolmabahce Palace And Asia-Kucuksu Palace

Full Day Bus & Boat Combo Tour With Dolmabahce Palace And Asia-Kucuksu Palace

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Explore both sides of Istanbul on this full-day city tour. Visit the ornate Dolmabahce Palace on a 1.5-hour guided tour and then hop aboard a 2.5-hour Bosphorus River cruise. Watch the beautiful city skyline pass by and head to the old Ottoman Palace of Kucuksu on the Asian side. Take a cable car ride and a bus tour of the old city to end the comprehensive tour of Istanbul.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.91
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Eyup, Pierre Loti Hill, and Kariye Museum: Guided Day Tour from Istanbul

Eyup, Pierre Loti Hill, and Kariye Museum: Guided Day Tour from Istanbul

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Enjoy a full-day Istanbul tour that takes in important sites around the Eyüp District, Pierre Loti Hill, the Golden Horn and more. See the Eyüp Sultan Mosque, the Chora Church (Kariye Museum), the Ecumencial Orthodox Patriarchate (aka Church of St George) and Suleymaniye Mosque as your informative guide shares the history of these Byzantine and Ottoman era monuments. Take in views of the Golden Horn from Pierre Loti Hill, and walk through the historic Fener and Balat districts, before ending the day at the Egyptian Spice Bazaar.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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Dolmabahce Palace & Cable Car & Bosphorus On Boat

Dolmabahce Palace & Cable Car & Bosphorus On Boat

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Combine visits to some of Istanbul's top sights with a cruise on the Bosphorus on this single tour. Save time and energy booking separate tours; this combination excursion also includes lunch for an added bonus. Listen to engaging guided commentary on Istanbul's architecture, history, and culture as you visit the Bazmi Alem Valide Sultan Mosque, the Royal Garden of Dolmabahce, and the Dolmabahce Palace, followed by a 2-hour Bosphorus cruise.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.88
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Bosphorus and Golden Horn Full Day Tour in Istanbul

Bosphorus and Golden Horn Full Day Tour in Istanbul

See top attractions in Istanbul by land and boat on a full-day tour. See ancient Byzantine walls, Chora Church, Topkapi Gate, and Yedikule Fortress (Fortress of Seven Towers). Then cruise along the Bosphorous River and around the Golden Horn, taking in sweeping views of this historic city and waterway.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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True Discovery: Full Day Tour and Cruise of Istanbul

True Discovery: Full Day Tour and Cruise of Istanbul

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Go beyond Istanbul’s top attractions and discover more of the city on this multi-faceted full-day Istanbul bus and boat sightseeing tour. The full-day tour and cruise of Istanbul includes an exploration of Dolmabahce Palace and the Bosphorus. We first drive to Dolmabahce Palace, which is stuffed with lavish chandeliers, gold and marble, this ornate sultans’ residence will astound you with its opulence! Traveling between the sights by air-conditioned coach, visit Çamlıca Hill on the Asian side to witness the breathtaking panoramas over the Bosphorus. Then, drive across the Bosphorus Bridge, the vast suspension bridge that connects Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus Strait. Heading to Pierre Loti Hill to see the city from a different angle, flying over by cable car afterwards. Now time to enjoy the city by the sea, you will hop on board to have buffet lunch served on our boat. We will start cruising from Golden Horn and go all the way to the Black Sea throught Bosphorus.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Istanbul Boat Cruise Cable Car to Pierre Loti Hill

Istanbul Boat Cruise Cable Car to Pierre Loti Hill

Explore Istanbul by land and sea on this tour. Hop onto a cruise boat and admire the views of Rumeli Fortress and Yildiz Palace from a boat in the middle of the Bosphorus Strait. Back on land, visit Eyup Sultan Tomb, the cast-iron Church of St Stephen of the Bulgars, and the Byzantine city walls. Ride a cable car up Pierre Loti Hill and snap pictures of the view over the city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Istanbul Bosphorus Lunch Cruise Half day Afternoon

Istanbul Bosphorus Lunch Cruise Half day Afternoon

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Istanbul bosphorus cruise is avaible everyday. Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise is an exellent activity to do in Istanbul. Lunch on the Istanbul bosphorus by the boat cruise and sightseeing in between Asia and Eurpe watching both sides. The Bosphorus Lunch Cruise is one of the best ways to discover Istanbul in its full beauty.The Bosphorus strait,which separetes the two continents and connects the Black sea to the Marmara Sea is the only water canal in the world where you can cruise between Europe and Asia.Along this unique strait of 32 km with three suspension bridges you will admire the stunning panorama of the city.With so many monuments which are fully visible only boat,such as Dolmabahçe,Çırağan and Beylerbeyi palace and moe than 600 beautiful seaside residences of Istanbul dating between 17th and 20th century,your experience will be breathtaking
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Istanbul Full Day Bosphorus Boat Tour

Istanbul Full Day Bosphorus Boat Tour

Explore Istanbul in a flexible way on this hop-on, hop-off cruise on the Bosphorus. You'll get views of the important Istanbul sites from the water as well as time to go ashore and explore. Stops include Pierre Loti hill, the Eyup Sultan Mosque, Anadolu Hisarı Fortress, and an old Ottoman Village. On the boat, you'll enjoy a traditional Turkish meze lunch and buffet with soft drinks.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Golden Horn (Haliç) costs USD 11.98. Guided Golden Horn (Haliç) tours start around USD 11.98 per person. See all 55 Golden Horn (Haliç) tickets and tours on Viator.
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