Bosphorus and Two Continents Tour, Istanbul Bosphorus and Two Continents Tour

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Bosphorus and Two Continents tour

Bosphorus and Two Continents Tour - Istanbul Bosphorus and Two Continents Tour
Bosphorus and Two Continents Tour Full Day
Departs 09:00
Ends 17:00
Duration 8 Hours
Departure All Year Round
What to visit City Wall, Golden Horn, Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus Boat Cruise, Rumeli CastleBosphorus Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, Camlica Hill
Includes Hotel pick up, drop off, guiding service, Transportation, Museum Tickets, Lunch

 

CITY WALLS
The first breach of the walls was by the Fouth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.

 

DRIVE BY BUS TO GOLDEN HORN
As a natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrence from the Bosphorus.Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end.

 

SPICE BAZAAR
It is located at Eminonu behind the New Mosque(Valide Sultan Mosque).It was constructed by Turhan Sultan in 1660 as a pious foundation attached to New Mosque.

BOSPHORUS ON BOAT
A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
After the cruise lunch in the restaurant

 

THE BOSPHORUS BRIDGE
It also called the First Bosphorus Bridge (Turkish: Bogazici Koprusu or 1. Bogazici Koprusu) is a bridge in Istanbul, Turkey spanning the Bosphorus strait (Turkish: Boğaziçi)The bridge is located between Ortaköy (European side) and Beylerbeyi (Asian side). It is a gravity anchored suspension bridge with steel pylons and inclined hangers. The aerodynamic deck is hanging on zigzag steel cables. It is 1,510 m long with a deck width of 39 m. The distance between the towers (main span) is 1,074 m (World rank: 13th) and their height over road level is 105 m. The clearance of the bridge from sea level is 64 m. It was the 4th longest suspension bridge in the world when completed in 1973, and the longest outside the United States of America.

 

BEYLERBEYI PALACE
It was built by Sarkis Balyan Usta by order of Sultan Abdulaziz in 1865. It is on the Asian coast of Bosphorus, which was constructed, in the same style as the Dolmabahce Palace.

 

CAMLICA HILL
It is the highest point in Istanbul.At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphourus from the beautiful gardens, Iandscaped in traditional style.If you climb great Pine Mountain 268m. above sea-level,you will have the opportunity to look over the Golden Horn Sea of Marmara.

 

 

What Is Included

  • Hotel pick up
  • Hotel drop off
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • All Transportation by non-smoking and airconditioned touristical vehicle
  • Museum Tickets
  • Lunch


CLOSED
Spice Bazaar on Sunday / Replaced with Pierre Loti. Beylerbeyi Palace on Monday and Thursday - Replaced with Kariye (St. Savior in Chora) Museum

Istanbul, Beylerbeyi Palace

Istanbul, Beylerbeyi Palace

Istanbul, Camlica Hill

Istanbul, Camlica Hill

Bosphorus, Istanbul

Bosphorus, Istanbul


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