Bosphorus and Dolmabahce Palace ( Full day )

Bosphorus and Dolmabahce Palace (Full day)

Dolmabahce Palace is an inevitable part of your Istanbul tour. Considering this, we have developed our Bosphorus Cruise Service to Dolmabahce Palace. Taking part in the mentioned cruise, you will enjoy some of the best historical landmarks on the both shores of the Bosphorus. Before reaching the palace, you will see the Rumeli Fortress that is considered to be the biggest fortification of Istanbul, the hill of Pierre Lotti named after the famous French writer and the City Walls that played a significant role in the historical development of Istanbul. Dolmabahce Palace is a great example of the Ottoman architecture. Built of 3 parts, it has always been drawing the interest of people from all over the world. Your tour will not be complete if you miss to pay a visit to the Bosphorus Bridge and the Camlica Hill - attractions that are also included in the tour.

Price: EUR 50.-/per person

Tour Itinerary

Cruise to Dolmabahce Palace and some of the most notable landmarks in the area such as the Rumeli Fortress, the hill of Pierre Lotti, the City Walls, the Bosphorus Bridge and the Camlica Hill.

GOLDEN HORN (from the bus), the arm of the Bosphorus and a natural harbour of the historical peninsula separating the old and the new parts of Istanbul where the first colonies settled during the Byzantine. The residential area for Byzantine Jews, Italian traders and other non-muslim minorities. Drive along the traces of history at Balat viewing Metal Church of St. Stephen the Bulgarian, 21 kms. long City Walls, the strongest fortification of the middle age.

SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers etc.

BOSPHORUS CRUISE, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments.

RUMELI FORTRESS(From the sea), historical armament built by the Conqueror to control and protect Bosphorus. A unique example of military architecture.

DOLMABAHCE PALACE, recent residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier.

BOSPHORUS BRIDGE, unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.

CAMLICA HILL, exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus from the best point of view.

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