Golden Horn

GOLDEN HORN

Spice Bazaar

SPICE BAZAAR

Bosphorus Cruise

BOSPHORUS CRUISE

Topkapi Palace

TOPKAPI PALACE

Rustem Pasha Mosque

RUSTEM PASHA MOSQUE

             

Itinerary :

Istanbul City Walls, Golden Horn, Spice Bazaar, Boat Trip on Bosphorus, The Rumeli Fortress, Bosphorus Bridge, Topkapi Palace, Rustem Pasha Mosque

Morning Part of the Tour:

  • Pick up from your hotel around 07:45 - 08:20 and we will go to...
    • Golden Horn
    • Spice Bazaar
    • Cruise on Bosphorus
    • Rumeli Fortress
  • Firstly, we will visit Istanbul’s one of the oldest bazaars, Spice Bazaar. With the smell of the spices and the voice of the merchants that are thrust into your face as you take the first step through its massive door, you will slip away from today and find yourself in the Ottoman Empire of the 17th century.

  • After the Spice Bazaar, we will take a short Golden Horn tour and go to Kabatas for a Bosporus tour on our private boat. Not only does the Bosporus connect the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, it also separates the continents of Asia and Europe from one another.

  • While watching Asia on one side and Europe on the other during the tour, you will have the chance to visit an open air museum of incredible size. You will see the modern side of Istanbul with the Bosporus Bridge and the historical side with the Rumeli Fortress, mosques and old mansions. Note: the Bosporus has always been kind to photographers

Afternoon Part of the Tour:

  • After taking our lunch, we are going to...
    • Topkapi Palace
    • Rustem Pasha Mosque
  • Topkapi Palace, which has been the headquarters for 400 years for the Ottoman Empire, which has ruled the world for 600 centuries, was constructed by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1478.

  • Topkapi Palace, which is used as a museum, contains the Kasikci Diamond, which is third largest diamond in the world in addition to the numerous unique works of the Ottoman era.

  • Rustem Pasha Mosque, which is selected as the most beautiful mosque of Europe by the American Newsweek, was constructed in 1561 by Architect Sinan, who is one of the greatest architects of the Ottoman Empire with the order of Rustem Pasha, who was one of the viziers of Suleiman the Magnificent. It will dazzle your eyes as soon as you enter the mosque with its Iznik tiles and mosaics

Include :

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Professional guide in English-German-Spanish
  • Lunch

Exclude :

  • Extra meals or other food items purchased over and above what is in the set menus
  • Beverages including bottled water, spirits, laundry.
  • Whatever not mentioned as being included.

Notes :

  • Daily Guaranteed Departure.
  • No advance payment needed. You will pay cash or by credit card during tour.
  • Pick up time: 07:45- 08:20
  • Drop Off time: 16:30- 17:00
  • On Tuesdays, when Topkapi Palace is closed, this tour is not offered.