Dolmabahce Palace & Cable Car & Bosphorus on Boat

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Cable Car & Bosphorus on Boat

Length : Full Day (lunch included)
Duration : 8 hours
Guide Available : English
Tour Highlights : Dolmabahce Palace, Yildiz Royal Garden, City Walls, Golden Horn, Pierre Loti, Boat Tour, Rumeli Fortress, Leander’s Tower

Meet at hotel or Cruise Ship Port and Continue for the tour,
Dolmabahce Palace a blend of various European architectural styles, was built between 1843-1856 by Karabet Balyan, the court architect of Sultan Abdulmecid. The three-storied palace built on a symmetrical plan has 285 rooms and 43 halls. The palace has survived intact with its original decorations, furniturei and the silk carpets and curtains. It surpasses all other palaces in the world in wealth and magnificence.
Yildiz Royal Garden Here it is a nice oxygen break from the noise and rat-race of the city. Take a walk in the imperial gardens ornamented with some kiosks and beautiful vegatation in the middle of Istanbul. Witness the beautiful of Yildiz Royal Garden as reminder of the farmdable Ottoman Empire.

City Walls The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.
Drive by bus to Golden Horn As 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 entrance from the Bosphorus. Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end.

Cable Car & Pierre Loti Hill was named after the famous French writer, you will enjoy magnificient scenery of Golden Horn and the city.

Boat Trip on the Bosphorus  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.

Rumeli Fortress (from the sea, no interior visit) Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, was completed in only four months to control and protect Bosphorus. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world.
The Leander’s Tower (from the sea, no interior visit) This is a small and attractive tower built on an islet at the entrance to the Bosphorus. It is one of the symbols of Istanbul. Used in the past as a watchtower and a lighthouse, it has been preserved in its 19th century appearance.

PRICE : 55 EUR adult
35 Eur child ( 2- 6 age)
FREE inf. (0-2 age)

What is Included in tour ?
Hotel Pick-up & drop-off - by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches.
Entrance Fees mentioned by the itineraries.
Professional Licenced Tour Guide.
Services Charges & Local Taxes.

What is Excluded in tour?
Meal, beverage
Tips and gratuities
Personal expenses

P.S : Hotel Pick-up & drop-off service are available only from the hotels located in the city center.


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