FULL DAY ISTANBUL CİTY TOUR WİTH LUNCH
ISTANBUL TRUE DİSCOVERY
FULL DAY CİTY TOUR WİTH LUNCH ON THE BOAT AND ENTRANCE FEE INCLUDED.
Dolmabahce palace was built between the years 1843 and 1856. Hacı Said Ağa was responsible for the construction works, while the project was realised by architects Garabet Balyan, his son Nigoğayos Balyan , and Evanis Kalfa. The construction works cost five million Ottoman Mecidiye gold coins, the equivalent of 35 tones of gold.
THE BRİDGE: DRİVE ON BOSPHORUS
We will accross the Bosphorus by the 64 meters high bridge, which will let you see a breathtaing view of the European and Asian sides. You will find your self in Asian once the short ride is over.
We climb a Bosphorus side hill by bus for a view which makes it well worm to climb. It gives you a unique chance to view one of the most fascinating part of the city in a single picture.
PİERRE LOTİ HİLL
The hill is situated almost at the end of 7 km long water inlet ‘GOLDEN HORN’.
FLY OVER BY CABLE CAR
Enjoy the beatiful view from the cable car as you climb the hill to the cafe named after French writer Pierre Loti.
Constantinopole’s great city walls were breached only twice in 1600 years. The first breach occured in 1204 during the fourth Crusade; the second breach was led by “Sultan Mehmet Conqurer”.
LUNCH ON THE BOAT
After you embark the boat, you will have chance to appreciate the lunch with season salads, delicious hors d’oeuvre, chicken shish kebap, rice and fruit (drinks are excluded). (During low season we serve the lunch on the calm water of Golden Horn before heading up to Bosphorus)
Start cruising from Golden Horn.
RUMELİ FORTRESS (FROM THE SEA)
Legendary fortress best seen by the sea.
ASİAN SİDE AND LEANDER TOWER
Return trip from the Asian shores by seeing Küçüksu summer Palace and Beylerbeyi Palace. Also Ottoman Yalis (seaside houses) and Leander tower which are famous landmark of Istanbul can be seen.
Dolmabahce Palace is Closed on Monday.