Enjoy a Customized fullday day guided group tour of the Bosphorus District which is the most charming part of the city of Istanbul. Visit the breathtaking Camlica Hill on the Asian Side,Dolmabahce Palace, Spice bazaar, Rumeli Fortress and Ortakoy.
Upon pick ups from the hotel firstly we visit the ;
Dolmabahce Palace : which in the 19th century was the principle residence and the administration center of the Turkish Ottoman Empire. With its splendor baroque exterior and mixture of traditional and European interior decorations it is a reminder of the formidable Ottoman Empire. Then we drive across the Bosphorus Bridge which is the first intercontinental one of the world to connect EUROPE to ASIA. We head for the summit of Camlica Hill or Yeditepe on the Asian side to enjoy an amazing panoramic view of the city of Istanbul.
(Dolmabahce palace closed on Monday-Thursdays&replaced with Galata Towers)
Bosphorus bridge:Get the unique chance to drive from Europe to Asia with a breathtaking view of the bosphorus.This was first bridge to connect both continens and it was open on the 30th of october 1973.
Ortakoy:Ortakoy is a neighbourhood ,formerly a small fisherman village ,within the Besiktas distcrict of Istanbul,Turkey,located in the middle of the European bank of the Bosphorus .Ortakoy was a cosmopolitan area during the otoman Empire and the first decades of the Turkish Republic,with communities of Turks,Greeks,Armenians and Jews.Todays the neighbourhood stil hosts many different religious structures.Its also a popular spot for locals and touristsalike with its art galleries,night clubs,cafes,bars and restaurants provides excellent views to the city,located right under the first bridge of Bosphorus .
Spice Bazaar(Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice.
Rumeli Fortress:Rumelihisari (also knowen as Rumelian Castle and Rumeli Hissar Castle is a fortress located in the Sariyer district of Istanbul,Turkey,on a hill at the European side of the Bosphorus .It gives the name of the quarter around it.It was built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed ll between 1451 and 1452,before his armys conquest of Constantinople.
Bosphorus Cruise: 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.
Rustempasa Mosque:The Rustempasa Mosque was designed by Ottoman Imperial architect Mimar Sinan fort he Grand vizier Rustem Pasa the husband of the one of the daughter of Suleiman the magnificent by Hurrem Sultan(Roxelana)(Mihrimah Sultan)