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Afternoon Bosphorus Tour including Cruise, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Cable Car Ride

Highlights
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Admire the city from the water as you cruise up the Bosphorus
  • Learn about the city in the company of a guide
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Afternoon Bosphorus Tour including Cruise, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Cable Car Ride
From US$41.30
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Afternoon Bosphorus Tour including Cruise, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Cable Car Ride
From US$41.35
Overview

Istanbul is a large city with layers of history, and it can be hard to see many landmarks in one day. On this Bosphorus cruise and coach tour, view the seaside palaces from from the water. Travel by coach around the Golden Horn and spot the the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate and synagogues. Take a cable car up to Pierre Loti Hill and admire the view of the Old City below.

What to Expect

Depart from your Istanbul hotel in an air-conditioned coach and travel to the port for your Bosphorus sightseeing cruise. Take photos of the many Istanbul landmarks on the water. Sail under the Bosphorus Bridge and snap photos of opulent Ottoman mansions and palaces. Spot Rumeli Fortress, waterside cafes, Beylerbeyi Palace, and the  gardens of Yildiz Palace.

After your 1.5-hour cruise, disembark and travel by coach around the Golden Horn inlet. Pass through the old Jewish quarter in Balat and see synagogues and townhouses. View the cast-iron Church of St Stephen of the Bulgars, the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, the Jewish Hospital, and the remains of the Byzantine city walls.

Continue to Pierre Loti Hill and ride the cable car up the hillside. Pause at the top to enjoy a drink (own expense) and admire the views of the Golden Horn below.

The tour concludes at your pickup point.

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1 - 5 of 5 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Not worth the Money

we paid 35 euros only to be told the cable car was not working! pretty much spent most of the time in the minibus - probably spent 1.5 hours on the boat. There was no Golden Horn Coach Tour - very disappointing indeed! You are...More

Thank Sweet_A49
Reviewed 10 November 2017
Great tour, great value for money

I was picked up at my hotel and we collected a few other people from various hotels and then made the way to the Bosphorus, where we got onto the boat. The cruise lasted 2 hours, although it was a bit cold. The guide was...More

2  Thank Deena A
plantoursistanbul, Director of Sales at Plan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you Deena, Visit again soon. Plan Tours

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Great value for for Bosphorus cruises experience

This tour is available every day in summer (April 1st until October 31st yearly) & lot of options to choose the cruise tour from half an hour to full 1 day.The cruise takes on a long from the sea of Marmara to the south with...More

2  Thank Sivarnee H
plantoursistanbul, Director of Sales at Plan Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hi Sivarnee, Thank you. Please come again soon. Plan Tours

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile
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