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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Highlights
  • Learn about Istanbul with onboard commentary available in eight languages
  • Choose a route that suits you best from two options
  • Hop off at any stop to explore at your own pace
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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$40.67
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2-Day Ticket which will be valid until the same time on the next following day during the tour operation hours, Both Red Route and Blue Route. Hop-on, Hop-off, free 7D Cinema & free Miniatuk ticket.
From US$46.48
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1-Day Ticket which will be valid until the same time on the following day during the tour operation hours, Both Red Route and Blue Route. Hop-on,Hop-off and free 7D Cinema ticket.
From US$40.67
Overview

Seeing the many landmarks of Istanbul can be overwhelming, but this hop-on hop-off Big Bus sightseeing tour makes it easy. Stay connected with onboard Wi-Fi and get equipped with a Big Bus app, map and headphones. Learn about the city from onboard commentary and hop off to explore at your own pace. Choose from two different loops and see the attractions that appeal to you.

What to Expect
Choose from two different loops, then hop on an open-top, double-decker bus. You’ll hear about Istanbul from onboard commentary available in eight languages, and you can hop off at any stop to sightsee at your own pace.

Choose to visit the Hagia Sophia, a museum that was a Byzantine-era basilica and an Ottoman mosque, or perhaps go to Topkapi Palace, home of Ottoman sultans. Explore the stalls of the Spice Bazaar, tour Dolmabahce Palace, or wander the busy streets near Taksim Square.

Post updates from your trip using the bus’ free Wi-Fi, and upgrade to a premium 2-day pass to see even more of the city.
Reviews (455)
1 - 5 of 342 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Cheating on price !!

I bought 1 day tour from Taksim square on 17.11.2018 at 9.45 and the ticket seller was very bad attitude and aggressive. He asked me to pay 230 Turkish liras for a ticket which is written only 35€ and not written any liras price, so...More

Thank HelsinkiFar
Reviewed 5 days ago
Nice way to meet the city

We traveled in september 2018 the wheater was still nice and warm, the hop-on-hop-off is a good ideea because we took it and stopped at different places to visit, but still there is no time to visit to much , so I advise people to...More

1  Thank sabahoglusena
Reviewed 1 week ago
Well worth the cost

The Big Bus tour gives you a good idea about other places you can explore . Istanbul is a huge city with so many interesting places to see and the tour offers hundreds of opportunities to photograph some wonderful views from the bridges and other...More

Thank woodyScotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Very good tour

Very good tour with good historical informations. Friendly and helpful staff. You can see every site in Istanbul. We got a free tour by sea of the Bosphorus.More

Thank 369francoisf
BigBus_Istanbul, Manager at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Francois, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience you had with Big Bus Istanbul with others here on Trip Advisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip with us! We work really hard to offer you the best service that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
A great way to see everything

These buses are a great way to see everything in summary so that you can decide what you want to see. You can hop off at key points, visit and then jump back on. There is an audio narrative on headphones in 8 languages. The...More

Thank sumerq8
BigBus_Istanbul, Manager at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear sumerq8, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience you had with Big Bus Istanbul with others here on Trip Advisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip with us! We work really hard to offer you the best service that...More

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ErraDena
3 June 2018|
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Response from shaunekaiser | Reviewed this property |
It would be better to complete the loop and then get onto the other bus. We take the bus every time we go to Istanbul and have found everybody real helpful and accommodating. If you have the time and money, buying the two... More
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craig w
15 May 2018|
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Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
It is not the lowering floor type so practical for wheelchairs, but it is 4 steps up, feasible with a bit of help. To get up to the second floor (like Bristish two-storey buses) would be a harder challenge, so you can stay... More
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