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Big Bus Istanbul

#17 of 402 Tours in Istanbul
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Address: Sultanahmet Meydani No: 1/20, Istanbul 34080, Turkey (Formerly City Windows Travel- Hop On/ Hop Off Bus)
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+90 212 283 1396
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Welcome to the Big Bus sightseeing tour of IstanbulWith magnificent views...

Welcome to the Big Bus sightseeing tour of IstanbulWith magnificent views from an open-top bus, Big Bus Tours Istanbul is the perfect introduction to a city that strides two continents - Europe and Asia. This carefully designed tour takes you to the major landmarks and historic sights on both continents, while your personal recorded commentary explains the history and culture of this beautiful city.From the moment the bus departs you will experience a real mix of culture where east meets west. Tour highlights include the journey from Europe to Asia across the Bosphorus Bridge, the Blue Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace, Galata Tower and much more. Don't forget your camera to help capture some memorable moments. The hop-on, hop-off facility will enable you to get on and off the bus at many attractions and places of interest. Choose from the 24 or 48 hour ticket to see the city and its sights at your own pace. The Big Bus sightseeing tour is a safe and relaxing way to discover this great city; the perfect introduction to Istanbul and a fun day out for everyone.

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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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We had a trip to Istanbul and the place looks wonderful. The stuff was helpful especially Mr. Bayram who gave us information and helped us a lot. We are so thankful to him for the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We had a trip to Istanbul and the place looks wonderful. The stuff was helpful especially Mr. Bayram who gave us information and helped us a lot. We are so thankful to him for the excellent service he provides. Adel, Louisa and the kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our bus tour of the golden horn with the blue route team (especially Bayram who does a great Brummie accent). Was great value as the tickets were valid for 2 days and made getting around Istanbul a lot easier thanks to the hop on hop off feature. Went with my elderly grandad so not having to walk everywhere... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When we arrive Istanbul we were not aware about anything other than thaksim and blue mosque , but the guy I met mr. Bayram who is working in big bus company guided us in Istanbul a lot. Big bus ticket just cost 110 turkish lira and the bus passes through almost all attractions of the city with free wifi and... More 

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BuseyBY, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Mohammad N, Thank you very much for your review . We always love to hear everyone's experience, and to hear that you enjoyed with our services motivates us to strive for the best. We will deliver your kind statement to Bayram as we are sure it makes him very happy. We hope to see you for many years to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First of all, let me say that Instanbul is a beautiful city. Full of life and history. There is so much to do and see, from walking the city, to the nightlife - it is a smorgasbord of things to do and things to see. Took a tour of the city on the "Big Bus Tour" and was pleasantlying surprised... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The easiest way to get around in humangous Istanbul, the mostwanted attractions are on the route. You can hop on and off whereever you want! Its actually supersafe on the streets, and totally worth it too visit Istanbul. Mr. Bayram and the whole crew of BigBus provided great services!

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Dear Imane A, Thank you very much for taking your time to share your experience with us. We will pass along your kind statement to Bayram and to the team. We hope to see you again at Big Bus Istanbul. Best regards. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks guys , my mother and I had so much fun on the tour . We were there the beginning of this March 2017. The weather on that day was so gorgeous . So glad we booked this tour . Adnan was so helpful to us . Will definitely do the tour again next time when we go back .

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BuseyBY, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Krittika J, Thank you for taking the time to share your Big Bus experience with us. On behalf of all Big Bus Istanbul team we would like to express our happiness that you have enjoyed our services. We will pass along your statements to Adnan. We would love to see you also at our 19 other destinations. Best regrads. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice people 😉 Bayram & Sarafettin 👌 Good service at Big Bus Toure 🤗 It's the besest tur in Istanbul 👍

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Dear ElonaDemi, Thank you very much for your review. We always love to hear everyone's experience, and to hear you had a best one only motivates us to strive for the best. We will pass along your kind statement to Bayram and Şerafettin .We hope to see you for many years to come at any of our 19 cities around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been on red routes it's beautiful and Istanbul is a safe place for tourists. Bayram was a very useful guide with lots of help.

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Dear Sobia H, Thank you for taking your precious time to share your Big Bus Istanbul experience with us. Our aim is to leave our customers satisfied. We will pass along your statement to Bayram. We hope to see you back again in Istanbul and also at other 19 great cities around the world. Best Regards. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great and organized tour leaded by Mr. Rahmi Free wifi is available But i wish their was a charging port in each seat

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Dear Latifa A, Thank you for taking your time to share your experinece with us in this platform. We are happy to hear that you had a great time with Big Bus Istanbul. We will take your suggestion an account. Once again thank you for your kind comment. We hope to see you at any other 19 magnificent cities around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Service. Friendly staff especially Bayram!! Highly recommend. A must do while in Istanbul! The tours are informative. Just dont go in peak hour traffic!!

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Dear Lisa W, Thank you for taking the time to share your Big Bus experience with us. On behalf of all Big Bus Istanbul team we would like to express our happiness that you have enjoyed our services. We will pass along your statements to Bayram We would love to see you in our 19 other destinations. Best regrads. More 

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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