TOUR DESCRIPTION

Sail along the Bosphorus Strait between two continents, visit Dolmabahce Palace, Pierre Loti Hill, The holly Eyup Sultan Mosque & Tomb and Golden Horn.

After meeting your guide at departure point for half day morning Dolmabahçe Palace tour, climb aboard your luxury coach and head to the Palace. Dolmabahçe Palace is the symbol of Westernization of the 19th century. It was built by Sultan Abdulmecid between 1843-1856 then the headquarter of Ottoman Empire moved from Topkapı Palace to Dolmabahçe Palace. It was used by the Ottoman Sultans until November 1, 1922. It is situated on an area of 110 thousand square meters, dominating the magnificent view of the Bosphorus.

Then we visit Bezmiâlem Vâlide Sultan Mosque. It has one of the most unique architecture among the Ottoman mosques in Istanbul. The
mosque was commissioned by Bezmialem Valide Sultan in 1852, who was the mother of Ottoman sultan Abdülmecid I. The architect of the Mosque is Armenian origin Garabet Balyan. The mosque’s architecture is a successful and classy blend of Baroque and Empire architectural styles.

Enrout to Spice Bazaar and free time for Shopping. The Spice Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey is one of the largest bazaars in the city. Located in the Eminönü quarter of the Fatih district, it is the most famous covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar.

After The Lunch we ride on a Bosphor