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Discover the New Town of Istanbul
Full-Day Tour with
Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahce Palace & Taksim Square

Bosphorus Cruise
Cruise on the Bosphorus
Cruise on the Bosphorus
Dolmabahce Palace
Istiklal Avenue
Istiklal Avenue
Spice Bazar
Street food Istanbul
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A full day English guided tour. We will meet you at your hotel at 8:45 in the morning. Most of the day will be on foot and we will use the tram as public transportation to move around.

We begin our day with a Rustem Pasha Mosque visit, built in the 16th century by the architect Sinan, famous for its beautiful tiles of Iznik and known for being the smallest example of classical architecture of the Ottoman Empire.

We will continue with Egyptian Bazaar, one of the most exotic place of Istanbul: The smell and colour of thousand kinds of spices, infusions of lokums (Turkish delight) and countless foods will dazzle you once you are in.

Then we leave for an inevitable feature of Istanbul; a cruise on the Bosphorus, the best way to contemplate the beauties of Istanbul: You will see the sumptuous palaces, elegant traditional wooden houses and greenery that will caress your soul.

For lunch, you will have chance to taste various Turkish specialties.

After the cruise we continue with a visit to the dazzling Dolmabahçe Palace: The way of sultans life with old furnitures, chandeliers, carpets and especially you will see that a ton of gold was used only to decorate ceilings which will amaze you. (The section of the harem is not included in the programme.)

Then we go in the "new city" Istanbul: We see Taksim Square, the largest and most important place of all Istanbul. Then we will cross Istiklal Avenue and the district of Pera. With its buildings from 19th centurey, consulates, cafes, restaurants, shops and bookstores; this avenue will take you to a different era.

The tour ends at 17:30 at Taksim or at your hotel.

Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Mondays and Thursdays.


Prices are for the visit with a private guide just for you.

- 2 people: € 95 per person.

- Add € 40 more for each additional person.

- Children: {00-06} Free {06-11} 40% off.

- Tax, service and tickets included.

- Please contact with us for a group rate if you are more than 6 people.


Included in the price:

- Entrance fees to museums (Thanks to your guide that you will be avoiding the long entrance lines)

- Service of an English speaking local private guide.

- Regular Bosphorus cruise

- All Taxes.


- The lunch is not included in the price. Our guide will suggest you options for eating according to your budget and it will be on your charge.

- The price does not include transportation. If your hotel is in the center of the old town, we will not require transportation because the whole visit will be by walking. But if your hotel is a bit remote, we will use a taxi or a tram to reach the center of the old town, and transportation costs will be at your charge. The tram costs € 1 per person for the ride; it's easy, fast and economic.


Please Note That:

- The Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Mondays and Thursdays.





Artventure Istanbul
Femeka Tour & Travel Agency
Aksaray Caddesi no:14 Nami Bey iş hanı Kat:4 Daire:15 Laleli - Istanbul / Turkey

Tel: +90 212 632 11 44
Fax: +90 212 632 67 36
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