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Half-Day Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus Cruise with Asian Side

Bosphorus Cruise

  • Schedule

    Everyday from 11:30 to 14:00
    Duration Short Cruise (2,5 hrs.)
    Departure Daily Departure (All year round Except every Monday & Thursday)
  • Museum

    Entrance fees included
  • Languages

    English (Extra charge for ohter languages)
  • Hotel Pick up & Drop off

    Hotel Pick up Service (No drop-off)
  • Food & Drinks

    You can buy drinks and cookies on boat
  • Information

    Kucuksu Palace
    is closed on Monday and Thursday
    Rumeli Hisari Fortress
    is closed on Wednesday
    Replaced with Maiden's Tower

Half-Day Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus Cruise with Asian Side

With this Half-Day tour you will be able to visit Dolmabahce Palace and you can do the cruise on Bosphorus. Enjoy your day and explore the Istanbul on Boat Tour. Also you will be able to stop and visit the Asian side of city.

WhatYou Can Expect

Explore the famous Dolmabahce Palace and get caught up in the royal past of Ottoman Empire. With this guided tour, escape the long queue and visit the palace. After visiting the palace we will take you to the boat to embark your sighseeing boat. Cruise on Bosphorus and see both European and Asian sides get photo and information of the most important highlights of the city on the boat cruise in 2,5 hrs. Also we will visit an Ottoman palace on the Asian continents of Istanbul.

Tour timeline

Half-Day Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus Cruise with Asian Side

  • Free Hotel Transfer Service

    Tour start with hotel pick up and transfer to Dolmabahce Palace main entrance and meet with your tour guide. Please Note; (Pick up only the central hotels)

  • Dolmabahce Palace

    Your half day Istanbul city tour will start at the main entrance of Dolmabahce Palace, and you will meet with your tour guide to visit famous Dolmabahce Palace. The visit of the palace lasts about 1,5 hrs. After seeing the rooms, halls and the collections of the palace. After you visit the palacel you will be taken to boat to embark your sighseeing boat.

  • Golden Horn & Bosphorus Cruise

    Your boat tour experience will begin from Golden Horn and continue with the Bosphorus Strait. During this 2,5 hours cruise your tour guide will inform you about all the highlights of Golden horn and Bosphorus .

    Unique cruise between two continents "European and Asian", during your Bosphorus cruise your tour guide will inform you about all the highlights such as; Galata Tower, Galata Bridge, Bosphorus Bridge, Ortakoy, Rumeli Hisari Fortress, Süleymaniye Mosque and etc. Explore the uniqe beauty of the Bosphorus and the Two continents. You will also get a break and set foot on the Asian side to visit Kucuksu Palace which was constructed in 1856 in Baroque style. After visiting the palace, you will get some free time to enjoy yourself to walk around and take some great photos. Embark to the boat boat again and you will get to learn more about the city on the way back. You will see the famous attraction such as; Beylerbeyi Palace, Uskudar, Maiden’s Tower, etc.

    Please Note: Only Garden Tickets is included in Kucuksu Palace

  • End of the Tour

    Boat Cruise will end up at Eminonu Pier which is walking distance to the Spice Bazaar, if you like you can enjoy the rest of the day there or by paying a small additional amount to join our Bus tour around the Old City Wall with live guide.

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