Day tour to City Walls, Golden Horn, Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar),cruise to Bosphorus, visit Beylerbeyi Palace, Camlica Hill & Shopping

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Full day
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Daily
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09:00-17:30
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68 €
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choose this easy-going full day tour of Istanbul and enjoy a relaxed day in the city's main bazaars and markets. Complete your tour with an exciting cruise on Bosphorus.

This full day tour begins with a visit at the Old city walls built during the Byzantine Empire to protect the city from its enemies. Thence, you will be driven at the Golden Horn. Before your embarkation to the cruise in Bosporus , you will visit the Egyptian Bazaar (Spice Bazaar) located within a long arch built during 17th century AC. The market is quite old and used to be a spice market exclusively. Nowadays, you can buy fruit, vegetables, herbs and of course exotic spices.
After the visit to the market, you will embark to a cruise along to Bosporus river and gain the opportunity to admire the shores of Istanbul , full of and mosques and small fishing villages. You will see Bosporus Bridge and the Rumali Fortress which was built by Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II and used as base to conquer the city. You also see the Ciragan Palace and Dolmabahce Palace.

After the disembarkation of the cruise, you will enjoy a delicious meal and rest before departing for a visit at the Beylerbeyi Palace , the summer imperial palace of the Sultans.
Afterwards, you will be driven along the great Bosphorus Bridge and cross from Europe to Asia! Your destination is Camlica Hill,the highest hill of Istanbul. At the top of it you can relax and admire the exquisite views of Istanbul and the Bosphorus Sea.
Don’t miss the chance to shop at the Bedesten, a cover market known for hand-weaved carpets. Numerous craft-men are sitting along the sides of the market and exhibit their work on jewels, leather and metal. 

Inclusions:

- Transportation by deluxe AC vehicle  

- professional English speaking guide

- lunch

- entrance fees

 

 

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* Rate based on current exchange ratio valid on 21.02.2013 : 1 euro= 1.32 USD 

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