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Istanbul: Golden Horn and Bosphorus Tour with Audio App

Product ID: 271927
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Join the only boat tour in Istanbul where you will see the Golden Horn as well as the Bosphorus. Over the duration of 2 hours, you will travel along the river which separates Asia and Europe, passing various highlights along the way.
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Duration: 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the Golden Horn and the Bosphorus
  • Enjoy the highlights between Europe and Asia
  • See historical sights and the Bosphorus Bridge
  • Take amazing pictures throughout your journey
  • Listen to fascinating commentary on an audio app
Full description
After finishing your busy day of sightseeing around Istanbul, you can relax on this 2-hour Golden Horn and Bosphoros cruise. You will meet your guide across from the Hagia Sophia, from where you will go together down to the pier behind the building.

From there you will discover the Golden Horn, including the 32-kilometer-long Bosphorus which separates Europe and Asia. You will be able to see Istanbul’s main attractions, including magnificent palaces, ancient castles, and famous hills and parks, as well as spectacular seaside residences from different centuries. All of this sightseeing will of course include your passing under Istanbul's many famous bridges.

You will pass by Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress and Beylerbeyi Palace. You will also get to see some historical landmarks from a distance, such as Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Maiden Tower, and Galata Tower. 
Includes
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 2-hour boat tour
  • Audio guide app in Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Arabic, Polish, Russian, Turkish, and Chinese
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Headphones for audio guide app, please bring your own

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your Grand Boat Line tour guide at the News Kiosk across the exit of the Hagia Sophia. The meeting point is crowded, so please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start to find your guide. Together with your guide, you will walk in 5 to 10 minutes to the pier behind the Hagia Sophia.

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Important information
Know before you go
• After your order you will receive the audio guide app download instructions with your voucher
• There is no internet at the meeting point so please download the app prior to your tour
• Do not forget to bring your headphones
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based on 44 reviews
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Organization
3.8/5
Value for money
3.5/5
Safety
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Product ID: 271927