Enjoy panoramic views of Istanbul and the Bosphorus Straits on 3.5-hour guided tour to Çamlıca Hill. Learn the legend of the Maiden's Tower, also known as Leander's Tower, with a history that goes back to the medieval Byzantine period of Constantinople.
What to Expect
See all of Istanbul from Çamlıca Hill on a scenic, sightseeing afternoon tour. Following a pick-up from your hotel in the city center, cross to the Asian side of the only city in the world located on 2 continents!
Ascend picturesque Çamlıca Hill by air-conditioned vehicle for a completely different and striking perspective of Istanbul that is both beautiful and unique. Then, visit Maiden's Tower (Leander’s Tower), located on an on islet in the middle of the Bosphorus.
Hear the story of how Battalgazi fell in love with the daughter of Tekfura, and how Tekfura kept her locked in the tower to prevent their marriage. Discover the meaning of the Turkish proverb, “The rider and the horse have already left Uskudar” as the tale unfolds.
Then, transfer back to the city center for a hotel drop off, admiring views of the city and Bosphorus along the way.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking car or bus
- English-speaking guide and driver