Bosporus straight dividing Europe and Asia is one of the most strategic as well as one of the most beautiful passages in the world, therefore this tour should also be in your bucket list while visiting Istanbul. Bosporus shores are lined with fine neighborhood’s, Ottoman Palaces, nostalgic wooden mansions, and ferry landings, famous hotels, parks, fortresses, gardens, restaurants and bridges that are connecting the two continents.
Those are the sites you will be seeing in full day city tour.
Bosphorus Straight dividing the two continents ( 1,5 hours sail)
Either Dolmabahce Palace or Chora Church according to your interest.
Dolmabahce Palace – Stunningly beautiful Palace which was the final residence of the Ottoman Sultans build in the 17thcentury in the combination of baroque , rococo and neoclassical styles located on the shores of Bosphorus.
Chora Church – Once a monastic complex set in the Byzantine period’s countryside Chora Church has the world’s finest example of Byzantine art – the 14th century frescoes and mosaics.
Suleymaniye Mosque – This 16th century mosque designed by the Ottoman Empire’s most talented architect Sinan created for ‘Suleiman The Magnificent ‘ is one of the most iconic mosques of the city with an amazing view of Istanbul.
Spice Market - Known as the Egyptian Market , this amazingly lively market place will mesmerize you with its vitality and its wide selection of goods.