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Afternoon Bosphorus Boat and Bus Tour with cable car from Pierre Loti Coffee

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bosphorus CruiseGuests will see Istanbul and highlights of Bosphorus from the boat Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Pierre Loti TepesiGuests will see the Golden Horn from the best view and take a cable car ride down to their return busesDuration: 30 minutesPass By: Golden HornWill the the best part of Goldenhorn and city walls from their buses

$25 Cultural & Theme Tours

Istanbul: Fener and Balat small group walking tour

Discover Fener and Balat in Istanbul with a small group walking tour. Enjoy the privileges of a private professional tour guide o See neighborhoods with character and enjoy a ferry ride along the Golden Horn. Start your tour with a ferry ride along the Golden Horn from Karakoy to Ayvansaray. See the skyline of Istanbul on this famous waterway onboard a local ferry. Listen to your guide as they go over the history of Constantinople, the conquest by the Ottomans and the Jewish culture after 1492. Visit the extraordinary church of Mary Blachernae, Ahrida Synagogue and walk the streets and markets of Balat through the splashes of color and the vibrancy of its street life, crisscross of washing lines on the crumbling buildings, and the labyrinth of cobblestone streets teeming with kids playing football and women in headscarves beating rugs. End your tour in Fener after seeing the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate housing a column, which is believed to have been used for the binding and flogging of Jesus in Jerusalem. Greek Orthodox Patriarchal Church is an essential part of this tour because it’s the most sacred site for all of the 300million Orthodox people in the world.

$24.88 Cultural & Theme Tours

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Half Day Afternoon

Bosphorus Cruise on private boat enjoying the straits of both Europe and Asia with a possibility to photograph the unique beauties of the Bosphorus.Rumeli Fortress (from the boat – no interior visit), historical armament built by the Conqueror to control and protect the Bosphorus. A unique example of military architecture. Golden Horn (from the bus), the arm of the Bosphorus and a natural harbour of the historical peninsula separating the old and the new parts of İstanbul where the first colonies settled duringThe Byzantines. The residential area for Byzantine Jews, Italian traders and other non-muslim minorities. Drive along the traces of history at Balat viewing Metal Church of St. Stephen The Bulgarian, Jewish Hospital (Or-Ahayim), Fener Orthodox Patriarchate and 22 kms. longByzantine City Walls, strongest fortification of the middle age.Cable car (teleferique) to Pierre Loti Coffee House. Also visioned during the tourIMPERIAL GARDENS OF ROYAL YILDIZ PALACEBOSPHORUS & SULTANAHMET BRIDGES connecting EUROPE & ASIA continents • BEYLERBEYI PALACE from the boat IMPORTANT NOTICEBosphorus Tours are practiced with regular boat if minimum number of attendants is not provided for the private boat