Dolmabache and Asia Tour - Half Day (13:30 to 17:00)
Meet you at the cruise port of Istanbul, the airport or
your hotel in the morning, for a tour of visiting ;
Dolmabahce Palace: This area was originally
the bay where the navy anchored in the early periods when
the Ottomans conquered Istanbul. Between 1611-1614, this bay
had been filled in and a timber building with a large garden
called "the Besiktas Palace" had been built with
the order of Sultan Ahmet I. The land of the Besiktas Palace,
which had become completely useless due to a fire, was chosen
as the site of the new palace by Sultan Abdulmecit I, since
it was by the sea side and close to the city center.
Bosphorus Bridge: Unique chance to step
from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) within few minutes.
The Ataturk Bridge carries 200.000 vehicles and 600.000 people
a day. It is the 4th longest suspension bridges in the Europe
and 7th in the world.
Camlica Hill: Camlica Hill is one of the
highest point of the Bosphorus and Istanbul. The Camlica Hill
has a wonderful panorama including the Sea of Marmara, the
Bosphorus, Historical Peninsula and islands.
At the end of the tour transfer back to the port or your