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Bosphorous and 2 Continents Tour - Full Day (09:00 to 17:00)

Meet you at the cruise port of Istanbul, the airport or your hotel in the morning, for a tour of visiting ;

Spice Bazaar: This covered market is an attractive L-shaped building to the southwest of the Yeni Cami. Its English name survives from the time when the market specialized in the sale of spices and herbs, as well as medicinal plants and drugs.

Boat Cruise on Bosphorus: The Bosphorus - the waterway between two continents - is beautiful at any time, day or night in any season. On the way to the Black Sea, you can see the finest and richest examples of the Ottoman houses and palaces on the shores.

Rumeli Fortress: In 1452, Mehmet II prepared to besiege Constantinople by constructing a fortress at Rumeli Hisari. It took less than four months to build, thanks to 3000 laborers and master masons assigned to the task. Its crenellated walls and round towers are popular with photgraphers and what you see from the top of the walls is one of the nicest view of the Bosphorus.

After a lunch break we continue the tour 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 hotel.