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Let’s explore the beauties of the Bosphorus with a relaxing trip on a boat. Wooden warterfront houses, nostalgic docks, seagulls and a glass of well-brewed tea…You might even see the dolphins jumping by…
Istanbul is more than just a city!
Here you will discover the historical and culturally important sites of Istanbul between two continents; Europe and Asia. Discover the treasures of Bosphorus on a boat and finish the day shopping in the Grand Bazaar.
• A tour on a private boat where you can see the palaces, mansions and beautiful neighborhoods bordering European and Asian side of Bosphorus.
• Dolmabahce Palace, is one of the most beautiful palaces bordering bosphorus with an European style in the decoration, it was the residence of Sultans since 1856.
• Ortaköy, is a neighborhood, formerly a small village, the Neo-Baroque style Ortaköy Mosque is a beautifully ornate structure, right on the jetty of Ortaköy, bordering the waters of the Bosphorus, and thus highly visible from the passing boats.
• Ortaköy Mosque, it is a Neo-Baroque style mosque situated at the waterside of the Ortakoy pier square, one of the most popular locations on the Bosphorus.
• Arnavutköy, a historic neighborhood in Istanbul, Turkey, famous for its wooden Ottoman mansions and fish restaurants as well as the prestigious Robert College campus with its centennial buildings.
• Bebek, Bebek was a popular residential district under Otoman rule, and continues to be so today. Its population reflected the diverse society of the time, which is still visible in Bebek’s historic architecture and contemporary constituencies.
• Rumeli Castle, was built by Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 and 1452 in order to control the sea traffic on the Bosphorus strait and prevent aid from the Black Sea. It is situated at the narrowest point with 660 meters of the Bosphorus strait.
• The Grand Bazaar, with almost 4.500 shops is is one of the largest covered markets in the world where you can find everything, from gold jewelry to handmade Turkish ceramic or carpets.