Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Spice Market, Istiklal Street, Kadıkoy
Duration: 7-8 hours
Tour Starting Point: Hotel, Airport, Cruise port
Excludes: Lunch, Gratitude’s
Price: Please let me know how many people you are and then I will inform you as soon as possible.
Bosphorus Cruise is the best way to explore Istanbul; the cruise takes place on two continents. Along the cruise, you will see royal palaces of sultans, castles, two suspension bridges and beautiful wooden summer houses.
Dolmabahce Palace is one of the most fascinating palaces in the world .It was built in 1856 as a sultan’s new royal palace on the Bosphorus. The lifestyle and needs were oriental but the plan was taken from European Palaces such as Versailles in Paris, Schonbrunn Place in Vien.
Spice Market is the most colourful local markets of Istanbul. No visit to Istanbul is complete without tasting Turkish delight from the Spice Market. It is famous for natural medicines, spices, saffron, seeds, Turkish delight, halvah, pastrami (dried meat), and all kinds of nuts.
Istiklal Street is the heart of Istanbul .It is both touristy and a local spot. It runs almost 2 km from taksım square all the way to famous Galata Tower. Approximately around 2 million people walk and shop at this famous spot.
Kadıkoy is the most dynamic district of the Asian side of Istanbul . It is a very local area if you wish to be away from the usual hustle and bustle of the main tourist spots, it is great option for you. You can find many of local restaurants, cafeterias, bars and, famous Turkish street food such as stuffed mussel, simit (Turkish bagel), fresh fruits and fish. You will soon feel like a local.