HALF DAY BOSPHORUS WITH GOLDEN HORN
CRUISE IN GOLDEN HORN, CRUISE IN BOSHORUS
RUMELI FORTRESS FROM SEA,PIERRE LOTTI, CABLE CAR ,CITY WALL
This tour takes you to Bosphorus and Asian side of Istanbul where you will have the chance to see the views of Camlica Hills from the Boat and the Dolmabahce Palace.
The tour starts with heading to our our Boat awaiting at the Golden Horn width is about 3 km and the lenght is 17km of the Golden Horn We will start to our cruise by entering Bosphorus, connecting the Black and Marmara Sea, where we will be seeing Bebek, Ortakoy, artificial Island of Galatasaray and The Bridge Mehmet II .
Rumeli Fortress needs to be mentioned here too as this building played an important cruicial part in the History, being build by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II on the european side of Istanbul between 1451 and 1452 Why in order to prevent aid coming through Black Sea to Byzantine Capital Constantinople as well as having control over the ships using the waters.
Our next stop is Pierre Loti Cafe .The bus takes you up to Hill and stop there approximately half and hour. Famous author Julien Vilaud used to come to this hilltop, he was French naval officer who wrote his novels under pen Pierre Loti. Piere Loti Cafe is overlooking Eyup and Golden Horn with its small table and chairs.
Following this, we will take a cable car down to Eyub. After enjoying Cable Car from hill, we are going to see City Wall which dates back early Byzantine times. The orijinal walls built by Emperor Constantine I, were breached twice. The first breach happened in 1204 during the Fourth Crusade, the second one was led by Mehmet II in 1453
DAYS AVAILABLE : Everyday
PICK UP TIME : 08:30 ENDS 12:00
INCLUDED : Transfer - Tour Guide - Cable Car - Boat
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