You will meet with you guide at the Istanbul Cruise Port then drive to Dolmabahce Palce. Today we will visit 2 Ottoman Palces. The one is Old Place and the other is new European style palace. We will also walk in the Istiklal Street and take tram runing in Historical Old Tunel between Beyoglu and Karakoy. We will alos take new tram for reaching to Topkapi Place and Grand Bazaar. This Shore Excursion Istanbul Tour gives you a chance to understand local life and how public transportation in Istanbul. You will read berif info below about places that we are going to visit today
Dolmabahce Palace is one of the most glamorous palaces in the World, built along the shore of Bosphorus by Sultan Abdulmecid Han. It served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922
Istiklal Street is an elegant pedestrian street, 1.4 kilometers long. It is one of the most popular places. While you are walking on the Street and see, music stores, cinemas, Book Stores, cafés, nice restaurants pubs, night clubs with live music, historical patisseries, chocolateries.
Beyoglu Tunel is the third-oldest underground urban rail line in the World. It is an underground funicular with two stations, connecting the quarters of Karakoy and Beyoglu Taksim. Enjoy with taking tram from Taksim Beyoglu to Karakoy.
Spice Bazaar is one of the largest bazaars in Istanbul and the most famous covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar. It has 85 shops selling Turkish delight and other sweets, fresh spices, , jewellery, souvenirs, and dried fruits and nuts.
Royal Topkapi Palace, the great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. There many section to visit such as sacred Islamic relics, kitchen, Chinese Porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section, and imperial treasury and more.
Grand Covered Bazaar, one of the oldest and biggest Bazaars in the world with more than 4,000 shops are selling, selling souvenirs, rugs & kilims, jewelry, pottery, leather and almost everything.
At the end of the tour,you will have time to shopping according to your cruise departure time. Then you will be transferred back to Istanbul Cruise Port.