Shore Excursion Istanbul to Ottoman Palaces & Bazaars

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If you come to Istanbul before and see some attractive place and if you would like to see something different such as combination of Historical sights and local public life and transportation in Istanbul, book our Istanbul tour. Especialy, if you are on International Cruise Ship and stop in Istanbul Port, this tour is suitable for you.


Dolmabahce Palace, Istiklal Street, Beyoglu Historical  Tunel, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar
Tour Duration : Full Day Istanbul City Tour
Tour Catagory : Shore Tours, Historical, Cultural

TOUR ITINERARY for Shore Excursion Istanbul to Ottoman Palaces & Bazaars

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.


  • Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in the tours
  • All mentioned city sightseeing tours on private guided basis
  • Mentioned entrance fees to sights by the itinerary
  • All mentioned land transportations
  • Lunch in the tour
  • Transportation by A/C Private Car
  • Local taxes


  • Any other expenses not noted in the above included section or airport tax, visa for Turkey (if required)
  • Any tips to guide, driver or staff at hotels.
  • Personal expenses and medical services.
  • Beverages
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