DOLMABAHÇE PALACE The Dolmabahçe Palace, a blend of various European architectural styles

Duration: Full day tour

Availability : All days except Monday

Meals : Lunch - set menu

Itinerary :

  • Start with Dolmabahce Palace, a blend of various European architectural styles was built between 1843 - 1856 by Karabet Balyan, the court architect of Sultan Abdulmecid
  • Next stop is Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan Mosque. The construction was originally backed by Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan. After she died, Sultan Abdülmecid, her son, continued to support the construction of the mosque
  • Continue the tour with shopping. Turkey is one of the best later producing countries in the world. So it’s a good opportunity to have a look at the reasonable priced good quality leather accessories
  • Have lunch
  • Boat Trip on Bosphorus. An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE and ASIA
  • Enjoy the scenic view of The Rumeli Fortress and The Leander's Tower from the sea
  • Cable Car and Pierre Loti Hill, enjoy the magnificent scenery of Golden Horn and the city
  • Continue with City Walls, The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453
  • Ride along Golden Horn. As a natural and extremely secure harbour, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul
  • Return back to the hotel 
  • Tour not operated on Monday
  • Harem is not included at Dolmabehce Palace
  • Shopping is optional, due to high traffic jam and the long line for the palace

Pick Up & Drop : Hotel Lobby

Inclusions :

  • Shared Transfers
  • Entry fees
  • Lunch  - set menu
  • English Speaking Guide

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