Until here we have explained the general framework and highlights of the Bosphorus Cruise Istanbul and Dolmabahce Palace Tour, now we will give deeper information about the Dolmabahce Palace Tour.
Visit Dolmabahçe Palace: Dolmabahce Palace Museum which is located between the Beşiktaş and Kabataş Districts of İstanbul is a kind of visual feast. Besides Dolmabahce Palace, you can also visit the neo-baroque Dolmabahce Mosque, the Dolmabahce Clock and the Collection Museum of Dolmabahce Palace. These sights have great architecture which will definitely fascinate you. Also, we need to add that the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s sun has set in the Dolmabahce Palace. However, he lives still and forever in our heart!
Admiring the Bosphorus Bridge (from the sea):As we mentioned above, the Bosphorus Bridge is unique with its location and specialty as connecting Anatolian and European sides of İstanbul. This bridge that isplaced from Ortakoy District (European) to Beylerbeyi District (Asian), is called also the First Bosphorus Bridge.
Climbing to the Wonderful Çamlıca Hill: As many cities all over the world, Istanbul has numerous spots where you can see magnificent sceneries. However, the Çamlıca Hill is almost the best hotspot that offers opportunity to take amazing pictures. You will not only take pictures but also feel the peace while you watching both European and Asian sides of Istanbul and Bosphorus from the Çamlıca Hill.
Amazing with Pierre Loti Hill:Of course the Pierre Loti Hill which takes its name from a famous French writer, has a great view of Golden Horn and Istanbul. However, it has many different attractions. To illustrate, one of the best traditional Turkish coffee is cooking on the Pierre Loti Café. You can sip your delicious coffee while you watching the brilliant landscape.
Flying with Telpher (cable car): After visiting Pierre Loti Hill and Café, you can experience flying with cable car and witness the view of Golden Horn from inside of the Telpher.
Feeling History by seeing Constantinople City Walls:It is possible to witness the history of both Ottoman, Roman and Byzantium Empires in every corner of Istanbul. On this Bosphorus Cruise Istanbul and Dolmabahce Palace Tour, you can see the City walls of Constantinople which were defensive walls that surrounds the city.
Also we need to add that you will have a chance to shopping and buying souvenirs before the lunch on the Bosphorus Cruise Istanbul. After shopping you will have delicious open buffet lunch on the boat.
Istanbul Bosphorus: You will have the chance to see all the historical sites on the Asian and European sides of the Bosphorus.
Rumeli Fortures (From The Sea): Rumeli Castle is the second oldest Ottoman fortress and is situated on the European shore.The monumental structure was commissioned by Fatih Sultan Mehmed II and built within a few months as part of his preparations for the siege of Constantinople.
Maiden's Tower (From The Sea): Approximately 650 feet (200 meters) from the coast of Uskudar,the Maiden’s Tower can be found on a small island at the southern entrance of the Bosphorus.Even though it’s not known exactly when the tower was built,the architectural style is synonymous with the era around 340 BCE. The landmark was previously known as Leandros and Damalis – named after the wife of Kharis,the king of Athens.During the Byzantine era, it was also known as “arcla,” which means “little castle.”