Visiting Pierre Loti Hill and fly over by cable Car
The famous cafe entitled with the name of Pierre Loti, a famous French writer, is reached on getting to this ridge on which the perfect view of Golden Horn can be watched. The historical cafe is the most ideal place to watch the Golden Horn view.
Eyup Sultan Mosque & Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari
The mosque was erected on the instruction of Fatih Sultan Mehmet II (Mehmet The Conqueror), five years after he seized Constantinople for the Ottomans in 1453. However, it fell into disrepair and was further ruined by earthquakes. It was rebuilt in a Baroque style using attractive pale honey-colored stone in 1800. The interior is elegant in design and the decorated dome of Eyup Sultan Mosque measures 17.5m in diameter and is supported by two half domes. The Eyup Sultan Mosque is built near the Golden Horn in Eyup District of Istanbul.
Olivium Shopping Center
Olivium Outlet Center is an outlet shopping mall located in Zeytinburnu. The shopping center situated outside of the ancient city walls of Istanbul. The center offers to visitors a supermarket, 6 movie theaters, a bowling alley with 15 lanes, a variety of fast-food restaurants, cafeterias and because of its a outlet shopping mall you will have opportunity cheap shopping.
Cruise on the Golden Horn
The Golden Horn is a horn-shaped fjord on the European side of Istanbul and is fed by two small streams. It is a natural harbor where Byzantine and Ottoman fleet and commercial ships were anchored. Today, it's surrounded by parks and promenades with ancient sites around it. Golden Horn was an old trading harbor and popular residential area during the Byzantine period. Its entrance was blocked by a huge chain to stop unwanted ships to enter. During the Ottoman period, it was largely inhabited by Jewish immigrants from Spain. The mixtures of Armenians, Greeks, Gypsies, and Turks living along its shores reflected the city's colorful ethnic mosaic. Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise starts from Golden Horn.
Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
Istanbul Bosphorus is a natural strait connecting the Black Sea and Marmara sea. Istanbul Bosphorus strait separates the European part from the Asian part of Istanbul. There are three suspension bridges on the Bosphorus connecting Europe to Asia (or vice versa). Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise is one of the most popular areas for its inhabitants, especially during summer for its climate. Its shores are lined with fine neighborhoods, Ottoman Palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, park and gardens, restaurants, cafeterias and so on.
Explore the historical Rumeli Fortress constructed by Fatih Sultan Mehmet that marks the narrowest point of the Bosphorus. A fantastic place with a panoramic view perfect for taking photographs and boarding to your sightseeing boat.
As you approach the northern end of the Istanbul Bosphorus Strait, our tour will continue into the Black Sea. We will stop at a beautiful cove on the Asian side.
This ruined medieval castle overlooks both the Black Sea and the Bosphorus and offers a great view of the recently opened Yavuz Sultan Selim (Third) Bridge. Our final stop is a picturesque fishing village on the Asian side. You'll have time to stroll around the village enjoy an ice cream, waffle.