Start your evening with pick up from your hotel before heading to the port to embark on our 4 hours evening Bosphorus cruise from Istanbul.Dine-in style as you cruise past illuminated city landmarks like Dolmabahçe Palace, kiz kulesi , ortakoy , çırağan palace kempinski , ortakoy , beylerbeyi , rumeli fortness and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge on this 4 hours evening cruise along the Bosphorus. Sample typical Turkish cuisine , then settle back to enjoy some traditional entertainment, including belly dancing and folk music. Watch the sunset over the Bosphorus Strait and cruise. After dinner marvel at Turkish belly dancers during an Anatolian folklore show. After your boat docks, your experience finishes with drop off at your Istanbul hotel.
What To Expect:
Pass By: Bosphorus Bridge The Bosphorus Bridge is one of two bridges that spans the Bosphorus Strait, connecting the European and Asian sides of Istanbul. It stretches from Ortakoy on the European side to Beylerbeyi on the Asian side and is sometimes referred to as the First Bosphorus Bridge. Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: KIz Kulesi literally means “Maiden’s Tower” in Turkish. The name comes from a legend: the Byzantine emperor heard a prophecy telling him that his beloved daughter would die at the age of 18 by a snake. So he decided to put her in this tower built on a rock on the Bosphorus isolated from the land thus no snake could kill her. Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Galata Tower The Romanesque style tower was built as Christea Turris (Tower of Christ) in 1348 during an expansion of the Genoese colony in Constantinople. Galata Tower was the tallest building in Istanbul at 219.5 ft (66.9 m) when it was built in 1348. Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Dolmabahce Palace Dolmabahçe Palace is a palace-museum located in İstanbul. The palace was built in the 19th century during the period of Sultan Abdulmecid. After the foundation of the Republic, it was used as a Presidential Residence until 1949. The palace was open to diplomatic meetings until 1984 when it became a museum. Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Rumeli Fortress Rumeli Castle (Rumeli Hisarı) is an Ottoman fortress dating to 1452. It was built by the Ottoman sultan Mehmed II (Mehmed the Conqueror) in preparation of the conquest of Constantinople. The castle is situated on the shore of the Bosphorus Strait at its narrowest point with approximately 660 meters. Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Beylerbeyi Palace Described by some as a miniature Dolmabahce Palace but without the crowds, the Beylerbeyi Sarayı (Beylerbeyi Palace) was commissioned by Sultan Abdülaziz to act as an imperial summer residence. With 24 rooms, 6 halls, and a hamam, it would have been quite the summer home and was also used to entertain visiting dignitaries. Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Ortakoy Seen from the Bosphorus cruise, the Bosphorus coastline on the European side resembles a string of villages, each with their own individual character and attractions, and indeed that’s just what it was. Located between down-to-earth Beşiktaş and chichi Kuruçeşme, Ortakoy does what its name suggests and positions itself somewhere in the middle (orta köy means ‘middle village’ in Turkish). Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Bebek At the time when ’Hallai’, where the oldest known name of the Baby, whose history goes back to the pre-Christian period, is sometimes written in different sources (Challae, Chilai, Khile) and gelen Skallia gelen on the piers, is right there. Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Anadolu Hisari Fort The Fortress of Rumeli Fortress, located on the European shore of the Bosphorus and in the northernmost district of Istanbul, is a striking monument. Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Kucuksu Pavilion The palace was commissioned by Sultan Abd-ul-Mejid I (1823–1861), and designed by the architectsGarabet Amira Balyan and his son Nigoğayos Balyan in the neo-baroque style. Completed in 1857, the structure took the place of a two-story timber palace built during the reign of Mahmud I (1696–1754) by his Grand Vizier Divittar Mehmed Pasha, then successively used by Selim III (1761–1808) and Mahmud II (1785–1839). Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge is a suspension bridge between Kavacık and Hisarüstü in Istanbul, connecting Asia and Europe for the second time after the Bosphorus Bridge. Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Kanlica Meydani Kanlica is a famous district of the Beykoz district of Istanbul. It is located between Anadoluhisarı and Çubuklu. It is on the northern side of the foot of the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge on the Anatolian side.