Istanbul is a city to fall in love from the first sight! Besides the history and art, the traces of dramatic and romantic events, you'd be fascinated by the hustle of the city, the colours, the food, the smiles of the locals. Discover it yourself!
Take your chance for visiting the only city in the world stretching on two continents - Europe and Asia. Explore the historical sites from Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman periods. Try you skills in bargaining in the famous Grand Bazaar or the Spice Market. Enjoy exceptional Oriental food.
A night journey allows you a truly full day in Istanbul to experience the history and natural beauty of the city as well as to go hunting for the best bargain in the numerous Oriental markets and modern outlets.
The city sightseeing tour starts upon arrival in Istanbul
with exciting panoramic bus tour throughout the Old City, the New European side of Istanbul, crossing the Golden Horn Bay and the Bosphorus to the Asian side for a fantastic panorama. A visit to the popular Sultan Ahmet Mosque with exquisite interior covered by mosaics and blue tiles will add to the experience. The modern Sultan Ahmet Square is the former Byzantine Hippodrome containing ancient monuments like the Egyptian Column, the Serpentine and the German Fountain. The square is surrounded by the impressive buildings of St. Sophia Cathedral, Top Kapi Sultans' Palace and the Archaeological Museum. The local guide will introduce some of the most popular shopping centers before going to lunch and check in at the hotel.
There is a lot of free time for independent city sightseeing or taking part in optional tours.
Optional evening tour with dinner and show included in one of the most famous restaurants in Istanbul.
Optional evening panoramic bus tour with visit to the Aisan side included.
On the second day after breakfast you will have to choose between independent sightseeing and shopping or taking part in a Bosphorus optional tour.
The optional Bosphorus tour will take your for a picturesque motor boat cruise along the Bosporus, will allow you time for shopping in the Egyptian Bazaar also known as the Spice Market because of the abundance of oriental spices and goods, one of the world’s most impressive Oriental covered marketplaces.
Departure from Istanbul is late in the afternoon.
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