Half Day Afternoon Tour of Cable Car & Bosphorus Cruise

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13.00: You will picked up from your hotel to have afternoon
Cable Car & Boshprous Cruise.

CITY WALLS The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror in 1453.

DRIVE BY BUS TO GOLDEN HORN As a natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It is appx. 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus. Two streams drain into this inlet at it’s far end.

CABLE CAR & PIERRE LOTI HILL was named after the Famous French writer, you will enjoy charming view of Golden Horn & Istanbul city.

CRUISE ON THE BOSPHORUS An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE & ASIA, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces, Ottaman Mansions up to Rumeli Fortress.

THE RUMELI FORTRESS (FROM THE SEA) Istanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmed the Conqueror took the city in 1453, but it managed to defend itself with help of the Roman city walls.

THE LEANDER’S TOWER (FROM THE SEA) This is a small and attractive tower built on an islet at the enterance to the Bosphorus. It is one of the symbols of Istanbul. Used in the past as a watchtower and lighthouse, it has been preserved in its 19th Century apperance.

17.00: At the end of the tour we will drop back you to your hotel.

What’s Included;
• Professional English speaking guide on tours.
• Full day guided tours mentioned in the itinerary.
• All transfers mentioned in the itinerary.
• All museum and entrance fees where necessary.
• All Local taxes & No extra or hidden costs!

What's not included;
• Travel Insurance
• Tips & Personal Expenses

Attractions: 

Pierre Loti is located in Eyup,which belongs to Fatih district,on the european side of Bosphorus, Istanbul.There is a cafe(tea house) which has an incredible view of Golden Horn,from Eyup to Eminonu.There are also touristic hotels and small souvenir shops.The name Pierre Loti comes from the Frenc

A 14th century castle from the Ottoman's first attempt to capture Istanbul, Anatolian Fortress is located on the Asian shore of the city at the narrowest point of the Bosphorus Strait. Sultan Yildirim Bayezit built this fortress in 1395 on the ruins of an old temple dedicated to Zeus.

The Bosphorus Bridge spans the Bosphorus Strait and provides the unique chance to step from one continent Ortakoy (European side) to another Beylerbeyi (Asian side), within a few minutes. The Ataturk Bridge carries 200,000 vehicles and 600,000 people a day......

The tower was built as a fortress by the Byzantine Emperor Alexius Comnenus in 1110 AD, and was restored and slightly modified several times during the Ottoman period.

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