Half day afternoon tour of dolmabahce palace & asian side

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13.00: You will picked up from your hotel to have afternoon
bus tour of two continents, we will visit;

DOLMABAHCE PALACE The Dolmabahce Palace, a blend of various European architectural styles, was built between 1843-1856 by Karabet Balyan, the court architect of Sultan Abdulmecid. The three-storied palace built on a symmetrical plan has 285 rooms and 43 halls. The palace has survived intact with it’s original decorations, furniture, and the silk carpets and curtains. It surpasses all other palaces in the world in wealth and magnificence.

DRIVE OVER THE BOSPHORUS BRIDGE We will accross the Bosphorus by the 64 meters high bridge, which will let you see a breathtaking view between European and Asian sides. After little drive on Bosphorus Bridge you will find yourself in Asia and we will drive up to Camlica Hill.

CAMLICA HILL one of the highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the charming panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscape in traditional style, as you sip your drinks in a cafeteria.

Important Note: Dolmabahce Palace closed on Monday and Thursday, replaced with Chora Museum.

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: 

Dolmabahçe (filled in garden; in the early 17th century a villa was erected here on a filled in piece of ground) is the name for a palace built by members of the Armenian family Balyan. It was built in 1843-1856 for Sultan Abdül Mecit.

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......

Çamlıca Hill is one of the highest points of the Bosphorus and Istanbul, 263 m high from the sea level. It was used as a picnic area. In the early 1980′ the Touring Automobile Association built a series of restaurants which include a Turkish cafe and a park.

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