İstanbul Bosphorus is one of the most important tourist regions for tourists. It is a place with a spectacular view that links the continents of Asia and Europe. There are also Many historical works dating from the Ottoman and Byzantine periods along the Bosphorus Cruise route Topkapi Palace, Maiden’s Tower, Dolmabahçe Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Rumeli Fortress, Küçüksu Pavilion and more.
While you are in Istanbul do not miss to take a cruise on the 20-mile (32 km) long Bosphorus.
Have a Lovely Day With a Bosphorus Cruise
With this kind of tours, you will have the chance to view the most popular places of the Bosphorus in İstanbul and get to know the Turkish culture and to taste the famous Turkish cuisine. While sipping a glass of wine or another drink on Bosphorus, you’ll have the chance to view magnificent historical monuments and get plenty of pictures. You’ll also experience the famous Turkish belly dancing show.
Here are some places you will you see on the Bosphorus Cruise;
Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia: From the seaside.
Maiden’s Tower (also called Kız Kulesi in the Turkish language), mid-Bosphorus: Remember from the James Bond movie From Russia With Love, the tower has a restaurant in it.
Üsküdar: The greatest Asian district.
Dolmabahçe Palace and Çırağan Palace: Europe side.
Yıldız Park and Palace: Europe side.
Ortaköy and Mecidiye Mosque: Europe side: You have probably seen photos of the Mecidiye Mosque (1854).
The First Bosphorus Bridge (Boğaziçi Köprüsü in Turkish): Connecting Asia and Europe.
Beylerbeyi Palace, Asia side: 2.5 km ( 1.5 miles) km) northeast of Üsküdar, is a “small” Istanbul summer palace overlooking the Bosphorus from its Asian shore.
Northern Bosphorus: Beyond the first Bosphorus Bridge there are many more to see;
Kuleli Naval Academy,
The village of Cengelköy,
Arnavutköy with its photogenic Ottoman mansions / Yalıs (Yalı is a Turkish word, means wooden Bosphorus seaside mansions),
Bebek town with its pretty bay,
Rumeli Hisarı ( It is the mighty Fortress of Europe) Bosphorus University.
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