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Bosphorus & Seven Hills Tour - 1/0
Bosphorus & Seven Hills Tour
Walking on Balat Streets; Jewish quarter of Old City and located on the southern shore of Golden Horn. Walk through the historical buildings, colorful streets, experience the local life of old Jewish settlement,
Golden Horn; The ancient Greek colonists chose Halic or Golden Horn to be the site for Byzantium. The natural harbor made it convenient for sea traffic-both commercial and martial. It is considered to be the world’s largest natural harbor and separates the European shore of Istanbul into two.
Bosphorus Bridge; Connecting the European and Asian sides of Istanbul(1560 meters), the Bosphorus Bridge was the fourth longest suspension bridge in the World. Unique chance to step from one continent to another in 2 minutes.
Çamlica Hill; Çamlica Hill has a panoramic view of the charming Bosphorus and the mouth of Golden Horn. There are historical-designed tea houses, and a restaurant inside a public park with monumental trees, flower gardens and fountains. Camlica Hill is 267 meters above the sea level.
Bosphorus Cruise; One of the best ways to get a feel for Istanbul is to take a cruise on the legendary Bosphorus. The majestic waterway that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and Asia. From your cruise boat, you can view the great sights lining the Bosphorus’ wooded shores: the Beylerbeyi Palace, the Rumeli Fortress, the Çiragan Palace, the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Maiden’s Tower, the 19th century mansions of the Ottoman elite and much more.
Pierre Loti Hill and Cable Car; Pierre Loti is a famous hill with a beautiful panaromic view of Golden Horn and the Historical Peninsula. You’ll also enjoy the way back down from the hill in a cable car.
Spice Bazaar; Built in 1660, Spice Bazaar is the place to lay in a fresh supply of spices, nuts, honeycomb, Turkish delight, dried figs, caviar and mature hard Turkish cheese.
Professional English speaking tour guide,