On my tour, you will see the many-sided Istanbul and the contrasts of this city. We will visit the bohemian district of Etiler, where the stars of cinema and show business live, we will visit the observation deck, from where the best view of the Bosphorus opens. We will walk along the picturesque streets of Besiktash and taste waffles while relaxing on the Bebek embankment. Sailing across the bay by ferry, you will hear the history of the Bosphorus bridges and the legend of the Maiden's Tower. And in the Asian part of the city, you will look into an old mosque built by the greatest architect of the Ottoman Empire. Individual excursion for 1-2 people Duration 3 hours Children Without children How it goes On foot Rating 4.92 on 25 reviews € 140 per excursion Price for 1-2 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Laksheri district You can plunge into Istanbul chic by visiting the elite Etiler quarter - only very wealthy people can afford real estate here. Walking through this area, we will come to American Universityimmersed in the green of the spreading plane trees. There is an observation deck, from where an excellent Bosphorus view … You will see Rumelihisary fortress and you will learn how Constantinople fell and what is hidden behind the threatening name "cut throat"
Contrasts of Istanbul Prestigious Besiktas district spreads out on the green hills of the European part of Istanbul. The neighborhood of historical and modern buildings and the color of the old streets amazes and surprises. Going down to the water, we will go out on pier Bebek - the directors of Turkish TV series fell in love with him for the luxury and beauty. While enjoying the lapping waves, you will hear a story about the past and architecture of Istanbul and taste soft Turkish waffles with additives
Visit the other side We will take a ferry to the Asian side of the city. We will feed the seagulls and drink Turkish tea on board our ferry, while admiring the Dolmabahce palace and a mosque on the Ortakoy embankment. I'll tell the fatal legend of the Maiden's Tower, oh Bosphorus bridges and how the Ottoman battles took place. On the other side you will stroll along Uskudar district, the most populous and reflecting the spirit of Istanbul. Admire the Asian architecture of houses and the Ottoman architecture of mosques, and then visit the oldest mosque, built in the 16th century by the greatest architect Mimar Sinan.
- Price includes: ferry ride, waffles, tea and bagel
- Parents traveling with children are kindly asked to inform about the age of the child before booking
- The ferry does not stop in winter, and you can comfortably sit on the heated lower deck
- The tour for you will be led by me or one of the guides of our team
Start of the excursion in the Etiler area. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.