DURATION: 4.30 hr(s) Half Day Tour
Drive through the coastal road of Dolmabahce viewing the gate of this famous Palace and on Barbaros Boulevard through the modern side of the city. Arrive the highest building of Istanbul, Sapphire Tower and explore amazing 4D Skyride. You will live the fourth dimension in Istanbul.
Dolmabahçe Palace (exterior view only)
Sapphire Tower: Observation Terrace & 4D Skyride Experience
Taksim Square: Beyoğlu Fish Market, Nevizade St.
A gift set covering “Survey, Pencil, Map, Evil eye bead and Refreshing towel” will be provided
Drive through the coastal road of Dolmabahce viewing the gate of this famous Palace and on Barbaros Boulevard through the modern side of the city. Arrive the highest building of Istanbul, Sapphire Tower and explore amazing 4D Skyride. Your helicopter will take you from Istanbul Sapphire to unique beauties of Istanbul. Brillance of Bosphorus, charm of Maiden’s Tower, glorious Hagia Sophia, mystery of Topkapı Palace, magnificence of Blue Mosque, fire dances in the Basilica Cistern, whirling dervishes in humility and crowds in Taksim are waiting for you. After your virtual experience, keep enjoying your day with a real ride to Taksim Square for a walking tour on Istiklal Street. You’ll experience the vibrant streets of downtown cosmopolitan Istanbul, with many points of historical, architectural and cultural interest including Christian, Greek and Armenian churches, picturesque shopping arcades and passages, old Ottoman Hans, bazaars and coffee houses all bustling with shoppers, students and young professionals. You will arrive at the Beyoğlu Fish Market “Balık Pazarı” area, where wondrous array of fish can be found. And that’s not all! You can also find any kind of “meze” (the tasty tapas eaten as an appetizer with rakı), especially kinds seafood mezes. The Fish Bazaar also houses the most important fruit and vegetable market in Istanbul, with the freshest and widest variety of produce available. Nevizade Sokağı (Nevizade Street) has scores of tables set on the street and accommodates patrons with the freshest fish in the city (brought over directly from the Bazaar).
What to Wear:
Strongly recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes.
Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over uneven, cobblestone and various surfaces, inclines and 50 to 75 steps thus guests need to watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
All tours have been posted by TURSAB(Turkish Society of Travel Agencies) licensed travel agencies and tour operators who have replied to the formal TURSAB call of 08.07.2013 for publishing their tours on this website.
Cumhuriyet Cad. No: 109, Elmadağ İstanbul
Phone: +90 2122412700 (5 lines)
Fax: +90 2122412989