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Bosphorus Tour by Boat

About Tour:

By joining our Bosphorus Tour by Boat, you can have such a great day on the Bosphorus. During our Bosphorus Boat Tour, you will have unforgettable moments. Since this is reasanable price tour, we dont have free shuttle services. You need to come our office 30 minutes before departure time. We will take you meeting point by walking.

Since our Bosphorus Boat Tour starts from Sultanahmet area. You will see the whole of Istanbul during our istanbul Bosphorus Tour by Boat such as Marmara Sea, Bosphorus Strait and 15 Jully Martyrs Bridge(Bosphorus Bridge), Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, Dolmabahce Palace, Cıragan Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, most expensive houses, Camlica Mosque, Ortakoy Mosque, Maidens Tower, Rumeli and Anatolian Fortresses. After 2 hours tour by boat, we will bring you back to sultanahmet area. We have 3 departure times such as 12:30, 16:00 and 19:00 for Bosphorus Boat Tour. Please check starting times before you decide to join.

As a Manolya Tours, we higly recommended Bosphorus Boat Tour during your visits to istanbul. Bosphorus tour must be done during your visits in istanbul.

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€ 19

Bosphorus Tour by Boat

What’s Included?

  • Admission Fee to Boat
  • 2 Hours Tour By Boat with Group
  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide

What is not included?

  • Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

Meeting and Picking up: 

Since we dont have pick up service for this tour, you will meet with our guide at our office or at location.

Start time:




What to Expect?

  • Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge: The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge is familiar to Bosphorus Bridge and  constructed in 1988. It is titled with name of the Ottoman Empire Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror and combines Europe and Asia to each other.
  • Dolmabahce Palace: From 1856 until 1887 and again from 1909 to 1922, the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, functioned as the principal administrative hub of the Ottoman Empire, which is neighboring Besiktas on the European part of Istanbul.
  • Ciragan Palace: This is a luxurious Ottoman Palace reflects the urban resort atmosphere and a five start hotel today on the bosphorus.
  • Beylerbeyi Palace: The Beylereyi Palace is situated on the Asian coast of the Bosphorus. This beautiful place represents the last period of the Ottoman Empire. It is superior to all of the royal palaces in Europe since it is entirely made of marble.
  • Maiden’s Tower(Leander’s Tower): This tower is also called Leander’s Tower during Byzantine Empire. Another name is the Maiden’s Tower is known as “Kız Kulesi” in Turkish. It is presently a cutting-edge watchtower and located Üsküdar area on the asian side of istanbul.
  • Rumeli Fortress: It is also called Rumelian Castle is a medieval and antique fortress, situated on a range of hillsides on the European border of the Bosphorus in Istanbul. It was constructed by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror on the European side and is located at the Bosphorus’s narrowest point. In order to restrict the movement of ships across the Bosphorus and use the fortress as a platform for his attack on the city.

Additional Info

  • You will receive confirmation at the time of booking
  • We don’t have wheelchair access
  • We don’t recommend for travelers with back problems
  • We don’t recommend for pregnant travelers
  • We recommend most travelers this Istanbul Tour

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel up to 48 hours in advance of the experience, you will receive full refund.
  • When you cancel less than 48 hours before start time, you will not be refunded.
  • If you want any changes less than 48 hours before start time, it will not be accepted.
  • If the tour canceled due to poor weather, we will offer a different date or a full refund.

Bosphorus Tour by Boat

   Embarking on a Bosphorus Tour by Boat offers a captivating journey through Istanbul’s iconic waterway, showcasing the city’s magnificent skyline, historical landmarks, and breathtaking natural beauty. The Bosphorus Strait, connecting the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, has been a vital waterway throughout history and is lined with remarkable sights that narrate Istanbul’s rich cultural and architectural heritage.

In this article, we will explore the allure of a Bosphorus Tour by Boat and the enchanting experiences it provides, making it a must-do activity for visitors seeking to discover Istanbul’s charm from a unique perspective.

  1. Spectacular Views of Istanbul’s Landmarks: As you cruise along the Bosphorus, you’ll be treated to unparalleled views of Istanbul’s most iconic landmarks. The skyline comes alive with the majestic domes and minarets of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. The grandeur of Topkapi Palace and the historical Galata Tower add to the panoramic scenery. The waterfront mansions, known as yalis, and their architectural splendor showcase the opulence of the Ottoman era. Every turn reveals a new sight, immersing you in the city’s captivating history and architectural marvels.
  2. Historical Significance: The Bosphorus is steeped in history, and a boat tour allows you to witness its significance firsthand. Passing by Rumeli Fortress and Anadolu Fortress, you’ll appreciate their strategic positions that guarded the waterway. These fortresses, dating back to the Byzantine and Ottoman eras, bear witness to the region’s military and maritime past. As you glide past the historical neighborhoods of Ortakoy, Bebek, and Arnavutkoy, you’ll be transported to a bygone era, where traditions and stories have shaped the fabric of Istanbul.
  3. Scenic Natural Beauty: Beyond its historical and architectural allure, the Bosphorus offers a stunning display of natural beauty. The deep blue waters contrast against the lush green hills and verdant landscapes, creating a picturesque backdrop for your boat tour. Along the way, you may spot playful dolphins swimming alongside the boat, adding a touch of magic to your journey. The harmony of nature and urban landscape provides a serene and awe-inspiring experience that lingers in your memory.
  4. Cultural Diversity and Vibrant Atmosphere: The Bosphorus is a meeting point of cultures, and its shores reflect Istanbul’s diverse social fabric. As you sail past lively waterfront cafes, bustling fish markets, and vibrant neighborhoods, you’ll witness the vibrant energy and multicultural atmosphere that define Istanbul. Engaging with locals and fellow travelers on the boat tour provides a unique opportunity to learn about the city’s traditions, customs, and culinary delights, further enriching your cultural experience.
  5. Sunset Cruises: A Bosphorus Tour by Boat becomes even more magical during sunset. As the sun dips below the horizon, the sky is adorned with hues of orange, pink, and purple, casting a warm glow over the city and the water. A sunset cruise offers a romantic and enchanting ambiance, creating a memorable experience for couples, photographers, and anyone seeking a moment of tranquility and natural beauty.

    A Bosphorus Tour by Boat is an immersive and enchanting journey that reveals Istanbul’s allure from a unique perspective. From the panoramic views of the city’s landmarks to the historical significance of its fortresses, and the captivating natural beauty that surrounds it, every moment on the boat tour is filled with wonder. The Bosphorus offers a glimpse into Istanbul’s rich heritage, cultural diversity, and mesmerizing scenery, leaving visitors with lasting memories of a truly unforgettable experience.

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