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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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    Pass By: Dolmabahce Palace, Visnezade Mahallesi Dolmabahce Cd, Istanbul 34357 Turkey

    Dolmabahce Palace stands on the European shore of the Bosphorus and the with its various dependencies forms almost a little town, its gardens extending for a mile or more along the water's edge.

    Pass By: Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Yıldız, Çırağan Cd. No:32, 34349 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey

    Situated between Besiktas and Ortaköy on the European shore of the Bosphorus stands the ruins of the Ciragan Palace, built by Sultan Abdülaziz, during the years 1863-1867. It resembles the Dolmabahce Palace with its long facade and its baroque architectural style.

    Pass By: Ortakoy, Istanbul Turkey

    Ortaköy Mosque, officially the Büyük Mecidiye Camii in Beşiktaş, Istanbul, Turkey, is situated at the waterside of the Ortaköy pier square, one of the most popular locations on the Bosphorus.

    Pass By: Bosphorus Bridge, Kuzguncuk Mahallesi 15, Istanbul Turkey

    Which was inaugurated on October 29, 1973 on the fiftieth anniversary of the Turkish Republic, has the longest span in Europe and the fourth in the world. This suspension bridge has a total length of 1560 metres (1706 yards) and a width of 33.4 metres (110ft).

    Pass By: Bebek, Misir konsoloslugu Yani, Istanbul Turkey

    In the 19th century, Ottoman aristocrats picked Bebek's ideal location to build their summer houses and palaces. Today it is still a popular residential area.

    Pass By: Rumeli Fortress, Tarabya Yenikoy Cad., Istanbul Turkey

    RUMELISHISARI FORTRESS - (RUMELIHISARI CASTLE)

    At the narrowest point of the Bosphorus stands the Rumelihisarr Fortress, built by Sultan Mehmet, the Conqueror on the European shore. The Sultan himself on the 26th day of March 1452 laid the foundation stone of the Fortress with a view to controlling the passage of the ships through the Bosphorus and using it as a base for his attack on the city.

    Pass By: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, Hisarustu Kavacik Yolu, Istanbul Turkey

    The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, also known as the Second Bosphorus Bridge, is a bridge in Istanbul, Turkey spanning the Bosphorus strait. When completed in 1988, it was the 5th-longest suspension bridge span in the world; today it is the 24th.

    Pass By: Kanlica Meydani, Istanbul Turkey

    Kanlıca is a neighborhood on the Asian side of the Bosphorus strait, in the Beykoz district of Istanbul Province, Turkey. Kanlica is known for its popular specialty, yogurt topped with castor sugar, offered in local restaurants and cafés.

    Pass By: Anadolu Hisari Fort, Anadolu Hisari, Istanbul Turkey

    On the opposite bank stands the Anadoluhisari Fortress by the Göksu stream.

    This romantic castle which adorns the Asiatic shore of the Bosphorus was built in 1395 by Sultan Bayazit, the Thunderbolt and named as "Güzelcehisar". Later it was extended by Mehmet, the Conqueror. Today, as the first possession of Turks on the Bosphorus, it serves as the landmark of Turkish rule.

    Pass By: Kucuksu Pavilion, Kucuksu Cad. No:12 Anadoluhisari, Beykoz, Istanbul Turkey

    KUCUKSU PALACE

    The summer Palace of Kucuksu, sometimes called the Palace of Göksu, is situated between the villages of Anadoluhisan and Kandilli on the Asiatic shore of the Bosphorus.

    Pass By: Beylerbeyi Palace, Abdullahaga Cad., Istanbul Turkey

    BEYLERBEYI PALACE

    Situated on the Asiatic shore of the Bosphorus between the villages of Kuzguncuk and Cengelköy, the palace was built by Sultan Abdülaziz in 1865. Beylerbeyi Palace seen from the Bosphorus floats like a white vision in a fairy tale. It is the most extravagant royal house of the 19th Century on which millions were spent.

    Pass By: KIz Kulesi, Uskudar, Istanbul Turkey

    KIZKULESI (MAIDEN'S TOWER - LEANDER'S TOWER)

    About 180 metres away from the shores of Üsküdar stands this tower which bears two different names. Europeans who named it the Leander's Tower thought that it was here where Leander was drowned while attempting to swim the Bosphorus to reach his beloved Hero, the priestess of Aphrodite. But, in fact, Leander never crossed here even in the legend which refers to the Hellespont, Dardanelles.

    Pass By: Galata Koprusu, Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa Mahallesi Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425 Turkey

    The Galata Bridge is a bridge that spans the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey. From the end of the 19th century in particular, the bridge has featured in Turkish literature, theater, poetry and novels.

    Pass By: Galata Tower, Buyuk Hendek Cad. 2, Istanbul Turkey

    The Galata Tower — called Christea Turris by the Genoese — is a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey, just to the north of the Golden Horn's junction with the Bosphorus.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Kabatas Station, Ömer Avni, 34427 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • This insightful tour is guided and commentated by an experienced host
    • Complimentary drinks (Tamarind sherbet -Demirhindi şerbeti-, a quintessential Ottoman recipe, made using 41 different spices and herbs), tea and coffee
    • State-of-the-art and customized vessels for passengers, LUXURY YACHT
    • Delicious canapés and snacks served aboard
    • Unique and unbeatable photo opportunities during SUNSET
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Snacks - Daily prepared fresh season fruits
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The cruise is weather permitting and schedule may change daily
    • Schedule subject to change without notice
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed today

    I recommend this sunset tour because you can enjoy the sunset, the guide is profesional, good service , nice view.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Sandra F
    Reviewed today

    We had booked our tour about a week ago and we’re so pleased that they were able to accommodate for the date that we had requested. They were very prompt with responding back after I had submitted the booking request online as well as reconfirming...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank detdet90
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    If you want to see Istanbul from a different angle then you have to take this cruise. Great opportunity for photos. Well balanced cruise between providing short information on important sites and having time for yourself. Well with it.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank mariusstry
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Very nice tour along the bosphorus. Guide explains very well and you get to take a lot of nice pictures. Food (nuts, baklava and fruits) were very nice. Price is a bit too high though.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Anja B
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    It was a really pleasant experience with very good guide. He explained everything in detail. The refreshments served were very good. All over a very nice experience.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Javeria S
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    Jan472014
    17 September 2019|
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    Response from ArimaTrav | Property representative |
    Hi, The cruise starts at 17.30 till 01st October and at 17.00 from 01st October till 01st November. Have a nice day. Reservation Team
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    Response from Guys8115 | Reviewed this property |
    Contact the operator via Viator if booked through Trip Advisor. They are very good at providing a response to your query. I don't think there is an age limit for the cruise. The only issue would be as your dad is 85 is... More
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    Response from ArimaTrav | Property representative |
    Hi, Thanks for contacting us. He is more than welcome to enjoy the cruise. Best wishes, Reservation Team
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