Meet your tour guide at your hotel or at the cruise port and start the tour with the highlights of Istanbul:
The Spice Market is a colorful indoor bazaar and has lots of shops offering a variety of spices, purses, flavored teas, Turkish delight, nuts, as well as ceramics and small souvenirs.
Take then the public ferry for a Bosphorus Cruise to see both Istanbul’s European and Asian sides, Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, the Rumelian Fortress, old Ottoman villas, the Bosphorus bridges and mosques.
Dolmabahce Palace is renown for its elegance and beauty with the most luxurious decorations, chandeliers, rugs, crystals and ceramic fireplaces. It is a beautiful palace, right on the Bosphorus, with gorgeous furnishings, paintings and porcelains.
Taksim Square, the great place defining modern Turkey. Close to Istiklal Street and Galata Tower. It has very good food joints, cafes, shops, bars and night clubs around.
After your tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.