Overview Of Golden Horn And Bosphorus Cruise

One of the top attractions in Turkey, the Bosphorus and Golden Horn cruise is one of the best ways to explore the city and enjoy some breathtaking views. Look at some of the most beautiful landmarks such as the Galata Tower, the Dolmabahce and Topkapi Palaces, and the Rumeli Fortress as you pass through them. 


The Bosphorus and Golden Horn cruise also allows you to admire the European side of the Bosphorus coastline from the ship. You can observe a collection of river banks, each with its own distinct personality and attractions. You can get a chance to look at historic castles, renowned parks, and magnificent beach homes from various eras. On this picturesque tour, take beautiful images for your social media of the bustling city of Istanbul from the river. You can choose from many cruises such as 4 or 2-hour cruises with lunch and breakfast. There are also many cruises that have an audio guide that will help you learn more about the landmarks as you pass through them.

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Bosphorus Cruise Boat Tour İstanbul 4H Tour And Golden Horn And Rumeli Fortress
Bosphorus Cruise Boat Tour İstanbul 4H Tour And Golden Horn And Rumeli Fortress

Go on this amazing 4 hour Golden Horn and Bosphorus Cruise and explore beautiful Istanbul. In addition to seeing Istanbul's Asian and European sides, this tour lets you visit the city's historical and cultural landmarks and capture one-of-a-kind pictures. Start your day with a hot cup of Turkish tea or coffee, while you observe the Bosphorus and capture images of its amazing views and the golden horn. Get a chance to visit the Golden Horn, and enjoy the beautiful sights on the Asian and European sides, while you enjoy resting at the Rumeli fortress. 

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3 Hours Boat Cruise in Bosphorus and Golden Horn
3 Hours Boat Cruise in Bosphorus and Golden Horn

This 3-hour Bosphorus and Golden Horn cruise will take you through some of the most iconic landmarks in the city. The cruise is available in the morning and evening for 3 hours and also includes pick-up and breakfast. As you sail through the Bosphorus strait you can admire varios popular attractions such as the Galata Tower, Topkapi and Dolmabahce palaces, and Rumeli Fortress. The cruise will also stop at Istanbul’s Anatolian side where you can explore the area and visit some markets. 

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Bosphorus and Golden Horn Cruise with Audio Guide
Bosphorus and Golden Horn Cruise with Audio Guide

This is one of the most popular Bosphorus and Golden Horn Cruises, where you can discover cultural and historical landmarks of Istanbul. You can spot many beautiful attractions of the city such as the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Maiden's Tower, and Galata Tower. As you go through these attractions, you can listen to the audio guide which will help you learn more about the history of the landmarks. You can also admire the beautiful and colorful waterfront villages along the Bosphorus coastline as you cruise through them. The trip also includes a professional guide who will help you learn more interesting facts about the city. 

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Bosphorus and Golden Horn River Sunset Cruise
Bosphorus and Golden Horn River Sunset Cruise

Also known as the sunset cruise, this Bosphorus and Golden Horn cruise starts in the evening for 2 hours. Start your cruise by meeting your guide at a meeting point and walk to board the cruise. You will be exploring the Bosphorus Strait, a bridge that separates Turkey’s European and Asian side. You can also see some iconic attractions such as the Dolmabahce Palace, the Beylerbeyi Palace, the Ciragan Palace, the Rumeli Castle, the Anadolu Fortress, and the Maiden Tower during this trip. Admire the beautiful sunset on boat while looking at the beautiful, distinctive seaside vistas, as well as historic wooden mansions and bridges of the Golden Horn.

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Highlights Of Golden Horn And Bosphorus Cruise

  • Go on this beautiful Bosphorus and Golden Horn cruise and experience Istanbul from a different point of view. 
  • Pass through some amazing landmarks such as Topkapi Palace, Maiden's Tower and Rumeli Fortress among others. 
  • Get a chance to travel from Europe to Asia in a day and experience the Asian side of Istanbul. 
  • Get an audio tour and learn some fascinating facts of the landmarks as you pass through them. 
  • Visit some of the most popular attractions such as spice markets in the Asian side of Istanbul and indulge in some shopping.


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Inclusions Of Golden Horn And Bosphorus Cruise

  • Boat cruise
  • Audio guide with interesting facts about the landmarks as you pass through them. 
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • The 4-hour Bosphorus and Golden Horn cruise includes Breakfast and lunch
  • Pick up from your hotel or from a meeting point 


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Tips For Going Golden Horn And Bosphorus Cruise

  • Carry a camera to take some amazing pictures. 
  • Wear warm clothes and do not forget to take a jacket as you can experience a cool breeze.
  • Make sure to arrive at least 20 minutes before the trip starts as you have to board the cruise. 
  • Book your tickets in advance online to skip lines and avoid the cruises being booked. 
  • One of the best times to go on the Bosphorus and Golden Horn cruise is during sunset as you can enjoy the beautiful sunset and the lovely views.


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Why Choose Golden Horn And Bosphorus Cruise Experience?

  • Book this Bosphorus and Golden Horn cruise which will let you sail through the beautiful Bosphorus strait and take a tour of the city.
  • Through this amazing tour you can look at some of the most amazing landmarks of the city such as Dolmabahce Palace, the Beylerbeyi Palace, the Ciragan Palace, Blue Mosque, and more.
  • The cruise will help you admire the lights after sunset at the Golden Horn's beautiful bridges.
  • Visit the parks located at the banks of the Golden Horn which are very popular among both tourists and locals. 
  • This cruise journey will also help you understand about the history of the iconic landmarks through audio commentary as you pass through the Golden Horn banks and other attractions. 
  • This amazing cruise will also take you to the Asian side of Istanbul where you can explore the area and visit some amazing spice markets.

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FAQs For Golden Horn And Bosphorus Cruise

What landmarks will I see during the Bosphorus Golden Horn Cruise?

    • Dolmabahce Palace
    • Beylerbeyi Palace
    • Ciragan Palace
    • Galata tower
    • Rumeli Fortress
    • Hagia Sophia

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