Bosphorus

Also known as the Istanbul Strait, Bosphorus is a strait that forms one part of the boundary between Europe and Asia and known worlwide as a symbol of Istanbul. As a part of the only passage between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, the Bosphorus has always been of great commercial and strategic importance.
Bosphorus tours, we generally start with Spice Bazaar, the second oldest covered bazaar in the city. Mystical smells of various spices, traditional shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, aromatic hygienic materials etc.
Then we proceed to Rüstem Paŝa Mosque, built by famous architect Mimar Sinan in 1560 and decorated with Ŭznik tiles covering both inside and outside.
After then, we proceed to Holy Savior of Chora, the most interesting Byzantine churches in the city. The mosaics and frescoes are by far the most important and extensive series of Byzantine paintings in Istanbul and among the best and most beautiful in the world. Next by, we visit Dolmabahçe Palace, the first European style palace built during Ottoman Empire between 1843 and 1846, famous fort he great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons of chandelier.
After the lunch break, we continue to Ortaköy, a cosmopolitan area in the middle of Bosphorus on beachfront, bordering waters of Bosphorus with many different communities of Turks, Greeks, Jews and Armenians. We will take a tour in the local bazaar to look at the shops, stands and coffee bars, maybe take a cup of turkish tea in a seaside local tea garden.
Finally, we take the fabulous private boat cruise. This romantic cruise will allow you to admire all the historical highlights, ancient wooden willas, waterfront Victorian houses, Ottoman era waterfront houses, Rumeli Castle..

You will turn back to your hotel totally refreshed by the fresh climate and relaxed as check-out from a spa center..