Istanbul Sunset Cruise

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The fascinating sunset atmosphere of the Bosphorus with a 2.5-hour Bosphorus luxury yacht cruise. Witnessing the history of the historical buildings on the European and Asian shores of the Bosphorus with a local guide from past to present. Delicious snacks, fruit plate, baklava (dessert), soft drinks, and tea, coffee service. Taking unique pictures in the unique sunset atmosphere of the Bosphorus.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Acetes Travel Istanbul and Turkey Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Bosphorus Strait

You will have the chance to see many palaces, mosques, towers, fortresses, and waterfront mansions on the Bosphorus sunset yacht tour. Historical sites you will see on the European shore of the Bosphorus; Galata Tower Dolmabahce Palace Ciragan Palace Ortakoy Mosque The Bosphorus Bridge Rumeli Fortress The Fatih Mehmet Bridge Galata Bridge Galata Port Historical sites you will see on the Asia shore of the Bosphorus; Kanlica Amcazade Huseyin Pasa Yali Anatolian Fortress Kucuksu Palace Kandilli The Kuleli Naval Station Cengelkoy Beylerbeyi Palace Maiden's Tower.

Pass By: Dolmabahce Palace

The Dolmabahce Palace, built by the Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecit in 1856 on the shore of the Bosphorus, is one of the most important landmarks of Istanbul with its magnificent view bearing traces of Western architecture.

Pass By: Ortakoy

Ortaköy is one of Istanbul's favorite districts with its beautiful and colorful bazaar and lively atmosphere located in the triangle of the magnificent mosque, mosque, church and synagogue, situated under the European foot of the Bosphorus Bridge. Ortaköy is also one of the most popular meeting points of Istanbul residents with its popular nightclubs, bars, beautiful cafes and restaurants, and the pier square and kumpir shops.

Pass By: Bosphorus Bridge

The oldest bridge built in Istanbul, it is a magnificent structure connecting the continents of Asia and Europe.

Pass By: Bebek Sahili

It is claimed that the oldest known name of the district, which is thought to date back to the pre-Christian era as a small fishing village, is Hallai, a corrupted form of the word Skallai (piers) written in various ways (Challae, Chilai, Khile) in various sources.

Pass By: Rumeli Fortress

The Rumeli Fortress, which is a magnificent structure with its three big towers and city walls, is located opposite the Anadolu fortress at the point where the two shores of the Bosphorus are at the very closest point.

Pass By: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge

Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge is the suspension bridge between Kavacık and Hisarüstü in Istanbul, connecting Asia and Europe for the second time after the Bosphorus Bridge.

Pass By: Anadolu Hisari Fort

Anadoluhisarı was built between 1393 and 1394 on the commission of the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I, as part of his preparations for a siege on the then-Byzantine city of Constantinople. Constructed on an area of 7,000 square metres (1.7 acres), the fortress is situated at the narrowmost point of the Bosporus, where the strait is a mere 660 meters (2,170 ft) wide.

Pass By: Kucuksu Pavilion

Kucuksu Pavilion (Küçüksu Kasrı) located in the area between Küçüksu and Göksu streams in the Bosphorus, dates back to the Byzantine period. Küçüksu was one of the sultan’s private gardens during the Ottoman period. It is known that Murad IV. (1623-1640) loved it and called it “Silver Cypress”.

Pass By: Beylerbeyi Palace

Beylerbeyi Palace, which has an impressive structure with its wooden carving and gold embroidery workmanship, is one of the most spectacular buildings in Istanbul.

Pass By: KIz Kulesi

One of the most romantic symbols of Istanbul, the Maiden's Tower was restored in 2000 and started to serve as a restaurant. Üsküdar coastal boats reached the island in 5 minutes to offer marriage to the girl, became one of Istanbul's customs. There is no need to eat in the restaurant to visit the Maiden's Tower, you can only see the Maiden's Tower by paying the toll on the boat.

Pass By: Galata Koprusu

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. The current Galata Bridge is just the latest in a series of bridges linking Eminönü in the Fatih district and Karaköy in Beyoğlu since the early 19th century. The current bridge, the fifth on the same site, was built in 1994.

Pass By: Halic

The Haliç (also known as the Golden Horn) is the sea recess that separates the Istanbul (Historical peninsula) and Beyoğlu plateaus, at the entrance to the Bosphorus, at the southeast end of the Çatalca Peninsula, which covers the European side of Istanbul. The Arabic word estuary, which is the geomorphological name of the structure formed by the invasion of a part of the river bed reaching it by the sea, has become a special name since the Ottoman period, due to the importance of the Istanbul estuary for the city, and has become the name of a city region covering many districts.

Pass By: Galata Tower

Built in 528, the building was built as a lighthouse, which dominated the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn, but was also used as a term dungeon. According to a legend; If the Romans, for the first time together, come to the Galata Tower, a man and a woman marry each other. But if one of the couples went to the Galata Tower before, it is believed that this amulet would be broken.
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