We will pick you up from Istanbul port or your hotel. You will enjoy an extensive tour of Istanbul, formerly known as Constantinople, which has been the capital city of three empires and today is the only city to be located in two continents. Firstly you will cruise on the Bosphorus. On the sea you will pass close by Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Rumeli Fortress, the parks and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace and Ortakoy.
Next you will visit Chora Chruch, which was originally built outside the walls of Constantinople, to the south of the Golden Horn.
In the afternoon you will visit Suleymaniye Mosque,the building of which was started in 1558 on the orders of Sultan Suleyman (Suleyman the Magnificent) and was designed by famous Sinan Pasha. Finally you will see the Spice Bazaar (built in 1660), which was (and still is) the center for Istanbul’s spice trade.
At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to the port or your hotel in Istanbul.