GetYourGuide uses cookies to give you the best possible service. If you continue browsing, you agree to the use of cookies. More details can be found in our privacy policy.

Close
  1. Turkey
  2. Istanbul
  3. Bosphorus Strait

Istanbul: 2-Hour Golden Horn and Bosphorus Tour

Product ID: 271927
See gallery
Join the only boat tour in Istanbul where you will see the Golden Horn as well as the Bosphorus. Over the duration of 2 hours, you will travel along the river which separates Asia and Europe, passing various highlights along the way.
About this activity
Duration 120 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:

Loading...

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the Golden Horn and the Bosphorus
  • Enjoy the highlights between Europe and Asia
  • See historical sights and the Bosphorus Bridge
  • Take amazing pictures throughout your journey
Full description
After finishing your busy day of sightseeing around Istanbul, you can relax on this 2-hour Golden Horn and Bosphoros cruise. You will meet your guide across from the Hagia Sophia, from where you will go together down to the pier behind the building.

From there you will discover the Golden Horn, including the 32-kilometer-long Bosphorus which separates Europe and Asia. You will be able to see Istanbul’s main attractions, including magnificent palaces, ancient castles, and famous hills and parks, as well as spectacular seaside residences from different centuries. All of this sightseeing will of course include your passing under Istanbul's many famous bridges.

You will pass by Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress and Beylerbeyi Palace. You will also get to see some historical landmarks from a distance, such as Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Maiden Tower, and Galata Tower. 
Includes
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 2-hour boat tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Pictures in the photo studio
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your Grand Boat Line tour guide at the News Kiosk across the exit of the Hagia Sophia. The meeting point is crowded, so please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start to find your guide. Together with your guide, you will walk in 5 to 10 minutes to the pier behind the Hagia Sophia.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information
Know before you go
• You can buy snacks and beverages on board at the kiosk, and can even can take pictures with a sultan costume at the on-board photo studio
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.7 / 5
based on 35 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.9/5
Organization
3.8/5
Value for money
3.8/5
Safety
4.2/5

Organized by

Istanbul Welcome Card

Product ID: 271927