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Start Point Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Sunset Cruise
Start Point
Galata Tower
End Point Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Sunset Cruise
End Point
Kabatas
Duration Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Sunset Cruise
Duration
10 Hrs.
Departure Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Sunset Cruise
Departure
09:00
Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Sunset Cruise
Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Tour, Turkey

Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

The Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul itinerary that covers the city's less known, less visited iconic and historically significant attractions such as Galata Tower, City Walls, Yedikule Dungeons, Pierre Loti Hill, Fener and Balat districts.

Istanbul is a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage spanning centuries, and this tour aims to showcase its treasures and religious heritage. Istanbul is home to numerous religious sites and landmarks that are of great importance to various faiths. The tour has visits to mosques, churches, and synagogues, offering a diverse and enlightening experience. After a busy day of city sightseeing, sit back and end your day on a Luxury yacht cruise of the Bosphorus while watching the city during the sunset.

Tour Highlights

  • Check out the Galata Tower, a medieval stone tower, and hear about legendary stories from your tour guide
  • Witness the spiritual ceremonies of the Mevlevi dervishes and gain insights into Sufi mysticism at Galata Mevlevi House Museum
  • Visit Istanbul's fearsome Fortress of the Seven Towers, Yedikule Dungeons
  • Climb The Walls of Constantinople for a fantastic view to explore the city's rich history and immerse yourself in its ancient past
  • Experience the beauty and history of the city from Pierre Loti Hill and travel to Eyup district on a cable car
  • Admire Eyup SultanMosque's architectural beauty and soak in the spiritual atmosphere
  • Explore the Fener/Balat district and admire Ottoman houses, churches, mosques, and synagogues
  • Listen the story of herbs in Spice Bazaar and have chance to taste some
  • End your day with a Bosphorus sunset yacht cruise, get incredible sunset photo opportunities you wouldn't see otherwise

Tour Description

The Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul will let you visit beautiful and unconventional places in Istanbul. The lesser-known tourist destinations included in this tour will show you the hidden beauty of the city of Istanbul.

Galata Tower

Galata Tower, Multicultural Heritage Tour Of Istanbul With Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

Visit the Galata Tower for an unmatched city view of Istanbul. The Galata Tower, also known as the Galata Kulesi in Turkish, is a medieval stone tower located in Istanbul, Turkey. It is one of the city's most iconic landmarks and a popular tourist attraction.

Galata Mevlevi House Museum, widely known and authentic Mevlevi Whirling Dervish hall. Visiting the Galata Mevlevi House Museum provides a chance to explore the rich heritage of the Mevlevi Order and gain insights into Sufism, a mystical branch of Islam.

City Walls

Galata Tower, Multicultural Heritage Tour Of Istanbul With Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

The Istanbul city walls are a series of fortifications that were built around the ancient city of Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) in Turkey. They were constructed over a period of more than a thousand years, beginning in the 5th century and continuing until the 16th century. The walls were built to protect the city from invading armies and to serve as a symbol of the power and might of the Byzantine Empire.

The Yedikule Dungeons

Galata Tower, Multicultural Heritage Tour Of Istanbul With Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

The Yedikule Dungeons are situated within the walls of the ancient city of Constantinople (now Istanbul) and were built during the Byzantine period. The dungeons were initially constructed as part of the city's defensive system to protect Constantinople from potential attacks. Over time, they served various purposes, including housing prisoners and functioning as a treasury.

Pierre Loti Hill

Galata Tower, Multicultural Heritage Tour Of Istanbul With Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

At the top of the hill, there is a café named after Pierre Loti, where visitors can enjoy traditional Turkish tea or coffee while taking in the stunning views. The café is decorated in a traditional Ottoman style, with low tables and floor cushions, adding to the ambiance of the location.

Cable Car

Galata Tower, Multicultural Heritage Tour Of Istanbul With Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

The cable car ride is relatively short but offers a memorable experience. It provides an opportunity to explore the historic Eyüp district, visit the famous mosque, and enjoy a picturesque view from Pierre Loti Hill's observation deck.

Eyup Sultan Mosque

Galata Tower, Multicultural Heritage Tour Of Istanbul With Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

The mosque is named after Eyüp Sultan, a close companion and standard-bearer of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. According to tradition, Eyüp Sultan died during the Arab siege of Constantinople in the 7th century. The mosque was built on the spot where his tomb is believed to be located, making it a significant place for Muslims.

Fener and Balat Districts

Fener is a neighborhood known for its rich history and cultural significance. It is situated along the Golden Horn, a natural harbor and inlet of the Bosphorus Strait. Fener is renowned for its Greek Orthodox heritage and is home to the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, which is the spiritual center of the Greek Orthodox Church. The neighborhood is characterized by its narrow, winding streets, colorful wooden houses, and Greek Orthodox churches. The Church of St. George, also known as the Ecumenical Patriarchate, is one of the most notable landmarks in Fener. The neighborhood has a unique atmosphere, blending the old-world charm with vibrant local life.

Balat is another historic neighborhood located adjacent to Fener and is known for its multicultural past. Like Fener, Balat is situated along the Golden Horn. It was historically a predominantly Jewish neighborhood and was home to a large Jewish population before World War II. Today, Balat retains its historical charm with its colorful wooden houses, steep streets, and a mix of architectural styles reflecting its diverse heritage. The neighborhood has become increasingly popular in recent years, attracting artists, designers, and hipsters who appreciate its bohemian atmosphere. Balat is also home to various cultural and art initiatives, trendy cafes, and boutique shops.

Galata Tower, Multicultural Heritage Tour Of Istanbul With Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

Both Fener and Balat offer visitors a chance to explore Istanbul's fascinating history and experience its multicultural heritage. They provide a glimpse into the city's past and present, with their distinct architectural styles, cultural landmarks, and local communities.

The Church of St. Mary of the Vlaherna is one of the most significant churches in Byzantine Christianity. It was built during the 12th century and was dedicated to the Virgin Mary

Yanbol Synagogue is known for its beautiful interior design and architectural features. The prayer hall is adorned with intricate woodwork and chandeliers, creating an elegant and serene atmosphere. The synagogue has been an important center for the Sephardic Jewish community in Istanbul for many years.

The Orthodox Patriarchate of Istanbul, also known as the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, is an ancient and prominent institution in the Eastern Orthodox Church. It is considered the highest ecclesiastical authority for Orthodox Christians worldwide.

The Orthodox Patriarchate of Istanbul traces its roots back to the early days of Christianity and the Byzantine Empire. The patriarchate's historical and religious significance stems from its location in Constantinople, which was the capital of the Byzantine Empire and a center of Christianity for centuries. The Ecumenical Patriarch, who serves as the spiritual leader of the Orthodox Church, resides in Istanbul.

One of the notable churches associated with the Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul is the St. George Church, also known as the Church of St. George at the Phanar. It is the principal church of the patriarchate and serves as the official place of worship for the Ecumenical Patriarch and the Holy Synod.

The Spice Bazaar, also known as the Egyptian Bazaar (Mısır Çarşısı in Turkish), is one of the most famous and vibrant markets in Istanbul, Turkey. It is a historical marketplace that has been operating for centuries and is a popular tourist destination. (Spice Bazaar is visited only between April and October due to the lack of time in winter season)

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

This Bosphorus sunset cruise on a luxury yacht is a truly unforgettable experience. The Bosphorus Strait is a narrow waterway that separates the European and Asian sides of Istanbul, Turkey, and it offers stunning views of the city's iconic landmarks.

This luxury yacht cruise will allow you to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Istanbul as the sun sets over the city, casting a warm glow on the skyline. You will be able to admire the beautiful Ottoman palaces, ancient fortresses, and modern bridges that span the strait.

Our Sunset Bosphorus Yacht

Included Services

  • Pick - up from your hotel (Fatih and Taksim Areas only)
  • Drop – off at your hotel
  • Museum entrance tickets for Galata Tower, Galata Mevlevi House and Yedikule Dungeons
  • Professional tour guide
  • Cable car ticket
  • Snacks
  • Baklava
  • Savory pastry
  • Fruits
  • Turkish coffee served with Turkish delight
  • 2.5-Hours Bosphorus Yacht Cruise during the sunset

Frequently Asked Questions

Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Sunset Cruise Frequently Asked Questions

A: The cruise takes 4 hours.

A: Yes, we have a Professional and entertaining tour guide on the cruise.

A: We recommend avance Reservation as Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Dinner is extremely popular in Istanbul.

A: Onine we accept Visa and Master cards payment or cash payment in our Office.

A: Please note that all ticket sales are final.

A: Yes, Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Dinner departs rain or shine. We have open and covered seating on the decks.

A: Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

A: Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Dinner leaves from Kabatas.

A: Yes, there is a paid card parking near Kabatas Pier. You can park your car in Dolmabahce Palace car parking lot. It is only 200 meters away from the dock.

A: We serve welcome coctail with soft drinks and 3-course dinner on this cruise.

A: The cruise goes all along the Bosphorus vising both sides of the Bosphorus, both Europea and Asia.

A: Yes, there are restrooms on the boat.

A: Please leave your bags at your hotel, we do not allow bags on the boat.

A: Yes, strollers may be brought abord and be folded and stored in the indoor salloon.

A: We Love groups and would be happy to offer you a group discount.

Frequently Asked Questions

ABOUT ISTANBUL BOSPHORUS SUNSET CRUISE ON A LUXURUY YACHT

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  • Specilaized Bilingual Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Box Lunch,Water,Dinner and Snacks

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  • Specilaized Bilingual Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Box Lunch,Water,Dinner and Snacks

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  • Specilaized Bilingual Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Box Lunch,Water,Dinner and Snacks

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  • Specilaized Bilingual Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Box Lunch,Water,Dinner and Snacks

User Capture the Istanbul skyline at sunset at the most beautiful time of the year and join us for a fun, relaxed 4-hour sunset cruise with dinner

Sunset Bosphorus Cruise. The organization will provide a boat tour that takes you along the Bosphorus Strait during the magical time of sunset. You'll board a comfortable yacht and set sail, offering you the perfect vantage point to witness the breathtaking views as the sun begins to set over Istanbul. The tour is designed to showcase the city's skyline, including its iconic landmarks, in the most picturesque light.
During the boat tour, you'll have the opportunity to admire the stunning Istanbul skyline from a unique perspective. As you cruise along the Bosphorus, you'll be treated to panoramic views of the city's architectural wonders, such as palaces, mosques, and modern skyscrapers. The organization will ensure that the boat tour takes you to the most scenic spots, allowing you to capture memorable photos and truly appreciate the beauty of Istanbul.
After the sunset boat tour, the organization will complete the experience with a fun dinner. They will arrange for a delicious meal to be served on board the boat or at a waterfront restaurant, depending on the package you choose. You can expect a range of delectable dishes, including Turkish specialties and international cuisine, to satisfy your taste buds. The dinner will be accompanied by a lively atmosphere, creating a festive ambiance for you to enjoy.
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