Bosphorus Night Cruise with Fish & Chips
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Would you like to enjoy the night panorama of the beautiful shores of the Bosphorus with on a boat while you are tasting delicious “Balık Ekmek” which is one of the most common item in Turkish street cuisine food? It is a sandwich of a fillet of fried or grilled fish served along with various vegetables, inside a bun of Turkish white bread. While you are eating your dinner on board with the magnificent night view of the Bosphorus Strait, you will be listening to the commentaries of your guide.
You will meet your guide who will be holding a white flag with Istanbul Tourist Pass Logo at 7:45 PM at the entrance of the Spices Bazaar. After a few minutes walk, your guide will take you to the boat that will depart from the port at the entrance of the Golden Horn. You will cruise on the Bosphorus, the dazzlingly beautiful legendary waterway. A trip to Istanbul cannot be completed without a cruise along its glistening waters, that link Europe to Asia. You will be served by a delicious Turkish common street food “Balık Ekmek” (Fish and Chips) on board while you are enjoying the view of this majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and Asia. From your boat, you will view the dramatic sights lining along the Bosphorus’ wooded shores: mosques, a bridge that for some time was the world’s longest, and Rumeli Hisarı, a the massive fortress built by Mehmet the Conqueror in just three months as he prepared to conquer Istanbul. Also noteworthy on this tour, you will have a chance to see the 19th century mansions of the Ottoman elite and the Sultans’ fanciful gingerbread palaces and hunting lodges. At the end of this delicious and historical sightseeing, you will be end up at the same location where your boat departed.
Hours & Schedule
The cruise departs at 8:00 PM but you need to be at the meeting point by 7:35 PM . Duration of the cruise is around 2 hours.
The cruise operates between the 1st of April and 30th of December.
How To Get There?
The meeting point for the cruise is in front of the main entrance of the Spices Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar). You can get there by using the tram and getting off at the Eminönü station. The guide will be holding a flag with the logo of Istanbul Walks
- The guided tours are performed in English.
- The tour doesn't require a reservation in advance.
- You need to be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes bofore the start time of the tour.
- The menu only includes fish sandwich with chips, no alternatives are provided by the operator of the cruise.
- Istanbul Tourist Pass holders do not pay admission at the night cruise.
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