Cable car & bosphorus on boat
BOAT TRIP ON THE BOSPHORUS
An amazing cruise between the two contients, EUROPE and ASIA, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions up to the Rumeli Fortress.
THE RUMELI FORTRESS
istanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmet the Conqueror took the city in 1453,but it managed to defend itself with the help of the Roman city walls.
THE LEANDER’S TOWER
This is a small and attractive tower built on an islet at the entrance to the Bosphorus. It is one of the symbols of İstanbul. Used in the past as a watchtower and a lighthouse, it has been preserved in its 19th Century appearance. (FROM THE SEA) (NO INTERIOR VISIT)
CABLE CAR & PIERRE LOTI HILL
was named after the Famous French writer you will enjoy magnificent scenery of Golden Horn and the city.
The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.
RIDE ALONG GOLDEN HORN
As natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of İstanbul. The inlet separates the Europen shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus.Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end.