Built between 1597 and 1664, it is the second oldest covered bazaar in the city. You may find there spices, dried fruites, nuts, seeds and Turkish Delights, in an authentic decor full of oriental scents.
(30 minutes free time for shopping)
Rustem Pasha Mosque
Built in 1560 by the imperial architect Sinan for Rustem Pasha, son-in-law and grand vizier of Sultan Soliman the Magnificient; the particular splendor of this jewel of Ottoman architecture lies in the Iznik tiles covering it, both inside and outside.
Cruise on the Bosphorus
The Cruise on the Bosphorus which will give you the best chance to view the finest palaces and pavilions along the shores. This romantic cruise along the Bosphorus will allow you to admire the Dolmabahce Palace, The Beylerbeyi Palace, the Ciragan Place. Ancient wooden villas and bridges and all the wonderful and unique maritime landscape.
Rumeli Fortress (From the sea)
The biggest fortification of Istanbul can be seen clearly during our Bosphorus Cruise.
Ortakoy (no stop)
Is a cosmopolitan area, bordering the waters of the Bosphorus with communities of Turks, Greeks, Armeniands and Jews. The neighbourhood hosts many different religious (Muslim, Jewish, Orthodox and other Christian) structures.
Driving to Bosphorus Bridge
Drive of the bridge and enjoy the beautiful view when crossing the bridge from Europe to Asia. It is 1074 meters long and was the 4th longest in the world when completed.
The highest peak in the İstanbul vicinity is the 288m Çamlıca Hill. It commands a magnificent view that embraces the mouth of the Bosphorus, old İstanbul, Galata, Beyoğlu and lets you understand the magnificence and beauty of the city.
The main palace was built by the leading Ottoman architects of the era, Karabet and Nikoğos Balyan, and consists of three parts: the Imperial Mabeyn (State Apartments), Muayede Salon (Ceremonial Hall) and the Imperial Harem.