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Combo: Galata Tower + Bosphorus Cruise Tickets

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    With this combo, experience the beauty of Istanbul from the top of the Galata Tower along with a cruise along the Bosphorus Strait.

    Highlights

    • With this money-saver combo, visit the Galata Tower – a relic of the Genoese community – and skip the lines to get a birds-eye perspective of the city.

    • Delight in breathtaking views of Istanbul from the tower, including panoramic glimpses of both the Bosphorus and Golden Horn.

    • Enjoy a 90-min Bosphorus cruise with an audio guide available in 10 languages to fully absorb Istanbul's rich history, scenic beauty, and culture.

    • The cruise offers waterfront views of the city's historic landmarks, palaces like Dolmabahçe Palace, and fortresses, as well as its modern skyline.

    • Fun Fact: Hezarfen Ahmet Celebi, an Ottoman flier from the 17th century, attempted to beat the Wright brothers by flying from the Galata Tower in a pair of wings he constructed himself.

    Inclusions

    Galata Tower

    • Fast track entry to Galata Tower

    • Access to the express elevator

    Bosphorus Cruise

    • 90-min cruise

    • Marine officer meet-and-greet before the cruise

    • Bosphorus map

    • One water/tea onboard the cruise

    • Audio guide in 10 languages

    Exclusions

    Bosphorus Cruise

    • Headphones

    Cancellation policy

    These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

    Ratings & Reviews

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    • United Kingdom
    • Hungary
    • Bulgaria
    • Canada
    • Israel
    • Chile
    • Spain
    • France
    • Australia
    Guests from United States, United Kingdom, Hungary and over 10 countries have loved this experience
    Marco Bove

    Marco

    3/5

    Jul, 2023

    I liked everything except the imposition of the time by the person who ran the crpociera telling me I only had the one at 3:30 pm despite the fact that there were several after that and the ticket read until 8 pm. The rest all ok, but not being able to choose the time should be specified.
    View original review in Italian
    D'horme Delphine

    D'horme

    4/5

    Sep, 2023

    Difficulty finding the ticket exchange point, but otherwise very good.
    View original review in French
    Afzal Anwar Sharif

    Afzal

    5/5

    Aug, 2023

    TRULY LOVED IT AND LIVED IT FULLY....100% RECOMMENDED....NO PROBLEM WHATSOEVER....

    Galata Tower

    The top of the tower offers panoramic views of the city, including the Bosphorus Strait, the Golden Horn, and the historic district of Istanbul. You can see all the city's landmarks and historical sites from the top. The tower was built in 1348 by the Genoese and is an example of medieval architecture. Visitors can learn about the tower's history and its role in the city's defenses. The tower is ideal for photos since the panoramic views from the observation deck showcase the splendor of Istanbul. Overall, a visit to the Galata Tower is a great way to get a different perspective of the city and explore Istanbul's rich history and culture.

    Bosphorus Cruise

    A Bosphorus cruise takes visitors along the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul. The Bosphorus is a narrow waterway that separates Europe and Asia and connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara. Sights of the cruise include the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge, the Beylerbeyi Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque, and the Rumeli Fortress. Enjoy a cup of tea as you listen to the audio guide in 10 languages. Discover the historical significance of what you see along the route and listen to the in-depth stories and anecdotes.

    Blue Mosque

    Monday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Thursday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Friday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Saturday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Sunday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Important Information

    Galata Tower

    • The tower has a staircase of over 200 steps that leads to the top, so it's not recommended for those with mobility issues or difficulty climbing stairs.

    • The observation deck of the tower is open-air so it can get windy and chilly at the top.

    Bosphorus Cruise

    • The audio guide is available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Polish, and Russian.

    • Make sure your smartphone is charged.

    • Bring along your headphones for convenience.

    Operating Hours

    Galata Tower & Bosphorus Cruise

    • Mon to Sun: 9am to 8pm

    • Last entry: 7:30pm

    • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

    • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

    Ticket Redemption Point

    Galata Tower

    Bosphorus Cruise

    • Your boarding point is at DENTUR Istanbul Welcome Card Kabatas Pier

    • Address: Ömer Avni, Mahallesi, Meclis-i Mebusan Cd. No:3, 34427 Beyoğlu/İstanbul

    • Get Directions to the Boarding Point

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