Istanbul: Panoramic Bus Tour from Europe to Asia

Istanbul: Panoramic Bus Tour from Europe to Asia

From US$ 34.90 per person

Explore the imperial Byzantine and Ottoman sites of Istanbul with a Panoramic Tour of Istanbul on a double-decker bus city tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2 hours
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English, German, French, Russian, Turkish, Spanish, Italian
Audio guide included
Spanish, Turkish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible


  • Best view of Istanbul over the bridge from Europe to Asia
  • Enjoy a panoramic tour of Istanbul by open-top sightseeing bus
  • Panoramic Tour bus with open top
  • Take a full city loop in just 90 minutes
  • Learn about Istanbul's Byzantine and Ottoman history via informative audio guides
Full description

Get panoramic views of Istanbul’s of both Asia and European-side attractions with an open-top, double-decker bus with an audio guide in 8 languages. From the top deck of the open-top bus, enjoy an in-depth look at the residential areas of Byzantine Jews, Italian traders, and other non-Muslim minorities. Get a true sense of the history behind the Balat and Metal Church.

Drive-by sights such as St. Stephen the Bulgarian, and get a glimpse of what life was like at the Jewish Hospital. See the Byzantine city walls as well as the Spice Bazaar, and more. Areas/attractions passed by on the tour: • Taksim Square • Sultanahmet Center • Maritime Chamber of Commerce • Dolmabahçe Palace • Golden Horn • Orthodox Patriarchate • Pierre Loti Café • Edirnekapi • Yenikapi / Kumkapi

  • Multi-lingual audio commentary (bus tour)
  • 2 hours Panoramic Tours
  • Audio Guide in 8 languages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at Kabataş Tramvay istasyonu. Look for the red open-top bus.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Summer tours (01 April - 31 October) run every hour
  • Winter tours (01 November - 31 March) run every 2 hours
  • Tour time, all year round, from 10:00
  • Please ensure you are on time for the boat cruise
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September 28, 2021

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