Palaces by the Bosphorus Tour – Full Day

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  • See stunning palatial sites as you take a ferry across the Bosphorus
  • Skip the long lines at the majestic Dolmabahce Palace
  • Visit the Mihrimah Sultan Palace, a magnificent architectural masterpiece
  • Snap photos at the impressive Beylerbeyi Palace
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a private/small group tour
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About this activity

  • Location


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  • Trip type

    Full Day

  • Duration

    8.5 Hours

  • Confirmation

    Instant Confirmation

  • Cancellation policy

    Free cancellation (before 24 hours)

The TripGuru Promise

The TripGuru Promise

  • Small Groups (max 5-9 people)
  • Awesome Local Guides
  • Curated Itineraries
  • Comfortable Private Cars
  • Solo Traveler Friendly
Small Groups

Small Groups

Small enough allowing you to explore each place independently, but big enough to create a fun social atmosphere. Average group size does not typically exceed 9 people – no busload trips or tourist traps!
Local Experts

Local Experts

Follow in the footsteps “cultural translators” who call your destination home. Get insights into local legends, history, and personality – discovering treasures other visitors miss when left to their own devices.
Curated Itineraries

Curated Itineraries

TripGuru Signature experiences are original tours created and operated by our own team with the help of partner travel bloggers. Unlike other itineraries, “Signature” branded trips reflect global travel trends and the feedback we get from our customers.
Private Car

Private Car

TripGuru Signature tours come with a driver and comfortable, air-conditioned cars. Enjoy the ride without wasting time lining up, waiting for the bus to come or finding your way around crowds.
Solo Traveler Friendly

Solo Traveler Friendly

Book without having to pay for empty seats and meet fellow adventurous souls along the way! TripGuru Signature experiences are designed to connect like-minded explorers.

What is included

  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Ferry tickets
  • Skip-the-line Entrance fee to Dolmabahce Palace
  • Entrance fee to Beylerbeyi Palace
  • Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel pick up and/or drop off


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    Meet at the meeting point (Kabatas Station)

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    Dolmabahce Palace

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    Public ferry to Uskudar

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    Mihrimah Sultan Mosque

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    Lunch in Uskudar

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    Public ferry to Beylerbeyi Marina

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    Beylerbeyi Palace

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    Public ferry to the European side

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    End of the tour in Kabatas

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    Meeting Point

    Kabatas tram station, outside the turnstile

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    Look for a guide wearing a TripGuru shirt or holding a TripGuru sign.

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    Important Information

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    Kindly be at your meeting point at least 10 minutes before the stated meeting/pick up time. The tour guides will only wait a maximum of 10 minutes for you before proceeding to the next stop.

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    If you are headed to the meeting point, we would like to stress that heavy traffic in the mornings is expected, and can vary greatly when compared to the travel time stated in navigation apps (e.g. Google Maps, Waze, etc.). Please make sure to consider leaving with enough time to reach your destination.

Note: The timings may differ based on the selected timeslot

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