Istanbul Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Spice Market Tour
Try our Istanbul Bosphorus cruise, and Egyptian Spice Market private 'guided' half day tour. A true favorite with cruise passengers and vacation families that want to see two of Istanbul's best sightseeing experiences.
OVERVIEW: This private half day Istanbul Bosphorus cruise on the "local water taxi" ferry boat and a visit to the exciting Egyptian Spice Market is a popular guided shore excursion by Archaeologous. After the relaxing Bosphorus cruise passing palaces, mosques, forts and more, your personal licensed guide will take you to the Egyptian Spice Market. This is a kaleidoscope of shopping for sensual delights.
HIGHLIGHTS: Revel in the energetic, yet relaxing, ride for two hours along the twenty two mile Bosphorus which divides the two continents of Europe and Asia. Witness the glamorous world of by-gone years and your camera should be ready to go as you will see amazing opulence of palace after palace (Beylerbeyi and Dolmabahce Palaces). See mosques, one of the world largest suspension bridges, (the Bosphorus Bridge), the Rumeli Fortress and more. Learn the history of Istanbul where everybody from mythical Jason and the Argonauts to the Crusaders, Greeks, Persians, Roman and Ottoman empires has used the Bosphorus. Titillate your senses at the Spice Bazaar with the sights, sounds, colors, spices, silks, ceramics, dried foods, Turkish sweets and more that are found there.
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We go to the amazing Spice Market for your shopping delight whee you will see everything from spices, silks, copper tea sets, to jewelry, candies, pillow, and leather goods.
Then to the amazing sail on the Bosphorus passing mosques, a fort, the largest suspension bridge, palaces and more..