Istanbul Shore Trip to Ottoman Structures, Dolmabahçe and Topkapı Palace

Istanbul Shore Excursion

Half Day Shore Excursion from Istanbul Port

If you have a short stopover in Istanbul Cruise Port, we are glad to announce that we have great half day tour from Cruise Port in Istanbul to explore most important sights such as Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace. To make a tour in Istanbul, you will be amazed when you see the unique architectural structures.

Duration: Half Day
Tour Type: Private
Departure Days: Everyday
Start: Any Time
End: +4 Hours


According to your cruise arrival time, your tour guide will meet with you at the exit of the Istanbul cruise port for a half day like 4 hours visit. When you get out from the port look for your name sign. After meeting with your professional tour guide the first place you will see the Blue Mosque whose decoration with Iznik tiles remarks as the most remarkable feature of art in terms of art and architecture. The Blue Mosque, decorated with blue, green and white coloured Iznik tiles, has become more than just a place of worship, thanks to the use of traditional plant motifs in yellow and blue tones in the ornaments that it will attract you.
Then, the next stop is the Topkapı Palace which is the residence of the Ottoman sultans and the center of the administration and education of the state. In the palace built between the years of 1460-1478 by Sultan II Mehmed and some of the buildings were made over time, the Ottoman sultans and the people of palace lived until the mid-19th century. The relics you will explore in there is so beautiful, that’s why you will want to see one more time.
At the end of the tour, you will get a chance to enjoy in Grand Bazaar with a magical atmosphere will be waiting for you to discover all the beauties with four thousand vendors that the bazaar carries products from all over the world. Also, you will have an opportunity for shopping in the Bazaar or out of the bazaar.

According to your Cruise Ship departure time, you will be driven back to Istanbul Cruise Port.


  • Pick up and drop off from Istanbul Cruise Port
  • English Speaking Licenced Tour guide
  • Entrance Fee to the mentioned sights
  • All necessary land transportation by A/C Touristical Vehicles
  • Local Taxes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Any Meals and Drinks
  • Any extra fees for transportation if your hotel is not central


Closed Days
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday replaced with Hagia Sophia Museum
Grand Bazaar Closed on Sundays


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