Bosphorus Dinner Cruise on a private boat is maybe the most romantic activity among the couples especially. Float past the glittering city lights and enjoy views of Istanbul’s European and Asian side, on an atmospheric 3-hour dinner cruise along the Bosphorus. Feast on a 3-course dinner as you glide past Dolmabahce palace, the Blue Mosque, Faith Sultan Mehmet Bridge and the Maiden Tower.
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Tour Type Istanbul Private Events on Luxury Yacht
Experience a unique setting and the spectacular scenery of Istanbul’s skyline illuminated by night for stunning photo opportunities.
On this 3-hour evening cruise by private yacht in Istanbul, you will glide along both European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus soaking up the sights and sounds of the city by night. No other Istanbul experience can match this unique combination of romantic ambiance. We combine fresh food with unparalleled views of Istanbul.
What you see on the Cruise: Topkapi Palace, Europe You motor out of the Golden Horn past Topkapı Palace, covering the hill at the tip of Saray Burnu (Palace Point).
Maiden’s Tower, mid Bosphorus A 12th-century Byzantine fortress occupied the tiny islet where the 18th-century Kız Kulesi (also called Leander’s Tower) now stands. A tower here may have served as a customs post. Featured in the James Bond movie From Russia With Love, the tower now houses a restaurant.
Uskudar, Asia The largest Asian district, directly across the Bosphorus.
Dolmabahce Palace, Europe The façade of this great Ottoman palace (1853) is nearly a quarter of a mile (400 meters) long.
Ciragan Palace, Europe Finished in 1874, the marble palace of Ciragan (CHEE-rah-AHN) has a tragic history.
Yıldız Park & Palace, Europe The swath of green forest behind Ciragan is Yıldız (“Star”) Park.
Ortakoy & Mecidiye Mosque, Europe You’ve probably seen photos of the Mecidiye Mosque (1854).
Bosphorus Bridge (connecting Europe and Asia) Ever since the Persian emperor Darius built his bridge of boats acoss the Bosphorus in 490 BC, rulers of Istanbul have dreamt of a bridge between Europe and Asia.
Beylerbeyi Palace, Asia 2.5 km (1.5 miles) northeast of Üsküdar, is a “small” Istanbul summer palace overlooking the Bosphorus from its Asian shore Northern Bosphorus Beyond the Bosphorus Bridge there’s plenty more to see: The village of Cengelköy, Kuleli Naval Academy, Arnavutköy with its photogenic Ottoman yalisi (wooden Bosphorus seaside mansions),
Rumeli Hisari (the mighty Fortress of Europe), the town of Bebek with its pretty bay, and Bosphorus University.