Cruising The Bosphorus Strait Cruises
A stay in Istanbul is not complete without the traditional and unforgettable boat excursion up the Bosphorus, the winding strait that separates Europe and Asia. Its shores offer a delightful mixture of past and present, grand splendor and simple beauty.
Istanbul is a living museum with its mixtures of histories, religions and cultures in an open air environment that continually beckons its guests to find new beauties and interesting places. Explore the numerous mosques and museums, especially the Blue Mosque, which dates from the 17th century. Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Dolmabachi Palace and Seraglio Palace are just a few of the other historical and architectural wonders this city has to offer. A visit to Istanbul is never complete without a visit and shopping spree to the Grand Bazaar, famous for its wide selection of carpets, silver and Turkish artifacts which make perfect souvenirs.