Big Bus tour of Istanbul
Activities

Big Bus tour of Istanbul

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , Arabic , German , Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 24 hours to 48 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Take in magnificent views of the city from an open-top bus
  • Hop on and off to explore Istanbul's landmarks for as little or as long as you like
  • Visit Istanbul’s most famous landmarks, from the Bosphorus Bridge to the Blue Mosque
What to expect

Istanbul is unlike anywhere else on Earth – enriched with mesmerizing cultural contrast. This Istanbul bus tour captures it perfectly – hop on to take the famous journey from Europe to Asia across the Bosphorus Bridge and hop off to discover the city's magnificent mosques, palaces and bazaars!

With two different bus routes and 20 stops, there is ample opportunity for sightseeing in Istanbul: the City Tour (Red Route) stops at Sultanahmet Square, Galata Bridge, Tophane, Port, Dolmabahçe, Naval Museum, Beylerbeyi Palace, W Hotel, Taksim Square, Sishane, Egyptian Spice Bazaar. The Golden Horn Tour (Blue Route) stops at Sultanahmet Square, Galata Bridge, Patriarchate, Cable Car, Dolphinarium, Miniatürk, Rahmi Koç Museum, Egyptian-Spice Bazaar.

Choose between the Classic Ticket (1 day) or the Premium Ticket (2 days). Both options include a hop-on hop-off Big Bus ticket and admission to Miniaturk and the Naval Museum.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Classic Ticket: 1-day hop-on hop-off bus pass, Miniaturk admission ticket, Naval Museum admission ticket
    • Premium Ticket: 2-day hop-on hop-off bus pass, Miniaturk admission ticket, Naval Museum admission ticket
    • Commentary in 8 languages (French, German, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, English, Russian and Turkish)
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 5-12)
    • Infants (ages 0-4): free
    Where

    Cankurtaran Mh., No:, Atmeydanı Cd. No:1, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

    Meeting point:

    Tours start in Sultanahmet Square between Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia next to the main road. You can also start your tour from any of the stops on the itinerary but you must redeem your voucher in Sultanahmet Square at stop number 1/20.

    What to remember
    • Please be aware that due to Covid-19 local regulations, service can be suspended at any time and without notice. Customers are advised to check the Big Bus website or download the Big Bus app for the most updated information
    • Please note the Blue Route is momentarily suspended
    • The Naval Museum is currently closed
    • Your voucher can be used within 180 days from the date of purchase
    • New health & safety measures have been introduced in order to reduce the risk associated with the spread of Covid-19 in line with government advice and requirements of the local health authorities. These include regular cleaning of buses, social distancing measures and wearing masks on the bus
    • To uphold these new safety and hygiene standards in keeping guests safe during the Covid-19 Pandemic, tours may have to operate on a reduced service and changes may be made to ticket inclusions. This may also include changes to the frequency of departures, routes and reduction or removal of stops
    • Tickets valid for more than 1 day must be used across consecutive days
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    When
    • Red Route: daily from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm from Sultanahmet Square, every 60 minutes
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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