- Cruise Concierge
- Tour Finder
- Contact Us
You can also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Explore St. Sophia which was built by the Emperor Justinian when Istanbul was Constantinople. This magnificent example of Byzantine architecture boasts a massive done, a lengthy nave, and an interior decorated with marble, precious stones, and pillars from Ephesus.
You'll visit Topkapi Palace, a huge walled complex hugging the Bosporus. This is the former palace of the Ottoman sultans and now a museum with an extraordinary collection of Chinese porcelain, art, artifacts, and jewels, including the Topkapi Diamond.
Tour the harem of Topkapi Palace which was carefully situated so that it could not be seen from the state apartments or the courtyards where public affairs were conducted. The home of the sultan and his primary living quarters is an exceptional insight into how the sultans lived.
You'll see the Blue Mosque six graceful minarets adorn the elegant mosque, one of the city's most recognized landmarks. The superb interior is decorated with more than 20,000 blue Iznik tiles.
Dine at the Topkapi Palace for a delightful lunch featuring Turkish specialties and beverages.
On Tuesdays, Dolmabahce Palace can be visited. The last seat of Sultans that was built in the 19th century, that maintains all its interior decor from handmade rugs, chandeliers to furniture. Dolmabahce Palace reflects the style of life of the sultans more than the Topkapi Palace which serves as a museum to display items of treasury such as medallions, rings, boxes with stones and thrones.
Departures (Local Time)
9:00 AM (Hours: 6)
12:00 PM (Hours: 6)
Cost per sedan (Adult)
Tour Cost: $392.00
Tax/Other Fees: $98.00
Total Cost: $490.00
Be sure to bring your camera. Excursions listed for a port may not be available for every cruise.
At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.