Sail Through Beauty: Golden Horn and Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul

Golden Horn & Bosphorus Cruise Operating Hours

Golden Horn & Bosphorus Cruise

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Important Notes:

  • The tour departs every day at 12:30 and 16:00; participants should arrive 10 minutes before.
  • The meeting point is across from the Hagia Sophia in front of the Newsstand.

Golden Horn & Bosphorus Cruise Highlights:

Golden Horn Exploration: Embrace the enchanting allure of the Golden Horn, immersing yourself in its historical significance.

Bosphorus Beauty: Revel in the highlights that bridge the continents of Europe and Asia, offering panoramic views of iconic landmarks.

Historic Marvels and Bosphorus Bridge: Witness historic marvels along the waterfront, including the iconic Bosphorus Bridge that spans the continents.

Photography Opportunities: Capture mesmerizing moments with your camera as you cruise along the Golden Horn and Bosphorus.

Guided Cruise: Engage in a 120-minute guided cruise, providing insightful commentary on the historical and cultural significance of the sites.


  • Boat Tour with Grand Boat Line: Join the Golden Horn & Bosphorus Cruise Tours organized by Grand Boat Line.
  • Audio Guide: Enjoy an audio guide available in English, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic on the boat.


  • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses incurred during the tour, such as souvenirs or additional services.

Istanbul's Dual Waterfront Splendor

Embark on a mesmerizing journey with the Golden Horn & Bosphorus Cruise, a unique experience that unveils Istanbul's dual waterfront charm. Cruise along the historic Golden Horn, a natural harbor surrounded by centuries-old neighborhoods, and witness the city's captivating skyline. As the cruise seamlessly transitions to the Bosphorus Strait, be enchanted by the panoramic views of iconic landmarks, palaces, and elegant waterfront mansions. Glide between Europe and Asia, absorbing the beauty of two continents framed by the shimmering waters. This cruise offers a front-row seat to Istanbul's narrative, where the past meets the present against the backdrop of unparalleled natural beauty. Capture the magic of the Golden Horn & Bosphorus Cruise, a must-do adventure that paints a vivid picture of Istanbul's rich maritime history and stunning scenery.