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Big Bus Istanbul hop-on hop-off tour

Availability: Every day
Duration: Flexible
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, Arabic, German, Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Have magnificent views of the city from an open-top bus
  • Experience a wonderful mix of cultures
  • Enjoy all the highlights of Istanbul on 2 routes in 1 or 2 days
What to expect

Istanbul is unlike anywhere else on Earth – enriched with mesmerising cultural contrast. Our 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.

Chose between the Classic Ticket (1 day) and the Premium Ticket (2 days) in the order box.
Both options include an hop-on hop-off Big Bus ticket, a Bosphorus Tour and admission to Miniaturk and the Naval Museum.

With two different bus routes (click here to see the route map), there is ample opportunity for sightseeing in Istanbul on board our buses:

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.

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What's included
  • Hop-on, Hop-off on two different routes (1 or 2 days)
  • Miniaturk ticket
  • Bosphorus Tour
  • Naval Museum
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Commentary in 8 Languages
What's not included
  • Entrance fees to attractions not mentionned in the 'what's included'
  • Personal expenses
Reduced price
  • Children (5-15 years): reduced
  • Children (0-4 years): free

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
  • The duration of the routes (2hours for the Red Route, 1hour15min for the Blue Route) may extend due to traffic density. Please allow extra time if you plan to hop-on, hop-off.
  • Audioguides available in French, German, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, English, Russian and Turkish
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CITY TOUR (Red Route)
Duration: 2 Hours
Operates: 365 Days
Frequency: Every 30 mins
First Bus: 9:15
Last Bus: 16:15

Duration: 1.25
Hours Operates: 365 Days
Frequency: Every 60 minutes
First Bus: 10:00
Last Bus: 16:00

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