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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

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There is no better way to see Istanbul than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus. See top Istanbul attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such as Topkapi Palace, Taksim Square, Bosphorus Bridge, the Golden Horn, and much more. The buses are open top, allowing for 360-degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Hop on and off as many times as you like on your choice of two routes. Your ticket is valid for 1 day, 2 days or 3 days; simply select an option to suit your schedule.
Your ticket includes all attractions below:
• Miniaturk Entry - Discover Istanbul in miniature!
• Naval Museum Entry - Learn about Istanbul's fascinating maritime history!
  • Learn about Istanbul with onboard commentary available in eight languages
  • Choose a route that suits you best from two options
  • Hop off at any stop to explore at your own pace
  • Stay connected with Wi-Fi on the bus
What to Expect
Choose from two different loops, then hop on an open-top, double-decker bus. You’ll hear about Istanbul from onboard commentary available in eight languages, and you can hop off at any stop to sightsee at your own pace.
Choose to visit the Hagia Sophia, a museum that was a Byzantine-era basilica and an Ottoman mosque, or perhaps go to Topkapi Palace, home of Ottoman sultans. Explore the stalls of the Spice Bazaar, tour Dolmabahce Palace, or wander the busy streets near Taksim Square.
Post updates from your trip using the bus’ free Wi-Fi, and upgrade to a premium 2-day pass to see even more of the city.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice staff , good adventure , istanbul , amazing place, big bus staff veryy helful and very nice , ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just finished my three-day ticket with this company. The people who work there are young and motivated. The buses often don't come every 30 minutes, as promised. It ends too early in the day, so you have to watch out to catch the last...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank jurgenbraungardt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We opted for a 2 day pass thinking there would be so much to see. In all honesty we could have easily done it all in the one day. When we arrived at bus the man selling tickets was quite confusing. He rattled off pricing...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Jodie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived at airport, several tour offers greeted us but told them we had purchased BigBus 2-day tour. They replied w/ "why?!", "That's no good..", & other similar quips. I thought, "what have we gotten ourselves into?!". BUT! Turns out it was the best...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Ninac Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been on many Big Bus Tours throughout the World. They are very useful and do a good job on the whole but are very overpriced in my opinion..

Date of experience: July 2019
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August 11, 2019|
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Response from Shawkat R | Reviewed this property |
..I must add that bus stop #7 is the only stop the bus makes on the Asian side of town and is at the entrance of the famous Beylerbeyi Palace, you cannot miss it.
July 22, 2019|
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Response from pcw2707 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the bigbustours istanbul/istanbul-routes-and-tour-maps website
July 13, 2019|
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Response from Fighter994 | Reviewed this property |
There is a hop in hop out stop near taksim square I think it is just across the road.
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