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Big Bus Istanbul

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Discover Istanbul's intercontinental charm with Big Bus Tours. Our open-top sightseeing tour buses explore the city over two routes, introducing you to its most iconic sights and landmarks. You're free to hop on and hop off the bus as much as you...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Sultanahmet Meydani No: 1/20, Istanbul 34080, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a day in Istanbul while on transit and taking the Big Bus made it very easy for me to enjoy Istanbul. The explanations were clear and informative and helped me to utilize my day wellMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gachiri
officemanagementtr, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Joyce G, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience you had with Big Bus Istanbul. We are pleased to hear that you loved your trip with Big Bus Istanbul. We work really hard to offer you the best service that we can...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you want to see the beautiful Istanbul then this is a must tour, you will have choice to use 2 routes and tickets will be valid for 48 hours so you can travel as many times within this limit, its excellent knowledge sharing journey...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Raheelqureshi1
Passport21397508060, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Raheelqureshi1, We are glad to know that you enjoyed your trip with Big Bus Istanbul. We do our best to meet your expectations. Each day we get better and better with the help of your feedbacks. Many thanks for taking the time to review...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Stops at many locations. Great city. Take the tour bus only if u dont want to explore the trams and local transport.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Raj K
managementofficetr, Big Bus Istanbul Management Office at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Raj K, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Big Bus Istanbul. As you mentioned in your review, Istanbul is a great city and we work really hard to help you in discovering this beautiful and large city. Your reviews are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were helped by Faruk who explained everything clearly to us. Had a great laugh with him, super friendly. The tour itself took us all over Istanbul and all the major sights that you want to see. Take the two day option and then you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ivyangel
managementofficetr, Big Bus Istanbul Management Office at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ivyangel, We are happy to see that you loved the trip you had with Big Bus Istanbul. We do our best to meet your expectations. Each day we get better and better with the help of your feedbacks. Many thanks for taking the time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy cheap and convenient way to see all the sights... was a little skeptic but the man to assure us of a great adventure was FARUK what a gentleman polite and funny guy absolute champion...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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managementofficetr, Big Bus Istanbul Management Office at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear jontra89, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour. Providing you with the best service possible has always been our mission. We work really hard to meet your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to review our business. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Istanbul during a spate of bad weather (wall to wall rain) and the bus was a good way of getting round the city without trundling on and off the tram. I used both routes and saw parts of the city I would...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RuthieMead
managementofficetr, Big Bus Istanbul Management Office at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear RuthieMead, We are glad to hear that you had a nice trip with Big Bus Istanbul. Many thanks for your valuable time you spent on sharing this nice review. Each day we work harder and harder in order for offering you the best service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can someone please tell me the music that was played in the audio guide? It perfectly complemented the sightseeingMore

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank varunr2019
managementofficetr, Big Bus Istanbul Management Office at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear varunr2019, It is lovely to see that you enjoyed the playlist of ours. Here are the names of the songs you listened to on the bus: - İzmir’in Kavakları - Gemiler Gerende - Bir çift turna gördüm - İki keklik - Sihirli ay telli...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the Big Bus Istanbul tours. Faruk was excellent im explaining the package which included a cruise on the Bospherous. Highly recommend this company.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aboobekar-Yasmien
managementofficetr, Big Bus Istanbul Management Office at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Aboobekaryasmien, We are glad that you enjoyed the experience you had with Big Bus Istanbul. Our staff is always eager to help you. We try hard to offer you the best service possible. Thank you so much for sharing your good thoughts here. Hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour! We did the premium 48 hours with Bosforo cruise. It is a great way to get a good overview of the city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank karinarE8512ZM
bigbusofficetr, Big Bus Istanbul Management Office at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear karinarE8512ZM, Many thanks for the nice review of yourself. We are glad to see that you enjoyed Big Bus Istanbul tour. Our staff is always willing to improve your experience and help you as you mentioned above. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ride i took the red line it was good aroubd 3 hours of detailed explanation and wide information

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zaghou
bigbusofficetr, Big Bus Istanbul Management Office at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Zaghou, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour. What you mentioned here is exactly what we try to do. We hope to see you with us next time you get to Istanbul.

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Culture307543
September 17, 2018|
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Response from aienny79 | Reviewed this property |
I bought the big bus voucher online. But still need to validate at Sultanahmet .. after validate u can hop on from any station. They have small machine to print the Ticket. At any Station the is no officer to validate
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badboykhan
August 19, 2018|
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Response from 77magaldi2016 | Reviewed this property |
If I were you I wouldn’t buy it at all... I can’t start explaining all the issues you could face. What you need to do is to buy the istambul kart which is a card that you can use in ALL transports and you just charge it with... More
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346sanaa
June 16, 2018|
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Response from BigBus_Istanbul | Property representative |
Dear Sana; The code that you received in your mail box is enough for booking office... But if you printed your ticket you can show your ticket or voucher. Big Bus Istanbul Management Office
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