ASIAN SIDE TOUR WITH CAMLICA HILL & BEYLERBEYI PALACE (TWO CONTINENTS TOUR)
Meet your guide at the pier. This is a tour that gives you the chance to step from one continent to the other in a half day time. A pleasant and scenic drive would take you to the Asian side of Istanbul over the Intercontinentalonline casino nz no deposit Bosphorus Bridge. First to see is one of the highest points in Istanbul, Camlica Hill. This is where you can admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and Bosphorus as you sip your drinks in a local café (the whole city, Bosphorus almost as far as the Black Sea, the Marmara Sea with Prince’s Islands is within your view there) Second stop is at Beylerbeyi Palace. Designed by Agop and Sarkis Balyan, it was built between 1861 and 1865 as a summer residence of the Ottoman sultans. With 26 rooms and six large halls, the palace was also used to host foreign guests from other countries. Mens’ section (Selamlik) and womans’ section (Harem) had separate entrances, the Selamlik was used for state affairs therefore was very ornate, whereas “Harem” was reserved only to the ladies and the decoration was very simple. After completing the visit, return the European side of Istanbul and the pier after the tour.