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Rumeli Fortress (Rumeli Hisari) Tours and Activities

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Built over just four months, the 15th-century Rumeli Fortress played a key role in the fall of Byzantine Constantinople. Together with the Anatolian Fortress (Anadolu Hisarı) on the Bosphorus, Rumeli Fortress was used by the Ottomans to cut off aid and supplies to Constantinople. Today, it serves as both an open-air theater and site of historical interest.

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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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Instead of driving around Istanbul all day in a stuffy tour bus, discover the city’s beauty in style on this relaxing sunset cruise down the Bosphorus, the waterway that marks the border between Asian Turkey and European Turkey. From the open-air deck of your luxury yacht, see riverside landmarks like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque and the Rumeli Fortress, all lit by the beautiful dusk light.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Bosphorus Full Day Tour: Bosphorus Cruise, Uskudar and Dolmabahce Palace

Bosphorus Full Day Tour: Bosphorus Cruise, Uskudar and Dolmabahce Palace

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Cruise the stunning Bosphorus Strait and Golden Horn and experience three of the best Istanbul sights on this adventure-filled full-day sightseeing tour. This tour takes you on a boat ride on the Bosphorus Strait to savor spectacular sights of bridges, palaces, mosques and fortresses. Stop at Dolmabahçe Palace for a guided tour and explore the alluring scents and colors of the Spice Bazaar. Visit Rüstem Pasha Mosque on top of Camlica Hill and capture wide views of the skyline. Plus, enjoy a delicious 3-course meal along the beautiful shoreline.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.09
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show (All Inclusive)

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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show (All Inclusive)

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Set sail along the Bosphorus, the meeting point of Europe and Asia, on this evening cruise. Experience Istanbul at its most atmospheric as you cruise past the illuminated city skyline and admire landmarks including Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge, and the Maiden's Tower. While on-board, tuck into a 3-course dinner and enjoy a variety of entertainment including whirling dervishes, belly dancing, and DJs.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Entertaintment

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Entertaintment

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See the glittering lights along the Bosphorus Strait on a 3-hour cruise with dinner and a cultural show in Istanbul. Kick off the night with a welcome cocktail on deck, and enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline. Relax over Turkish appetizers and grilled entrees as belly dancers and folk dancers take the stage to the haunting sounds of traditional music. Sip a cup of Turkish coffee or a drink from the open bar, listen to music from a live DJ and soak up stunning nighttime views of Istanbul.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Evening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul

Evening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul

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Witness the beauty of Istanbul at dusk on this evening sightseeing cruise and watch the sunset over both the European and Asian sides. Marvel at all the sights as you sail past; keep a look out for Topkapi Palace, Maiden's Tower, Ortaköy & Mecidiye Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge and Cıragan Palace.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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Make your Istanbul adventure totally unique with a 1- 2- or 3 day private sightseeing tour. Opt for a single day and see the whole of the Old City, plus the Grand Bazaar. Extend the tour to include a second day and visit the Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim, and Istiklal Street, plus a Bosphorus cruise. Please note that your guide is happy to alter the itinerary completely to accommodate your personal interests.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Bosphorus Dinner & Show Cruise (All Inclusive)

Bosphorus Dinner & Show Cruise (All Inclusive)

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Book your evening cruise on the Bosphorus ahead of time; this must-do activity sells out quickly. Step on board the boat for views of Istanbul's top landmarks—including the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and the Blue Mosque—lit up for the night. Enjoy a traditional Turkish dinner with drinks, followed by entertainment.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Small-Group Bosphorus Cruise and Istanbul’s Egyptian Bazaar

Small-Group Bosphorus Cruise and Istanbul’s Egyptian Bazaar

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Cruise along the landmark lined waters of the Bosphorus Strait and stroll through the entrancing Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar during this 3.5-hour guided tour in Istanbul. On this tour, you will discover the bazaar’s abundant spices such as cardamom, mint, cinnamon, and have free time to explore on your own. Then, learn about Istanbul’s history from your expert guide as you set course for a cruise on the Bosphorus Strait. Aboard the ship, enjoy glimpses of famous Istanbul monuments like the impressive Rumeli Hisari Fortress and Dolmabahçe Palace.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with All inclusive Dinner and Belly-Dancer Show

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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with All inclusive Dinner and Belly-Dancer Show

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You'll enjoy the dazzling night view of Istanbul within three-hour on a cruise thorugh Bosphorus .It's one of the best way to see this fabulous city at night.Istanbul landmarks are memorable especially with the lights of night. ○○○ ️ Dinner Menu ○○○ • Starters • Seasonal Salad • Main Course (with 4 options) ►Grilled fish served with arugula onion and lemon ►Grilled chicken steak served with rice and potatoes ►Grilled meatball served with rice and potatoes ►Vegetarian meal (pasta with vegetables, pizza or vegetables plate) • Dessert • Fruit plate ○○○ Show Program ○○○ • Whirling Dervish ‍ • Turkish Gypsy Dance • Henna Ceremony • Caucasian Dance • Belly Dancer Group Show • Turkish Folk Dance • Belly Dancer • Professional DJ Performance
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Istanbul Boat Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace & Two Continents

Istanbul Boat Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace & Two Continents

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Admire beautiful architecture and capture stunning views of illustrious palaces during a full-day tour in Istanbul including a Bosphorus cruise. Aboard a cozy coach explore the highlights of Istanbul including the Walls of Constantinople, views of the Golden Horn and witness the lively Spice Bazaar on foot. You will then experience a must-do in Istanbul, a Bosphorus Strait sightseeing cruise. The cruise concludes with a visit to the beautiful Dolmabahce Palace where Istanbul’s late sultans once resided. Plus, you will gaze over this east-meets-west city for eye-popping views at Yeditepe or Çamlıca Hill.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show (alcoholic Menu)

Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show (alcoholic Menu)

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Start your evening with pick up from your hotel before heading to the port to embark on our 2.5 hours evening Bosphorus cruise from Istanbul.Dine in style as you cruise past illuminated city landmarks like Dolmabahçe Palace, kiz kulesi , ortakoy , çırağan palace kempinski , ortakoy , beylerbeyi , rumeli fortness and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge on this 2.5 hours evening cruise along the Bosphorus. Sample typical Turkish cuisine , then settle back to enjoy some traditional entertainment, including belly dancing and folk music. Watch the sun set over the Bosphorus Strait and cruise. After dinner marvel at Turkish belly dancers during an Anatolian folklore show. After your boat docks, your experience finishes with drop off at your Istanbul hotel.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Istanbul Lunch Cruise - Extended Bosphorus Cruise up to the Black Sea

Istanbul Lunch Cruise - Extended Bosphorus Cruise up to the Black Sea

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Step aboard a cruise in Istanbul for a few hours to see the sights along the coast of the Bosphorus, all the way to the Black Sea. As you travel, sit down for a 2-course lunch accompanied by soft drinks and coffee or tea. You'll get great photo ops of the sights from the water, and stop in the fishing village of Anadolu Kavagi to visit the ancient fortress there. Book ahead to make sure you check this must-do cruise off your list.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Dinner Cruise on the Bosphorus

Dinner Cruise on the Bosphorus

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Experience the magic of Istanbul at twilight on this 4-hour cruise along the Bosphorus, enjoying views of both the European and Asian sides. Tuck into a generous buffet dinner of local cuisine as you float past illuminated landmarks like Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge and Beylerbeyi Palace, and watch as the bars and nightclubs along the waterfront transform the city into a sea of neon.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show in Istanbul (Non-Alcoholic)

Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show in Istanbul (Non-Alcoholic)

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Start your evening with pick up from your hotel before heading to the port to embark on our 4 hours evening Bosphorus cruise from Istanbul.Dine in style as you cruise past illuminated city landmarks like Dolmabahçe Palace, kiz kulesi , ortakoy , çırağan palace kempinski , ortakoy , beylerbeyi , rumeli fortness and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge on this 4 hours evening cruise along the Bosphorus. Sample typical Turkish cuisine , then settle back to enjoy some traditional entertainment, including belly dancing and folk music. Watch the sun set over the Bosphorus Strait and cruise. After dinner marvel at Turkish belly dancers during an Anatolian folklore show. After your boat docks, your experience finishes with drop off at your Istanbul hotel.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Bosphorus Cruise & Golden Horn Sightseeing Morning Tour

Bosphorus Cruise & Golden Horn Sightseeing Morning Tour

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Take a boat ride along the Bosphorus Strait and Golden Horn and wander the Spice Bazaar on this guided tour in Istanbul. Discover the colorful Spice Bazaar and elegant Rüstem Pasha Mosque before spending the rest of the day sightseeing on the Bosphorus, a must-do in Istanbul. Explore the inlet to the Golden Horn, which divides European Istanbul, and capture amazing sights of Rumeli Fortress, Bosphorus bridges, and Dolmabahçe Palace. With serene coastal views of the Old City it’s no wonder people can’t seem to put their camera down as they cruise the Bosphorus Strait.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht Istanbul Bosphorus

Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht Istanbul Bosphorus

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Along a 2 hours evening sunset cruise, enjoy unique views, comfort and a relaxing environment on board with private yacht. Aboard the glass-encased luxury yacht, enjoy the Istanbul’s main attractions at dusk, including the Maiden’s Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Rumeli Fortress, Ortakoy Mosque Bosphorus Bridge and much more… Savor a delicious traditional Turkish drink such as demirhindi and canapés as you cruise the strait and delight in the magic of Istanbul’s urban shoreline as night falls.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

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Gaze over land and sea on this guided Istanbul city tour with a Bosphorus Strait sightseeing cruise. Aboard a comfy coach, discover the lively neighborhoods of Fener and Balat, and drive along the Golden Horn for spectacular views. With your expert guide experience the vibrant Spice Bazaar and then board a charming sightseeing cruise to traverse the Bosphorus viewing highlights like the Bosphorus Bridge and Rumeli Fortress.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bosphorus Cruise Boat Tour İstanbul 3 Hours Tour With 1 Hour Stop in Asia Side

Bosphorus Cruise Boat Tour İstanbul 3 Hours Tour With 1 Hour Stop in Asia Side

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What makes this 3-Hour tour stands out from all the other is that you will be with friendly staff that will make sure to give you a great service, fun and as much as information as possible. Passing under the beautiful Galata Bridge, the guide will tell you its history and tell you many interesting stories about the other attractions we see during this 3 hour boat tour. When we get the Asia side we will stop in asia side, under the bosphorus bridge, you will have change see closer the beauty of bosphorus. We will also take beautiful photos of you in front of the Rumeli fortress and other places we pass by. You will get to choose your booking time either in the morning at 11 AM or the late afternoon at 5 PM.
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  • 3 hours
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Istanbul Luxury Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Traditional Shows

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Istanbul Luxury Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Traditional Shows

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Step aboard a cruise between Europe and Asia on the Bosphorus to enjoy dinner and shoreline views. Eat a 3-course menu of traditional Turkish meze accompanied by soft drinks and alcohol. In addition to enjoying views of the sites on shore—such as the Fatih Sultan Mehmed Bridge and the Bosphorus Bridge—enjoy a show of traditional Turkish entertainment.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Alaturca Ottoman Dramatic Stage Show & Dinner Cruise ( Non - Alcoholic )

Alaturca Ottoman Dramatic Stage Show & Dinner Cruise ( Non - Alcoholic )

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There are a lot of Bosphorus cruise packages available, but it’s hard to find ones that are as suitable for 4-year-olds as they are for 40-year-olds. This all-ages dinner cruise, with discounted tickets for under-8s, fits the bill. Savor your river views of the lights of Istanbul burning in the darkness, stack your dinner plate with fresh seafood and delectable Turkish cuisine, and enjoy the thrills and colors of a cultural show with sword dances, whirling dervishes and much more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus Sightseeing Cruise

Full-Day Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus Sightseeing Cruise

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Discover one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, on this full-day guided sightseeing tour of Istanbul. Get around in comfort and style with a Mercedes minivan, and beeline with your guide to the Spice Bazaar, a historic market full of the smells and colors of Turkey. Stroll the old corridors of Dolmabahçe Palace, the final place that Ottoman emperors occupied. Then, cruise down the Bosphorus Strait, taking in the sights of the Asian and European sides. This tour is limited to 12 people to ensure a quality experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour in Istanbul

Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour in Istanbul

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Discover the best of Istanbul on a full-day tour that covers the city by land and boat. Your small group travels by comfortable minibus around the city to see attractions including the Spice Bazaar, Rustem Pasha Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace and the vibrant Ortaköy district. You’ll also enjoy a relaxing sightseeing cruise on the Bosphorus River, have lunch with a view on Camlica Hill, and cross the Bosphorus Bridge — which links the continents of Europe and Asia. Hear informative commentary from your guide throughout the day.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Istanbul Sunset Cruise - Luxurious Yacht Cruise with Live Guide on the Bosphorus

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Istanbul Sunset Cruise - Luxurious Yacht Cruise with Live Guide on the Bosphorus

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See the Bosphorus and Istanbul from a remarkable perspective on this 2.5 hrs. sunset cruise on a luxurious yacht. Aboard our luxury yacht, you’ll glide across the water while savoring delicious snacks, baklava, fresh seasonal fruits and drinks. While romantics will delight in watching the sunset over the old part of Istanbul, our legendary guide will tell you interesting stories of the Bosphorus. The cruise will take you from PIER KABATAS and past Istanbul's icons, Dolmabahce Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress Maiden's Tower and much more. Continue to take in the many sights while the sun goes down as you go through the Asian side, and around The Maiden's Tower. The best part is after sunset when we approach the Galata Bridge and Bosphorus Bridge. Watch as the entire western span of the bridge lights up and transforms into LED light sculpture creating a never-repeating dazzling display. Don’t miss this breathtaking experience from the best seats on the Bosphorus!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Istanbul Boat Cruise Cable Car to Pierre Loti Hill

Istanbul Boat Cruise Cable Car to Pierre Loti Hill

Explore Istanbul by land and sea on this tour. Hop onto a cruise boat and admire the views of Rumeli Fortress and Yildiz Palace from a boat in the middle of the Bosphorus Strait. Back on land, visit Eyup Sultan Tomb, the cast-iron Church of St Stephen of the Bulgars, and the Byzantine city walls. Ride a cable car up Pierre Loti Hill and snap pictures of the view over the city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Rumeli Fortress (Rumeli Hisari) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 101 Rumeli Fortress (Rumeli Hisari) tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Rumeli Fortress (Rumeli Hisari) costs USD 12.12. Guided Rumeli Fortress (Rumeli Hisari) tours start around USD 12.12 per person. See all 101 Rumeli Fortress (Rumeli Hisari) tickets and tours on Viator.
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