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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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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Commentary in 8 languages
  • Big Bus App, Map and Headphones
  • Miniaturk Entry
  • Naval Museum Entry
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tickets are open dated and can be redeemed on any travel date within one year of date selected at time of booking
  • Your ticket will be valid until the same time on the following day during the tour operation hours
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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it was a great experience! I recommend it, you can not miss all the excitement for sight seeing the Bosphorus on red line and the blue line as an extra. Just do it alright.
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If the weather is bad or your feet are tired, this is an excellent way to see the city. The connection plugs for the headphones are worn and sound quality can be poor at times. Good route, but long waits at stops and tour can run late. Expensive at 45€
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It was very nice the ride and the person who assisted, Mr Faruk was super polite and explained everything so well. Thank you Habib Faruk! Hope to be back in Istanbul soon.
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The BigBus Istanbul was one of the best experiences I had while visiting Istanbul. The bus stops where convenient, easy to understand and provided. The BigBus staff where friendly and helpful. Overall it was a great experience and I would recommend for any person visiting
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Really glad we done the tour after we read the bad reviews. 90 euro for two people two routes and two free entre to other places. Fantastic day really enjoyed it . Staff were so helpful also . S and c lowe
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