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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Highlights
  • 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
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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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2-Day Ticket which will be valid until the same time on the next following day during the tour operation hours, Both Red Route and Blue Route. Hop-on, Hop-off, free 7D Cinema & free Miniatuk ticket.
From US$46.03
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1-Day Ticket which will be valid until the same time on the following day during the tour operation hours, Both Red Route and Blue Route. Hop-on,Hop-off and free 7D Cinema ticket.
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Overview

Seeing the many landmarks of Istanbul can be overwhelming, but this hop-on hop-off Big Bus sightseeing tour makes it easy. Stay connected with onboard Wi-Fi and get equipped with a Big Bus app, map and headphones. Learn about the city from onboard commentary and hop off to explore at your own pace. Choose from two different loops and see the attractions that appeal to you.

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.
Reviews (466)
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Amazing Istanbul Tour

Best way to start Istanbul tour from Sultanahmet Square, easy to hop on and hop off at sightseeings, attractions and awesome restaurants. Big Bus runs two routes : blue and red route, both are covered by same ticket but different buses. Staff was very friendly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Umair A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Prefect

It whos first time and i like so much. U can see lot of things. But ilike more the person u cat our ticket it who's fine crazy with good way i have that feeling we freands many years. And that person is RAHMI

Thank sophia_nikodimou
Reviewed 6 days ago
Best way to start your trip

Very helpful, informative and friendly - particularly Ulas. Great way to get your bearings and a very flexible timetable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scraggy2014
Reviewed 1 week ago
Good if it's your first time and have spare time

Its worthy for those who have spare time on your first visit. Went on the Blue line but missed the red line due to heavy traffic and blue but took 20 mins extra time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ruwantha L
Reviewed 1 week ago
Drivers need some training

Whilst we enjoyed the experience of the bus service, and wizzing round the route, the drivers need some training. The buses start off before everyone has sat down, at one point my husband tripped because of that, and just saved himself. When we were on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank topbanana888
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Sadhbh O
23 November 2018|
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Response from Russell H | Reviewed this property |
You can say you've been to both continents! But the bus crosses the Bosphorus one way and loops back for the return journey, so it's a fleeting moment in Asia. There is one stop at the Beylerbeyi Palace if you want to... More
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ErraDena
3 June 2018|
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Response from shaunekaiser | Reviewed this property |
It would be better to complete the loop and then get onto the other bus. We take the bus every time we go to Istanbul and have found everybody real helpful and accommodating. If you have the time and money, buying the two... More
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craig w
15 May 2018|
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Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
It is not the lowering floor type so practical for wheelchairs, but it is 4 steps up, feasible with a bit of help. To get up to the second floor (like Bristish two-storey buses) would be a harder challenge, so you can stay... More
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