47 reviews of Istanbul Two Continents Half-Day Tour
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Reviewed by Julian E, April 2013
Another awesome experience through Viator. Our tour guide was super friendly and very knowledgeable about Istanbul, answering all of our questions and explaining what we were seeing in great detail. The tour included a trip over the big cable suspension bridge and up to the top of the highest hill in Istanbul with spectacular views of the entire city, plus a guided tour of the summer palace used by two sultans in the 19th century. I highly recommend this tour as its a great way to see both continents in one day. Amazing views and definitely worthwhile.
Reviewed by Betty S, December 2012
This was a good tour and enjoyed by all three of us. It gave us a better understanding of Istanbul and we were very pleased.
Reviewed by Inita G, Latvia, November 2012
Most enjoyable day in Istanbul, unforgettable tour and very well organized. Umut is a fantastic guide, full of knowledge, spoke perfect english and kept our interest at all times. The summer residence was delightful and absolutely amazing! Stunning views from Camlica Hill. Loved this tour and highly recommend!
Reviewed by Laura S, July 2012
Very enjoyable, fabulous trip - saw lots of places we wouldn't have had time to see on our own. Thank you
Reviewed by Dorothy, May 2012
A half day is not a great deal of time to see much of anything, but Viatour came through with this tour, providing a good overview of the city, the information on the sites and much, much more. Thoroughly enjoyed and for anyone who has very limited time available, this is a good tour to take.
Reviewed by Loren G, USA, November 2011
Very good tour. The guide spoke very good english and was clearly understood. The pace of the tour was fine.
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Reviewed by Dimity, Australia, October 2012
Palace was specatular. Great insight into the city
Reviewed by Trisha, September 2012
This was an interesting afternoon, the Beylerbeyi Palace was amazing and the view from Camlica Hill was great. Would recommend.
Reviewed by Paul C, USA, September 2012
I would definitely recommend this tour but it did seem a bit hurried. Not the tour companies fault, just a lot to cover in a short amount of time.
Reviewed by EARL S, Canada, September 2012
Tour was very good. They picked us up at our hotel, on time and drove us to the meeting point. As it turned out, the real tour started about 1/2 mile from our hotel. They could just ads easily picked us up on the way to the Asian side.
The view from the Asian side is much different than the European side. This area is newer, more modern. They took us to the highest hill and the views were terrific.
The summer palace was nice, but they do not allow you to take pictures and we would have liked to do so.
All in all, the guide was knowledgable and answered questions. His English was very good.