Golden Horn: Tours & Tickets
What people are saying about Golden Horn
We were very privileged indeed to have Çetin as our tour guide who’s very knowledgeable and deeply passionate of what he does. He covered many aspects of our walks beyond our expectations and kept us engaged all the way through! We were also impressed and humbled to be able to view some hidden treasures/sites through his excellent contacts following his many years of experience as a tour guide. We’d definitely highly recommend him and the company for such a memorable experience in Istanbul. Thank you once again! Helena and Liane
Mostly,seemed well organised. Bit of a rush to get seats on the boat when we boarded. Would have been useful for the person who you had to meet near the newsstand if they had a flag with the tour on it and not just some random something. Most people had paper tickets and the girl didn't recognise my e ticket on the phone either and it was only by luck that someone said I was in the right place.
Everything was great until the point when the bus broke down and we were waiting for 3+hrs to get a replacement. When we finally got one they dropped us one stop before the end of the trip for the day. It was late and cold and we had to walk.
I always find the hop-on hop-off a great way to get to know a city. Unfortunately there was a lot of repetitive music and we almost missed one of the buses due to a change in their published times but overall it was good.
Having our guide( kublai) by us was very helpful as he was able to share with us correct information about all places of interest we visited. He had a very wide and in-depth knowledge on all sites and history.