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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Highlights
  • Stay connected with Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Learn about Istanbul with onboard commentary in 8 languages
  • Choose a route that suits you best from two options
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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$39.30
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Premium Ticket
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.
US$47.63
Classic Ticket
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.
US$39.30
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

Hop on an open-top, double-decker Big Bus sightseeing bus and learn the stories of Istanbul from onboard commentary in 8 languages. Choose from two different loops, one with 11 stops and one with 8, and hop off at any of the stops 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 or tour Dolmabahce Palace. Wander the busy streets near Taksim Square.

Opt for a premium two-day pass to see even more of the city.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Great for a quick overview of the city

We had already visited the historic highlights of the city but wanted to see some of the parts we hadn’t gotten to. We only had a 1/2 day left and the Red Line Big Bus tour was perfect! We learned history as we passed by...More

1  Thank Californiamama145
Ceren K, Yönetici at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Trip Advisor Response to Positive Comment: Dear customer, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience you had with Big Bus Istanbul with others here on Trip Advisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip with us! We work really hard to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Best tripp ever

We were there March 2017, but never had the chance to write.. Farouk made our day we still remember him, he was very service minded, helpful and also very knowledgeable about the city.. Thank you Farouk for you gave us un forgettable memories. Best regards...More

Thank Raghida S
Bigbusmanagement, Yönetici at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Raghida S, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience you had with Big Bus Istanbul with others here on Trip Advisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip with us! We work really hard to offer you the best service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great to see the city if you don't have time

We had access to this bus as part of the Istanbul tourist pass so it was worth it. I think it is over priced if you buy its ticket alone. Great way to see the city especially if you don't have time or you are...More

Thank Nadooo2015
Bigbusmanagement, Yönetici at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience you had with Big Bus Istanbul with others here on Trip Advisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip with us! We really appreciate your feedback and hope you do give us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good value

Will cost you 32 euro for the day trip and there are two different routes. The red one is the best one. If you go around midday you can do the red one in the afternoon and the blue one which is shorter the next...More

1  Thank Marg612
Bigbusmanagement, Yönetici at Big Bus Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Marg612, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience you had with Big Bus Istanbul with others here on Trip Advisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip with us! We work really hard to offer you the best service that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The only way to get around the city

The tour commentary is interesting and it's a great way to get around the traffic-choked city. Public transport is complicated compared to the ease of hop on-hop off. It's worth the extra cost to have the convenience and confidence that you can't get lost in...More

Thank Russell H
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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
16 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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