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Big Bus Istanbul: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    1, 2 or 3-day (take your pick)

  • Start time

    11am to 5pm, every 30 minutes 

  • Meeting Point
    You may board the bus at any of the designated stops.

  • Ending Point

    You may end the hop-on, hop-off bus tour at any of the designated stops.

Key Highlights

  • Discover the city of Istanbul at your own pace with this flexible hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • The routes and designated stops cover all the major landmarks of the city
  • Choose between a 1, 2 or 3 day hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Audio commentary in 8 languages ensures you do not miss a thing!
  • Admission to Miniaturk and Naval Museum included in the ticket!


In the only city in the world that was built across two continents, the Istanbul Big Bus Hop-on, Hop-off Tour is the perfect way to see how the deeply rooted Islamic culture blends with western lifestyles.

Strategically placed stops cover all the iconic sights and landmarks of the city including the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Bosphorus Bridge, where you can cross between two continents (Europe & Asia). On-board the bus, sit back and discover Istanbul’s rich history through the informative audio commentary available in multiple languages.

You can choose between a 1-day (Classic Ticket), 2-day (Premium Ticket) and 3-day ticket (Deluxe Ticket). Your Istanbul hop-on, hop-off ticket also includes FREE entry to Miniaturk Park and the Naval Museum.


  • Hagia Sophia
  • The Blue Mosque
  • Dolmabahce Palace
  • Basilica Cistern
  • Galata Tower
  • The Bosphorus Bridge
  • Taksim Square
  • Egyptian-Spice Bazaar
  • Topkapi Palace
  • Aynalikavak Palace
  • Rahmi Koc Museum

About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fuelling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.


  • 1, 2 or 3-day hop-on, hop-off bus ticket
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages: French, German, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, English, Russian and Turkish
  • FREE Miniaturk Entry
  • FREE Naval Museum Entry


  • Entrances, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher Type: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices.

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Istanbul is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    12/25/2019 Alexander Ramsey,
  • 5
    11/08/2019 ANDREA VARADI,
  • 5
    Simple process booked in advance. You just need to print out the voucher page and exchange it for your actual ticket with the Big Bus staff at the main bus stop.
    07/20/2019 Ian McArthur,

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