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You are invited to follow us on this segment of the trip.

Map Viewer Status

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Exploring Features on This Page

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Map Click or tap on the Map link to scroll to the Google Earth map at the bottom of the page. You can follow the route, zoom in to view details, and zoom out see the entire area.
Photos While viewing a map, click or tap on a photo icon to show a larger thumbnail and a caption. Click on the thumbnail to view full size images in the slideshow starting with the selected image.
Guided Tour Click or tap in the Guided Tour list to start an animated Google Earth Virtual Tour at a point of interest. Google Earth flies over the track and, as you fly over photos, it pauses, zooms in, and opens a thumbnail. You control the Tour like a video player pausing wherever you want.
Slideshow Click or tap on the Slideshow button to view pictures without showing a map. This allows you to view the pictures even if you are using browser that does not support Google Earth maps.
Google Earth Application Click or tap on the Google Earth link to download the Google Earth map file. You can configure your browser to automatically open the Google Earth application. In the application, you can take a Virtual Tour, view photos, run the Slideshow, and access many more features.


Guided Tour

Sorry, this browser is not able to show a Google Earth Map on this device. However, you can still tap or click on the Slideshow button to view pictures in the Slideshow and tap or click the "Google Earth" button to open the Google Earth application. The Guided Tour items below can help locate points of interest when you run the Tour in Google Earth.

Click on an item below to show the map and start the Google Earth Tour at a particurlar point. Click on the Back button to return here.

[0:00] Bosphorus -- The track starts as we are underway on a boat tour of the Bosphorus.
[1:23] Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge -- We are approaching the famous bridge where east meets west.
[1:46] Rumeli Hisari -- We pass the ancient "Fortress of Europe" on the European side of the Bosphorous.
[6:21] The Nautica -- We get a beautiful view of the Oceania Nautica docked in the Bosphorous.
[7:09] Hagie Sophia Mosque-- We see the Hagie Sophia Mosque from the Bosphorous side.
[7:58] Motor Coach -- We dock and transfer to a motor coach.
[8:50] Hippodrome -- We take a walking tour through the Hippodrome.
[10:23] Blue Mosque -- We visit the Blue Mosque.
[11:44] Istanbul Streets -- We tour Istanbul streets on the motor coach.
[13:10] Nuruosmaniye Mosque -- We walk, view shops and see the beautiful Nuruosmaniye Mosque in the distance.
[14:52] Modern Istanbul -- On the way back to the ship we pass office buildings on Necatibey Caddesi.
[15:10] Return to the Nautica -- Our motor coach returns us to the Nautica.

More Information

Click here to view the 'Getting Sarted' Tutorial.