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Bosphorus Cruise Day Trips

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Address: Bosphorus | Binbirdirek Mah. Dostluk Yurdu Sokak No:10/8 Sultanahmet - Istanbul, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
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+90 212 517 0013
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This body of water that passes along the shores of Istanbul is 20 miles in...

This body of water that passes along the shores of Istanbul is 20 miles in length and is the physical divider between the continents of Europe and Asia.

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US$ 85.76*
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Bosphorus Dinner and Show Cruise in Istanbul
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US$ 65.13*
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Private Tour: Custom Istanbul City Sightseeing Tour
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US$ 515.63*
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Sightseeing on Bosphorus With a Private Yacht From Istanbul

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Nice but long

The tour is really nice and you get to see all of Istanbul but if you ask me dont choose the 6 hour crouise. It is tiring and more expensive. If you stick to the 2.5 hour cruise... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The tour is really nice and you get to see all of Istanbul but if you ask me dont choose the 6 hour crouise. It is tiring and more expensive. If you stick to the 2.5 hour cruise you will definately have a great time .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We took the 1/2 day trip with lunch included,we did a tour last year but only as far as the fort, this trip takes you toa little village on the Asian side where we stopped for 1/2 hr.trip was about 41/2 hr in total, we were collected from hotel and taken to boat. Lunch was very good, hot chicken and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

With so many historical sightseeing spots within Istanbul, a great way to see both the European & Asian Side of Istanbul is by boat. We chose Şehir Hatları, which is Istanbul’s official ferry company. It offers three great Bosphorus tours. Because of time constraints, we opted for the full Bosphorus Cruise during the day which was very informative and enjoyable,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

There are many Bosphorus cruise day trip options but my all time favorite is Sehir Hatlari line that travels all the way in the Bosphorus from the south (Marmara sea) to the north (Black sea) mainly from the European side, and then from the north to the south mainly from the Asian side in 6-8 hrs with a 2 hr... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

In fact i liked it very much. The good thing about it is thay you can see the two sides of bosphour asian and european. Make sure the weather is nice that day you go and bargain as much as you can.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

It is really so beautiful to see Istanbul from a boat. You can see all the mosques, all the minarets and everything. Really beautiful. The boat is very comfortable, dont worry about a sea sickness and so. There is also lunch or dinner as a buffet, but we are vegetarians and it was a little bit tricky to find something... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of companies in Istanbul offer a Bosphorus cruise. It's usually combined with a visit to the Spice Market. Cost averages 30 Euro. The tourist business in Istanbul is a well-oiled machine. Mini vans pick passengers up from all over the city and meet in a central location to sort passengers into whatever activity they are doing that day. A... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Took a cruise along the Bosphorus which lasted around an hour. Gives you an appreciation of the many styles of houses sitting on the banks! Some amazing properties, dating from those constructed of wood, the Dolmabahçe Palace where you get a real perspective on its size, and some of the more modern residences owned by wealthy Turks and other nationals... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Be careful of all the other expensive trips. You can go on public transportation ferries for a day or night trip that will take you all the way to the Black Sea. The trip takes 4-5 hours and you stop along the way. Get down at the last stop to have home made sea food meals made by the locals.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you want to experience Istanbul then Bosphorus Cruise is definitely a place to be. Probably it is the most satisfying experience where you get 100 % value for money. It passes through Bosphorous Bridge, Rumeli Fortress, Dolmabahce Palace and many more sightseeings. The view from boat is superb which shows us both the European & Asian Side of Istanbul.

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