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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
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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$86.26*
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Bosphorus Dinner and Show Cruise in Istanbul
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US$65.52*
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Private Tour: Custom Istanbul City Sightseeing Tour
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US$518.67*
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Sightseeing on Bosphorus With a Private Yacht From Istanbul

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I was walking by and they were selling tickets decided to jump on had some time to kill till they left and I went to get a doner and the pita took longer then I thought to make... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was walking by and they were selling tickets decided to jump on had some time to kill till they left and I went to get a doner and the pita took longer then I thought to make the boat just left as I got there. I had my stuff on the boat the guy called the boat and they... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did a morning Bosphorus cruise with International Travel Services or ITS today, picked up at 8am at hotel. Cost Euro 35. Mehmet was my guide - and an excellent guide at that, went way beyond the call of duty. It was a great tour, we first visited the spice market and walked up to Süleyman mosque, then went to... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a 90-minute tour along the Bosphorus to see European Istanbul and then Asian Istanbul. My cruise left from main area near Galata Bridge and passed by First and Second Bridges connecting the two continents. I recommend you go with a guide to get the most out of the experience.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

This cruise was really good and it really worked. We were picked up from the hotel as usual and taken to the ship. The ship took off and we went sailing. Then came dinner and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were then able to go up and sit on top of the ship and watch a live Turkish and belly dance... More 

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Well worth it, spend a couple of hours on a scheduled cruise up and down the bosphorus strait, you will see lots of private sellers, no need go to Kabatas on the Tram and there is a pier which has hop on hop off cruises, ideal if you want to spend a few stops along the way, I recommend you... More 

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Nice and well planned. Best to ask your hotel to book it for you. They provide pick n drop to your hotel. Over all nice experience, would recommend it.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

We enjoyed the cruise on the Bosphorus Strait; we passed under all the 3 bridges that linked the Asian to the European side; drinks and snack are sold on the cruise; we get to see the buildings on both sides of the Bosphorus Strait;

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you happen to be visiting Istanbul, please make it a point to take a cruise on the Bosphorus. We took a cruise in an double-decker large boat/ferry which started from the shores near to Dolmabache Palace. The boast moves at a steady pace and try and get a seat in the open. We carried some snacks and drinks with... More 

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

The trip to Istanbul is not complete without going for a cruise on the Bosphorus. Soak the cold breeze and enjoy the sight of the city from both side of it, Europe and Asia side of Istanbul. The trip took half a day, and it doesn't cost much, about 15 to 20TL per person. Really worth it.

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Despite being bitterly cold we sat upstairs and really enjoyed the views of the Bosphorus and shoreline, we followed a map that we had with us and took some great photos. Hot drinks, alcohol and snacks were available on board. Downstairs was enclosed and pretty warm.

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