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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is not an Activity, but it is a nice view. The Bosphorus Strait is a fairly narrow strait between the Sea of Marmara and the Black sea. It is also the divide between Europe and Asia. It has some nice views.

Thank burls1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's quite a famous strait dividing Istanbul into European and Asian parts. Quite a lot of marine traffic going on. It's worth to go for a cruise, there are plenty of choice for tourists.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a better place than takshim square to hang out because it is more beautiful and has less crowd. There are a variety of restaurants and bars that you can visit as well as many places where you can shop. Being on the seaside...More

Thank Aditya100
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice restaurants & views. Historical monuments scattered around. Drive by car or walk, but you can also take a boat tour.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the must visit place, we accidentally bought ticket in the Sultanemat area I recommend to do this trip but beware of tourist trap, original ticket price of 2 hours ride is 12 Lira, but usually they start selling at 15 Euro, 15 Lira...More

Thank HerrSuman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Take a ferry and enjoy historic sites. However if you are after a really beautiful harbour then go to Sydney, Australia.

Thank Travejnk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the afternoon cruise and really enjoyed the scenery. Our guide Ali is knowledgeable and courteous; our tour group only consisted of six people, which Ali was able to give us a very detailed description of each place of significance along the strait. A...More

Thank retiredhaha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Istanbul is divided by water, water everywhere and trip to this incredible city would not be complete without seeing both the European and Asian sides. The easiest way to accomplish this is from the water. I really wanted to take a Bosphorus cruise but, because...More

2  Thank Erica F
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can reach this location via boat tour. I recommend to do it by day. Lots to be seen within the surrounding passage.

Thank Denver L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun and relaxing way to get an introduction to Istanbul. I did a half day cruise which is about right. Definitely do a guided tour to appreciate all that you will be seeing.

Thank josephdM8642SK
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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21 April 2017|
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Response from Ana T | Reviewed this property |
We had a simple tour, no stops on the way - departure from a pier between Halic and Eminonu. It was 15 Turkish lira per person, not crowded and very nice cruising speed, so we can enjoy the view. There were people inviting... More
15 March 2016|
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Response from Leslye T | Reviewed this property |
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26 October 2015|
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Response from DanteRN | Reviewed this property |
Don't fall for the boat company thing unless you want to just drive around the water. When we went, we went specifically to visit the princess island, we took the tram to the dock and got tickets. It was a really nice ride... More