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Address: Bosphorus | Binbirdirek Mah. Dostluk Yurdu Sokak No:10/8 Sultanahmet - Istanbul, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 517 0013
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

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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Beautiful Bosphorus

It's an ideal place for a tour... with the touch of a guide like Bulut who has the zone at his fingertips and delivers it in both english and spanish... that tour was one of my... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Wuhan, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's an ideal place for a tour... with the touch of a guide like Bulut who has the zone at his fingertips and delivers it in both english and spanish... that tour was one of my best so far... from cruise boat to luxurus van at the Pierre Loti to teleferic (public cable transportation). Also at a very affordable price.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

How can one come to visit and not take the cruise? However, it would be more helpful to have a guide to explain the deep history of Istanbul. This is an activity worth doing along with picture taking and experiencing the cool wind. The group of us took the full tour and have ample time to listen to the guide,... More 

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we purchased the ticket for this cruise and did not now there was others. ours was 2 hours long and it was winter, kkk just imagine it was boring. but shorter ones are good i guess

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It was very pleasant after noon. Both the sides of the river was so beautiful in the after noon sun light and gives it artistic views. It was more than 1 hour cruise. Crossed the beautiful Boshporus bridge that connected Europe and Asia. With in one hour visiting two continents. Great. This trip arranged by a tour operator and the... More 

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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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Istanbul, Turkey
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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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