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“See the europe and asia in the middle of this strait” 4 of 5 stars
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Bosphorus Strait
Istanbul Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey (Sirkeci)
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Ranked #11 of 646 Attractions in Istanbul
Type: Bodies of Water
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“See the europe and asia in the middle of this strait”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I took a cruise for an about one hour, and it was woth for the money i paid for. Both europe and asia can been seen on each sides., with lots of archeological important monuments and other sky scrappers

Visited June 2013
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  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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  • Danish first
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  • English first
  • French first
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Nice boat trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

It takes 1:30 h and worth every turkish lira ( 12 tl). The cruise takes you up to the sexond bridge that connect the 2 parts of Istanbul. You will see nice palaces and beautiful houses while enjoy the wonderful view.

Visited July 2013
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San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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“Breathtaking views of the European side and Asian side.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Loved it. Beautiful views on both sides of the strait which bridge connects two continents.Two or three hour boat trip for only $6.00 per person is a real deal for an unforgettable experience.

Visited July 2013
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Houston, Texas
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“Must do in Istanbul”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Lovely 2.5 hour cruise on the Bosphorus. By far the most beautiful cruise I've been on. Snacks are available and there is plenty of seating.

Visited July 2013
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Westwood, Massachusetts
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“Boat ride was beautiful...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Took boat/dinner cruise with a technical society... worth the comfort (breezy) and the views... I think this is something to do your first time to Turkey and without kids... otherwise, wander by foot/taxi and see the site close up & personal.

Visited June 2013
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