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“An Afternoon on The Bosphorus” 5 of 5 stars
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Bosphorus Cruise Day Trips
Bosphorus | Binbirdirek Mah. Dostluk Yurdu Sokak No:10/8 Sultanahmet - Istanbul, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
212-517-0013
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Motor-boating
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Perth, Australia
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“An Afternoon on The Bosphorus”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

This is a must do for travellers to Turkey. We took an organised afternoon cruise which didn't really give enough time for exploring. If you have the time a ferry where you can get on and off would be a better option. However for our limited time it worked very well and we saw some amazing buildings along both sides of the Straits. Lovely way to spend an afternoon on a sunny autumn day

Visited October 2012
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“Simply a cruise”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012 via mobile

Interesting for discovering the bosphore from the sea, nice sights and impressive boats around.... But that's it.... the guide was just bad and not interesting.... She did her base job but no more... Would be more attractive with friendly and active guide...

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“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

very beautiful. i love bosphorus, i love everything about bosphorus! if you are in istanbul don't miss a tour or just crossing over the bosphorus. especially on sunny days and summer nights run to bosphorus and have a sit. then just watch it...

Visited July 2012
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“IDO Cruise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I agree with other reviewers that the IDO government tour was nice and relaxed, especially if you get a good seat. Keep in mind that, even if you don't get a great seat, it's a fairly long cruise (even at 2 hours) and people get up and move around. Even those who stay put eventually start talking to each other instead of looking, and at least on my cruise they didn't mind me asking to step in front to take a picture or two.

I gave 4 stars instead of 5 because the bathrooms were really really bad - an inch of water on the floor, no paper, etc. My recommendation is to go before you go.

Visited September 2012
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“an out of this world experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012 via mobile

we used senkron and they did not dissappoint at all.the food was excellent, alot of meats and salads.drinks were in plenty,the shows were very entertaining.istanbul is very beautiful by night especially the bosphorus bridge's various colors.would definitely do the cruise again, its worth the amount!

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