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Address: Istanbul, Turkey
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$79.00*
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Full day Bosphorus Cruise From Istanbul
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$84.00*
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise From Istanbul Europe Side
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Bosphorus Cruise and Istanbul's Egyptian Bazaar

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Use a ferry or take a boat tour!!

Amazing photo opportunities along the water when riding on a boat. Very relaxing. It is nice to see the sites from the water side. Enjoy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing photo opportunities along the water when riding on a boat. Very relaxing. It is nice to see the sites from the water side. Enjoy!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the shorter version of 2.5 hours and at first I thought it'll be too long just being on the ferry. It felt like 30 mins, the boat was clean and comfortable. There are also a audio guide in 2 languages. The view were amazing. Must do in Istanbul

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took a dinner cruise by myself at the recommendation of the hotel. I enjoyed cruising along the water while taking in the sights of the historic buildings and bridges.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Jumping on a boat on the Bosphorus and sailing down it gives very nice views of Istanbul. You can see virtually all of the city and can take trips down the Bosphorus and visit small islands.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A trip on the bosphorus gives grand views of ancient fortifications, palaces, new and older bridges as well as stately homes on both the european and asian sides. A boot trip is well worth recommending.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its an experience of a lifetime and the place is beautiful with the view of water, wharf and the tour by the ferry is great too

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit during the day, look at it during the night... everytime you see something different. Going from a submarine to a dolphin, from sightviews of cruise ships to tankers and everywhere beautiful and historical buildings.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you stay in Istanbul more than 2-3 days, then you have to try the Bosphorus tour by ferry! There are several Companies that organize the tour, we tried the one organized by the Public Transportation Company (Sehir Hatlari). The tour starts every morning at 10.35 from Eminonu pier. It takes two hours to reach Anadolu Kavagi at the edge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bosphorus is where history, architecture, food, culture, city meets the sea. Its the heart of Istanbul. Take a vapur tour to see the beauty of both coasts, the historic stunning houses.

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Londrina, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place to take a few pictures and to see the sea. The strait is very wide, and has an awesome view. Definitely a must see in Istanbul.

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