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Bosphorus Cruise Day Trips

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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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Went on the bosphorus cruise was amazing and brilliant their are many companies which operate it's around a 2and half hour cruise I would recommend to pay a bit extra and you can... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the bosphorus cruise was amazing and brilliant their are many companies which operate it's around a 2and half hour cruise I would recommend to pay a bit extra and you can haggle for prices as I did I paid around 30TL for two people with a guided tour. A must do activity. Lovely scenery lovely views from the... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After Sultanahmet area this I would say is another must for Istanbul. You can see the city from the water and also here from the guide some great piece of Istanbul history. Weather was great and having a morning Turkish coffee on the breeze of Bosphorus seemed to be a perfect moment. A lot of pictures and selfies opportunities as... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The booking experience was excellent: the company promptly responded to all my questions and requests. They are wonderful communicators and stay in touch on the day of the tour to make sure that you get on the boat. We took an afternoon half-day tour. The company manages many tours and picks up its customers from the nearby areas (and the... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was walking by and they were selling tickets decided to jump on had some time to kill till they left and I went to get a doner and the pita took longer then I thought to make the boat just left as I got there. I had my stuff on the boat the guy called the boat and they... More 

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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

I did a morning Bosphorus cruise with International Travel Services or ITS today, picked up at 8am at hotel. Cost Euro 35. Mehmet was my guide - and an excellent guide at that, went way beyond the call of duty. It was a great tour, we first visited the spice market and walked up to Süleyman mosque, then went to... More 

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Reviewed April 6, 2017

Take a 90-minute tour along the Bosphorus to see European Istanbul and then Asian Istanbul. My cruise left from main area near Galata Bridge and passed by First and Second Bridges connecting the two continents. I recommend you go with a guide to get the most out of the experience.

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Reviewed March 9, 2017

This cruise was really good and it really worked. We were picked up from the hotel as usual and taken to the ship. The ship took off and we went sailing. Then came dinner and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were then able to go up and sit on top of the ship and watch a live Turkish and belly dance... More 

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Reviewed February 25, 2017

Well worth it, spend a couple of hours on a scheduled cruise up and down the bosphorus strait, you will see lots of private sellers, no need go to Kabatas on the Tram and there is a pier which has hop on hop off cruises, ideal if you want to spend a few stops along the way, I recommend you... More 

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Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Nice and well planned. Best to ask your hotel to book it for you. They provide pick n drop to your hotel. Over all nice experience, would recommend it.

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Reviewed January 15, 2017

We enjoyed the cruise on the Bosphorus Strait; we passed under all the 3 bridges that linked the Asian to the European side; drinks and snack are sold on the cruise; we get to see the buildings on both sides of the Bosphorus Strait;

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