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“Classic İstanbul” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bosphorus Strait

Bosphorus Strait
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$79.00*
and up
Full-Day Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus Cruise, Spice Bazaar, and Shopping
Ranked #8 of 1,020 things to do in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Classic İstanbul”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

There is no better way to see this timeless city than ferry. Watching the city go by, bridges pass over you and cargo ships cruise on by is an experience savored by visitors and locals alike. Tip: wake up early on a weekday and take the commuter ferry from Eminönü near the Galata Bridge. You won't have any commentary or Top 40 pop music, but you find yourself having tea with a nice İstanbullu on their way to work.

Visited June 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“See the europe and asia in the middle of this strait”
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice boat trip”
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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