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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved our cruise on the Bosphorus Straight today. We sailed from the Golden Horn side of the Galata Bridge. It was an idyllic experience and a "must do" for all visitors to Istanbul!

Thank CRACKA3762
Reviewed 3 days ago

I can never help being moved by being along the Bosphorus at any time. I find it overwhelmingly romantic at any point aong the way, be it in town or in the suburbs.

Thank foredeckchick
Reviewed 4 days ago

Three bridges and two tunnels with a third under construction and dozens of ferries crossing the strait. Makes New York look quiet. Saw a Turkish navy sub headed the other way.

Thank czmdivenut
Reviewed 6 days ago

The romantic light, the sea and the music, drinking a glass of white wine. Just Perfect to relax and meditate.

Thank lucapedretti
Reviewed 1 week ago

the Bosporus is one of the worlds most ancient and exciting seaways-the connection between Europe and Asia and one of the busiest waterways in the world. If you get the chance you really should try and do one of the very many boat trips available

Thank Gerard O
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only country to be in two continents separated by the Bosphorus Strait. There are day and night ferry rides, some offering dinner on board.

Thank enjeekay
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great spot at Istanbul, the most active of all. You can watch the whole movement of the city just here. You can see two continents at once: Europe and Asia

Thank Andres M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both sides are wonderful, with wonderful buildings and villas on one side, but the best view is when one of the suspended bridges is clossed: ABSOLUTELY BREATHTAKING!!!

Thank Dimitris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled on the normal ferry on round trip. 15TL you can take a tourist boat but expensive in comparison. This ferry has lovely friendly man comes around with fresh tea, snacks and turkish sandwiches. What more could you ask for.. There is a comentary onboard.

Thank Lg45now
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must. It's a very good n relaxing boat ride . one of the most culture place to be in where u see east n west. I would love to come here again.

Thank Tahera C
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Hi Mrdom! i will be there on the end of april and wondering how much will it be cost for taking the local ferry and is there any significant signage or platform for the ferry? Melanie
21 April 2017|
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Response from Ana T | Reviewed this property |
We had a simple tour, no stops on the way - departure from a pier between Halic and Eminonu. It was 15 Turkish lira per person, not crowded and very nice cruising speed, so we can enjoy the view. There were people inviting... More
Do the Bosphorus ferries run in the evening..Our cruise ship does not arrive until 4 pm and leaves next day at 5 pm. .We want to tourIstanbul for the whole day so an evening cruise/ferry would fit in nicely..We do not necessarily want a dinner cruise
15 March 2016|
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Response from Leslye T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know.
what boat company did you use i want to go tomorre
26 October 2015|
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Response from DanteRN | Reviewed this property |
Don't fall for the boat company thing unless you want to just drive around the water. When we went, we went specifically to visit the princess island, we took the tram to the dock and got tickets. It was a really nice ride... More