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Bosphorus Strait

Istanbul, Turkey
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US$107.14*
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise From Istanbul Europe Side
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US$94.71*
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Full-Day Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus Cruise, Spice Bazaar, and Shopping
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US$40.00*
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Bosphorus Cruise and Istanbul's Egyptian Bazaar
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“black sea” (573 reviews)
“boat trip” (382 reviews)
“asian side” (464 reviews)
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Istanbul, Turkey
Sirkeci
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Bosphorus cuts the city, or perhaps it links distinctly different parts. Whatever your opinion, it provides an exciting backdrop with yachts, ferries and other craft making good use of the fast moving currents to transport workers and interested tourists to all parts of this...More

Thank World777Traveller
Reviewed 2 days ago

The boat tour through Bosphorus Strait is worth going! It is the best option to view the city skyline. A good tour to think and reflect about the differences between occidental and oriental cultures. I would say the shortest one is enough.

Thank Milena M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The bosphorus is half the reason to come to Istanbul. The geographical divide between Asia and Europe is great to take walks along (after a delicious Turkish meal) or to watch for dolphins.

Thank Renaud M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the highlight of our trip. Visit any time of the day and the sight (Bosphorus bridge) from Ortakoy mosque is too pretty.

Thank Prancingkash
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoy the view of it from our rooms at the Kempinski.. and we hire a private yacht for one hour.. it's something unique to feel that you are in a place between Europe and Asia

Thank nono s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beastt of all i think its the tour of bosfor coz it takes you in boat so long time and you see so much instabul in so many directions and houses near sea they are adoroable , and i rekom.so much ,bilet was 15 lira...More

Thank Shkumbin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cruise up and back on the Bosphorus was infinitely more pleasurable than walking through a dozen mosques in Istanbul. Being on the water with the breeze on my face is more my cup of tea. I enjoyed going under the two bridges (the Martyrs...More

Thank Doug H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice tour! We took a full day one including 1 hour 20 mins navigation in the Boshphrus Strait. EUR 35 for half day or EUR 70 for full day including spice bazaar, lunch in Asian Side and Dolmabache Palace: a Must if budget allows. The...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The narrow passage of water between the Black Sea to the north and the Marmara Sea to the south, separating Europe and Asia. Take time to ride one of the inexpensive ferries to the Asia side. Beautiful.

Thank James L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best way to view this is by getting a night time cruise with dinner and entertainment included. True the dinner is basic, but this trip is about Turkish culture and the river that separates Europe from Asia. The views are amazing, and the entertainment...More

Thank Martin O
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321gothedistance
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 Turgay P | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It all depends which ferry you will take and whether you have a car. In any case, it's between 1-5 USD on local ferries that crosses Bosphorus and to local Islands (no cars) and 5-30 USD on external ferries that crosses... More
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suecandoo
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.
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ticobirra
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
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