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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
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+90 212 517 0013
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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US$66.31*
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Private Tour: Custom Istanbul City Sightseeing Tour
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Bosphorus Dinner and Show Cruise in Istanbul
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US$524.96*
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Sightseeing on Bosphorus With a Private Yacht From Istanbul

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A boat tour in Istanbul with dinner, falk dances is something pretty magical

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you happen to be visiting Istanbul, please make it a point to take a cruise on the Bosphorus. We took a cruise in an double-decker large boat/ferry which started from the shores near to Dolmabache Palace. The boast moves at a steady pace and try and get a seat in the open. We carried some snacks and drinks with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The trip to Istanbul is not complete without going for a cruise on the Bosphorus. Soak the cold breeze and enjoy the sight of the city from both side of it, Europe and Asia side of Istanbul. The trip took half a day, and it doesn't cost much, about 15 to 20TL per person. Really worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Despite being bitterly cold we sat upstairs and really enjoyed the views of the Bosphorus and shoreline, we followed a map that we had with us and took some great photos. Hot drinks, alcohol and snacks were available on board. Downstairs was enclosed and pretty warm.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We went to the spice market and then a 2 hour cruise. It was fun, but definitely long enough. It was a group tour, but we were the only ones on it. We accidentally booked the day before the one we wanted to go on and they were so nice and just came back the next day and did it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

It's an ideal place for a tour... with the touch of a guide like Bulut who has the zone at his fingertips and delivers it in both english and spanish... that tour was one of my best so far... from cruise boat to luxurus van at the Pierre Loti to teleferic (public cable transportation). Also at a very affordable price.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

How can one come to visit and not take the cruise? However, it would be more helpful to have a guide to explain the deep history of Istanbul. This is an activity worth doing along with picture taking and experiencing the cool wind. The group of us took the full tour and have ample time to listen to the guide,... More 

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