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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To visit an ancient megacity such as Istanbul, especially during the summer months, it would be ideal to choose the available waterways: the most well known of these is The Bosphorus. Hop on a boat from Eminonu, Besiktas or Ortakoy and watch the beautiful houses-...More

Thank Swimmer2554
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nowhere else you will find a strait that divides a city and connects 2 continents. Very nice to navigate and get beautiful views of the city.

Thank Papersen
Reviewed 3 days ago

I can not describe how beautiful is this place...In the morning, in the night you will stay without words. Nature, nature, sunsets...unique. YOU HAVE TO SE IT

Thank Aysun A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Bosphorus Strait is the first thing maybe that you need to see when visiting Istanbul: it will leave you in awe with the palaces, nature, beautiful houses as the old wooden ones form the Ottoman Empire, history, space, water traffic. You see the whole...More

Thank maintiendrai
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've been to London, Paris, Venice and none of the river tours have been as enjoyable as a cruise up the Bosphurus. I put this down as he romance of being so close to the cradle of ancient civilisations and history - Hittites, Romans, Persians,...More

Thank gtangg
Reviewed 4 days ago

taking a ferry to the asian side has beautiful views. You could do ferry hop on hop off or just take a ferry across to Uskadar. The beautiful strait.

Thank Bindastraveller
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another one of those places you can not believe you are experiencing...oh look they filmed James Bond on that island. More so on one side is Asia and the other is Europe and that is just part of the thrill of being there.

Thank mavnick
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Bosphorus is a wonderful place, being in-between Europe on one side and Asia on the other. A cruise is interesting and relaxing. It provides beautiful views of the incredible palaces and wonderful residences viewed from the water.

Thank CarreraMelbourne
Reviewed 6 days ago

saw some dolphins feeding, so the mackerel I later had as a sandwich came from pretty healthy waters, despite the heavy ship traffic. A great ferry crossing to Asia well worth it to appreciate the geopolitical importance of this area. Tour boats are a waste...More

1  Thank Cineasta
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very famous strait in Istanbul. The strait connect Europe to Asia and a cruise is recommended to experience it to its fullest, preferably at dusk.

Thank TheShis
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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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
15 March 2016|
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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