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“Worth a couple hours to get a different view of the city”
Review of Bosphorus Strait

Bosphorus Strait
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USD 15.06*
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Evening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul
Ranked #13 of 1,167 things to do in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 6 April 2018

If it's a nice day and you've done some of the main sites and want a break, it is worth sitting and relaxing on the Bosphorous. I'd imagine if you had lots of time doing the hop on and off would be more worthwhile though decided to just do something different.
If you are pressed for time, stick to doing the main tourist sites because they are rightfully famous for a reason.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 655michaelf
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

the bosphorus is busy with ferries, boats, fishing boats, commericial cargo ships and oil tankers. the shipping traffic is busy everyday. ships going in all types of directions and its fun to watch no matter what you side your on

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank chris m
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Beautiful and memorable area.Very spectacular, historic and fascinating and rich in historical beauty. We recommend going to this place.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank arash1389
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Bosphorus strait is one of a kind and beyond compare, the feeling of moving through the straight from Europe to Asia in few minutes is something unbelievable.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 1968azam
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We took the cruise to see the interestng places along the shores of the Bosphorus. You can do the whole return trip which is 6 hours or do a 2-hour boat ride up to just before the third bridge and take the bus to come back to Istanbul.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BillyV813
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