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Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul

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Gain sweeping panoramic views of the city and travel along the border between Europe and Asia with a boat ride on Bosphorus Strait. The body of water connecting the Black Sea to the Mediterranean and separating two continents, the strait runs through the heart of Istanbul, dividing its European and Asian parts. To best experience the culture along this strait, take a ferry ride, short cruise, or longer day trip on the water, up to the Black Sea. See the various landscapes of Istanbul, take in panoramas of its skyline, and view several sites from the water, including the Dolmabahce Palace, Rumeli Hisari, Hagia Sophia, and Blue Mosque, as well as traditional Ottoman-style homes along the shoreline. Take a look at our Istanbul trip itinerary website to schedule your visit to Bosphorus Strait and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We did a private cruise of the Bosphorous and had a fantastic morning. The views of the palaces from the water are amazing and just docking back near old town and disembarking was a wonderful... 
    We did a private cruise of the Bosphorous and had a fantastic morning. The views of the palaces from the water are amazing and just docking back near old town and disembarking was a wonderful...  more »
  • There are various companies that offer different cruises on the Bosphorus. We used Sehir Hatlari. The embarkation was made in the Eminonu area, at a pier located right next to the Galata bridge. The.....  more
    There are various companies that offer different cruises on the Bosphorus. We used Sehir Hatlari. The embarkation was made in the Eminonu area, at a pier located right next to the Galata bridge. The.....  more »
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  • Nice place!especially maintain the mountains,I love nature!
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