Tickets for Bosphorus Cruise 1.5 Hours

Explore ancient sites nestled between Asia and Europe on this sightseeing cruise

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Duration: 1h 30min
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

90-minute Bosphorus cruise
Bosphorus tour map / leaflet in English
Audio guide to download on your device

What's not included

Food and drinks (coffee can be purchased on board)
Hotel transfer
  • Sail on the bridge between Europe and Asia, and see ancient sites that have stood for nearly 3,000 years
  • See a mesh of European and Asian architecture, as well as the most famous local landmarks in Istanbul
  • Enjoy a Bosphorus tour map for later exploring along the strait, and snap photographs from unique angles

The Bosphorus is a 32km-long stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia. This ancient waterway is dotted with magnificent palaces, fortresses, castles, and Istanbul's top tourist attractions.

Glide along this iconic strait on a sightseeing boat and see a sprawling 3,000-year-old metropolis. Drift past Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and the Bosphorus Bridge, and marvel at the bustling architecture of Istanbul while seeing the Orient and the Occident at the same time!

  • Go to Dentur Avrasya Kabataş Ferry Station, the wooden house behind the red petrol station. Look for the Istanbul Welcome Card ticket window (see image)
  • Show your smartphone ticket to the Istanbul Welcome Card marine officer and board the boat
  • Dentur Avrasya Kabataş Ferry Station is located in Kabatas, across tram line No. 1 and funicular, near the Dolmabahce Palace

Tour route:

  • Golden Horn
  • Maiden Tower
  • Dolmabahce Palace
  • Ciragan Palace
  • Ortaköy Mosque
  • Bosphorus Bridge
  • Beylerbeyi Palace

Historical places you will see on the tour:

  • Galata Tower
  • Topkapı Palace
  • Hagia Sophia
  • Blue Mosque
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

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