Bosphorus Strait

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  • Address: Bosphorus Strait, Turkey, Istanbul
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Waterfront, View Point

Bosphorus Strait is actually a line that connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara. Due to its position, this strait proved to be of much strategic importance to those who traveled through waterways in the past. What makes Bosphorus strait a unique location is that it separates the European part from the Asian part of Istanbul. In Thracian language, Bosphorus refers to the “passage of the cow”. It is believed that Zeus had once transformed Io into a cow in order to make here escape Hera’s rage born out of suspect of infidelity. Io swam across this strait and was ultimately merged in the Aegean Sea. During your visit here, do walk down the famous “Bosphorus Bridge” that connects Europe to Asia, thereby experiencing a distinct geographic location. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Istanbul itinerary 7 days.

Entrance Ticket Details For Bosphorus Strait

  • Boat cruises from this place. Refer website for the tickets.

How to Reach Bosphorus Strait

  • By Ferry

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  • Bosphorus Strait Address: Bosphorus Strait, Turkey, Istanbul
  • Bosphorus Strait Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Bosphorus Strait: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 2.81% of people who visit Istanbul include Bosphorus Strait in their plan

  • 32.65% of people start their Bosphorus Strait visit around 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Bosphorus Strait

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bosphorus Strait

People normally club together Sakip Sabanci Museum and Rahmi M. Koc Museum while planning their visit to Bosphorus Strait.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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