Bosphorus StraitCurrently Open
- Address: Bosphorus Strait, Turkey, Istanbul
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Waterfront, View Point, Family And Kids
Bosphorus Strait - Review
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.
Bosphorus Strait Ticket Prices
- Boat cruises from this place. Refer website for the tickets.
How To reach Bosphorus Strait by Public Transport
- By Ferry
Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Istanbul before you plan your trip.
Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Istanbul and book an accommodation of your choice.
Things to Know Before Visiting Bosphorus Strait
4.37% 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
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bosphorus Strait