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Istanbul Cruise Reviews

Istanbul Cruise Port
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Istanbul Overview
A geographic and metaphoric melding of East and West, Istanbul is the world's only city covering two continents. The Bosporus runs through the center; Europe lies to the west, Asia to the east. ...
nigelcwll
08/15
Very hot and busy but get out and explore. Get the tram a short walk from the port to the historic area. So ... Read more
Panda4
08/15
We had seen the main sites previously and did our own thing - going to the Cistern (amazing), gardens, Grand ... Read more
Nani25
08/15
Exhausting easy to diy if u do your research 1st! Read more
NiseyD
08/15
Love it all. Everything can be done very easily using the tramway. all major attractions are easily accessable Read more
midscouple
08/15
Great place. Loved everything here. We took a full day tour with True Blue Tours of Istanbul who I can't ... Read more
live2cruz100
07/15
Loved Istanbul - spent 3 days here prior to sailing. It was just the right amount of time. Stayed in Old ... Read more
Ray Jack
07/15
it was ok shopkeepers kept hassling you Read more
Marin108
07/15
Fantastic city, full of colors and tastes, so many things to do and see. Awesome historic sites. Go for tram ... Read more
harrisonwcr
07/15
Liked the city but we were kind of railroaded into taking a local minibus hire by one of the guys outside the ... Read more
mickandcody
07/15
Istanbul: We used Daily Istanbul Tours for the first day which included a private van, driver and guide. It ... Read more
JaniceW
07/15
Such an interesting city. We visited the Blue Mosque, Haiga Sophia, the Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, ... Read more
mickandcody
07/15
Istanbul: We used Daily Istanbul Tours for the first day which included a private van, driver and guide. It ... Read more
JonAlone
07/15
An exciting place to visit.. Vibrant and full of life. Be careful of the taxi drivers and negotiate a rate ... Read more
CNJMILTZ
07/15
I woke at 0700hrs and walked out on to my balcony to see us approach istanbul up the Bosphorous. We passed by ... Read more
Mikebyrne
07/15
A bit crowded and touristy, everyone wants your money. Even the toilets are pay to go at the main places. Read more
speedlady
07/15
We went on our own with another couple, taking the tram to Sultanahmet. We were "helped" by the ... Read more
flteach
07/15
Be sure to get some Turkish Lira from you bank before arrival although most places will accept dollars and ... Read more
SimonM
07/15
We spent a couple of days in Istanbul before our cruise - can heartily recommend Read more
RobertGraves
07/15
Fascinating. Shopping in so many places, especially in the Grand Bazaar or the Spices Bazaar, or visiting the ... Read more
Got to see it
07/15
Istanbul is very easy to get to the older Sultamet district via trams. You can buy your tickets at the ... Read more
UESCruiser
07/15
One of the most exciting ports in the world. Not to be missed. Have been there 5 times and would go back in a ... Read more
MonaLisa:)
06/15
Walking from ship to the Galata Bridge I met Jodi from Missouri and her daughters Olivia, Sophia, and Emma. ... Read more
Normonzo
06/15
This is carpetland...all excursions visit carpet factories and some also include leather goods factory and a ... Read more
saletvak
06/15
We took a taxi to the Hagia Sofia (Blue Mosque and Cistern right there) but walked back. Walked though the ... Read more
Aud2
06/15
Beautiful buildings , booked a taxi driver who drove us too the places we were interested in looking at, ... Read more

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