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Evening Bosphorus Cruise

Duration: 3 hours
Budget: 100 TL

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait on a low-cost, unforgettable evening cruise. With its breathtaking views of city and water, this date promises an intimate, magical atmosphere perfect for a romantic escape with your loved one.

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  • Before the date, a warm, Turkish dinner is recommended. Then, you both meet at the dock for the evening Bosphorus cruise. You take in the sights of the illuminated city and the picturesque landscapes, while warming up to the background music played on the boat. After the cruise, you can cozy up with a warm cup of salep or boza at a local place.

Preparation steps:

  • Make a reservation for the Bosphorus cruise beforehand. Bring a warm shawl or coat, as it can get chilly on the boat, especially in winter months.

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Some tips:

  • Remember to dress warmly and check the weather forecast beforehand to ensure it won't be canceled. While on the boat, find a cozy spot for you and your partner to sit together to enjoy the view. Don’t forget to try some traditional Turkish drinks to keep warm!
  • If you plan to have dinner before the cruise, remember that seafood is a popular choice due to the Bosphorus view.
  • To make the date even more magical, you can consider ending the evening with a romantic walk along the Bosphorus or a visit to OrtakΓΆy square where you can find shops and restaurants.

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