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These Are the Most Beautiful Ferry Rides in the World

Condé Nast Traveler Logo By Sarah Bruning of Condé Nast Traveler | Slide 1 of 9: <p> The fact that <a href="http://www.cntraveler.com/galleries/2014-10-06/insider-istanbul-where-to-eat-sleep-and-explore?mbid=synd_msntravel">this bicontinental city</a> is split in two might seem inconvenient if you’re exploring it for the first time, but savvy travelers know to hitch a ride on the <a href="http://en.sehirhatlari.com.tr/en/timetable/timetables-338.html">Sehir Hatlari ferries</a> that shuttle between popular neighborhoods on the European side (Eminonu, Besiktas) and those on the Asian part (Kadikoy, Uskudar). Aim for a sunset journey: As you zip across the Bosphorus, you’ll be able to watch the sun drift below the horizon behind the Boukoleon Palace (Blue Mosque) and Hagia Sophia. </p>

Istanbul’s Sehir Hatlari Ferries

The fact that this bicontinental city is split in two might seem inconvenient if you’re exploring it for the first time, but savvy travelers know to hitch a ride on the Sehir Hatlari ferries that shuttle between popular neighborhoods on the European side (Eminonu, Besiktas) and those on the Asian part (Kadikoy, Uskudar). Aim for a sunset journey: As you zip across the Bosphorus, you’ll be able to watch the sun drift below the horizon behind the Boukoleon Palace (Blue Mosque) and Hagia Sophia.

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