|Bosphorus and Two
|What to visit
Wall, Golden Horn, Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus Boat Cruise,
Rumeli Castle, Bosphorus Bridge,
Beylerbeyi Palace, Camlica Hill.|
Byzantine City Walls
The first breach of
the walls was by the Fouth Crusade in 1204, the second by the
cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in
by bus to Golden Horn
As a natural and extremely secure harbor, the
Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of
Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It
is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the
entrence from the Bosphorus.Two streams drain into this inlet
at its far end.
It is located at Eminonu behind the New
Mosque(Valide Sultan Mosque).It was constructed by Turhan
Sultan in 1660 as a pious foundation attached to New
A traditional excursion by boat along
the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined
with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and
small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the
magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks
and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge
of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble
facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists
gather every Sunday to display their work along the street.
Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a
synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
cruise lunch in the restaurant.
It also called the
First Bosphorus Bridge (Turkish: Bogazici Koprusu or 1.
Bogazici Koprusu) is a bridge in Istanbul, Turkey spanning the
Bosphorus strait (Turkish: Boazii)The bridge is located
between Ortaky (European side) and Beylerbeyi (Asian side).
It is a gravity anchored suspension bridge with steel pylons
and inclined hangers. The aerodynamic deck is hanging on
zigzag steel cables. It is 1,510 m long with a deck width of
39 m. The distance between the towers (main span) is 1,074 m
(World rank: 13th) and their height over road level is 105 m.
The clearance of the bridge from sea level is 64 m. It was the
4th longest suspension bridge in the world when completed in
1973, and the longest outside the United States of America.
was built by Sarkis Balyan Usta by order of Sultan Abdulaziz
in 1865. It is on the Asian coast of Bosphorus, which was
constructed, in the same style as the Dolmabahce Palace.
It is the highest point
in Istanbul.At the top of it you can rest and admire the
magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphourus from the
beautiful gardens, Iandscaped in traditional style.If you
climb great Pine Mountain 268m. above sea-level,you will have
the opportunity to look over the Golden Horn Sea of
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be ready 10 minutes before departure time,
30% discount for
children below the age 7, free for the ages