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Golden Horn

Halic | Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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This river separates the old and new sections of Istanbul. The commercial center of the city for 2000 years, many markets and the Chamber of Commerce still line its shores today.
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Halic | Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 days ago

the best view for that is not from a boat or by a bridge - It is that you have friend whose penthouse view opens up to such a beauty :)

Thank Babak G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This whole area is breathtaking, you have the sea, amazing mosques & of course the outstanding skyline.

Thank annedriscoll123
Reviewed 6 days ago

This area, full of centuries of history, is best seen from a boat with a running narrative of what you are seeing.

Thank rlemon
Reviewed 1 week ago

went with a tour guide great view from the top but only spent 20 mins there due to time nice cool place at the top and bit to eat as well

Thank mohammed k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a bridge only serves the Haliç metro station. Nice, modern, super clean, efficient. People in Istanbul are very friendly and are willing to help... not very many speak english. I felt safe being here! Get off the train, take a few photos, enjoy the...More

Thank Minerva C
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Passed the Golden Horn on the ferry tour up the Bospheros, which passes many interesting landmarks. Would recommend this tour which includes lunch.

1  Thank Marie-Lynne B
Reviewed September 10, 2017

visit it by istanbul tram by using istanbul tram from kabatash station to sultan ahmed district you can see view of Golden horn

Thank v v
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Again...East meets West and the neighborhoods and area are just plain fun and interesting to nose around. Boat tours will point out the area from the water and has a special charm as the sun sets.

Thank kathy b
Reviewed August 16, 2017

You feel the relaxing atmosphere of the area, enjoying it with some fresh orange and pomegranate juice!!

Thank Nikolas B
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Its the major urban waterway cutting through both continets.If you don't have time for the full Bosphorus cruise, you can use this inexpensive commuter ferry and enjoy seeing some of Istanbul from the water. Easy to get off when you want and get another ferry...More

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