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Address: Halic | Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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This river separates the old and new sections of Istanbul. The commercial...

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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Golden Horn

We found the best way to visit the the Golden Horn was via the HOHO bus, although we did also observe it with Bosphorous boat ride. We got to see the Old Town as well as the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the best way to visit the the Golden Horn was via the HOHO bus, although we did also observe it with Bosphorous boat ride. We got to see the Old Town as well as the newer areas but it is the historical area which was of interest.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed this tour. The Golden Horn is also known in Turkish as Halic which is the major urban waterway and primary inlet of the Bosphorus in Istanbul. In this tour we rode a cable car up the Pierre Loti Hill. A must-see event of your life. An excellent to recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Views of the monuments atop a boat from the middle of the Golden horn...hop off at Miniaturk and enjoy miniatur Istanbul at one place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

The best way to see this is by ferry and the easiest place to catch the ferry is at the small landing stage right next to the Galata bridge by the Karakoy tram stop. Only one ferry per hour. You will travel under the Galata bridge. Worth getting off at Haskoy to visit Rahmi Koc Museum and then have lunch... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

When we first crossed over, we though we were on our way to the Asia side of Istanbul! Not so. Just to the older area with the most important sites like the Blue Mosque. Good thing, as the traffic in Istanbul is always crazy but over to Asia is even more congested. This is still a major transport waterway into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Place is very interesting....nice view.... the Golden Horn is spanned by five bridges.....I highly recommend this place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Beautiful view of the city, especially at night. Be sure to have some Turkish tea at Pierre's Lote's cafe while enjoying the view.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

The golden horn tour is the best tour I have ever experienced. It is less crowded and all attractions are very rewarding. Photos taken in this tour were all spectacular. Will give this a two thumbs up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

It's a very beautiful area especially view of the horn from Pierre Lotti hill. The cable car ride is also fun.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

I saw the Golden Horn as I was cruising the Bosphorus this past September 2016. The views of the water and the city of Istanbul are amazing and I highly recommend people get on some type of boat to experience it!! :)

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